KONGOS were recently surprised during their appearance on the Today show in the US by being presented with a platinum disc for their US smash-hit 'Come With Me Now'. A no.1 single on the Alternative chart and a huge hit on the Billboard Hot 100, it is fast becoming a staple on UK radio, championed regularly on Radio 1 by huge fan Fearne Cotton it has now added to the XFM daytime playlist and is on the A-list at Absolute Radio.
'Come With Me Now' is now released in the UK on September 21st, the same day as their critically-acclaimed debut album 'Lunatic'.
Following on from their sold-out London shows at Birthdays and Tram & Social in June, the Billboard record-breaking KONGOS return with a headline show at the capital's Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen on October 23rd and a full European arena tour, including London's O2, as main support to One Republic.
OCTOBER UK / IRELAND TOUR DATES (w) ONE REPUBLIC
19th - Dublin, The O2
21st - Liverpool, Echo Arena
22nd - London, O2 Arena
23rd - London, Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen (HEADLINE)
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