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Bright Eyes: Scala, London

Ian Gittins, The Guardian, 15 February 2011

IT'S THE DAY before Conor Oberst's 31st birthday but a spontaneous audience rendition of 'Happy Birthday' has left the Nebraska singer-songwriter grimacing. "Well, it's one day closer, that's how I look at it," he reflects. "Let's get the fuck out of here!"

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