If Kim Gordon awards an album with the words "I love this record", it must be at least brilliant. Which brings us to The War On Drugs founding member Kurt Vile and his sixth long player "B'lieve I'm Going Down ...".
It's no secret that not only the Sonic Youth-icon is enthusiastic about this guitarist and singer / songwriter from Philadelphia. Since his last album "Wakin On A Pretty Daze", which was celebrated by audience, critics and colleagues alike, the curly-haired songsmith has arrived in the modern alternative rock Olympus. Clearly, this stoic stoner is now one of the greats.
It takes you on an acoustic journey from the East to the West coast and through the history of the country from Woody Guthrie to Dinosaur Jr. "B'lieve I'm Going Down ..." is a very mature and authentic rock album, which in our fast-paced digital age, where everything seems possible, provides a focused, clear and sincere fresh breeze.