Kungs (pronounced Koongs), aka Valentin Brunel, is a fresh-faced producer from the south of France. He started his musical career with a djembe gifted by his parents to him at the age of five. From these early days Valentine’s day in the world of rock’n’Roll classics with his father. From The Who to The Kooks with many in-between, this essential listening to the first steps to Kungs inspiration as an artist. The only talent that has ever exploded in the dance pop spectrum for a fresh, unique European talent that is only still 21, he possesses a musical gift that is only set to springboard to extortionate new heights .
His unavoidable, global hit of a track ‘This Girl’ – a remake of a smooth, underground funk track from Australian trio Cookin ‘On 3 Burners – took the soulful, high vocals of the original and injected a deep house, sunshine-filled vibe that rippled from Europe, to the US and beyond. Taking # 1 braces across an eye-popping 45 countries including his native France, and dozens of Top 10 placements across Austria, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland ; Kungs’s success in an eye blink, but make no mistake, he’s no one trick pony.
Also winning awards that you will be proud of, Kungs managed to claim his uniqueness and talent for a scoop for ‘Best Electro Album Of The Year’ at The Victories of Music – a French prize comparable to the Grammys – as well as NRJ Awards for « DJ of The Year ‘and’ Best French DJ ‘ , beating David Guetta and DJ Snake to the accolade.
With a hugely impressive live show that has taken him to perform at the World’s greatest events and comings ; Coachella, Tomorrowland, ULTRA Miami, EDC, Parookaville, Ministry of Sound and Boots,representing a single needle in a haystack, Kung ‘s broad spectrum of sound and universal appeal only keeps on multiplying exponentially. Working closely with prestigious British fashion house Paul Smith at Paris Fashion Week appearing to guest on shows and beyond into styling ventures with the iconic brand, only further confirms his diversity as an artist that spans music-lovers, tend-forecasters, fashion-devoteesKungs stands strong at the center of this unique cocktail of sizzling hits and rare talent.
US TOUR DATES
12/1 @ Lavo – New York, NY