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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

  • Oct 20
    Antwerp, Belgium Vessels at Het Bos
  • Oct 22
    London, UK Tycho with Vessels at Roundhouse
  • Oct 26
    Berlin, Germany Vessels at Prince Charles
  • Oct 27
    Hamburg, Germany Vessels at Kleiner Donner
  • Oct 28
    Cologne, Germany Vessels at Artheater
  • Nov 01
    Barcelona, Spain Vessels at Razzmatazz
  • Nov 02
    Madrid, Spain Vessels at Siroco
  • Mar 28
    London, UK Vessels at Oval Space
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