Elektra/Atlantic recording artist Kaleo have announced the release of their label debut album. â€œA/Bâ€ arrives on June 10th.Â The band will celebrate the albumâ€™s arrival with a very special sold-out release day show at Los Angelesâ€™s El Rey Theatre.
Primarily recorded in Nashville alongside producer Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, James Bay), with additional contributions from Mike Crossey, Arnar GuÃ°jÃ³nsson and the band, â€œA/Bâ€ features such extraordinary tracks as â€œI Canâ€™t Go On Without You,â€ â€œNo Good,â€ and the multi-format rock singles, â€œWay Down We Goâ€ and â€œAll The Pretty Girlsâ€ (see attached tracklisting). â€œA/Bâ€ is available for pre-order now here, and fans who pre-order the album will instantly receive five tracks–the four mentioned above, plus â€œVor Ã VaglaskÃ³gi,â€ the latest song unveiled from the album.Â A video for that track premiered today via the bandâ€™s YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/Da5qQD_RpEQ.
After relocating to Austin, TX from Iceland one year ago, Kaleo sold out their first ever US headline run at the top of 2016.Â The trek continues with a wide-ranging summer itinerary that includes headline dates, support spots, and performances at an array of radio concerts and festivals, including Gulf Shores, ALâ€™s Hangout Festival; George, WAâ€™s Sasquatch! Music Festival; Dover, DEâ€™s Firefly Music Festival.Â In addition to the bandâ€™s sold-out release day show at El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, a number of July headline dates have just been announced. For complete details and ticket information, please visit www.officialkaleo.com.
â€œWay Down We Go,â€ Kaleoâ€™s current single, quickly ascended to the top 13 at Alternative radio having already lit up the top 10 at Triple A outlets nationwide. The song, which is climbing the Shazam US Top 100 chart as new fans discover it (#1 in Johannesburg South Africa), yet Â has close to 11 million streams on Spotify and is nearing 100k in sales.Â Itâ€™s also making waves around the world: in the United Kingdom, the song is #7 on the overall Shazam chart, along with #4 in Ireland and #16 in Canada.Â â€œWay Down We Goâ€ has been featured on a number of soundtracks, trailers, and promotions for Foxâ€™s Empire, USA Networkâ€™s Suits, NBCâ€™s Blindspot, EA Sportsâ€™ smash FIFA 16 video game, and the UKâ€™s No7 Skin Care, among others.
Kaleoâ€™s debut US single, â€œAll The Pretty Girls,â€ received influential early support from SiriusXMâ€™s The Spectrum before proving a cross-platform success with top 10 play at Triple A radio outlets nationwide, nearly 2.5 million YouTube views, and Spotify streams well in excess of 17 million. Â NPR described the song as â€œfalsetto-fueled balladry meets Icelandic grandiosity.â€
Called a â€œgritty, Jack Whiteâ€“esque blues-rock anthemâ€ by Rolling Stone, the track â€œNo Goodâ€ was first featured on â€œVINYL: MUSIC FROM THE HBOÂ® ORIGINAL SERIES â€“ VOLUME 1,â€ Atlantic Recordsâ€™ first soundtrack companion to the blockbuster new HBOÂ® series.Â From there, â€œNo Goodâ€ began getting airplay at Active Rock, and currently sits at #21 on that chart. The songâ€™s companion video sees the Icelandic rock band performing live at the largest vinyl pressing facility in the country, Nashvilleâ€™s famed United Record Pressing.
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