A month after turning 17, Donivan Berube left home and disassociated himself from the church of Jehovah's Witnesses, thus saying goodbye to his entire family and all of his friends, forever. Then he met his dream girl, Jacquelyn Beaupré, and together they took off to travel the continent and live out of a tent. In the time since, he's worked as an English teacher in Peru, a librarian in Big Sur, California, and ridden his single-speed bicycle across the country, aside from touring the continent while releasing records on small labels.
Two years in the making, 'There Will Be No Sad Tomorrow' is equal parts beauty and brutality, a transgressional road trip that stretches from the ghettos of Peru to the high plains of Wyoming, from the swamplands of Florida to the oceanic wilds of Big Sur. It is traveling music, tormented and biographical, but most importantly, human.
"A late-night manifesto of the open road as both paradise and purgatory."
- Vinyl Me, Please
"Incredible songwriting and an entrancing personal narrative."
- The Limited Press
"A misty collection of tender songs sung with heart-on-their sleeves earnestness. Love songs, lonely songs, road songs, and silly songs play out like a prayer for peace with a world-weary, DIY resonance."
- Geek Insider
released October 9, 2015
Recorded, produced, mixed, and everything else by Blessed Feathers, partly on a concrete rooftop in Huaycán, Peru, and partly in the basements and bedrooms of our friends across America, with vocal and drum help from Ben Lippard at Studio Patchwork in Arizona.
Huaycán Song #2 was recorded, produced, and mixed by Patrick Boland, Mark Zbikowski, & Marty Brueggeman at Honeytone Studio in Wisconsin.
Mastered by Joe LaPorta at Sterling Sound in New York City. Artwork and layout by Rob Carmichael at SEEN, with help from Jacquelyn Beaupré Berube.
Jacquelyn Beaupré Berube played everything. Donivan Berube played everything else. Ross Severson played a guitar or two on Huaycán Song #2.
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i was lucky to hear them on radio...great music, neo krautrock psychedelia. look forward to their concert here in berlin. top!
i saw them live yesterday, pure dope, more energetic. the female drummer is the recarnation of klaus dinger, like a power clockwork. duborange