The Farewell Drifters are a four-piece band
from Nashville: Zach Bevill, Joshua Britt, Clayton Britt, and Dean Marold.
Their folk rock band is known for their 60s era-inspired harmonies and anthemic
song writing tied to a unique Brian Wilson-like sensibility. The four began
making music together eight years ago, and released their first album, Yellow Tag Mondays, in 2010. While
touring, the group became known as crowd pleasers at multi-generational folk
festivals and earned a presence on Americana radio and Billboard's bluegrass
albums chart. In 2011, they released their sophomore album, Echo Boom, to greater acclaim, being
called "The Best of What's Next" by Paste
Magazine and "A lavish, layered pop sound" by American Songwriter. For their latest record, Tomorrow Forever, the group collaborated with roots pop producer
Neilson Hubbard (Matthew Perryman Jones, the Apache Relay) to create an earthy,
layered rock album with clear ties to the pop, bluegrass and Americana genres.
Lyrically, The Farewell Drifters attempt to express their coming-of-age
disappointment and failures throughout the album, without allowing themselves
to be paralyzed by it.
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