Katy B has a new album called Honey coming described as “a love letter to Katy’s natural home – the global club underground.”
This is who is on it:
1. Katy B x KAYTRANADA — Honey 2. Katy B x Major Lazer x Craig David — Who Am I 3. Katy B x Wilkinson x Stamina MC — So Far Away 4. Katy B x Sasha Keable x JD. Reid — Chase Me 5. Katy B x The HeavyTrackerz x J Hus x D Double E — Lose Your Head 6. Katy B x Chris Lorenzo — I Wanna Be 7. Katy B x Four Tet x Floating Points — Calm Down 8. Katy B x Mr. Mitch — Heavy 9. KDA ft Katy B – Turn The Music Louder (Rumble) 10. Katy B x Jamie Jones x Kate Simko — Dark Delirium 11. Katy B x MssingNo x Geeneus — Water Rising 12. Katy B x Hannah Wants — Dreamers 13. Katy B x Novelist x Geeneus— Honey (Outro)
That’s a lot of guests. We’ve already heard ‘Calm Down’, her collab with Four Tet and Floating Points:
Today Katy revealed the opening track produced by Kaytranada:
Honey is out April 29th via Rinse/Virgin EMI.
Katy B will be a hosting a special Honey launch party at XOYO on Friday with Bok Bok, Ms Dynamite, Josey Rebelle, Spoony, Mr.Mitch, JD. Reid, The Heavytrackerz, Hannah Wants and Yasmin. She then headlines Brixton Academy on May 14th.
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