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Kimbra, new tracks from new album

In anticipation for its August release, Kiwi artist Kimbra has unveiled the tracklist for her forthcoming album The Golden Echo, and has dropped two new songs which will feature on the 12-track record. Kimbra is streaming yet another two tracks ‘Love In High Places’ is a bright synth jam that retains some of the elements of ‘90s Music’, but is a more restrained affair with some deep R’N’B bass, which breaks out into a squiggly solo after the three minute mark. ‘Nobody But You’ is a soulful cut that features horns and an infectious, summer-y refrain. Listen to the tracks below.

The Golden Echo was produced by Rich Costey (Foster the People, Interpol, Muse), while Silverchair‘s Daniel Johns is said to have acted as a songwriting partner for many songs on the record. The Golden Echo is slated for release on August 19th via Warner Bros Records.

Kimbra spoke about writing her new record and the thread that ties together all her collaborators. “What united all of the people I’ve worked with on this record is the love of a great song, the love of a great melody, the love of a potent lyric, or a hypnotic drum beat. Just basic kind of things and that’s what makes pop music great,” she said. “I’m super excited to get it out. I feel ready so it’s just a matter of tying together all those bits and pieces. When you’re chronic perfectionist you have to really work hard to slowly let go of your baby and let it be what it wants to be.”

The Golden Echo is now available for pre-order on iTunes

Via Source fasterlouder.com.au

 

 

 

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Kimbra + Janelle Monae Sydney Show Postponed due Janelle’s sudden illness

American alt-R&B singer Janelle Monáe and Kiwi songstress Kimbra have canceled their show tonight at the Sydney Opera House after Monáe  took ill Saturday night and pulled out of her Melbourne performance.

Here is the Statement from Live Nation: Janelle Monae/Kimbra Sydney performance:

“Due to a sudden illness, Janelle Monáe was unable to perform in Melbourne at The Forum on Saturday, May 17.

Ms Monáe has been required to remain in Melbourne under medical supervision to assess her recovery.

Therefore the Sydney performance by Janelle Monáe and Kimbra on their Golden Electric Tour will not go ahead at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall tonight, Monday May 19, as scheduled.

Live Nation is working to secure a rescheduled performance date later this week, subject to the progress of Ms Monáe’s recovery.

A further announcement will be made on Tuesday May 20 and ticket holders are urged to retain their tickets until that time.

Janelle Monáe and Live Nation regret any inconvenience that the rescheduled Sydney date may create for ticket holders.”

So sorry guys!

Via Source musicfeeds.com