New Kurt Vile album announced, 9 minute long opening song shared

Kurt Vile will release the follow up to his 2011 LP Smoke Ring For My Halo with new album Wakin on a Pretty Daze, which is released via Matador on April 9th. The full tracklisting is below, and the promising 9 minute long opening track can be streamed over at Pitchfork.

The album’s cover is pictured above. It’s an image of a mural which was painted by Philadelphia street artist ESPO and directly inspired by Vile’s new album. You can watch a documentary about the creation of the mural below.


Wakin on a Pretty Daze tracklisting:

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
11. Goldtone