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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile perform Lotta Sea Lice songs live on KCRW: Stream

Ahead of the collaborative duo's upcoming North American tour

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    Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile are set to kick off their first-ever joint tour tomorrow. In support of their upcoming collaborative debut album, Lotta Sea Lice, the trek will wind throughout North America until mid-November and feature an all-star backing band comprised of members of Sleater-Kinney, Warpaint, and The Violators.

    As a preview of their live chemistry, the Philly-based Vile and the Aussie-born Barnett recently appeared on KCRW’s “Morning Becomes Eclectic”. The in-studio radio session spanned 40 minutes and saw the pair perform seven tracks off the new LP.

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    The indie rockers opened with “Over Everything”, followed by “Continental Breakfast”, which Vile penned while on holiday in Hawaii. They also unfurled two covers: “Fear Is Like A Forest”, originally done by Melbourne songwriter Jen Cloher, and Belly’s “Untogether”. Additionally, Vile played his rendition of Barnett’s 2013 song “Outta the Woodwork”.

    Hear the entire session over on KCRW. Update: You can also watch video of them performing “Over Everything” and another new album track, “Blue Cheese”, below.

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    Lotta Sea Lice arrives on Friday, October 13th through Matador.

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