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Conor Oberst: Salutations

Holly Gleason, Paste, 21 March 2017

GROWING UP IS HARD TO DO. Growing up a wunderkind in public — your youth commodified as a talisman of sensitive youth — creates an odd torque to the transition. For Conor Oberst, "transitioning" into adulthood for the last decade, Salutations voyeurs into the black hole of cynicism and debauchery his alt-pop stardom made inevitable.

Total word count of piece: 400

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