Pop, blues, soul, and rock‘n’roll singer/ songwriter/guitarist/ banjoist Elle King reveals two brand new tracks entitled “Ain’t Gonna Drown” produced by Jeff Bhasker and “Under the Influence” produced by Dave Bassett from her debut album Love Stuff due out February 17, 2015 on RCA Records. Fans who pre-order Love Stuff, will receive “Ain’t Gonna Drown” and “Under the Influence” instantly. The album is available for pre-order now on iTunes and Amazon. King recently performed “Ex’s & Oh’s,” the first single from her album Love Stuff on “Late Night with Seth Meyers.”
King will be on tour with Willie Watson of Old Crow Medicine Show on the East Coast and her New York City show with Hamilton Leithauser is scheduled for January 30th at Bowery Ballroom. See tour schedule below for venues and dates.
Elle worked with acclaimed collaborators on Love Stuff including Jeff Bhasker (Fun., Kanye West, The Rolling Stones), Eg White (Adele, Sam Smith), Jacknife Lee (R.E.M., U2,Crystal Castles), Mark Ronson (Amy Winehouse, Bruno Mars, Paul McCartney), Martin Johnson, and Dave Bassett, among others.
Her single “Ex’s & Oh’s” was #1 Most Added at AAA radio upon release and has received tremendous praise: Billboard raves “Mix Duffy’s vocals, the Black Keys’ urgent rhythms and a hook and tempo that recalls P!nk’s “So What,” and you have Elle King’s catchy and clever RCA debut.” Perez Hilton writes: “She’s like a modern-day Janis Joplin! Elle King is the real deal! A true talent!” Muumuse declares: “Elle King, the man eatin’, shit talkin’ spitfire of your dreams…or nightmares. (Boys: You’ve been warned).”
Love Stuff showcases King’s powerful voice, tremendous songwriting, playful spirit, and bad-ass ways with lyrics that chronicle bad boyfriends, passionate relationships, and heartbreak.
King has toured with Of Monsters and Men, Train, Ed Sheeran, and many others. With the release of her critically acclaimed 4 track EP, The Elle King EP, released in 2012, Elle made her network television debut with the song “Playing For Keeps” on the Late Show With David Letterman.
The track was featured as the theme song for VH1’s “Mob Wives Chicago” and chosen for the national TV ad campaign for Mad Men. Click HERE to listen to the The Elle King EP on Spotify. Elle has been featured by Esquire, Teen Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Entertainment Weekly, and many more.
- Where The Devil Don’t Go
- Ex’s & Oh’s
- Under the Influence
- Last Damn Night
- Kocaine Karolina
- Song of Sorrow
- America’s Sweetheart
- I Told You I Was Mean
- Ain’t Gonna Drown
- Make You Smile
- See You Again
1/8 Washington, DC The Hamilton#
1/9 Brooklyn, NY Rough Trade #
1/10 Allston, MA Great Scott#
1/30 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom+
# with Willie Watson
+ with Hamilton Leithauser
Author: Buddy Iahn
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