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The Great Distraction

Vessels - The Great Distraction

The Great Distraction is electronic quintet Vessels’ fourth studio album. Featuring collaborations with the Flaming Lips, John Grant, Vincent Neff (Django Django), and Larkin (Sky Harkin), The Great Distraction proves Vessels’ most ambitious record to date and marks further evolution of a band always exploring new electronic avenues of expression.

"sprawling electronic rock" - FADER

"a cosmic fairway of crystalline synths and jittering drumbeats" - Stereogum

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"Deflect The Light (Featuring The Flaming Lips)"


  1. 1. Mobilise
  2. 2. Deflect The Light (Featuring The Flaming Lips)
  3. 3. Position
  4. 4. Radiart
  5. 5. Deeper In A Sky (Featuring Harkin)
  6. 6. Gløwer
  7. 7. Trust Me (Featuring Vincent Neff)
  8. 8. Everyone Is Falling
  9. 9. Radio Decay
  10. 10. Erase The Tapes (Featuring John Grant)

Upcoming Tour Dates

  • Mar 28
    London, UK Vessels with Rone at Oval Space
  • Apr 06
    Istanbul, Turkey Sónar İstanbul 2018
  • Apr 06
    Prague, Czech Republic Vessels at Palac Akropolis
  • Apr 27
    Leeds, UK Vessels at Canal Mills
  • May 05
    Bristol, UK Vessels and Warm Digits at The Lantern, Colston Hall 2
  • Jun 23
    Gateshead, UK Vessels at The Sage Gateshead, Hall 2
  • Jul 19
    Macclesfield, UK Bluedot Festival 2018
  • Sep 21
    Portree, UK Skye Live 2018
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