CMU Approved

Approved: Knight$

By | Published on Monday 31 October 2016


Knight$ is set to release his debut EP, ‘What’s Your Poison’, on 18 Nov. A four track collection brimming in a deep love of 80s pop and Italo disco, it’s a fast introduction to his impressive songwriting skills.

The EP’s title track got its premiere with a live video earlier this year, the song stripped back to just piano and vocals (a great cover of A-ha’s ‘Hunting High And Low’ was also given the same treatment).

The finished studio production is driven by clipped synth bass and funk guitars, eventually giving in to those 80s influences and letting a saxophone solo tear through the middle too. The vocals are then the glue that binds it altogether, providing the hooks that reappear inside your head repeatedly between listens.

Knight$ will be playing UK shows in January, including The Charterhouse in London on 14 Jan.

Watch the video for ‘What’s Your Poison’ here:

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