The Marcus King Band Announces New Album ‘Carolina Confessions’ & Shares Singles

By Andy Kahn Aug 21, 2018 7:45 am PDT

The Marcus King Band will release a new studio album entitled Carolina Confessions on October 5 via Fantasy Records. Two singles are available now from the forthcoming LP, “Homesick” and “Welcome ‘Round Here.”

Guitarist/frontman Marcus King, keyboardist DeShawn Alexander, bassist Stephen Campbell, trombonist/trumpeter Justin Johnson, saxophonist Dean Mitchell and drummer Jack Ryan recorded Carolina Confessions with producer Dave Cobb at the historic RCA Studio A in Nashville. The follow-up to The Marcus King Band’s 2016 self-titled debut features nine songs written by King and one, “How Long,” was co-written by The Black Keys’ guitarist Dan Auerbach and Nashville-based singer-songwriter Pat McLaughlin.

NPR Music premiered the LP’s pair of singles, check out “Homesick” and “Welcome ‘Round Here” below:


[Welcome ‘Round Here]

Carolina Confessions Tracklist

  1. Where I’m Headed
  2. Goodbye Carolina
  3. Homesick
  4. 8 a.m.
  5. How Long
  6. Autumn Rains
  7. Confessions
  8. Side Door
  9. Remember
  10. Welcome ’Round Here
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