Listen: Baio (Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio) - “DANGEROUE ANAMAL” | Under the Radar | Music Blog for the Indie Music Magazine
Saturday, May 25th, 2024  

Listen: Baio (Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio) - “DANGEROUE ANAMAL”

Man of the World Due Out June 30 via Glassnote

Jun 16, 2017 Vampire Weekend Bookmark and Share

Find It At: {article-find} {name} {/article-find}

Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio released his debut solo album, The Names, in 2015 under his last name via Glassnote, and is releasing his sophomore album, Man of the World, on June 30, also via Glassnote. Previously he shared its first single, “PHILOSOPHY!” Now we’re treated to another song from the album, the dark and glitchy jam “DANGEROUE ANAMAL.” The ‘80s sounding song has got a bit of Genesis’ “Mama” or Hall & Oates “I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)” in the backing beat. Listen below.

Baio and John Foyle co-produced Man of the World, which was recorded in Brixton, London and mixed by Bruce Lampcov (Bryan Ferry, The The).

Baio had this to say about the album in a previous press release: “Writing Man of the World was my way of processing 2016, a year that began with the death of my favorite artist, David Bowie, and ended with the greatest political disruption of my adult life - all while I was a nomad, an American living in London, touring two continents, never fully of either place. It’s partially about being trapped in my own head, obsessing about things it was too late to change, feeling afraid and guilty and alone. It’s also my attempt to document a certain sense of loss that felt both intensely personal and like part of a larger collective experience many were going through at once.”

Also, read our 2015 interview with Baio about The Names.

Support Under the Radar on Patreon.


Submit your comment

Name Required

Email Required, will not be published


Remember my personal information
Notify me of follow-up comments?

Please enter the word you see in the image below:

There are no comments for this entry yet.