Moon King have shared a second track from their forthcoming album Secret Life, which will be out via Last Gang Records on April 14th. The track comes on the heels of a run of UK dates for the Toronto duo, which saw them play a number of shows with Alvvays.
In 2013, Moon King, made up of songwriter Daniel Benjamin and singer/guitarist Maddy Wilde, played over 100 shows to support a pair of EPs, Obsession I and II, which were released on Fucked Up’s One Big Silence label in North America and Tough Love in UK/Europe. After a year spent on the road, it became evident they should capture the energy of their live show while it was fresh. Daniel & Maddy relocated to a cottage in northern Ontario to record the album with a group of Toronto music scene luminaries, all of whom had played in various incarnations of the live band.
Most of the tracks on the album were recorded live off the floor, with little except the vocals added, put to tape by live sound engineer Noah Giffin (Owen Pallett, Austra, DIANA). The record was then mixed in New York with Jacob Portrait of Unknown Mortal Orchestra/Blouse.
Secret Life Tracklisting
02. Secret Life
04. Come Back
08. Golden Age