Kurt Vile – “Wakin On A Pretty Day”

Tom Breihan | February 11, 2013 - 10:24 am

He’d already released three relatively lo-fi solo albums, but stoned Philly strummer Kurt Vile’s 2011 album Smoke Rings For My Halo felt like a new beginning — the moment that Vile’s starry-eyed ebb-and-flow roadtrip-rock hit its stride completely. And now he’s announced its follow-up, a new collection called Wakin On A Pretty Daze, set to arrive this spring. “Wakin On A Pretty Day,” the album’s almost-title track and opener, is a gorgeously loose nine-minute sprawl that expands on the previous album’s time-bending warmth. Download it and check out the album’s tracklist below.

Kurt Vile – “Wakin On A Pretty Day”

01 “Wakin On A Pretty Day”
02 “KV Crimes”
03 “Was All Talk”
04 “Girl Called Alex”
05 “Never Run Away”
06 “Pure Pain”
07 “Too Hard”
08 “Shame Chamber”
09 “Snowflakes Are Dancing”
10 “Air Bud”
11 “Goldtone”
(via Pitchfork)

Wakin On A Pretty Daze is out 4/9 on Matador.

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