Check out 'Pretty Pimpin' now...
Kurt Vile

Kurt Vile has been largely silent since 2013's 'Wakin On A Pretty Daze'.

A few moments ago, though, the cult songwriter confirmed plans to release a new album later this year.

'b'lieve i'm goin down' will be released on September 25th through Matador Records, with new track 'Pretty Pimpin' online now.

That familiar haze is still there, but there's a preening directness which feels urgent and new. Check it out now.

On, and as a special insight long term fan Kim Gordon has offered the following words...

"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."

'b'lieve i'm goin down' will be released on September 25th.

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