FRANKIE COSMOS shares new video for “Jesse”, taken from ‘Vessel’ due 30th March on Sub Pop + UK dates

March 27, 2018

Frankie Cosmos



Shares new video for “Jesse” 

+ UK Tour in May

Watch Frankie Cosmos live on Thursday March 29th
via Pitchfork TV at 6:00 PM GMT

Frankie Cosmos AMA with Reddit Indieheads
on March 30th at 5:00 PM GMT

Vessel available worldwide on March 30th, 2018

On Friday March 30th, Frankie Cosmos will release their Sub Pop debut, Vessel.  To celebrate the album’s release, they have shared a new video for their song “Jesse” which was directed by Loroto Productions and the band. As described by Greta Kline, “for the video for “Jesse,” we were inspired by ASMR and slime culture. We wanted the song to be paired with mesmerizing and satisfying imagery. It turned into a marathon of playing with toys and goo.”

The band will embark on a European tour in support of Vessel in May, including their biggest headline London show to-date at The Scala on 31st May.  Dates are as follows:

Tuesday 22nd May – Kantine am Berghain, Berlin, Germany
Wednesday 23rd May – Aalhaus, Hamburg, Germany
Thursday 24th May – DOKbox, Ghent, Belgium
Friday 25th May – London Calling at Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Saturday 26th May – Petit Bain, Paris, France
Monday 28th May – Gorilla, Manchester
Tuesday 29th May – The Art School, Glasgow
Wednesday 30th May – The Fleece, Bristol
Thursday 31st May – Scala, London

Friday 1st June – Aeronef, Lille, France

Frankie Cosmos will also be performing live on the newly returned Pitchfork TV show“Juan’s Basement,” on Thursday, March 29th at 1:00 PM EST/10:00 PST. For info on where to livestream the band’s performance, read here.

They will also be partaking in a Reddit “AMA” via Indieheads on Friday, March 30th from 5pm GMT. You can access this message board by clicking here.

Vessel, the latest offering from NYC-based band Frankie Cosmos, is available worldwide on 30th March via Sub Pop Records. This 18-track opus finds bandleader Greta Kline’s distinctive songwriting voice enriched by the musical sensibilities of her bandmates– bassist/vocalist David Maine, keyboardist/vocalist Lauren Martin and drummer Luke Pyenson, who each played a role shaping the sound of the new record.

Pre-orders for Vessel are available now through Sub Pop here. LP preorders through will receive the limited Loser edition on blue vinyl (while supplies last). UK and European pre-orders of the limited Loser edition LP will be available on translucent blue vinyl from selected independent retailers (while supplies last).

What people are saying about Frankie Cosmos:

“Frankie Cosmos know how good it feels to acknowledge how epically, infuriatingly, beautifully helpless love can be.” [“Being Alive” Best New Track Review] – Pitchfork

“’Being Alive’ flutters like a heartbeat, careening in and out of heavy motion and rest.”
[“Being Alive” Track Review] – Stereogum

“The song has Kline wandering through apathy, thinking about the things she could’ve done if she’d had the energy or will, poking at her subconscious.” [“Jesse” Track review] – Noisey

“Kline has a keen, quick grip on the back-and-forth of modern uncertainty, swinging high from triumph to low-lit sorrow. It’s why she’s such a comfort to return to.” – 8/10 – Crack

“[Kline’s] anti-folk spirit remains alive on these 18 tracks, which range from 30-second sonic haikus to fully-fledged ’90s indie-pop duets.” – 7/10  Loud and Quiet

“While intimacy has found a large pop audience in the social-media era […] Kline’s disclosures are striking because they feel genuinely homespun.” – 4/5  Q Magazine

“Slight but powerful indie-pop” / “There’s great charm to these yearning tunes” – 8/10 Uncut

“Completely enchanting, it’s further proof that the band are one of the best”  – Wonderland 


1.  Caramelize
2.  Apathy
3.   As Often as I Can
4.   This Stuff
5.   Jesse
6.   Duet
7.   Accommodate
8.   I’m Fried
9.   Hereby
10.  Ballad of R & J
11.  Ur Up
12.  Being Alive
13.  Bus Bus Train Train
14.  My Phone
15.  Cafeteria
16.  The End
17.  Same Thing
18.  Vessel

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