Release Date: Sep 7, 2018
Record label: Counter Records
Genre(s): Electronic, Pop/Rock
Global influence finds its way onto the British duo's triumphant second album Touring can suck the life out of most bands, but not Maribou State. Following the success of their stellar 2015 debut album 'Portraits', the band headed out on a lengthy world tour to celebrate and promote it. But this experience was also the catalyst for the future. During and after, the British duo scoured the planet for inspiration, taking field recordings of the cities they would conquer - Delhi, Sydney and Lisbon to name a few - and use them as inspiration for their second album, 'Kingdoms In Colour', a kaleidoscopic triumph.
After successfully forging their breakthrough debut Portraits in their home-built studio in Hertfordshire, they attempted to build upon their momentum with a new album, settling for a new base in London. Unfortunately, this didn't have the desired effect. If anything, this move held them back. Their answer was to look outwards; at all their experiences over the past few years - using their journey to fuel their creative spark.