Maxwell Comes Through With The Feels On His New Single “Gods”

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Next Friday, Maxwell will deliver on all of the promises with the release of his first album in 7 years, blackSUMMERS’night. And while there’s certainly been no shortage of new juice from the Brooklyn-born soul star in the last few months (hear “1990x” and “Lake By The Ocean”) today he’s given us one last freebie to hold us over until the album’s official release. “Gods” is a reminder that Maxwell’s silk-smooth vox pairs well with just about anything you put it against. Here he tries his hand with a synth-sparked slow-burner, and does so to brilliant results. Hear the latest from Maxwell and if it’s good to your earhole, pre-order your copy of his new album on wax from the OKP Shop down below. Catch him if you can on the road, the dates for which are listed just below the player.

Tour Dates:
06-28 Albuquerque, NM – Sandia Resort and Casino
06-29 Oklahoma City, OK – The Criterion
07-01-03 New Orleans, LA – Essence Festival
07-04 Montreal, Quebec – Olympia Theatre
07-05 Toronto, Ontario – Massey Hall
07-06 Buffalo, NY – Shea’s Performing Arts Center
07-08 New London, CT – The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Casino
07-09 Brooklyn, NY – Coney Island Amphitheatre
07-11 Columbus, OH – Palace Theatre
07-12 Mount Pleasant, MI – Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort
07-14 Louisville, KY – Louisville Palace Theater
07-15 Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheater
07-16 Little Rock, AR – Verizon Arena
07-18 Austin, TX – Moody Theater
07-19 San Antonio, TX – Majestic Theatre
07-22 Coachella, CA – Spotlight 29 Casino
07-26 Greenville, SC – The Peace Center Concert Hall
07-29 Norfolk, VA – Chrysler Hall
07-29 Raleigh, NC – The Red Hat Amphitheatre
07-30 Chattanooga, TN – Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium
07-31 Birmingham, AL – Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex
08-03 Orlando, FL – Walt Disney Theatre at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing arts
08-04 Clearwater, FL – Richard B. Baumgardner Center for the Performing Arts
08-06 North Augusta, SC – Richmond County Civic Center
08-07 Jacksonville, FL – Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts

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