Conor Oberst’s Nashville Skyline
Here we are, on a purple velvet fainting couch in a dressing room inside of Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, and Conor Oberst is sharing his battle scars.
“I smashed my head on a drum set the other night,” he says, lifting up a flop of brown hair to show me a half-inch cut above his right eyebrow, which is still a little crusty. “I was rocking out with Griff, and I didn’t take into account the rototoms. I knew where the normal drums are, but these are a little higher, and I came down on a point. I didn’t even feel it on stage, but I walked off and had blood all over my face and Corina was like, ‘ahhh!’”
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