Leon Bridges has announced details of his debut album, ‘Coming Home’.
The soul singer from Fort Worth, Texas will release his first LP on June 22 through Columbia Records. Produced by Austin Jenkins and Josh Block of White Denim, the album features the previously released tracks ‘Better Man’, ‘Coming Home’ and ‘Lisa Sawyer’.
Following a sold out run of London shows earlier this year, Bridges will play this summer’s Latitude Festival, as well as a sold-out date at London’s Village Underground on May 20, with more UK dates to be announced soon.
He recently appeared on US chat programme The Late Late Show with James Corden, performing the song ‘Better Man’ and was awarded the 2015 Grulke Prize for Developing US Act at SXSW in Austin, Texas last month. Click below to watch his debut television appearance.
Leon Bridges was among the names on NME’s Ones to Watch 2015 list in January, appearing alongside artists like Shamir, Slaves and The Districts. Read Bridges’ first ever interview by clicking here. In it, he says of his debut LP: “There’s a couple of ballads in there and some rock’n’roll tunes. Everything is very subtle – it’s just like how they did it back in the day.” Of the inspiration behind the songs, he says “For the most part it’s love songs”.