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Kurt Vile

Kurt Vile is a guitarist and singer from Philadelphia. He was previously the lead guitarist in the band The War on Drugsand also has a burgeoning solo career. He was signed by Matador Records in May 2009 as a solo artist.

His music has been likened to Bruce Springsteen, Bob Seger, and Tom Petty. His first album for Matador, titled ChildishProdigy was released in October 2009. Prior to signing with Matador, Vile released two albums, God is Saying This to You andConstant Hitmaker, on Mexican Summer and Woodsist, respectively ...read more

Kurt Vile is a guitarist and singer from Philadelphia. He was previously the lead guitarist in the band The War on Drugsand also has a burgeoning solo career. He was signed by Matador Records in May 2009 as a solo artist.

His music has been likened to Bruce Springsteen, Bob Seger, and Tom Petty. His first album for Matador, titled ChildishProdigy was released in October 2009. Prior to signing with Matador, Vile released two albums, God is Saying This to You andConstant Hitmaker, on Mexican Summer and Woodsist, respectively. He plays both solo shows as well as shows with abacking band called The Violators. He released his critically acclaimed third full length Smoke Ring for My Halo in March2011Secondary Genre:If more than one genre is necessary to describe the band, fill this out. Otherwise, leave blank. Tertiary Genre:Most bands won't need this Band DescriptionPlease include a band bio. Include history, music style, similarbands et.

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LPs
Wakin on a Pretty Daze
04/09/2013

3.9
253 Votes
Smoke Ring For My Halo
2011

3.7
168 Votes
Childish Prodigy
2009

3.7
45 Votes
Constant Hitmaker
2009

3.8
31 Votes
God is Saying This to You...
2009

3.6
28 Votes
EPs
it's a big world out there (and i am scared)
11/19/2013

2.9
5 Votes
So Outta Reach
2011

3.9
13 Votes
Square Shells
2010

3.5
9 Votes
The Hunchback
2009

3.5
4 Votes

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