Kip Berman, formerly of the Pains of Being Pure at Heart, has announced his full-length debut from his solo project the Natvral. The album is called Tethers and it’s out April 2 on Kanine. Berman has also shared the first song from the album, “Why Don’t You Come Out Anymore?” Check it out below.
Tethers was produced by Andy Savours, whose catalog includes records with Berman’s previous band and others such as My Bloody Valentine. The album also features Pains collaborators Jacob Sloan, Brian Alvarez, and Sarah Chihaya, plus Kyle Forester of Crystal Stilts and Woods.
Berman led the Pains of Being Pure at Heart for more than a decade, beginning in 2007. The band broke up in 2019, following the release of The Echo of Pleasure in 2017. Berman released Know Me More, his first EP as the Natvral, in 2018.
01 Why Don’t You Come Out Anymore?
02 New Moon
03 Sun Blisters
04 New Year’s Night
05 Tears of Gold
06 Sylvia, the Cup of Youth
07 Stay in the Country
08 Runaway Jane
09 Alone in London