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Elle King Releases A Cover Of “American Girl” Featured In Upcoming Film ‘Hot Pursuit’

Having just released her critically-acclaimed debut album LOVE STUFF in February, pop, blues, and rock’n’roll singer Elle King today releases a second song, a cover of “American Girl,” The Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers classic, featured in upcoming film Hot Pursuit starring Reese Witherspoon and Sofía Vergara, in theaters May 8th. Click here to listen now! Elle King previously released a new song “Catch Us If You Can,” on April 14th recorded for Hot Pursuit. The song was produced by David Bassett and written by Grammy-Award winning artist Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum along with Charlie Peacock, Sara Chrenow and Todd Clark. Click here to listen “Catch Us If You Can.”

Elle recently performed her current single “Ex’s & Oh”s on The Today Show and on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Late Night With Seth Meyers.

Jon Pareles of The New York Times describes Elle King 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.” The Wall Street Journal calls her voice “a powerful instrument that reflects the influence of Aretha Franklin and rockabilly pioneer Wanda Jackson,” and Teen Vogue declares her “Blond and boisterous…music’s newest hot chick.”

Elle King will be on tour as the opening act for select dates on James Bay’s sold out tour starting May 7th in Denver, Colorado. She will also be performing at Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Hangout Fest, and Squamish Valley Music Festival in the coming months. Elle has toured with Of Monsters and Men, Train, Ed Sheeran, and many others.

Upcoming tour dates:
May 7th – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre – w/ James Bay
May 8th – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot – w/ James Bay
May 10th – Seattle, WA – The Showbox – w/ James Bay
May 12th – San Francisco, CA – The Independent – w/ James Bay
May 14th – Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda Theatre – w/ James Bay
May 16th – Gulf Shores, AL – Hangout Fest
June 12th – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo
July 25th – Edmonton, AB – Intergalactic Rodeo
July 31 – Aug 2nd – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
Aug 9th – Squamish, BC – Squamish Valley Music Festival

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