Kings & Associates is an Australian neo-blues band fronted by the dynamic Angela Portolesi. They are one of the top five finalists for Album of the Year in the 2019 Blues Foundations Awards. They have won three Chain awards and were nominated incategory every at the 2018 Australian Blues Music Awards on the back of their second album "Tales of a Rich Girl."
Angie Portolesi’s vocals emanate a raw, searing energy of full-spectrum dominance. Her voice reminds me of a hybrid of Gwen Stefani and Debbie Harry.
You are left emotionally drained after this soulful experience has concluded. There is such a seamless craftsmanship at work here that is cunning in its’ deceivingly simple approach. The magical voices of Angela and Benjamin set against expert musicianship and top notch production propel this effort into greatness. Hearing is believing!
Those who have followed this exceptional band from the beginning likely won’t be surprised; over the course of their career, Kings & Associates have developed into one of Australia’s most unique and exciting modern blues ensembles.