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Elle King Releases New Album Track “Naturally Pretty Girls” From Forthcoming Second Studio Album “Shake The Spirit” Out 10/19 On RCA Records

“SHAKE THE SPIRIT” TOUR TO HIT 12 CITIES THIS FALL

WATCH THE ALBUM TRAILER: HERE

LISTEN TO “NATURALLY PRETTY GIRLS” OUT TODAY: http://smarturl.it/NaturallyPrettyGirls

LEAD SINGLE + VIDEO FOR “SHAME”: http://smarturl.it/xShame

“GOOD THING GONE”: http://smarturl.it/GoodThingGone

What the Press is Saying About Elle King & SHAKE THE SPIRIT:

“Blues, soul and 1950s roots show clearly through the tautly constructed songs” –The New York Times Fall Preview

“One of the Most Anticipated Albums of Fall 2018”—Billboard Magazine Fall Preview

“Best Badass…Her charisma and the songs’ catchiness made the set delectable, and the possibility of new music from her tantalizing- Rolling Stone (live show review at Seven Seas Festival)

Praise for single “Shame”:

“The song, a shuttering, shimmying blast of pop …a brazen invitation to give in to temptation…she sings in a near growl.” – Rolling Stone

“… mix(es) a bluesy tendency with her soulful tones, full of attitude and a catchy pop sensibility underlying its hard edges…give(s) her voice an extra raspy quality, making her sound distinctively her own.”- Time Magazine

“…the soulful Elle King captured hearts across the world with her sassy, lovelorn …‘Ex’s & Oh’s’… ‘Shame’ (is) a brassy tune about bad-girl antics…unstoppable series of hooks, as if daring us to feel shame for loving a song this wickedly good.” – Paper

“If you thought the Black Keys had cornered the market on blues-based stompers, she’s here to change your mind.” – Refinery 29

(New York – September 21, 2018) Three-time Grammy-nominated and platinum-selling artist Elle King today released a brand-new song — “Naturally Pretty Girls” — from her forthcoming second studio album SHAKE THE SPIRIT, which is out October 19th via RCA Records. Elle self-produced, played bass, and co-wrote “Naturally Pretty Girls,” a salty track about being an atypical beauty, with Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie.

Click HERE to listen. Fans who pre-order her album SHAKE THE SPIRIT will receive “Naturally Pretty Girls,” with previously released tracks “Good Thing Gone” and lead single “Shame” instantly. Pre-order HERE.

Elle recently released a short trailer for fans about the making of SHAKE THE SPIRIT, offering more detail on the emotionally challenging, yet artistically productive period of her life. – check it out HERE.

Speaking about the album, Elle explains: “I decided to call it ‘Shake The Spirit’ because I was shaken to the core over the last year and a half. I was literally talking to ghosts. But making the album not only changed my life, it saved my life. It’s like when you see somebody who is struggling, you want to shake them. Putting this record out is like shaking myself awake.

SHAKE THE SPIRIT Track Listing

Talk of the Town (written by Elle King and The Brethren)

Baby Outlaw (written by Elle King and Greg Kurstin)

Shame (written by Elle King and Tim Pagnotta)

Man’s Man (written by Elle King with Rebecca and Megan Lovell)

Naturally Pretty Girls (written by Elle King and Ben Gibbard)

Told You So (written by Elle King)

Good Thing Gone (written by Elle King and The Brethren)

Runaway (written by Elle King and Greg Kurstin)

It Girl (written by Elle King, The Brethren and Jason Fredericks)

Ram Jam (written by Elle King and The Brethren)

Sober (written by Elle King, The Brethren, Elliot Jacobson, Rebecca & Meghan Lovell)

Chained feat. Cameron Neal (Written by Elle King and Cameron Neal)

Little Bit of Lovin’ (Written by Elle King)

A select number of fans will be able to hear the new music live for the first time when Elle King & The Brethren present the SHAKE THE SPIRIT TOUR with stops in intimate venues across 12 major markets in the US, UK and Canada behind the album’s release.  Jon Pareles of The New York Times describes Elle as “a sassy, hard-drinking, love-’em-and-leave-’em hellion with bad tattoos and a broad pedigree across rock, pop and country. She has Adele’s determination and Joan Jett’s stomp, Brenda Lee’s high-voiced bite and some AC/DC shriek.” Rolling Stone writes of her set at the Seven Seas Festival earlier this month: “Her charisma and the songs’ catchiness made the set delectable,” and The Kansas City Star adds: “riveting… King growled like the rockabilly pioneer Wanda Jackson…and evoked the R&B great Etta James.” Elle will be joined on tour by special guest The Cordovas. Visit www.elleking.com for more details.

