Welcome One and All to Dan Bern's Theme Park
If you put me in a box, make sure it's a big box. -- Dan Bern "Jerusalem"
"If I were to stage a theme s...
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Drifter is a singular vision of a journey, the infinite search through snapshots and notations of every can-kicking crossroad conundrum.
Turns out, in his usual perfect timing, Dan Bern is on the road again -- sure, I thought, a few minutes with The Admiral will provide daylight.
Here's the latest video by the Chop Shop Records' act Scars On 45, the title track to their Give Me Something EP.
There is the Dan Bern you must listen to; the storming riffs and tender shifts of progression that bed captivating melodies. Then there is the one upon the stage, swaying and strumming as the quintessential portrait of a wandering troubadour.
You've heard Elvis Costello sing country music before, but not like this. The lad who gave us Almost Blue is quite mature and worldly wise now.
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