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Black Hole Sun E.P. (released August 31st)

1-and-a-half months before the new album; the journey continues here... new album: LINGO: LIFE LEGEND LOST


JEAN KONING Covers Dead Rockers on New Album ‘Lingo: Life, Legend, Lost’
Album will include cover songs honoring David Bowie, Tom Petty, Chris Cornell, Leonard Cohen and more.

Sinner-Songwriter Jean Koning will release a new solo album, Lingo: Life, Legend, Lost, filled with covers that honor late musicians such as David Bowie, Leonard Cohen and Tom Petty. The record arrives October 9th via Out Of Office Records.
The Lingo: Life, Legend, Lost track list features songs like Petty’s “American Girl,” Bowie’s “Heroes” and Cohen’s “A Singer Must Die.” Koning also put his spin on more contemporary classics like Leon Russell’s “Delta Lady” and Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun,” in honor of Chris Cornell. The record also features tributes to Prince, George Michael and George Young.
In a statement, Koning explained how the project developed and led him to the title. “The original working titles…

Black Hole Sun E.P., pre-sale and b-side promotion...

2 months before the new album; the journey continues here... new album: LINGO: LIFE LEGEND LOST
The second additional E.P. BLACK HOLE SUN has arrived! Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun", in a triphop-honoring remix by 'Lone Jon Zilver, which started its journey to various dance-clubs the world over, on August 17th. Apparently night-clubbers have enjoyed this dark, quite moody version of the 90s classic. This past week, we witnessed the promotion of some of the b-sides of that very E.P. on a variety of social networks.  The E.P. releases August 31st, and can now be pre-ordered right here.
Black Hole Sun (single/video) by Jean Koning
The E.P. will also be available as a (mildly reduced) playlist on YouTube. To follow, or subscribe to the official #JK channel, please, click >>>here.

Obviously, this second E.P. is linked to the previous one (AMERICAN GIRL); together (and awaiting the third and final installment of the series) they serve as a journey to the full album LIN…

Black Hole Sun E.P., pre-sale and remix club-release...

2 months before the new album; the journey continues here... new album: LINGO: LIFE LEGEND LOST
The second additional E.P. BLACK HOLE SUN has arrived! Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun", in a triphop-honoring remix by 'Lone Jon Zilver, will start its journey to various dance-clubs the world over, today. Enjoy your cocktails with this dark, moody, heartfelt version of Soundgarden's 90s classic. The E.P. releases August 31st, and can now be pre-ordered here.
Black Hole Sun (single/video) by Jean Koning
Covers albums are usually a chance for a singer to let their hair down a little, a creative break while they wait for new ideas to come along.
Trust Jean Koning to do it differently. The concept behind LINGO: LIFE LEGEND LOST is that all the songs were written by musicians who we've lost between January 2016 and December 2017, all the songs were written during some political or social turmoil, all songs are considered classics, however have very little connection with th…

American Girl E.P. (released August 3rd)

2 months before the new album; the journey continues here... new album: LINGO: LIFE LEGEND LOST JEAN KONING Covers Dead Rockers on New Album ‘Lingo: Life, Legend, Lost’ Album will include cover songs honoring David Bowie, Tom Petty, Chris Cornell, Leonard Cohen and more. Lingo: Life Legend Lost by Jean Koning
Sinner-Songwriter Jean Koning will release a new solo album, Lingo: Life, Legend, Lost, filled with covers that honor late musicians such as David Bowie, Leonard Cohen and Tom Petty. The record arrives October 9th via Out Of Office Records.
The Lingo: Life, Legend, Lost track list features songs like Petty’s “American Girl,” Bowie’s “Heroes” and Cohen’s “A Singer Must Die.” Koning also put his spin on more contemporary classics like Leon Russell’s “Delta Lady” and Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun,” in honor of Chris Cornell. The record also features tributes to Prince, George Michael and George Young.
In a statement, Koning explained how the project developed and led him to the title. …