Right in time for Kurt Vile’s first ever tour of Australia, his latest album Smoke Ring For My Halo has been released as a deluxe edition which comes with the additional EP So Out Of Reach. This EP features five unheard songs, recorded during the Smoke Ring For My Halo album sessions, plus a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s Downbound Train. The EP will also be available as a stand-alone release on 12” vinyl.
Released earlier this year on Matador/Remote Control, Smoke Ring For My Halo is a true American psychedelic folk album, tender and evocative, elusive but companionable; tough in the gut and the arm but swollen in the chest and giddy in the head.
Over the past eighteen months Kurt Vile has toured with the likes of Sonic Youth, Panda Bear, Ariel Pink, Fucked Up, Dinosaur Jr, The National and Deerhunter. If you;re Australia-based, you can catch him for the first time this December at the following venues.
Saturday 3 December - The Bakery, Perth
Sunday 4 December - The Corner, Melbourne *SOLD OUT
Monday 5 December - Northcote Social Club, Melbourne *Just announced
Tuesday 6 December - Oxford Art Factory, Sydney *SOLD OUT
Wednesday 7 December - The Red Rattler, Sydney *Just announced
Thursday 8 December - Woodland, Brisbane
Friday 9 December - Meredith Music Festival, Victoria