Facebook R&B crooner Mario has been relatively quiet on the music front for…
- Posted on Oct 29th 2009 10:39AM by Dan Reilly
It's no secret that the band was hugely popular overseas, particularly in the UK, before releasing 'Only by the Night' last September. The British magazine Uncut will be judging that album against Grizzly Bear's 'Veckatimest,' Animal Collective's 'Merriweather Post Pavilion,' Bob Dylan's 'Together Through Life,' Wilco's 'Wilco (The Album)' and three others. The winner will be announced in the January issue, which hits newsstands Nov. 24.
The Kings' DVD, a Blu-ray version of which will also be released on Nov. 24, is culled from a June 30 performance at London's O2 arena. The band performed to a sold-out crowd of 18,000 people -- tickets were gone within an hour of going on sale -- and mixed classics like 'Molly's Chambers' and 'The Bucket' with new hits 'Sex on Fire' and 'Use Somebody.'
To top it all off, the band will release a remix album of their songs featuring Justin Timberlake, Pharrell, Mark Ronson and Lykke Li, and are said to be working on their next album.