Nonstop To Cairo re-release their hook-laden single “Awkward Situations” on March 31 as they gear up to debut a new song in April and their new album KAI in May via collaboration with Rama Entertainment and Creative Entertainment Network/The Orchard, a division of Sony Music.

The pop-punk-flavoured “Awkward Situations” dives into action with melodic punk rhythms, fast-paced riffs, and rapid-fire rap. Says vocalist ASH:

“‘Awkward situations’ is a high energy relentless punk/rock song. It speaks to knowing that we can’t live in the nostalgia of our glory days, as a comfort for the road we must travel. Moving forward through obstacles, is how you get to where you are going.”

Delivering a mix of punk, hip-hop, funk, and ska, the New York-based Nonstop To Cairo is August “ASH” Harris (vocals,) Nick Diamond (guitar/vocals,) Alex Turner (drums/vocals,) and Ed Nevin (bass).

Their upcoming LP KAI, slated for release in May, is named as a tribute to the band’s trumpet player/keyboardist, Kevin Anand Itwaru, whose initials make up the album title. Itwaru passed away tragically just before KAI was recorded; and while their grief deepened the music, it’s also a celebration of life.

Shares guitarist Diamond:

“Our sophomore album KAI is a celebration of life, dedicated to our friend, brother, and former member Kevin Anand Itwaru who passed away in 2020. The project is a great portrayal of the vision we created with him, as our sound is ever-evolving. KAI is about the ups and downs of life, music, loss, and the connection needed to persevere.”

Nonstop To Cairo “Awkward Situation” single artwork
Nonstop To Cairo “Awkward Situation” single artwork

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