Keb’ Mo’ Releases New Single “Good To Be (Home Again)”

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Five-time GRAMMY winner Keb’ Mo’ released his new single “Good to Be (Home Again).” The song will appear on his forthcoming album Good To Be, out January 21 via Rounder Records (currently available for pre-order). “‘Good To Be (Home Again)’ feels like the title track to my life,” explains Kevin Moore, who is best known by his stage name Keb’ Mo’.

Listen to “Good to Be (Home Again)”

Late last year Keb’ Mo’ announced Good To Be with the official video for “Good Strong Woman” featuring Darius Rucker. The single was praised by American Songwriter, Billboard, Wide Open Country and Guitar World, who said the song “…flexes the guitarist’s impeccable blues-based abilities via some pinpoint slide licks, as well as his supremely soulful vocals.” In 2021 Keb’ Mo’ also released the singles “Sunny and Warm,” “The Medicine Man” (feat. Old Crow Medicine Show), and a cover of Bill Withers’ “Lean on Me,” all of which will appear on the forthcoming album.

Good To Be was co-produced by Keb’ Mo’ alongside country music legend Vince Gill, who produced three of the album’s 13 tracks, and three-time GRAMMY winner Tom Hambridge (B.B. King, Buddy Guy). Darius Rucker, Kristin Chenoweth, and Old Crow Medicine Show all make guest appearances on the album.

The album was written between Nashville and his childhood home in Compton, which Keb’ recently purchased and renovated. He often found himself reflecting on the idea of home and contemplating what it means to belong and what it takes to stay true to yourself. ​​“You can’t bring an attitude to Compton,” reflects Keb’. “You can’t pose. You can’t be anything but real when you’re walking down the same streets you used to ride your bike on as a kid. In a lot of ways, coming back there felt like it completed me.”

Good To Be Tracklist:
01) Good To Be (Home Again)
02) So Easy
03) Sunny and Warm
04) Good Strong Woman (feat. Darius Rucker)
05) The Medicine Man (feat. Old Crow Medicine Show)
06) Marvelous to Me
07) Lean on Me
08) Like Love
09) Dressed Up in Blue
10) ‘62 Chevy
11) Louder
12) So Good to Me
13) Quiet Moments (feat. Kristin Chenoweth)

Tour Dates:
01/20/22: Alexandria, VA – The Birchmere
01/21/22: Alexandria, VA – The Birchmere
01/22/22: Annapolis, MD – Rams Head On Stage (2 Shows)
01/23/22: Easton, MD – Avalon Theatre
01/25/22: Hartford, CT – Infinity Hall
01/26/22: Boston, MA – City Winery
01/27/22: Boston, MA – City Winery
01/28/22: Portsmouth, NH – The Music Hall
01/30/22: New York, NY – City Winery
01/31/22: New York, NY – City Winery
02/02/22: Fairfield, CT – The Warehouse
02/03/22: East Greenwich, RI – Greenwich Odeum
02/04/22: Brownfield, ME – Stone Mountain Arts Center
02/05/22: Waterville, ME – Waterville Opera House
02/07/22: Princeton, NJ – McCarter Theatre
02/21/22: Various, US & Jamaica – Bonamassa Cruise
02/26/22: Orlando, FL – Plaza Live
02/28/22: Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall
03/01/22: Fort Lauderdale, FL – Parker Playhouse
03/03/22: Stuart, FL – The Lyric
03/04/22: Jacksonville, FL – Florida Theatre
03/05/22: Newberry, SC – Newberry Opera House
03/25/22: Honolulu, HI – Blue Note
03/26/22: Honolulu, HI – Blue Note
03/27/22: Honolulu, HI – Blue Note
03/29/22: Seattle, WA – The Moore Theater
03/30/22: Portland, OR – Revolution Hall
03/31/22: Eugene, OR – Shedd/Jaqua Concert Hall
04/10/22: Orange, CA – Musco/Chapman University
04/13/22: Grass Valley, CA – Center For The Arts Grass Valley
04/14/22: Turlock, CA – Turlock Theatre
04/15/22: Monterey, CA – Golden State Theatre
04/16/22: Napa, CA – Uptown Theatre
04/19/22: San Luis Obispo, CA – Fremont Theatre
04/21/22: San Francisco, CA – SF Jazz
04/22/22: San Francisco, CA – SF Jazz
04/23/22: San Francisco, CA – SF Jazz
04/24/22: San Francisco, CA – SF Jazz
04/26/22: Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up
04/27/22: Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up
04/28/22: Scottsdale, AZ – Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts
04/29/22: Tucson, AZ – Fox Tucson
07/14/22: Colorado Springs, CO – Pikes Peak Center

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