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Commander Venus is tagged as: indie, saddle creek, indie rock, emo, conor oberst

Commander Venus was an indie rock band from Omaha, Nebraska, fronted by singer-songwriter Conor Oberst of the bands Bright Eyes and Desaparecidos. The band also included many other notable performers, such as Todd Fink and Matt Bowen of The Faint, and Tim Kasher of Cursive and The Good Life, Ben Armstrong of Head of Femur and Robb Nansel, executive producer of the indie label saddle creek.
They recorded two albums, Do You Feel at Home? on Saddle Creek and The Uneventful Vacation, on Grass Records, which became Wind-up Records, that ultimately licensed the CD to Thick Records.
History
Shortly after his two solo recordings, Conor Oberst (guitar, vocals) began playing with Tim Kasher (bass) and Matt Bowen (drums) to form Commander Venus the summer before Oberst’s freshman year at Creighton Prep. “I didn’t know how to play with a band at all,” he says. “I couldn’t keep in time with the drums.” Robb Nansel, who runs saddle creek records, also joined the band on guitar.
In 1995, they released Do You Feel at Home? on their own label, Saddle Creek. They were later signed to Grass Records for whom they recorded The Uneventful Vacation in July 1997. The story of how the second album was recorded, and the band’s dealings with Wind...
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Top 10 Commander Venus Songs
My Collapsing Frame
Dress To Please
Refused By Light
We'll Always Have Paris
Life As Expected
The Way Things Had To Be
The Role Of The Hero In Antiquity
The Walk-Around Problem
The Uneventful Vacation (Part 1)
My Other Car Is a Spaceship
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The Uneventful Vacation
Do You Feel at Home
Uneventful Vacation
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