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Kokoroko announce debut album, ‘Could We Be More’, on Brownswood Recordings

The news is accompanied by new single 'We Give Thanks'


Kokoroko have announced details of their debut album.

Led by Sheila Maurice-Grey, the eight-piece - who perform a blend of jazz and Afrobeat - will release the 15-track 'Could We Be More' via Gilles Peterson's Brownswood Recordings on 5th August 2022. The album comes eight years after the group formed in London in 2014.

Accompanying the news is the release of new single 'We Give Thanks'. Speaking about the track - which follows on from lead single 'Something's Going On'. Speaking about the single, the group said:

“We were imagining playing live with this one - it's definitely written with that energy we get towards the end of a set. Some shows, like La Cigalle in Paris or Paradiso in Dam have legit felt magical for us and you always want to give that energy back. This is us trying to do that.”

Stream 'We Give Thanks', and check out the artwork and tracklist for 'Could We Be More', below.

1. Tojo
2. Blue Robe I
3. Ewa Inu
4. Age of Ascent
5. Dide O
6. Soul Searching
7. We Give Thanks
8. Those Good Times
9. Reprise
10. Home
11. War Dance
12. Could We Be More
13. Something’s Going On
14. Outro
15. Blue Robe II