After Better Oblivion Community Center appeared online out of nowhere, Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst have dropped a surprise self-titled album under the moniker.
The album is delightfully dreary, with Bridgers’ and Oberst’s distinct melancholic vocals and confessional story telling taking the lead as they sing about desolation, devastation and, of course, death. “We get pegged as being emo and death-obsessed,” Conor Oberst explained to Billboard. “Things that we are,” Bridgers remarks in response.
Stream Better Oblivion Community Center below.