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Kenny Glasgow Makes Solo Life Look Good in “Closer 2 U”

New track, new tour, new Kenny Glasgow?

by Rachael D’Amore
May 14 2015, 3:26pm

Kenny Glasgow signals his return as a solo artist with the release of his new track "Closer 2 U." The pained yet poignant vocals familiar to Glasgow's previous work with Art Department takes on a grittier rhythm in this solo revival. Featuring the eerie whispers of his long time girlfriend Shanira Git, "Closer 2 U" is the compelling brand of house music you would expect from the former Art Department member.

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Glasgow announced his separation from the Canadian duo in April and confirmed that Jonny White would carry on the moniker alone. "Closer 2 U" is the first sample of Glasgow's full-length solo album, which is due out later this year. Art Department is set to perform the remaining scheduled shows and festivals as a duo, including the looming Movement Detroit event and sundry afterparties.

"Closer 2 U" is available now as a free download on Glasgow's SoundCloud page and can be heard above.

Kenny Glasgow also begins a sporadic worldwide tour this week and will grace his hometown's own Coda Nightclub in Toronto on July 10. See all of his tour dates below.

May 16 / ZigZag / Paris, France
May 17 / Anima / Modena, Italy
May 23 / EDC / New York, NY
May 24 / City Club - Social Experiment / Detroit, MI
Jun 1 / Circoloco / Ibiza, Spain
Jun 13 / Fabric / London, UK
Jun 21 / EDC / Las Vegas, NV (Art Department)
Jun 27 / Exchange / Los Angeles, CA (Art Department)
Jul 10 / Coda / Toronto, ON
Jul 11 / Club Vinyl / Denver, CO
Jul 12 / Mamby on the Beach / Chicago, IL (Art Department)
Jul 20 / Circoloco / Ibiza, Spain
Aug 8 / Tobacco Dock / London, UK
Aug 22 / Indigo / Istanbul, Turkey
Aug 30 / Space / Ibiza, Spain
Sep 12 / Eleva / Reggio Emilia, Italy
Sep 28 / Circoloco / Ibiza, Spain

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