Ever since picking up a guitar at the age of 15 in his home town of Christchurch, New Zealand, Nathan King has had a passion and a gift for writing great songs. Not just any old ‘get-your-name-on-the-radio one-hit-wonder’ kind of songs, but we’re talking about crafted anthems, feel good summer soundtracks, down to earth melodies that just ooze a certain something that makes one want to fall in love - or maybe even break up. Quite simply, these are tunes to make rock-n-roll memories to…
Only five years after strumming that first chord, in 1998 Nathan found his songs and exceptional voice at the heart of multi-platinum, award-winning success as his band Zed saw their debut album shoot to number one. Mr King found himself honing his stagecraft in front of thousands of fans in Australasia touring with Robbie Williams and Coldplay and in the US and Europe with the likes of The Calling, Ash and Seal - all thanks to those great songs and teenage years spent devoted to the remarkable music of bands like U2, Simon & Garfunkel and The Beach Boys.
Drawing on this wide array of influences and experience, and having recently returned from a two-year stint based in London honing his skills, performing and traveling, Nathan finds himself ready with a brand new album…
Produced by acclaimed maverick and genius drummer Brady Blade (Dave Matthews, EmmyLou Harris, Beth Orton), and Greg Haver (Manic Street Preachers, Catatonia, Bullet For My Valentine) King’s solo offering reflects a diverse edge to his writing unlike anything you’ve heard before.
Your life will have a whole new soundtrack, thanks to one Nathan King.
Edited by energyneverdies on 10 Jun 2010, 07:51
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