Kurt Vile details new album “b’lieve i’m goin down”, shares video for new track “Pretty Pimpin”

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Kurt Vile has revealed details of his new album.

b’lieve i’m goin down will be released on the 25th of September via Matador.

Sonic Youth alumna and longtime fan of Vile, Kim Gordon writes of the new LP: “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 a singer songwriter up cycling.”

You can hear new album track “Pretty Pimpin” via the official video below.

The full track list for b’lieve i’m goin down is:

Kurt Vile blieve im goin down cover01. “Pretty Pimpin”
02. “I’m an Outlaw”
03. “Dust Bunnies”
04. “That’s Life, tho (almost hate to say)”
05. “Wheelhouse”
06. “Life Like This”
07. “All In a Daze Work”
08. “Lost My Head There”
09. “Stand Inside”
10. “Bad Omens”
11. “Kidding Around”
12. “Wild Imagination”

Kurt Vile and the Violators will be heading out on tour in November and December in support of the new release, with European dates confirmed as follows:

Oct 30th: PARIS, Pitchfork Festival
Oct 31st: AMSTERDAM, London Calling @ Paradiso
Nov 01st: BRUSSELS, Autumn Falls @ AB-Box
Nov 03rd: HAMBURG, Uebel & Gefahrlich
Nov 04th: AARHUS, Voxhall
Nov 05th: OSLO, Rockefeller
Nov 06th: STOCKHOLM, Munchenbryggeriet
Nov 07th: COPENHAGEN, Amerbio
Nov 09th: BERLIN, Postbahnhof
Nov 10th: KOLN, Gebaeude 9
Nov 11th: BRIGHTON, Concorde 2
Nov 12th: LONDON, Electric Ballroom
Nov 13th: BRISTOL, Motion
Nov 15th: DUBLIN, Vicar Street
Nov 16th: GLASGOW, ABC1
Nov 17th: LEEDS, Leeds University Stylus
Nov 18th: MANCHESTER, The Ritz
Nov 20th: LUCERNE, Sudpol
Nov 21st: LYON, Epicerie Moderne
Nov 22nd: BARCELONA, Apolo
Nov 23rd: MADRID, Penelope
Nov 24th: LISBON, Armasem F

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