for KING & COUNTRY RELEASE NEW ALBUM BURN THE SHIPS TODAY
Oct 05 2018
STUNNING VIDEO FOR TITLE TRACK WORLD PREMIERES
Two-time GRAMMY® award-winning duo for KING & COUNTRY released their much anticipated third album, Burn the Ships, today via Curb/Word Entertainment. This record is especially meaningful for the group, as for KING & COUNTRY tapped into their own feelings of forgiveness, desperation, and hope to produce their most heartfelt and personal record to date. Songs from the album have brought Joel and Luke Smallbone to unprecedented heights, with lead single “joy.” becoming a multi-week, multi-chart, international No. 1 hit with over 20.6 million streams. Burn the Ships is already Top 5 in six countries, including the U.S., Canada, and Australia. You can stream and purchase the album in full HERE.
Today, for KING & COUNTRY also premiered the stunning music video for the title track “Burn the Ships,” which visually displays the meaning of the record. They filmed the video on Lady Washington and you may recognize the ship as The Interceptor from the film Pirates of the Caribbean.
“Years ago, we learned about an explorer who arrived in a foreign land with his ships and men,” Luke explains. “After they proved too afraid to explore the new territory, the explorer called his men to shoreline and ordered them to ‘burn the ships,’ so they could only move forward, no retreat. So many of us are bound by shame and guilt from our pasts, but there’s hope! Let’s step into a new day together as we share with you our journey, Burn the Ships.” Watch the video and get detailed information HERE.
Burn the Ships is an 11-song collection that adeptly dissects the human condition, utilizing the Smallbones’ own personal experiences of hardship and redemption. From the soaring, up-tempo jubilation of “joy.” to the profound and tender message of self-love in “God Only Knows,” it is apparent that for KING & COUNTRY have mastered creating diverse worlds within their music. Their incredible live performance is a mirror of this fact, as is evident by multiple sold-out shows on their current tour, including major markets like Seattle, Denver, and Nashville. You can find remaining tickets to their Burn the Ships | Album Release Tour HERE.
Track listing for Burn the Ships
- God Only Knows
- Burn the Ships
- Fight On, Fighter
- Need You More
- Never Give Up
- Hold Her
- Pioneers (feat. Moriah & Courtney)
Burn the Ships | Album Release Tour Dates
|The NorVa||Norfolk, VA|
|Oct. 11th||Warehouse Live||Houston, TX|
|Oct. 12th||The Bomb Factory||Dallas, TX|
|Oct. 14th**||Ryman Auditorium**||Nashville, TN**|
|Oct. 20th||Paramount Denver||Denver, CO|
|Oct. 23rd||The Theatre at Ace Hotel||Los Angeles, CA|
|Oct. 25th||The Warfield||San Francisco, CA|
|Oct. 27th||Moore Theatre||Seattle, WA|
** evening & matinee performance
Nashville, Denver, and Seattle shows are SOLD OUT
About for KING & COUNTRY
Two-time GRAMMY® award-winning Australian duo, for KING & COUNTRY, comprised of brothers Joel & Luke Smallbone, have just released their much anticipated third studio album, Burn the Ships, a sweeping musical landscape that explores themes of new beginnings, forgiveness, hope, and love. The album’s soaring debut single, “joy,” held the No. 1 spot for consecutive weeks, marking the group’s highest debut on three Billboard charts. Their previous album, the gold-certified RUN WILD. LIVEFREE. LOVE STRONG., debuted at No. 1 on iTunes, and produced two GRAMMYs®, four Dove Awards, and a hugely successful 60-date arena tour. They have garnered four No. 1 hits, nine Top 10 hits, and had songs featured on the Emmys, Super Bowl, Sunday Night Football and other high-profile events, including performances on The Tonight Show, Today, and Jimmy Kimmel Live! In October 2016, the Smallbone brothers released the indie film inspired by their No. 1 hit of the same name, Priceless, about human trafficking.
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