Digital Ash in a Digital Urn

Bright Eyes - Digital Ash in a Digital Urn
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Based on 10 reviews
2005 Ratings: #316 / 466
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An album paired with I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning would be difficult to compare quality wise, but Digital Ash in a Digital Urn is also hard to compare stylistically. Where I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning is a far less complex album, often times as simple as the voice of Oberst on top of light guitar, Digital Ash is a swelling and spacious album that compliments the combination of the two albums by feeling necessarily different.

Although the electronic style of Digital Ash is vastly different ... read more


Digital Ash has always been a personal favorite of mine and was the first Bright Eyes album I fully listened to. The subtle infusion of synths and indietronica sound is executed excellently on this album. The tracklist may not be as consistent as Lifted or Weeds, but the way the tracks are pieced together alongside Conor's wonderful songwriting makes for one of the most phenomenal listening experiences in their catalog.



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Track List

  1. Time Code
  2. Gold Mine Gutted
  3. Arc of Time (Time Code)
  4. Down In a Rabbit Hole
  5. Take It Easy (Love Nothing)
  6. Hit the Switch
  7. I Believe In Symmetry
  8. Devil In the Details
  9. Ship In a Bottle
  10. Light Pollution
  11. Theme to Pinata
  12. Easy / Lucky / Free
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