Vanyaland Premiere: Kingsley Flood throw folk-punk ‘To The Wolves’ in bold new single

“I am no supermodel son, I open doors all on my own” admits Kingsley Flood frontman Naseem Khuri on “To The Wolves,” the Boston/DC sextet’s assertive new single. “I got no Rockefeller blood. When the dollar’s done, then the dollar’s done.”

That air of defiance in Khuri’s lyrics is prevalent throughout the song, a heavier, riff-ier sound from the band that has been getting the “folk-punk” tag from the national press — which is a family-safe way to declare this ever-evolving folk band has a certain fury that’s starting to creep towards the surface.

“To The Wolves,” which you can preview below via Soundcloud, is the title track to Kingsley Flood’s upcoming EP, due July 17. It follows January’s acclaimed EP To The Fire, and serves as a primer for a third and full-length release later this year. To The Wolves was produced by Paul Kolderie (Pixies, Radiohead) at 1867 Recording Studio in Chelsea, and the artwork can be viewed via the embed below.

Kingsley Flood will be playing a few festivals later this year, including PARMA Festival in New Hampshire August 16 and Nashville’s Americana Music Festival in September, but not before taking on a Rock & Blues Cruise around the waters of Boston July 12 with Parsonsfield. Check out their run of shows below, a raise a play-button glass “TO The Wolves” after the dates….

Kingsley Flood Tour Dates
July 12: Rock and Blues Cruise, Boston, MA
August 16: PARMA Festival, Portsmouth, NH
September 16: Tin Pan, Richmond, VA
September 17: Isis Music Hall, Asheville, NC
September 18: Americana Music Festival, Nashville, TN