Kingsley Flood welcome both ‘Neighbors and Strangers’



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Last time we linked up with Kingsley Flood, we were trying to determine if it actually was a young Stewart Copeland of The Police on the cover of their 2016 album Another Other. Turns out, it really was him, lending a bit of unintentional star power to the visuals of the Boston-DC folk-rock band’s latest effort.


Fast forward two years, and the Police are nowhere to be found. What we do have is a relative sneaky new Kingsley Flood on the horizon, titled Neighbors and Strangers and set to hit June 6, aided by a record release party this Saturday (May 19) at ONCE Ballroom in Somerville.

Three tracks off the record went public this morning — “Still So Still,” “Little Man,” and “Bottom of the Barrel” — and this teaser trio sets the tone for the new LP rather nicely. Now veterans of the scene, Kingsley Flood remain one of Boston’s more reliable band of artists, musicians, and storytellers, and frontman and songwriter Naseem Khuri can tell the stories of these songs through music better than we ever could.

Fire up all three below, and roll up early to ONCE on Saturday to catch opening sets from Glenn Yoder & the Western States and Andrea Gillis. Stewart Copeland’s already on the list if he wants to join in.