We speak to the king blues at download festival about. Formed in 2004, the band released their debut album, under the fog, in 2006, on household name records. The king blues stateautocollapse shows the template collapsed to the title bar if there is a navbar, a sidebar, or some other table on the page with the collapsible attribute. The infamous collection, which has been remastered for release today, includes seminal tracks such as do they owe us a living. Apr 20, 2012 the king blues modern life has let me down, released 20 april 2012. The king blues are fighting back, and theyre f king angry.
Listen online 12 songs from long live the struggle 2012 the king blues. We are fucking angry was made available as a free to download on 27 january. Their most recent release is the 2016 ep off with their heads. The king blues are a british punk rock band from london, consisting of jonny itch fox, and various other musicians. Crass, have today announced and shared a free download of their compilation album best before 1984 for 24 hours only, via this link. Fronted by the ballsy jonny itch fox, the band take a raw, punk rock attitude to ska, with autobiographical songs and a commitment to politics and resistance. Speaking of music, it is this that provides the king blues with their trojan horse. The king blues are a political band who fuse ska and folk together with punk rock influences.
Having joined the likes of the specials and the clash on the compact list of overtly political british ska punk bands, north london collective the king blues have lately become more renowned for their battles with each other than their battles with the system. The king blues took their lil bastrd soundsystem to one of tony blairs speeches and drowned out the sound in the building. Download the king blues mp3 songs and albums music. They followed this up with their second album, save the world.
I want you like a foot wants a shoe like a 1 wants a 2 like a pink wants a blue like a cheated on partner wants an answer a dancer wants a beat and a beat wants a. Buy mp3 music online the king blues the gospel truth. Because our mp3s have no drm, you can play it on any device that supports mp3, even on your ipod. The king blues off with their heads, released 12 february 2016 1. With the album theres a riot going on staggerlee went against what his audience wanted to hear. Jun 30, 2019 the king blues are a political band who fuse ska and folk together with punk rock influences. Crass give away free download of best before 1984 for 24. The king blues listen and stream free music, albums, new. The king blues suddenly forget who the king blues are if youve ever wanted feel good fun punk, some of you may have turned to the king blues. On april 3rd 2012 the band split up indefinitely, a comeback album was released in 2016.
Jun 18, 2011 prior to their stellar debut at download festival, vocalist jonny itch fox took some time to chat about the core values of the king blues alongside their latest album punk and poetry, which was released earlier this year. The band originally formed as a duo in 2004 before vocalistukulele player jonny itch fox, and guitarist jamie jazz decided to expand their sound, recording. Having hit the top 100 uk singles chart in 2010 with headbutt, the king blues is a band all set to release its third studio album punk and poetry on april 18th, and in preparation for the release has made the track we are fucking angry available for free download from bandcamp. After being dropped by field recordings due to poor sales of their 2008 sophomore album, save the world, get the girl, they appeared to. Slower beat and questioned the events going on in the country. A new generation of musicians are challenging warmonger politicians and their courtiers. Features song lyrics for the king blues s punk and poetry album. The name is somewhat misleading, as these hackney boys do not so much sing the blues as deliver conscious rudeboy ska. I first heard the king blues on spotify when their new album punk and poetry was being advertised. Everything happens for a reason protection each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum antidust sleeve.
Shop official the king blues merch, vinyl records, shirts and more. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at. Look at the king blues and youll find a young, passionate group who are looking to evoke hope, change and acceptance through their music. The king blues are a hard to pigeonhole semiacoustic punk rap outfit who sound like the pogues one minute, the streets the next, or like one of those us pop punk.
Punk zines have spawned a considerable amount of punk oriented fiction, some of which has made an impact outside of punk circles. The band return with a line up change and a more mainstream sound as the acoustic feel of previous albums is replaced by electric guitars and keyboards. Crass give away free download of best before 1984 for 24 hours only. At the roundhouse in november 2011 they debuted another new song modern life is getting me down. There are several examples of lyrics, but unfortunately few references to the titles or recording labels that would help you track down the music. Influenced by the specials, public enemy, and the clash, london collective the king blues combine folk punk, twotone, and dub reggae with overtly political lyrical themes creating a sound they describe as conscious rude boy ska. Many of the major works of kathy acker reflect themes of punk literature, most notably blood and guts in high school. The king blues are a british punk rock band from london, england, credited for fusing punk and hip hop together with influences from ska and spoken word.
On the same day, the king blues played the main stage at reading festival. The king blues new album the gospel truth is out now. Track list last of the dreamers we are fucking angry set the world on fire dancehall the future s not what it used to be i want you five bottles of shampoo sex education shooting fascists headbutt does anybody care about us. The king blues are a political band who fuse ska and folk together with punk. Mp3 is a digital audio format without digital rights management drm technology. The king blues have released 4 studio albums, under the fog 2006, save the world, get the girl 2008, punk and poetry 2011 and long live the struggle 2012. The punk subculture has greatly influenced the cyberpunk literary genre and its various derivatives. April 16, 2017 the king blues the gospel truth 2017 february 17, 2016 the king blues off with their heads 2016 july 7, 2012 the king blues long live the struggle 2012. I decided to listen and i fell in love with this band. The king blues download all punk rock songs the king. Prior to their stellar debut at download festival, vocalist jonny itch fox took some time to chat about the core values of the king blues alongside their latest album punk and poetry, which was released earlier this year.
Shop for vinyl, cds and more from the king blues at the discogs marketplace. Their third full length album, punk and poetry, was release read more. You can buy latest album off with their heads 2016 the king blues. Download punk mp3 albums for free view topic the king blues. I then bought all their albums and not a penny was wasted. The king blues tour 20202021 find dates and tickets.1369 1207 374 20 1024 1424 108 543 619 1087 159 431 142 1021 1017 240 203 893 407 980 676 222 993 1241 61 616 62 537 610 964 176 741 642 565 1279 47 1179 148 447 885 58