Pop/rock trio King The Kid announced on January 20 that they would be releasing a new single, titled "Last Train," the first off of their upcoming sophomore album. The single will be available for download on iTunes starting February 4.
King The Kid released their debut album Start Something in December 2012, with the singles "We Are The Ones," "Tale of a Secret Admirer," and "Marionette." In summer of 2013, two summer singles were released: "Name In Lights" and "A Song for Brittany."
Besides original music, the band has recorded a handful of covers and uploaded them to their YouTube channel, putting their own spin on them, including One Direction's "Story of My Life," Yellowcard's "Ocean Avenue," Fall Out Boy's "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)," Macklemore's "Thrift Shop," and Miley Cyrus's "Wrecking Ball."
The three are heading out on tour with friends Hollywood Ending, playing select cities on Hollywood Ending's Freaks and Geeks Tour. All of the dates that King The Kid will appear can be viewed below:
- February 6 - Amityville, New York (Revolution Music Hall)
- February 7 - Freehold, New Jersey (Encore Events Center/iPlay America)
- February 8 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Prince Music Theater)
- February 9 - Vienna, Virginia (Jammin Java)
- February 12 - Atlanta, Georgia (Purgatory at The Masquerade)
- February 15 - Dallas, Texas (House of Blues Dallas)
- February 16 - Houston, Texas (Warehouse Live Studio)
- February 19 - Phoenix, Arizona (Crescent Ballroom)
- February 20 - Los Angeles, California (The El Rey Theatre)
- February 21 - Santa Ana, California (Constellation Room)
- February 22 - San Diego, California (The Epicentre)
- February 24 - Denver, Colorado (Marquis Theatre)
The Freaks and Geeks Tour comes to the Valley on Wednesday, February 19 at Crescent Ballroom, located at 308 N. 2nd Avenue in downtown Phoenix. Tickets for the show at Crescent are $15 (plus fees) and are available online here or at the Crescent box office. King The Kid ticketless VIP packages can be purchased through their online webstore here.