David Bavas is a singer-songwriter originally from the foothills of the Appalachians, now living in Seattle, Washington. With his self-titled debut album in 2005, David Bavas and his band The Down Comforter were a showcasing act at SXSW and their music was featured on NPR's All Songs Considered Open Mic. His sophomore release "Songs of Love, Death, and Trains" is slated for a street date of October 2, 2007. The new album showcases Bavas's dark voice and his songwriting that comes out of a small-town Americana upbringing. "Songs of Love, Death, and Trains" was recorded and mixed by Kevin Suggs, whose past credits include the Shins, Cat Power, and The Minus Five.