Mark Berube’s orchestral jazz-folk recalls other instrument-happy musicians of the last few years like Beirut and La Strada, but the music goes beyond the orchestral sound. The tender, introspective tunes that Montreal chamber-folk singer/songwriter Mark Berube pens wouldn’t normally be described as “funky.” But that’s exactly what he pulled off with some tunes.
"Musically, lyrically, instrumentally, emotionally he's found the perfect balance with his new collection of engrossing
chamber folk, which mixes a more Ron Sexsmith singer-songwriter approach with the grandiose Arcade Fire style of fey,
"One of the best of the year…folk music without going on about it. Rare and raw and perfect."