Better Oblivion Community Center

Better Oblivion Community Center

2019

This album was released 12 weeks ago.

81% ±8% 19 reviews
# Song 4WIM
1 Didn't Know What I Was in For
2 Sleepwalkin'
3 Dylan Thomas
4 Service Road
5 Exception to the Rule
6 Chesapeake
7 My City
8 Forest Lawn
9 Big Black Heart
10 Dominos
Rating Source
81% 4WIM Rating
100% The Arts Desk In recent weeks, you may have noticed signs for the Better Oblivion Community Center, from billboards to park benches, all displaying a mysterious helpline telephone number.
90% God is in the TV If you asked me why Better Oblivion Community Center is an early contender for album of the year I would struggle to give you more than one valid reason.
90% Soundblab
85% Under the Radar Magazine
85% Paste Magazine The pair spent 2018 writing and recording together in Los Angeles, initially thinking they were going to put out a single or a 10”, until they eventually realized they had an album’s worth of material.
83% Nöjesguiden På den vägen är det. För att ytterligare poängtera vad de kommit att betyda för varandra gästade Conor Oberst sedan ett spår på Bridgers platta, där han representerar den familjemedlem hon hävdar gjorde att hon överlevde barndomen.  Deras gemensamma debut fångar två trasiga människor som konverserar om deras förvirrande verklighet till ljudet av lågmäld folkrock, och det är ganska underbart.
82% QRO Magazine
80% The Line of Best Fit Very little was known about where Better Oblivion Community Center came from, what its intentions were, or what it even was.
80% Exclaim! Music
80% Clash Oberst and Bridgers have created one of those rare collaborative albums that rank with the best efforts of the respective artists.
80% The Skinny Better Oblivion Community Center is a surprise new duet album from Pasadena, California’s Phoebe Bridgers and Nebraska indie rocker Conor Oberst.
80% New Musical Express Created from garage jam sessions in LA with a close circle of friends, ‘Better Oblivion Community Center’ was recorded in secret and released as a surprise to the weight of expectation.
80% Consequence of Sound Writing all 10 songs together in the same room, the two made something that feels borne out of collaboration rather than a patchwork of separate ideas.
80% DIY Magazine
80% Music OMH On the left, Phoebe Bridgers, one of the most vaunted songwriters of her generation, with a wildly successful debut album already under her belt.
75% The 405 The partnership of Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers as Better Oblivion Community Center is somewhat surprising, despite the obvious stepping stones that have got us here.
73% Earbuddy If it hadn’t been for a Weezer covers album, Better Oblivion Community Center may have gotten more attention.
70% Loud & Quiet
60% The Guardian California’s Phoebe Bridgers created Boygenius with Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker last year, and now forms Better Oblivion Community Center with Conor Oberst (AKA Bright Eyes).