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New Kings of Convenience Coming to Save This Year

Unexpected but probably not entirely surprising news - they were long due for a comeback anyway - beloved Norwegian acoustic duo Kings of Convenience has returned. In 2009, they released "Declaration of Dependence," and that was the last we heard from them in terms of new music (officially, at least). Until this past week. 

"Rocky Trail" is their new single off their upcoming album "Peace or Love" (which sounds very classic Kings of Convenience right out the gate) and it seems to pick up precisely where "Declaration of Dependence" dropped off. And it's a welcome return, a friendly track that sounds familiar and warm. For me personally, it's one of my standout tracks of this year thus far, but I was such a big fan of theirs for a long time, so I'm biased. 


They even brought back Canadian indie legend Feist to duet on two tracks ("Catholic Country" and "Love is a Lonely Thing") for a lovely return to form, as their voices have blended so well together in past gorgeous harmonies. Check out "The Build Up" below for proof: 


If 2021 might be slowly picking up momentum, this news is definitely a shot in the arm. Be sure to check out the previous works in Kings of Convenience's catalog if you haven't before - you won't regret it. 

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