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Lover I Don't Have to Love


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this is great, because when all the scene kids n stuff wanted an OMG LOVER I DONT HAVE TO L0o0o0o0oVE!!1!1! video, they get karaoke. if i were you, id buy it just to laugh at it. i mean this is the funniest video ever.


I love this video, it's a fantastic statement by the artist. Lover I Don't Have to Love was Bright Eyes' first hit song from LIFTED. One of the few Bright Eyes songs I ever remember hearing on the radio a few times. So, the band's response? A karaoke song, with a few nice scenic backgrounds. Brilliant.

Bright Eyes

I love Bright Eyes. Conor Oberst is one of the best musical minds ever. He's been called the next Bob Dylan, not many people get compliments like that. Also, yes, the video is quite funny, who ever said that it's a "powerful statement from the artist"'re wrong. It's just a funny video.


Formed: 1995 in Omaha, NE

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

Although many musicians have joined the band's rotating lineup, Bright Eyes is primarily the songwriting vehicle of Conor Oberst, a quivery-voiced Nebraska native who first attracted attention in 1994 — when he was only 14 years old — as the singer and guitarist for Commander Venus. Oberst proved to be a prolific musician, joining multiple bands (including Commander Venus, the Magentas, Park Ave., and Desaparecidos) while also co-founding Saddle Creek, an influential label that helped broadcast "the...
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