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    Watch: Conor Oberst Performs "Zigzagging Toward the Light" on "The Tonight Show," Gives Last.fm Session
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    Conor Oberst, whose new album, Upside Down Mountain, was released on Nonesuch Records yesterday, performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on NBC last night. He was backed by the band Dawes, which is joining him as special guest on his current tour, to perform "Zigzagging Toward the Light," off the new album. You can watch the performance below. Tune in to another TV performance this weekend on CBS This Morning: Saturday.

    "All of Mr. Oberst’s gifts align on Upside Down Mountain," writes New York Times music critic Jon Pareles in his review of the new album: "his empathy, his unassumingly natural melodies, the quavery sincerity in his voice, the plain-spoken but telling lyrics that he’s now careful to deliver clearly. His new songs are focused and aphoristic, earnestly reflecting on life without getting too precious." Read the complete review at nytimes.com.

    Tune in to your local NPR member station this afternoon to hear Conor Oberst perform on World Cafe and talk with host David Dye about the new album. For more and to listen online, visit worldcafe.org.

    Oberst recently stopped by Last.fm to talk about and perform a couple of songs off Upside Down Mountain—"Hundreds of Ways" and "Double Life"—and sat down for an interview about the new album, his songwriting process, having his friends in Dawes on the road with him, and more. You can watch the interview and performances here: 

    Conor Oberst continues to mark the release of his Nonesuch debut album with a set at Rough Trade NYC in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, tonight; tickets are available at the door. He picks up his tour with Dawes, who both open the shows and act as Oberst’s band, with stops in Philadelphia, Long Island, and Washington, DC, in the days ahead. For additional tour details, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

    To pick up a copy of Upside Down Mountain, head to Amazon, iTunes, or the Nonesuch Store, where vinyl (due around May 30) and CD orders include a download of the complete album at checkout; MP3 and FLAC lossless files are also available to purchase there.

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Watch: Conor Oberst Performs "Zigzagging Toward the Light" on "The Tonight Show," Gives Last.fm Session

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Conor Oberst was musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on NBC last night, joined by Dawes to perform "Zigzagging Toward the Light," off his just-released album, Upside Down Mountain. He recently stopped by Last.fm to talk about and perform "Hundreds of Ways" and "Double Life" off the new album. Watch all of these performances and the interview here. The New York Times says: "All of Mr. Oberst’s gifts align on Upside Down Mountain." He can be heard on NPR's World Cafe this afternoon and performs at Rough Trade NYC in Brooklyn tonight.

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Conor Oberst, whose new album, Upside Down Mountain, was released on Nonesuch Records yesterday, performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on NBC last night. He was backed by the band Dawes, which is joining him as special guest on his current tour, to perform "Zigzagging Toward the Light," off the new album. You can watch the performance below. Tune in to another TV performance this weekend on CBS This Morning: Saturday.

"All of Mr. Oberst’s gifts align on Upside Down Mountain," writes New York Times music critic Jon Pareles in his review of the new album: "his empathy, his unassumingly natural melodies, the quavery sincerity in his voice, the plain-spoken but telling lyrics that he’s now careful to deliver clearly. His new songs are focused and aphoristic, earnestly reflecting on life without getting too precious." Read the complete review at nytimes.com.

Tune in to your local NPR member station this afternoon to hear Conor Oberst perform on World Cafe and talk with host David Dye about the new album. For more and to listen online, visit worldcafe.org.

Oberst recently stopped by Last.fm to talk about and perform a couple of songs off Upside Down Mountain—"Hundreds of Ways" and "Double Life"—and sat down for an interview about the new album, his songwriting process, having his friends in Dawes on the road with him, and more. You can watch the interview and performances here: 

Conor Oberst continues to mark the release of his Nonesuch debut album with a set at Rough Trade NYC in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, tonight; tickets are available at the door. He picks up his tour with Dawes, who both open the shows and act as Oberst’s band, with stops in Philadelphia, Long Island, and Washington, DC, in the days ahead. For additional tour details, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

To pick up a copy of Upside Down Mountain, head to Amazon, iTunes, or the Nonesuch Store, where vinyl (due around May 30) and CD orders include a download of the complete album at checkout; MP3 and FLAC lossless files are also available to purchase there.

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Conor Oberst: "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon," May 19, 2014

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