As if the emo world needed something else to cry about: Bright Eyes, the emotive, long-standing project of Conor Oberst, is set to release its final album under that particular moniker in the fall of 2010, after recording tracks this coming fall and winter. Interviewed by the Omaha World Herald, Saddle Creek president Robb Nansel claims that Oberst "is closing the chapter on that moniker. I think he feels like Bright Eyes has a certain association, for better or worse. I think he's trying to distance himself a little bit from what that means to people.” Whether or not this final Bright Eyes LP signals Oberst's departure from Saddle Creek is unclear.
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