Bright Eyes Cover Vic Chesnutt's "Flirted With You All My Life"
Published Feb 24, 2021Having returned from a nine-year hiatus last summer with the release of Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was, Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis and Nathaniel Walcott's Bright Eyes have been keeping things moving with a spattering of new tunes. Today, they've shared a cover of Vic Chesnutt's "Flirted with You All My Life" courtesy of Dead Oceans.
Joining forces with Macey Taylor, Jon Theodore and Andy LeMaster, the band have memorialized the late singer-songwriter who passed away more than a decade ago.
Oberst said of the release: "I had the pleasure of seeing Vic perform many times over the years and from a young age. I can truly say he deeply changed my worldview and what it meant to write a really unique and thought provoking song. One of the greatest ever. Always missed. Here is our humble version of one of his best."
Listen to their cover below.