Kurt Vile releases his new album ‘b’lieve i’m goin down…’ on Friday (25th September), and has been interviewed by Kim Gordon about the record amongst many other topics.
Vile and Gordon talk about Neil Young, Gordon’s memoir ‘Girl In A Band’, and her waking up next to Fucked Up’s Damian Abraham at ATP in 2010 in the interview on Dazed.
Speaking of the lyrics on ‘b’lieve…’, Vile said: “I think that some – OK, all – of the lyrics are darker on this album, but I think my lyrics are always pretty dark. Although I did make a mistake before by saying that my albums were dark, because it’s not like they’re Radiohead or ‘women and children first’ or anything. It’s not total despair, I would just say they’re melancholy.”
Vile is streaming his new album online ahead of its release, available to listen to in full now.
Read the full interview between Vile and Gordon online here, and watch his video for ‘Pretty Pimpin’ below.
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