K'naan: New Album, U.S. Tour Dates


Critically acclaimed hip-hop MC/singer/songwriter and activist, K'naan, has announced his highly anticipated third album, Country, God or The Girl will debut October 16, 2012 through A&M/Octone. The album follows the release of 2009’s acclaimed sophomore effort Troubadour, and features a diverse collaboration with some of music’s biggest talents-Bono, Nas, Keith Richards and Will.i.Am. Also included on the LP collection is the Top 40 smash and MTV VMA-nominated single for ‘Best Video with a Message,’ “Is Anybody Out There,” featuring Nelly Furtado, and his current up-tempo single “Hurt Me Tomorrow,” which continues to climb the Top40 chart.

K'naan has also announced a national tour in support of the new album. Prior to these tour dates, K'naan will take part in The Global Poverty Project's Global Festival, a free-ticketed concert on September 29, 2012 in New York’s Central Park, alongside music heavyweights such as, The Black Keys, Neil Young and Foo Fighters.

Country, God Or The Girl Track listing

  • The Seed
  • Gold In Timbuktu
  • Waiting Is A Drug
  • Better
  • Simple
  • Is Anybody Out There? featuring Nelly Furtado
  • Hurt Me Tomorrow
  • The Sound Of My Breaking Heart
  • Nothing To Lose featuring Nas
  • 70 Excuses
  • Bulletproof Pride featuring Bono
  • The Wall

    Bonus Tracks for Deluxe album

  • Sleep When We Die featuring Keith Richards
  • More Beautiful Than Silence
  • Alone featuring will.i.am
  • On The Other Side featuring Mark Foster

    Upcoming National Tour

  • September 29th New York, NY Global Fest 2012
  • October 21st St Louis, MO Rock n Roll St. Louis
  • October 23rd Dallas, TX Trees
  • October 25th Houston, TX Fitzgeralds
  • October 26th Austin, TX Beauty Ballroom
  • October 27th New Orleans, LA Voodoo Festival
  • October 30th Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live - Downstairs
  • November 1st New York, NY Highline Ballroom
  • November 3rd Washington DC Rock and Roll Hotel
  • November 4th Cambridge, MA The Sinclair
  • November 7th Chicago, IL Bottom Lounge
  • November 8th Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theater
  • November 10th Englewood, CO Gothic Theatre
  • November 11th Salt Lake City, UT The State Room
  • November 13th Seattle , WA Neumos
  • November 14th Portland, OR Aladdin Theater
  • November 16th San Francisco, CA Bimbo's 365 Club
  • November 17th Los Angeles, CA Troubadour
  • November 18th Solana Beach ,CA Belly Up Tavern

    K'naan Tour Dates :: K'naan News

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    [Published on: 9/19/12]

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