Latest News is we have a new album, Yesterday Man, is the 2nd album from Coronation Kings, it is a series of compositions that contemplate life in the western world both yesterday and today. Comparisons on the effects of change, reflections of the past, the consequences of the now and the possibilities for the future. The album is largely based on honest simple acoustic songs that often grow into being full of dark angst and energy. Mixing the old with the new, the songs have a modern vintage sound and around every corner there is a surprise to be had. In the making of the album the band found themselves reaching out of familiar comfort zones and delving into new musical places. The results give a fresh feel to new tunes which define the true sound of the Coronation Kings. Release date 29th October, on all Digital Platforms.
What happens when you throw a lightweight indie-pop singer-songwriter into the studio with some powerful, old-school rock hitters? You get.. The Coronation Kings! The Coronation Kings, playing a set of self-penned original material take you for a genre-hopping leap across song writing's golden periods. You find yourself saying “that sounds like...“, but you can’t pin it down. What it is, is a unique blend of sounds and influences played with feel. You might not spot some of the influences behind this band, such as REM, Tom Petty or Geoff Buckley, Bowie or Ashcroft, but they are all in there. What you will hear are rousing guitar-based rock songs delivered with a mature verve, and passion. And the sound, think English, think American, think rock, indie and pop, no boundaries, just songs from the heart with meaning and drive. Listen to this band once and it will all make perfect sense, it is music driven by the love of playing and the art of song writing. This new five-piece of old friends, hail from the East of England, forming in early 2018 with a view to an album and some live shows, purely for the self-indulgent love of music. The CK’s are Mark Holmes, Paul Hale, Richard Barrett, John Hickleton and Frank Morrow.