King Princess shares new song “Change the Locks,” Hold On Baby out July 29

photo credit: Collier Schorr

The new track is taken from her forthcoming sophomore album, Hold On Baby, out July 29 via Zelig Records/Columbia Records—pre-order/pre-save it here—and follows previously shared album offerings “Too Bad” and “Cursed,” which arrived alongside a double video directed by Quinn Wilson, “For My Friends” and “Little Bother” featuring Fousheé.

King Princess will play two shows in Chicago at the end of this month at House of Blues and Lollapalooza to celebrate the album’s release before embarking on The Hold On Baby Tour, a North American run of headline dates with stops at several historic venues—see full routing below and visit kingprincessmusic.com for more information.

Additionally, King Princess was the cover star of Rolling Stone’s June digital issue, which praised her as an “indie-pop visionary” who “exudes a rock-star persona as purely savage as anyone in her generation”—see here.

King Princess produced Hold On Baby alongside Mark RonsonEthan GruskaAaron DessnerBryce DessnerDave HamelinShawn Everett and Tobias Jesso Jr., with further contributions from Zach FogartyAmy Allen and Fousheé.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, King Princess is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer whose debut single, an ode to untold queer histories titled “1950,” became an overnight smash hit with over 560 million streams to date and eventually achieving Platinum status in the United States and Australia. Her debut album Cheap Queen was released in 2019 via Mark Ronson’s Zelig Records/Columbia Records to widespread critical acclaim from The New York Times, Pitchfork, NPR, Rolling Stone and others, and she has performed on “Saturday Night Live” and “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” Her sold-out tours have taken her across the world with festival sets at Coachella, Glastonbury, Governors Ball and Bonnaroo and landed her on the cover of V MagazineGQ Style UKHighsnobiety and more.

KING PRINCESS—HOLD ON BABY

1. I Hate Myself, I Want To Party

2. Cursed

3. Winter is Hopeful

4. Little Bother feat. Fousheé

5. For My Friends

6. Crowbar

7. Hold on Baby Interlude

8. Too Bad

9. Change the Locks

10. Dotted Lines

11. Sex Shop

12. Let Us Die

KING PRINCESS LIVE

July 28                                                         Chicago, IL                                            House of Blues

July 29                                                         Chicago, IL                                               Lollapalooza

August 6                                                   Las Vegas, NV                                  Allegiant Stadium*

September 20                                             Nashville, TN                              Ascend Amphitheater†

September 21                                            Alpharetta, GA                   Ameris Bank Amphitheatre†

September 23                                             Clermont, FL                                         Amway Center†

September 24                                               Miami, FL                                                 FTX Arena†

September 28                                             Charlotte, NC                                            The Fillmore‡

September 30                                          Philadelphia, PA                                         The Fillmore‡

October 1                                                  Columbia, MD                             All Things Go Festival

October 3                                                  New York, NY                           Radio City Music Hall‡

October 5                                                    Boston, MA                                               Roadrunner‡

October 6                                                   Portland, ME                                            State Theatre‡

October 8                                                    Toronto, ON                                                HISTORY‡

October 9                                                     Detroit, MI                                              The Fillmore‡

October 11                                                Pittsburgh, PA                                                 Stage AE‡

October 12                                                Cleveland, OH                                         Agora Theatre‡

October 14                                                 Madison, WI                                               The Sylvee‡

October 15                                                  St. Paul, MN                                          Palace Theater‡

October 17                                                  Denver, CO                                     Mission Ballroom§

October 18                                             Salt Lake City, UT                             Union Event Center§

October 20                                                  Seattle, WA                                         Showbox SoDo§

October 21                                                Vancouver, BC                            Commodore Ballroom§

October 22                                                 Portland, OR                                     Roseland Theater§

October 24                                             San Francisco, CA                                        The Warfield§

October 26                                              Los Angeles, CA                     The Theatre at Ace Hotel§

October 27                                              Los Angeles, CA                     The Theatre at Ace Hotel§

October 30                                                San Diego, CA                                                    SOMA§

October 31                                                  Phoenix, AZ                                                Van Buren§

November 2                                                 Dallas, TX                                           House of Blues§

November 3                                                Houston, TX                                         House of Blues§

November 5                                                 Austin, TX                                                         Emo’s§

* with Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Strokes

† with Florence + the Machine

‡ with St. Panther

§ with Em Beihold                                            

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