Contact Us

Mac DeMarco insists similarities to Mitski album/song titles are coincidental (is he trolling?)

Mitski Be the Cowby

Mac DeMarco just announced his new album which is called Here Comes the Cowboy and features the lead single “Nobody.” In case you noticed the similarity between this album title and Mitski’s 2018 album Be the Cowboy and its biggest single “Nobody,” Pitchfork points out that Mac’s rep says Mac never listened to Mitski’s album and only learned about it after deciding on his own album and song titles… is he trolling?

Mitski responded in a Tweet, saying, “haha! I’m 100% sure mac & I just went fishing in the same part of the collective unconscious! What’s wild is we have the same PR, so I LOVE my personal conspiracy theory that she heard the album+track titles but kept quiet thinking maybe some Mac fans will mistakenly find me loll.” She then added, “Anyway thanks for the laugh, Mac! Happy release!”

Mitski further commented in a reply to another person on Twitter, saying, “…it’s a non-issue! i tweeted it because i thought it was funny, especially bc we share a PR person, Jessica, and it’s funny that she managed to keep it a secret when i talk to her every day!” She also added, “my god, why is everyone mad? i’m laughing!”

More info on Mac’s album and tour here (which includes a big BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival show in Prospect Park (tickets). Mitski is also busy this year, playing festivals like Boston Calling and NYC’s Governors Ball and other tour dates. She just announced an LA show with Julianna Barwick for July 16 the Palladium. All dates and tickets here (presale password for LA show = BETHECOWBOY).

Subscribe to Brooklyn Vegan on

Subscribe to Brooklyn Vegan on

Check It Out

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://www.brooklynvegan.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for BrooklynVegan quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!