DOWNLOAD: Kurt Vile - "Wakin On A Pretty Day" (MP3)
Kurt Vile @ NYC's Terminal 5 in 2012 (more by Gretchen Robinette)
Philly's Kurt Vile is set to release his new double album, Wakin on a Pretty Daze, on April 9 via Matador Records. Today, he's shared the 9+ minute album track "Waking On A Pretty Day," which you can grab for free at the top of this post. The song is also available to stream below. While you're down there, check out the LP's cover art and tracklisting.
Kurt Vile and his backing band The Violators will be embarking on a spring North American tour in support of his forthcoming 2xLP. That tour features a few different opening acts, including The Fresh & Onlys and Angel Olsen (who just played the Hideout), and will visit Chicago for a stop at Lincoln Hall on May 14 with support from Steve Gunn and a TBA opener. Tickets go on sale this Friday (2/15) at noon CST.
All Kurt Vile tour dates, a stream of "Wakin On A Pretty Day," and album info. for Wakin on a Pretty Daze are below...
Kurt Vile - "Waking On A Pretty Day"
Kurt Vile -- Wakin On A Pretty Daze
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
Kurt Vile and the Violators -- 2013 Tour Dates
Tue, Feb 12 - New York, NY Electric Lady Studios (listening party)
Sat, Feb 23 - New York, NY - NYU w/ Owen
Sun, Apr 14 - Indio CA - Coachella Festival
Sun, Apr 21 - Indio CA - Coachella Festival
Sun, May 4 - Atlanta GA - Shaky Knees Festival
Mon, May 5 - Atlanta GA - Shaky Knees Festival
Tue, May 7 - Los Angeles CA - Echoplex # *
Wed, May 8 - San Francisco CA - Independent *
Fri, May 10 - Portland OR - Doug Fir # *
Sat, May 11 - Vancouver BC - Biltmore # *
Sun, May 12 - Seattle WA - Neumos # *
Tue, May 14 - Chicago IL - Lincoln Hall *
Thu, May 16 - New York NY - Bowery Ballroom * !
Fri, May 17 - Boston MA - The Sinclair * !
Sat, May 18 - Philadelphia PA - Union Transfer * !
Fri, May 24 - Barcelona ES - Primavera Sound Festival
Sat, May 25 - London GB - Field Day
Sun, May 26 - Brussels BE - AB
Mon, May 27 - Amsterdam NL - Paradiso
Tue, May 28 - Hamburg DE - Knust
Wed, May 29 - Copenhagen DK - Amager Bio
# The Fresh & Onlys
* Steve Gunn
! Angel Olsen