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Kurt Vile Announces New Album Details and Shares “Pretty Pimpin’” Video

b'lieve i'm goin down... Due Out September 25 via Matador

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Last month Kurt Vile announced that he’d be releasing a new studio album, b’lieve i’m goin down…, this fall via Matador. But at the time no release date, tracklist, cover art, or new music was shared, just a quick in-the-studio video. Well today he’s now revealed all that info. b’lieve i’m goin down… is due out September 25 (which is getting to be quite a crowded release date). Below is the tracklist. Vile has also shared the video for the album’s first single, “Pretty Pimpin.’” In it Vile goes clothes shopping, hangs out in a motel parking lot, and performs the song. Check it out below, followed by his upcoming tour dates.

The album, Vile’s sixth, will be released on CD and double vinyl, as well as digitally. A limited-edition tripe LP expanded version includes six bonus tracks. Ex-Sonic Youth member Kim Gordon wrote about the album in a press release and had this to say about it: “Kurt does his own myth-making; a boy/man with an old soul voice in the age of digital everything becoming something else, which is why this focused, brilliantly clear and seemingly candid record is a breath of fresh air. Recorded and mixed in a number of locations, including Los Angeles and Joshua Tree, b’lieve i’m goin down… is a handshake across the country, east to west coast, thru the dustbowl history (‘valley of ashes’) of Woody honest strait forward talk Guthrie, and a Cali canyon dead still nite floating in a nearly waterless landscape. The record is all air, weightless, bodyless, but grounded in convincing authenticity, in the best version of singer/songwriter upcycling.”

b’lieve i’m goin down… Tracklist:

1. Pretty Pimpin

2. I’m an Outlaw

3. Dust Bunnies

4. That’s Life, tho (almost hate to say)

5. Wheelhouse

6. Life Like This

7. All In a Daze Work

8. Lost My Head there

9. Stand Inside

10. Bad Omens

11. Kidding Around

12. Wild Imagination

Kurt Vile Tour Dates:

10-02 Boston, MA - The Paradise *#
10-03-04 Austin, TX - Austin City Limits
10-07 New York, NY - Webster Hall *#
10-08 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club *#
10-09 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer *#
10-10-11 Austin, TX - Austin City Limits
10-14 Los Angeles, CA - Fonda Theater %
10-16 San Francisco, CA - Filmore %
10-17 Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom %
10-18 Seattle, WA - The Showbox %
10-21 Minneapolis, MN - Mill City Nights *#
10-23 Chicago, IL - Thalia Hall *#
10-24 Detroit, MI - St. Andrew’s Hall *#
10-25 Toronto, Ontario - Phoenix Theatre *#
10-30 Paris, France - Pitchfork Festival
10-31 Amsterdam, Netherlands - London Calling @ Paradiso *
11-01 Brussels, Belgium - Autumn Falls @ A Bb Box *
11-03 Hamburg, Germany - Uebel & Gefahrlich *
11-04 Aarhus, Denmark - Voxhall
11-05 Oslo, Norway - Rockefeller
11-06 Stockholm, Sweden - Munchenbryggeriet *
11-07 Copenhagen, Denmark - Amerbio *
11-09 Berlin, Germany - Postbahnhof *
11-10 Cologne, Germany - Gebaeude 9 *
11-11 Brighton, England Concorde 2 *
11-12 London, England - Electric Ballroom
11-13 Bristol, England - Motion *
11-15 Dublin, Ireland - Vicar Street *
11-16 Glasgow, Scotland - ABC 1 *
11-17 Leeds, England - Leeds University Stylus *
11-18 Manchester, England - The Ritz *
11-20 Lucerne, Switzerland - Sudpol *
11-21 Lyon, France - Epicerie Moderne *
11-22 Barcelona, Spain - Apolo *
11-23 Madrid, Spain - Penelope *
11-24 Lisbon, Portugal - Armazem F *

* with Waxahatchee
# with Luke Roberts
% with Cass McCombs and Heron Oblivion


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