During the pre-Grammy event, organized by Billboard, King’s wool announced his collaboration with the producer Jack Antonoff for a new country-style album.
If you don’t already know from our award winners and our artists, the music business is going country. We’re going to the country. It’s happening”.
The name of the composer’s tenth studio LP is lassois recorded within Muscle Shoals, Nashville and Mississippi under recommendations of Antonoff. The album is scheduled to be released in September of this year, King has been testing his country’s waters on stage for the past year. In September, she stopped by Robert’s Western World in Nashville to show their version of “Stand By Your Man“, original of the singer Tammy Wynettein November, performed a melancholic version of “Unchained Melody”originally from Righteous Brothersfor Christmas at Graceland of NBC and in December he released a cover of “Take Me Home, Country Roads” of John Denver.
At the beginning of the year, Elizabeth joked about his country intentions by publishing a preview of one of the tracks that would be part of lasso, “Last call, hey ya, hang his hat up on a wall / Tell him that his cowgirl is gone (come on and giddy up),” posted on his Instagram. In the caption, she tagged Luke Lairdthe country music producer.
King’s wool never leaves us with a bad taste in our mouths, because his latest album Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd It is nominated for ‘album of the year’ and ‘best alternative music album’. Your song “A&W” is nominated for ‘song of the year’ and ‘best alternative music performance’, while “Candy Necklace” with Jon Batiste is nominated for ‘Best Pop Duo/Group Performance’.
In the coming months, King will also headline several music festivals, including Coachella, Hangout Fest in Gulf Shores and Primavera Sound in Barcelona.