Returning with their first new music in a decade, Kings of Convenience have just released their new album, Peace or Love, on June 18 via EMI Records. The first single from the album, “Rocky Trail” quickly will show you that the band have not lost their skill or emotional eloquence since they last recorded together. Lilting acoustic melodies are accompanied by violin and the pair’s distinctive dual-vocal approach to create something both subtle yet evocative. The contemplative lyrics deal with ideas of perception and regret.
“Another classic Eirik composition that skillfully ignores the verse-chorus-verse blueprint” explains Erlend on the origins of the song. “It’s pop music, but not as we know it.”