Following the album's release longtime collaborator and guitarist Adam Granduciel departed from The Violators to focus on his own musical project, The War on Drugs, with sometime studio collaborator Rob Laakso joining in his place. Another word for walking. [10] Pitchfork's Jayson Greene gave the album a "Best New Music" designation, writing "Wakin on a Pretty Daze is Vile's most spacious, becalmed record yet, and it contains some of his best-ever brand of cosmic stand-up [...] [The album] feels like the culmination of Vile's quest to get away from people, noises, civilization and find somewhere to sit and whistle his own tune. The singer basically sees a cute girl walking down the street and he calls out to her to come on over and give him a chance. One day when I was walking, I … "[21], Nick Catucci of Rolling Stone, on the other hand, gave the album a mixed review. Lyrics: As I was walking down the street one day / A man came up to me and asked me / What the time was that was on my watch ... And I was walking down the street one day A pretty … It's tailor-made for my mind. "[3] Vile began writing tracks for his fifth studio album whilst on tour, practicing them during soundchecks: "The record was written all over the place, on tour,"[4] Vile elaborated "I was playing more gigs and more soundchecks and I was creating these sort of more epic tunes."[5]. [...] It’s not that he couldn’t care less. Musixmatch for Spotify and iTunes is now available for your computer Download now. "I heard it on the radio the other day and thought, Oh my God! The album is bookended by two monster tracks that each hover around the 10-minute mark. Lyrics not available. "[11] NME's Hazel Sheffield wrote, "[On] Wakin On A Pretty Daze, [Vile] turns his attention to writing proper songs. Wakin on a Pretty Daze is the fifth studio album by American indie rock musician Kurt Vile, released on April 9, 2013 on Matador Records. Before the lyrics kick in, Mark Knopfler does a few "who-hoo"s, which help create a whimsical vibe. Pretty woman, walking down the street Pretty woman, the kind I like to meet Pretty woman I don't believe you, you're not the truth No one c He’s like a wiz-kid with synthesizers and engineering in general and guitar. Easily his most focused and accessible work, Pretty Daze is the strongest so far in a chain of releases that seem to suggest there are even greater heights to be reached. Using three studio drummers – including Warpaint's Stella Mozgawa, Vince Nudo of Priestess and former Violator, Michael Johnson – the band worked on songs with longer, more experimental arrangements, with Vile initially comparing the album to Fleetwood Mac's 1979 album, Tusk, stating "It's so many hours of sessions. It’s like the simplest pun ever. "[17] In another positive review, AllMusic's Fred Thomas wrote: "It becomes clear that Kurt Vile isn't aiming to ape or even update the canon of classic guitar-based songwriters, but is very much his generation's chapter of the evolution of rock. "[24] NME listed the album at number thirty-seven on its "50 Best Albums Of 2013", writing: "This album, bookended by two monstrous tracks ("Wakin’ On A Pretty Day" and "Goldtone") that hovered around the 10-minute mark, distilled his ability to take a single, simple musical idea and stretch it into hypnotic mega-jams. When I'm unhappy and in my eyes things are bad i just have to close them, oh and suddenly im glad walking through my dreams at night you're It's so colourful. //, Sorry, we have to make sure you're a human before we can show you this page. Vile also holds a red apple, alluding to the tracks, "Red Apples" and "Runner Ups," from God Is Saying This to You... (2009) and Smoke Ring for My Halo (2011), respectively. Pretty Good Day song meanings Add your thoughts No Comments. Choose one of the browsed Walking In The Daylight lyrics, get the lyrics and watch the video. Browse for Walking In The Daylight song lyrics by entered search phrase. Ultimately you want some kind of struggle. When he spoke with the BBC in 1989, he expressed some woo remorse. When I'm unhappy and in my eyes things are bad i just have to close them, oh and suddenly im glad walking through my dreams at night you're walking through my dreams at night The first song on the record is called "Wakin on a Pretty Day," which is like the tone setter. Walking In The Daylight lyrics. Please enable Cookies and reload the page. "There's too many 'woos' at the beginning of 'Walk of Life,'" he said. 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