Dream Boat Awakens, Releases a Second Album

The Athens-based duo Dream BoatPage Campbell and Dan Donahue – have released their second album, The Rose Explodes, through a partnership with independent Athens record labels Cloud Recordings and Arrowhawk.

Campbell (of the long-running Athens group Hope For Agoldensummer) and Donahue (a visual artist and lyricist who’s worked in various capacities with R.E.M., Of Montreal, Elf Power, MGMT, Bear in Heaven and others) are assisted on this new record by numerous Athens musicians including Page’s sister and Hope For Agoldensummer bandmate Claire Campbell, Scott Spillane (Neutral Milk Hotel), John Fernandes (The Olivia Tremor Control, Circulatory System), James Husband and Kris Deason.

Psychedelic artwork from Dan’s book of blacklight posters, Ultraviolet, was used for the cover of the recently released debut EP from Flaming Lips offshoot group Electric Wurms.

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