FALL TOUR DATES

Sept. 22                Franklin, TN – Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival

Oct. 2                    London, England – Bush Hall

Oct. 7 + 14           Austin, TX- Austin City Limits Festival

Oct. 26-28            New Orleans, LA – Voodoo Fest

Oct. 27                 Atlanta, GA – ALT 105-7’s Saints And Sinners Ball, Park Tavern

Oct. 30                  Charlotte, NC –   The Underground

Nov. 2                   Washington, DC – Lincoln Hall

Nov. 3                   New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall

Nov.4                    Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts

Nov. 5                   Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw

Nov. 8                   Toronto, ONT – Opera House

Nov. 9                   Columbus, OH- Newport Music Hall

Nov. 10                 Chicago, IL – The Vic Theatre

Nov. 12                 Los Angeles, CA – Belasco Theater

*** MORE DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON***

Upon its release, lead single “Shame,” was #1 most added at AAA Radio, Top 10 on Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist and Top 10 on iTunes Alternative Songs Chart. “Shame” is a fun, devilish track that embraces bad influences: “I can make you better babe, Come pray with me, Get saved with me….I’m a fire, just a spark under your halo.”  She celebrated its release with an electrifying performance on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” – watch it HERE.  The video for “Shame” can be seen HERE. Elle co-wrote “Shame” with Tim Pagnotta who produced the single.   In addition to single “Shame,” she released new track “Good Thing Gone,” a soulful, show-stopping ballad written by Elle and her band The Brethren and produced by Elle with Matt Pence in his Denton, TX studio The Echo Lab.  Click HERE to listen to “Good Thing Gone” and HERE to watch a live performance of “Good Thing Gone (Live from London).”

About Elle King:

Elle’s debut album Love Stuff, a sultry, badass mix of rock and roll, blues, and country, with a twinge of pop, features the breakthrough single “Ex’s & Oh’s,” which earned her two Grammy nominations and was certified double platinum. The track, about leaving behind a string of brokenhearted exes, hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Rock Songs Chart, and topped the AAA, Hot AC, and Alternative Radio charts, leading King to become the second female artist in 18 years to reach No. 1 at the latter format.  She was also featured on Dierks Bentley’s Grammy-nominated No. 1 Country Airplay hit “Different For Girls” (she performed it with Bentley at the CMA Awards and took home an award for “Musical Event of the Year”). King also performed for President Obama in honor of Mavis Staples at the 2016 Kennedy Center Honors.

BUY/STREAM “NATURALLY PRETTY GIRLS”:

Multi-link: http://smarturl.it/NaturallyPrettyGirls

Itunes: http://smarturl.it/NaturallyPrettyGirls/itunes

Apple: http://smarturl.it/NaturallyPrettyGirls/applemusic

Spotify: http://smarturl.it/NaturallyPrettyGirls/spotify

Google Play: http://smarturl.it/NaturallyPrettyGirls/googleplay

Amazon: http://smarturl.it/NaturallyPrettyGirls/az

Deezer: http://smarturl.it/NaturallyPrettyGirls/deezer

Youtube: http://smarturl.it/NaturallyPrettyGirls/youtube

PRE-ORDER SHAKE THE SPIRIT: http://smarturl.it/ShakeTheSpirit

WATCH THE ALBUM TRAILER: http://smarturl.it/STSAlbumTrailer

BUY/STREAM “GOOD THING GONE”: http://smarturl.it/GoodThingGone

BUY/STREAM “SHAME”: http://smarturl.it/xShame

WATCH THE VIDEO FOR “SHAME”: http://smarturl.it/xShame/youtube

WATCH ELLE KING’S PERFORMANCE OF “GOOD THING GONE” (LIVE FROM LONDON): https://smarturl.it/GTGLiveFromLDN

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