Purple Mountains (aka David Berman) Share Video for New Song “Darkness and Cold”

Purple Mountains Due Out July 12 via Drag City

Jun 12, 2019
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Purple Mountains is the new project of David Berman, who was previously the frontman (and sole constant member) of Silver Jews. Berman's self-titled debut album under the Purple Mountains name is due out July 12 via Drag City. Now he has shared another song from it, "Darkness and Cold," via a video for the track. Ben Berman (who is not related to David) directed the video, which stars David and his wife Cassie Berman as she prepares to go out for the night without him, which is also the subject of the song. Watch it below, followed by Purple Mountains' upcoming tour dates.

Purple Mountains is Berman's first album in 11 years, since 2008's Silver Jews album Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea. Previously the first Purple Mountains single, "All Happiness is Gone," was shared.

Purple Mountains Tour Dates:

8/10/19 Huichica East Pine Plains NY
8/11/19 White Eagle Hall Jersey City NJ
8/12/19 World Cafe Live Philadelphia PA
8/14/19 Black Cat Washington DC
8/15/19 The Grey Eagle Asheville NC
8/16/19 Pilot Light Knoxville TN
8/17/19 Mercy Lounge Nashville TN
8/19/19 Zanzabar Louisville KY
8/20/19 Duck Room at Blueberry Hill St. Louis MO
8/21/19 The Mill Iowa City IA
8/23/19 Cedar Cultural Center Minneapolis MN
8/24/19- 8/25/19 Sleeping Village Chicago IL
8/27/19 Lee's Palace Toronto Ontario Canada
8/28/19 La Sala Rossa Montreal Quebec Canada
8/30/19 The Sinclair Cambridge MA
8/31/19 Murmrr Theatre Brooklyn NY
9/6/19 Hopscotch Festival Raleigh NC
9/13/19 Neptune Theatre Seattle WA
9/14/19 Huichica Walla Walla Walla Walla WA
9/15/19 Wonder Ballroom Portland OR
9/18/19 The Chapel San Francisco CA
9/22/19 The Lodge Room Los Angeles CA

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Sam
June 12th 2019
4:11pm

That’s not his wife in the video (aside from the pictures that are featured), it’s just someone who resembles her.

Mark Redfern
June 14th 2019
11:35am

Sam, we checked with the publicist and that is indeed David’s wife Cassie.