Bright Eyes’ Conor and Mike Team Up With Jim James and M Ward

The 'Monsters of Folk' are coming to get you this Autumn

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Bright Eyes‘ singer Conor Oberst and guitarist/producer Mike Mogis have teamed up with My Morning Jacket’s Jim James and songwriter M.Ward to make a studio album as a collective, the “Monsters of Folk.”

The self-titled debut release comes after playing live shows together; they went on the road in the US in 2004 billed as “An Evening With: Bright Eyes, Jim James and M. Ward.”

The fifteen track album, out through Rough Trade in the UK on September 22, is written, sung, played and produced by the quartet.


The Monsters of Folk track listing is set to be:

‘Dear God (sincerely M.O.F.)’

‘Say Please’


‘Whole Lotta Losin”


‘The Right Place’

‘Baby Boomer’

‘Man Named Truth’


‘Ahead of the Curve’

‘Slow Down Jo’

‘Losin Yo Head’

‘Magic Marker’

‘Map Of The World’

‘The Sandman, the Brakeman and Me’

‘His Master’s Voice’

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Pic credit: Autumn De Wilde


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