New Single “Prophet” Creates More Anticipation for King Princess to be Crowned as Cheap Queen

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The year’s most anticipated debut record is coming from King Princess, though it still does not have a release date. But Cheap Queen, as it will be called, is already stacking up to be a memorable one, with now its third single revealed ahead of the album. The latest is “Prophet,” a sensual ballad that debuted during the Brooklyn artist’s recent winter tour. For your chance to see King Princess live, grab tickets to her show at the Wiltern this coming January. 

King Princess burst onto the scene last February with a beautiful love song called “1950,” then she solidified her status as a queer icon last fall with the bombastic alt pop bop “Pussy Is God.” Though the new single is not as obvious, she still maintains an acute sexuality, vowing on “Prophet” to be “your pretty girl, when you want it.” Most of her music is fueled by her worship for women, and yet she still finds time to make grown men cry (see “Cheap Queen” below). King Princess is the queer, feminist icon we deserve.

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Grab tickets to see King Princess at the Wiltern on January 24 here.  Follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Words by: Zoë Elaine

King Princess Tour

September 20 @ Life is Beautiful Festival – Las Vegas, NV
October 4 @ Austin City Limits Festival – Austin, TX
October 5 @ House of Blues – Dallas, TX
October 8 @ White Oak Music Hall – Houston, TX
October 9 @ Stubb’s – Austin, TX
October 11 @ Austin City Limits Festival – Austin, TX
October 28 @ Rebel Complex – Toronto, ON
October 30 @ House of Blues – Boston, MA
November 2 @ Terminal 5 – New York, NY
November 4 @ The Fillmore – Philadelphia, PA
November 6 @ 9:30 Club – Washington, DC
November 7 @ 9:30 Club – Washington, DC
November 9 @ The Orange Peel – Asheville, NC
November 10 @ Tabernacle – Atlanta, GA
November 12 @ The Plaza Live – Orlando, FL
November 13 @ Revolution – Fort Lauderdale, FL
November 16 @ Corona Capital – Mexico City, MX
January 16 @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Vancouver, BC
January 18 @ Showbox SoDo – Seattle, WA
January 19 @ Roseland Theater – Portland, OR
January 21 @ Fox Theater – Oakland, CA
January 24 @ The Wiltern – Los Angeles, CA
January 28 @ The Observatory North Park – San Diego, CA
January 29 @ The Van Buren – Phoenix, AZ
January 31 @ The Union Event Center – Salt Lake City, UT
February 2 @ Ogden Theatre – Denver, OR
February 4 @ Palace Theatre – Saint Paul, MN
February 8 @ Stage AE – Pittsburgh, PA
February 10 @ Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH
February 11 @ Marathon Music Works – Nashville, TN
February 13 @ The Pageant – Saint Louis, MO
February 14 @ The Truman – Kansas City, MO

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