Our Song of the Day comes from a band we can’t seem to get enough of at the moment. Made up of Ben Nicholls (The Full English, Seth Lakeman Band), Richard Warren and Evan Jenkins (Neil Cowley Trio) I am of course referring to Kings of the South Seas whose eponymous debut album we recently reviewed here.
Weary Whaling Grounds is their first single from the album which was inspired by the adventures of the 19th Century British whalers in the South Seas. Far from glorifying those days the smell of death mentioned in the lyrics permeates strongly through the blood tinted images in the video and the brutal sound of the music, let alone the lyrics which are full of repent for the evil they’ve done.
Kings of the South Seas are supporting Bellowhead on their UK Tour 15-26th April 2015, details below:
13 Mar – FIREBUG, Leicester- Headline show
25 Mar – Nest Collective, Old Queen’s Head, London
BELLOWHEAD SUPPORT TOUR….16th-26th April 2015
16 Apr – CROYDON Fairfield Halls
17 Apr – BRIDLINGTON The Spa
18 Apr – OXFORD New Theatre
19 Apr – TRURO Hall For Cornwall
20 Apr – GUILDFORD G Live
21 Apr – WARRINGTON Parr Hall
22 Apr – IPSWICH Regent
23 Apr – NOTTINGHAM Royal Concert Hall
24 Apr – LIVERPOOL Philharmonic
25 Apr – POOLE Lighthouse
26 Apr – BASINGSTOKE The Anvil
Produced by John Parish the Weary Whaling Grounds single will be released 12th April 2015.