"Cheap Queen” & “Useless Phrases” out now: Follow King Princess: http://www.kingprincessmusic.com http://www.instagram.com/kingprincess69 http://www.facebook.com/kingprincess69 http://www.twitter.com/kingprincess69 Director/Writer: Symone Ridgell Creative Director: Clare Gillen Co-Writer/Technical Director: Maggie McLaughlin Producer: Cookie Walukas DP: Forest Erwin Special thanks: the cast, the crew, the band, Adam & Andrew of Fated Future, Jill Kaplan, Alexa Zelliger, Tracy Hua, Harley Wertheimer, Rachel, Jess Richmond, and iamsound
“Catchy, romantic pop confections are quickly becoming
the 20-year-old singer-songwriter’s specialty” —New York Times
“King Princess seems poised to become music royalty”—W Magazine
“A new breed of queer pop icon: King Princess” —Rolling Stone
Rising pop star King Princess unveils the Symone Ridgell-directed video for “Cheap Queen” and new interlude “Useless Phrases” today—watch/listen here. The first single off her highly anticipated forthcoming debut album, “Cheap Queen” is available on Zelig/Columbia Records.
“Cheap Queen” is receiving widespread critical acclaim…
“For King Princess, a 20-year-old who's currently
blooming into a queer icon, ‘Cheap Queen’ has it all"—NPR
“No one is cooler than King Princess”—Refinery29
“The way King Princess sings sounds deeply intimate,
like she’s delivering her lyrics up close in your ear.”—TIME
“‘Cheap Queen’ embodies [King Princess’] playful, complicated identity”—Uproxx
“Once again, King Princess nails her unique balancing act.”—The FADER
“King Princess is carving her own way in the pop genre.”—Paste Magazine
“Straus subtly pushes forward the King Princess sound
while examining her inner self.”—MTV News
This weekend, King Princess will perform at Bonnaroo in Tennessee. The performance follows a sold-out headline tour across North America and debuts at Coachella and Governors Ball, with further festival and headline shows planned around the world including Glastonbury, Leeds Festivaland more.
“Cheap Queen” follows a breakout 2018 for King Princess. Her debut single, an ode to untold queer histories titled “1950,” became an overnight smash hit with over 200 million streams to date, while her debut EP, Make My Bed, was released to widespread critical acclaim. Since the release, King Princess has gone to collaborate with Fiona Apple for the reimagining of “I Know” earlier this year and share the critically acclaimed “Pussy Is God” which has streamed over 17 million times to date.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, King Princess is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. The product of a musical family, she spent much of her childhood tinkering on the vintage Neve board in her father's Brooklyn studio, learning guitar and piano along the way. King Princess' debut album is set to for release this year.
KING PRINCESS LIVE
June 16 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival Manchester, TN
June 22 Firefly Music Festival Dover, DE
June 24 The Academy, Middle Abbey Street Dublin, Ireland
June 26 Heaven London, United Kingdom
June 28 Glastonbury Festival Pilton, United Kingdom
June 29 Rockwerchter Werchter, Belgium
July 27 West Riverfront Park Detroit, MI
July 28 West Riverfront Park Detroit, MI
August 3 Parc Jean-Drapeau Montreal, Canada
August 23 Domaine National De Saint-Cloud Saint Cloud, France
August 24 Richfield Avenue, Reading Reading, United Kingdom
August 25 Leeds Festival Leeds, United Kingdom