Kurt Vile announces new album & shares new single "Bassackwards"

Publish Date
Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 1:04PM

Weeks of speculation come to an end today as details of the new Kurt Vile album can finally be confirmed: One of the most critically acclaimed artists of the last decade will release 'Bottle It In' on October 12th.

Today’s announcement is accompanied by the release of a new song titled "Bassackwards", which follows previously released 'Bottle It In' single, "Loading Zones", an ode to the parking challenges in Vile’s native Philadelphia, described alternately as “Vile at his comforting, shaggy best” (The Guardian), and an “ambiguous rumination on small town life” (MOJO). The epic, loping ‘Bassackwards’ is the album’s beating heart and Vile’s most compelling evocation of how he sees the world: “I was on the ground circa Planet Earth, but out of sorts,” he sings over a gently psychedelic bed of backmasked guitars. “But I snapped back, baby, just in time to jot it down.”