Rising pop star King Princess premieres the Cody Critcheloe/SSION-directed video for “Prophet”. Taken from her highly anticipated debut album, Cheap Queen, due this fall on Zelig/Columbia Records, “Prophet” is receiving widespread acclaim with Rolling Stone calling it “a soulful rock slow-burner,” while the New York Times says, “the 20-year-old musician sees it all and doesn’t care.”
Previously released album tracks include the critically acclaimed “Cheap Queen” and the interlude “Useless Phrases.” NPR praises, “For King Princess, a 20-year-old who’s currently blooming into a queer icon, ‘Cheap Queen’ has it all.”
King Princess is set to embark on a North American headline tour this fall that includes stops at New York’s Terminal 5, DC’s 9:30 Club, Los Angeles’ The Wiltern and many more. See below for the full list of dates. This year has seen King Princess grace festival stages this year at Coachella, Governors Ball, Glastonbury and most recently at Lollapalooza and Osheaga. Exclaim says of her Montreal performance, “King Princess” gave everything the crowd wanted, and then some.”
“Cheap Queen” follows a breakout 2018 for King Princess. Her debut single, an ode to untold queer histories titled “1950,” became an overnight smash hit with over 200 million streams to date, while her debut EP, Make My Bed, was released to widespread critical acclaim. Since the release, King Princess has gone to collaborate with Fiona Apple for the reimagining of “I Know” earlier this year and share the critically acclaimed “Pussy Is God” which has streamed over 17 million times to date.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, King Princess is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. The product of a musical family, she spent much of her childhood tinkering on the vintage Neve board in her father’s Brooklyn studio, learning guitar and piano along the way. King Princess’ debut album is set to for release this year.