K'Naan to Release "Country, God or The Girl" on October 16
Mon, 24 Sep 2012 13:45:42
Critically acclaimed hip-hop MC/singer/songwriter and activist, K'NAAN, has announced his highly anticipated third album, Country, God or The Girl will debut October 16, 2012 through A&M/Octone.
While fans can expect the diverse sound that they have come to know K’Naan on Country, God or The Girl, the artist also ventures deeper musically into pop, soul and reggae. He continues his tradition of evocative, thought-provoking lyrics on this album, tapping themes of independence, positivity and fighting loneliness and social pressure. The upcoming album proves to be dynamic, highlighting the expansive sonic direction K'Naan has explored writing and recording over the last year.
He also an impressive guest list, including Bono, Keith Richards and Nelly Furtado.
Also lending to his many influences, while making the upcoming record, are the social activist campaigns he has taken part in. This includes his efforts for the Clinton Foundation and participation in the "Decade to Difference" concert last October to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the foundation.
1. The Seed
2. Gold In Timbuktu
3. Waiting Is A Drug
6. Is Anybody Out There? featuring Nelly Furtado
7. Hurt Me Tomorrow
8. The Sound Of My Breaking Heart
9. Nothing To Lose featuring Nas
10. 70 Excuses
11. Bulletproof Pride featuring Bono
12. The Wall
Bonus Tracks for Deluxe Version:
1. Sleep When We Die featuring Keith Richards
2. More Beautiful Than Silence
3. Alone featuring will.i.am
4. On The Other Side featuring Mark Foster
September 29th New York, NY Global Fest 2012
October 21st St Louis, MO Rock n Roll St. Louis
October 23rd Dallas, TX Trees
October 25th Houston, TX Fitzgeralds
October 26th Austin, TX Beauty Ballroom
October 27th New Orleans, LA Voodoo Festival
October 30th Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live - Downstairs
November 1st New York, NY Highline Ballroom
November 3rd Washington DC Rock and Roll Hotel
November 4th Cambridge, MA The Sinclair
November 7th Chicago, IL Bottom Lounge
November 8th Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theater
November 10th Englewood, CO Gothic Theatre
November 11th Salt Lake City, UT The State Room
November 13th Seattle , WA Neumos
November 14th Portland, OR Aladdin Theater
November 16th San Francisco, CA Bimbo's 365 Club
November 17th Los Angeles, CA Troubadour
November 18th Solana Beach ,CA Belly Up Tavern
Are you going to check out K'Naan's album or tour?