NEW KINGSTON, the Brooklyn-based progressive reggae group, have confirmed details of their upcoming album A Kingston Story: Come From Far, due out August 25th, on maverick indie imprint Easy Star Records.
This marks the band’s fourth studio album and follows their 2015 breakthrough release Kingston City (on Easy Star), which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Reggae chart followed by international touring and critical praise from tastemakers including Yahoo! Music and Sirius XM. The album is available for pre-order now and comes with an instant download of the first single.
The opening title track Come From Far is available for free download via the band’s website and encompasses the band’s live energy as New Kingston’s soulful vocals speak about the band’s journey – where they come from, where they’re at, and where they’re going.
Guitarist/vocalist Stephen says: “Everyone has a journey they are on or one that has ended. It all starts somewhere and we are no different. We have ‘come from far’ but ‘look how far we haffi go’.”
New Kingston’s journey formally began in 2006, when three brothers – Tahir (keys/vocals), Courtne
More news on the album will be released soon by the band, including a reveal of the album cover, more songs, and details of the pre-order, as the August 25th release date approaches.
UK 2017 TOUR DATES
09.26 Concorde 2 – Brighton, UK **
09.27 Forum – Tunbridge Wells, UK **
09.28 Chinnerys – Southend, UK **
09.29 Epic Studios – Norwich, UK **
10.01 Fruit – Hull, UK **
10.02 Plug – Sheffield, UK **
10.03 Assembly – Leamington Spa, UK **
10.04 The Bullingdon – Oxford, UK **
10.05 Sub 89 – Reading, UK **
10.08 Wedgewood Rooms – Portsmouth, UK **
10.18 Club Academy – Manchester, UK *
10.19 Arena House – Birmingham, UK *
10.20 Electric Brixton – London, UK *
** w/ The Skints
* w/ Collie Buddz