New striking strokes
16 February 2022
Artist: KURT VILE
Who: Singer-songwriter from Philadelphia
and former lead guitarist of The War On Drugs.
He was born 42 years ago.
Active: Since 2003
Albums: 9, new one included
Kurt Vile in an interview with NME: “My albums always progress from
one to the next just by me getting older physically and spiritually. I think
my last record [2018’s ‘B in an bottle It In’] was pretty epic, and on this one
I’ve had even more time to make it. I’ve got the energy of a new label, and
I don’t feel as much in a rush. I recorded more than enough songs and then
just put all the best ones on this album, so it’s perfect.”
Lead single Life Exploding Stones is a long wandering musing
bringing, yes, Kurt Vile to mind. Sparky guitar/banjo play and