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Unknown Dave Songs From 1989 Coming SoonPosted by Jake Vigliotti in Band Collaborators at 6:00pm on Monday, Aug 4th, 2003
Some of Dave's earliest recordings will finally reach a large audience. In 1989, Dave recorded some songs with Mark Roebuck, Co-Writer of The Song That Jane Likes. Roebuck founded the Charlottesville band The Deal. In the fall of 1989, Matthews and Roebuck wrote 4 songs together - counting The Song That Jane Likes - and also recorded 6 others. Those 10 tracks will be released some time in 2003. Included on the release is Stillborn Child, available for download from their site, sung by Roebuck and a young, octave-higher, Dave. These recordings are some of the earliest recordings of Dave singing known (along with the recording of Mother's Night from around that same time - Just ask around for it, you should be able to find it). It comes from a time when very little is known about the professional singing career of Dave. Keep checking here or The Deal homepage for more info!
Thanks to Ants user MarkMilberg for the tip!
Update 8/8/03: More information about the cd, titled Imagine We Were, is now available on the website. The tracklist and lyrics are among some of the newly added information. Also on the new site, four new clips of songs One War, Simple Things, Touch, and Subway. Four songs that Dave contributed writing on are listed as Song That Janes Likes, Imagine We Were, Stillborn Child, One War, though he performs on others. Also on the tracklist is a cover of U2's In God's Country.