Vetiver return with new album Up On High in November, share “To Who Knows Where” and fall tour dates

Vetiver return with new album Up On High in November, share "To Who Knows Where" and fall tour dates
Photo: Alissa Anderson

As far as band names go, Vetiver couldn’t have gotten it righter. Derived from the native-to-India bunchgrass plant chrysopogon zizanioides, vetiver oil is often referred to as the “oil of tranquility” due to its ambrosial, deeply soothing scent. Andy Cabic’s band of the same name cuts a wide swath with its healthy embrace of diverse musical styles, but regardless of the sound path chosen from song to song, it is always like an oasis of peaceful ease and good vibes amid the uncomfortable, mad scenes found outside the Vetiverse.

Cabic returns with a new album in November and has released the first single from it entitled “To Who Knows Where.” The album, Up On High, is out on November 1 through Mama Bird Recording Co. (US/world) and Loose Music (UK/Europe). Pre-orders are available here and here.

Vetiver have also announced a west coast tour of the U.S. that will keep them busy for a good chunk of November. Following these shows, the band will travel to England and Scotland for some December dates.

The video for the aforementioned “To Who Knows Where” serves as a first lush highlight from Up On High, and you can watch it who knows where right here:

Up on High tracklisting:

01. The Living End
02. To Who Knows Where
03. Swaying
04. All We Could Want
05. Hold Tight
06. Wanted, Never Asked
07. A Door Shuts Quick
08. Filigree
09. Up On High
10. Lost (In Your Eyes)

Vetiver live dates:

11.06.19 - Santa Cruz, CA - Moe’s
11.07.19 - San Francisco, CA - The Chapel
11.08.19 - Novato, CA - The Hopmonk
11.10.19 - Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios
11.12.19 - Seattle, WA - Tractor Tavern
11.13.19 - Boise, ID - The Olympic
11.15.19 - Salt Lake City, UT - Urban
11.16.19 - Fort Collins, CO - The Armory
11.17.19 - Denver, CO - Ophelia’s
11.20.19 - Phoenix, AZ - Valley Bar
11.21.19 - Joshua Tree, CA - Pappy & Harriet’s
11.22.19 - San Diego, CA - Soda Bar
11.23.19 - Los Angeles, CA - The Moroccan
12.07.19 - Liverpool, UK - 81 Renshaw
12.08.19 - Manchester, UK - YES
12.09.19 - Durham, UK - Old Cinema Launderette
12.10.19 - Edinburgh, UK - Sneaky Pete’s
12.11.19 - Glasgow, UK - Mono
12.13.19 - Leeds, UK - Headrow House
12.14.19 - Birmingham, UK - The Cuban Embassy
12.15.19 - Brighton, UK - The Brunswick
12.16.19 - Bristol, UK - Rough Trade
12.17.19 - London, UK - O2 Academy2 Islington

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