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Bright Eyes: Northsix, Brooklyn, New York

Will Hermes, Spin, December 2004

WHEN CONOR OBERST WAS 16, he fronted a promising, alt-rockin' band calledCommander Venus. They signed an ill-fated contract — at one unfortunate juncture, the band were labelmates with Creed — and then broke up.

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