Kurt Vile – Baby’s Arms

September 11, 2013

Kurt Vile‘s popularity over the years has been a constant validation of his ability to not only dig up the sentiment of struggle, loss, wonder, and love from his listeners- but to maintain his articulation of these emotions though a simplistic and honest form. Paired with a floating ambience of his dream-like guitar riffs, Vile opens up his sound to a sort freedom previously found in some great songwriters like Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, and Tom Waits.

Baby’s Arms :

“There has been but one true love2
In my baby’s arms, in my baby’s arms
And I got the hands to hold onto them

I get sick of just about everyone
And I hide in my baby’s arms
‘Cause except for her, you know, as I’ve implied

I will never ever ever be alone
‘Cause it’s all in my baby’s hands
Shiny, shiny secret stones
In my baby’s hands”

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Baby’s Arms is an example of Vile’s music maturing and condensing into a more pure sound, once evolving from a lo-fi, psychedelic origin.

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For more information and to follow Vile’s tour dates, check here.

Gillian Shewaga 

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