While No Doubt’s new album Push and Shove isn’t set to release until September 25, the band has released a music video teaser for “Settle Down”, the first single off the new record.
Featuring lots of bright lights, wild stage costumes and a scene of the band members giving each other hugs, the music video directed by Sophie Muller is set to debut on July 16.
So, who else is excited for this?
Victoria Abraham defines one up and coming artist each week so you can impress your friends with your musical brilliance. This week, she tackles Kimbra, an electro soul sensation from New Zealand.
It’s possible that you haven’t heard of Kimbra. But it’s more likely that you’ve been playing Gotyé ft. Kimbra’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” on repeat 24/7. This fiery 22 year-old begun her love affair with music when her dad gave her a guitar at the age of 12. Now she’s quickly making a name for herself with the recent release of her debut album Vows in the US and her traveling live band.
Origins: Hamilton, New Zealand
Real name: Kimbra Johnson Zottola.
Live band members: Fagan Wilcox (samples/synth/bass/vocals), Timon Martin (guitar/vocals), Stevie McQuinn (drums), Ben Davey (keyboards/vocals)
Known for: Kimbra is known for her kick-ass fashion sense and energetic electric live shows.
Used in a sentence: “Kimbra’s sophisticated vocals and fun style make her uncompromisingly unique.”
File next to: Nina Simone, Bjork
Download now: “Good Intent”
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