Tonight we’re going to see Bill Callahan in Denver, so it’s perfect timing to share the charming video for “Small Plane” – the first video off his brand new album Dream River.

Bill Callahan

I love his soothing, deep voice; and the lyrics couldn’t be more fitting to some recent experiences and even more recent conversations.

The silent-movie-style video was made by Bill Callahan and Hanly Banks and adds some humor and liveliness to a song that sounds dark and starts off sounding sad, but exudes serenity and calm happiness.

And here is an outdoor live recording via NPR Music.

I’m so excited to finally see Bill Callahan solo (who I believe I saw under the name Smog two decades ago in Gainesville, Florida). Now, if only A. A. Bondy would tour…

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