Kurt Vile :: That’s Life, Tho (Almost Hate To Say)

It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. See, Philadelphia songwriter Kurt Vile has a way of saying things -- understated phrases just tumble from his mouth, hovering over motoring heartland rock or spacey acoustic guitar drones. Vile’s shrugged shoulders, ah-I-dunno lyrical sensibility means he gets away with saying things other songwriters couldn't. Words like "chillax." “When I go out I take pills to take the edge off, for to just take a chillax, man, forget about it,” he coos on “That’s Life, Tho (Almost Hate To Say),” the fourth song from . . .

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