Live from the Boom Room | Joe Thebeau

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About this week’s artist:

Joe Thebeau is a singer, songwriter, and home recordist based in St. Louis, MO. He often connects and weaves themes through the songs on an album to create worlds of imagery and characters interacting to tell stories of suburban life. “Songwriting and album composition is an art and a craft that has saved my life on several occasions.”  – Joe Thebeau

Joe’s most recent album with his band Finn’s Motel is called Fireworks or Lightning, a cinematic soundtrack to a story set in suburban and rural Illinois. It’s a tale of disaffected youth, vandalism, death, rebirth, the Tibetan Book of the Dead, and UFO sightings.

Singles from the album:

“In a Cosmic Waiting Room”:

“Fireworks or Lightning” (title track):

In his daily life, Joe is a father and a technical writer and illustrator for a medical device manufacturing company. In past lives, Joe was band leader and songwriter for The Finns (1988-95) and A-Ok (‘98-‘99).





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