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listen to Kurt Vile’s new album, ‘Wakin On A Pretty Daze’

Kurt Vile at Sasquatch 2012 (more by Chris Graham & Rae Graham)
Kurt Vile

Kurt Vile, whose tour brings him to NYC for a “Meet The Musician” talk/performance at Apple Store SoHo on April 9 and a sold out Bowery Ballroom show on May 16, has put his new album, Wakin On A Pretty Daze, up for streaming a week ahead of its April 9 release date. The new album takes Kurt’s effortless drawl and summer breeze guitar strums of 2011’s Smoke Ring For My Halo and expands them with extended segues and guitar and solos into an 11-track, hour-plus double album, some of which near or pass the 8-minute mark. It’s a great album, and you can listen to the entire thing at NPR.

All dates are listed, along with streams of the album’s two singles, below…

Kurt Vile – “Wakin On A Pretty Day”

Kurt Vile – “Never Run Away”

Kurt Vile — 2013 Tour Dates
04/09/2013 – NYC Apple Store Soho (free)
04/12/2013 – San Diego, CA / The Casbah with F.D. and the Invisible Wizards, The Shine Brothers
04/14/2013 – Indio, CA / Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival – SOLD OUT – 04/21/2013 – Indio, CA / Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival – SOLD OUT – 05/05/2013 – Atlanta, GA / Shaky Knees Festival
05/07/2013 – Los Angeles, CA / Echoplex with The Fresh & Onlys, Steve Gunn
05/08/2013 – San Francisco, CA / The Independent with Steve Gunn
05/10/2013 – Portland, OR / Doug Fir Lounge with The Fresh & Onlys, Steve Gunn
05/11/2013 – Vancouver, BC / Biltmore Cabaret with The Fresh & Onlys, Steve Gunn
05/12/2013 – Seattle, WA / Neumos with The Fresh & Onlys, Steve Gunn
05/14/2013 – Chicago, IL / Lincoln Hall with Jessica Pratt, Steve Gunn
05/16/2013 – New York, NY / Bowery Ballroom with Angel Olsen, Steve Gunn – SOLD OUT 05/17/2013 – Boston, MA / The Sinclair with Angel Olsen, Steve Gunn
05/18/2013 – Philadelphia, PA / Union Transfer with Angel Olsen, Steve Gunn
07/04/2013 – Toronto, ON / Toronto Urban Roots Festival
07/05/2013 – Toronto, ON / Toronto Urban Roots Festival
07/06/2013 – Toronto, ON / Toronto Urban Roots Festival
07/07/2013 – Toronto, ON / Toronto Urban Roots Festival
07/12/2013 – Louisville, KY / Forecastle Festival
07/13/2013 – Louisville, KY / Forecastle Festival
07/14/2013 – Louisville, KY / Forecastle Festival
08/02/2013 – Happy Valley, OR / Pickathon
08/03/2013 – Happy Valley, OR / Pickathon
08/04/2013 – Happy Valley, OR / Pickathon

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