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Premiere: Jalen Ngonda Shares New Single “Come Round And Love Me”

Premiere: Jalen Ngonda Shares New Single “Come Round And Love Me”


Premiere: Jalen Ngonda Shares New Single “Come Round And Love Me”

Publicizes Debut Album Come Round And Love Me Due Out September eighth by way of Daptone Data

Jun 29, 2023

Pictures by Rosie Cohe

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Whereas rising up in his native Washington D.C., Jalen Ngonda’s childhood was indelibly coloured by the sounds of basic Motown soul. Now based mostly out of London, Ngonda has spent the previous couple of years reviving these classic strains of R&B and soul, steeping his music in a storied custom to match his tender songwriting voice. He debuted in 2018 along with his EP, Talkin’ About Mary, and lately has signed with Daptone Data forward of his forthcoming debut full-length file.

He’s been teasing the album during the last 12 months with a collection of latest singles, “What A Distinction She Made,” “Simply Like You Used To,” and “If You Don’t Need My Love,” and at this time he’s again with information of the complete file, Come Round And Love Me, due out September eighth by way of Daptone. Accompanying the announcement, he’s additionally shared the album’s title observe, premiering with Beneath the Radar.

Ngonda sports activities a voice worthy of Marvin Gaye and an ear for lush melodicism, and he places each to make use of on “Come Round And Love Me.” Syncopated guitar rhythms and lithe percussion give the observe a candy, euphoric really feel, threaded with groovy basslines and sun-dappled manufacturing. It seems like a misplaced early ‘70s Motown observe, recreated in crystal-clear element, capturing that period’s steadiness of impeccable studio manufacturing and summery pop songwriting. Ngonda says of the observe, “it was written late 2021 as quickly because it was potential to fly to the USA after lockdown I jumped on a airplane and we started working! The music is about taking an opportunity regardless of the encompassing doubts.”

He continues, saying “This music is a particular one for me as a result of it exemplifies what’s to come back on my upcoming album. ‘Come Round’ echoes the influences of Marvin Gaye and Brian Wilson in addition to the Gamble & Huff sound. From writing and recording, all the best way to taking pictures the video with Casey Liu, this file has been a gasoline to make!!”

Take a look at the music and video under. Come Round And Love Me is out in every single place on September eighth by way of Daptone Data. Ngonda has additionally introduced new tour dates this fall along with his full band. Take a look at the worldwide tour dates under.

Upcoming Tour Dates:

09/05 – Asheville, NC @ Gray /Eagle

09/06 – Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West

09/07 – Durham, NC @ Motorco

09/08 – Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern

09/11 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair

09/12 – Philadelphia, PA @ MilkBoy

09/14 – Baltimore, MD @ 8×10

09/15 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat

09/16 – New York, NY @ Racket

09/18 – Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe

09/19 – Detroit, MI @ El Membership

09/21 – Evanston, IL @ SPACE

09/24 – Minneapolis, MN @ Positive Line

09/27 – Denver, CO @ Globe Corridor

09/28 – Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre

09/30 – Ft. Collins, CO @ The Armory

10/01 – Salt Lake Metropolis, UT @ State Room

10/03 – Boise, ID @ The Olympic

10/05 – Seattle, WA @ Madame Lou’s

10/06 – Vancouver, BC @ Hollywood Theatre

10/07 – Portland, OR @ The Jack London Revue

10/09 – San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel

10/10 – Sacramento, CA @ Starlet Room

10/11 – San Luis Obispo, CA @ SLO Brew

10/14 – Los Angeles, CA @ Gold Diggers

10/15 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah

10/16 – Phoenix, AZ @ Final Exit

10/18 – Dallas, TX @ Deep Ellum Arts Collective

10/19 – Austin, TX @ Empire Storage Management Room

10/20 – Houston, TX @ Axlerad

10/22 – Nashville, TN @ Basement East

11/01 – Glasgow, SCT @ King Tut’s

11/02 – Liverpool, UK @ Jimmy’s

11/04 – Birmingham, UK @ O Institutes

11/06 – Bristol, UK @ Alternate

11/07 – London, UK @ Jazz Cafe

11/08 – Rotterdam, NL @ Hen

11/09 – Paris, FR @ Cafe De La Danse



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