24-year-old jazz, blues and funk artist King Solomon Hicks has today shared yet another track off his forthcoming full -length debut, Harlem, which drops on March 13th, 2020, via Provogue. Commenting on the single, Hicks noted, “This is my new track from my upcoming LP Harlem. ‘I’d Rather be Blind,’ is a song about: not knowing what you have, until it is gone. I’d Rather be Blind – Then to see you go.”

Speaking of his forthcoming album, Hicks said, “This has been a long time coming, but I’m really happy with the sound and the way everybody played. This music is where I come from. It’s really special to be able to record these songs — and really important to get ‘em right.”

Harlem was produced by multiple Grammy Award winner Kirk Yano (Miles Davis, Public Enemy, Mariah Carey), the production work of whom Hicks further commented, “It was just about getting my own sound together. I didn’t want it to be traditional. I wanted people to feel like they’re in a juke joint, listening to what the blues sounds like in 2019, my own spin on it.”

Harlem Track Listing:

1. Rather Be Blind
2. Every Day I Sing The Blues
3. What The Devil Loves
4. 421 South Main
5. I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know
6. Headed Back To Memphis
7. My Love Is Alive
8. Have Mercy On Me
9. Riverside Drive
10. It’s Alright
11. Help Me

Artwork for ‘Harlem’ by King Solomon Hicks

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