At only 21 and with huge achievements way beyond his years already, Kungs, a shining star in the modern French Funk / house music scene, now releases his new and long-awaited single ‘Be Right Here’.
After the success of the multi-platinum, globally chart-topping hit‘This Girl’ that went to #1 in 45countries and amassed over 1 billion streams, his live sets at the world’s most buzzed about events (Coachella, Lollapalooza) are a showcase of true talent. Kungs infectious sunshine jams and dance-laden take on pop spans genres with tints of disco, soul, indie and more.
Often favouring live in-studio instrumentation such as horns, strumming guitar licks and heavy, grooving keys that help elevate striking vocals, Kungs draws from his vast palette of influences and also unites with the industry-renowned Stargate and new talent GOLDN for his first, new original release since his revered debut artist album ‘Layers’ that went on the be certified Diamond, internationally.
Production and song writing duo Stargate are responsible for some of the biggest pop hits in modern history including Beyonce’s ‘Irreplaceable’, Rihanna’s ‘Rude Boy’ and Katy Perry’s Firework. In working with the crème de le crème of artists also spanning R&B, Rap, Indie and more, including Michael Jackson, Siaand Mariah Carey, now adding the effervescent talent of Kungs to their list.
Already cultivating a niche online following that swoons after his soulful delivery, vocalist GOLDN has been capturing the attention of both the electronic and hip-hop world, on the path to become pop music’s promising new voice. Teasing audiences with late night urban tales and smooth-as-silk vocal delivery on his solo outputs, as well as releases on the likes of Dim Mak, GOLDN – real name Josh Golden – is proof in itself that he was born to be a star when linking up with Kungs on ‘Be Right Here’.
Ethereal, breathy and clean-cut vocals build into an anthem of humongous Summer proportions, teasing in a marriage of syncopated beats and push-and-pull synths, before distorted top-line cuts push the chorus of the track into full dance-floor territory.
No doubt set to not just imitate but succeed in creating a unique audial experience, as already launched and felt around the world from Kungs’s radiating presence and snowballing hits; get set for the magnificent ‘Be Right Here’ – stream and check the video, out now!