Vampire Weekend’s Baio announces new album, ‘Man Of the World’ out June 30th5 June 2017
Vampire Weekend’s bassist Baio has announced details of his forthcoming sophomore album, Man Of The World set for release via Glassnote Records on June 30th. This is the follow-up to his 2015 full-length solo debut, The Names, which amassed critical praise from the likes of NME, Q, Pitchfork, SPIN, Stereogum, The New York Times, and more. The album’s single, ‘Sister of Pearl,‘ debuted on NBC’s Late Night With Seth Meyers, was a hit at US alternative radio and has been streamed nearly 10 million times on Spotify.
Baio announced details of the album in line with the first single “PHILOSOPHY!” – a deceptively buoyant breakup song chronicling a terminal failure of communication. Written amidst the false equivalencies, polarising fake news and gridlocked shouting matches that characterised political life in the last year, it’s about what we talk about when we are realising that philosophising is not powerful enough to change anyone’s mind.
Listen to ‘PHILOSOPHY!’ below: