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Vita Yegorova September 30, 2007 Accelerated Rhetoric Cutter Wood Speech Outline I. Introduction Have you ever felt a strong connection to a songwriter or even just a song? This feeling is unique and does not happen with each song you hear. For me, Bright Eyes is the band who has songs I always find a connection with. It’s such a great feeling because I find advice from someone I don't know, or characters in songs who don't even exist. Music helps me channel my emotions and is a healthy way to deal with hardships. II. Background information on the band. A. Bright Eyes is from Omaha, Nebraska. 1. Their sound is unique and their music has transformed over the last ten years. a. Lead vocalist and songwriter, Conor Oberst, has an incredibly eerie voice that captures a wide range of emotions. b. He grew up in a very small town, recording music and writing songs in his family's basement. c. Many of his memories, feelings, or wishes are reflected in the lyrics he writes. 2. Conor Oberst reflects on his life, his friends, and his hardships through his music. a. Each song tells about a different part in his life. b. He writes about how he overcame the struggles of being a musician, being in love, and being a human being. B. The song "If Winter Ends" is from the album Letting Off the Happiness. 1. This was Bright Eyes' second album that was released in 1998. 2. People were skeptical of this CD after the release of his first album which was poorly
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course RHETORIC 010 taught by Professor Wood during the Spring '08 term at University of Iowa.

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