Ron Kingston is recognized as one of Australia’s most articulate and individual voices with a career that has encompassed recording, performing and writing songs and has enjoyed an international musical career spanning 10 years and over 15 countries worldwide. Over the course of his career has amassed a fan base, 3 albums and many awards by being one of the truly unique romantic artists from down under. From soulful ballads that gracefully continued the legacy of sweet soul music such as "Only You Only Me" and "Room 922" to chart-topping singles such as "Make It Up To You" Ron Kingston has proven himself as the consummate vocal professional.
Ron Kingston’s new 5 track EP titled "All You Need To Know" is distinguished by understated, mellow dynamics, relaxed tempos and rhythms. The featured track “U-Turn” is soothingly pensive, with express romantic sentiment. Kingston’s new collection of songs are more closely and unmistakably rooted in R&B and soul music. At his best, Kingston’s style features an urban sophistication and subdued soulfulness.
Ron Kingston (born & raised in Melbourne, Australia), is a singer, songwriter, producer and artist. Kingston's apparent passion for music was noticed during his high school years. With scraps of paper and a dusty old tape deck he wrote and recorded original songs that would lead him to an intriguing melancholy debut album titled 'Illustrated' not too long after he graduated. His formidable years kept him busy in and out of bands with an eye and target set firmly on the international arena. With a burning desire to make great albums and trot the globe Kingston moved to New York and played with some bands at some of Manhattan's finest venues.
Ron Kingston performed in the Gulf for US, British and Australian soldiers serving in neighbouring Iraq and Kuwait. During that time he was the only Australian performer in Bahrain. Drawing influences in his song writing wherever his travels, Kingston continues to write and perform in some fascinating countries around the world.
Ron Kingston's live album unfolded when he performed in Hong Kong in late 2009 with a cellist and percussionist. The fusion of the 3 musicians inspired Ron to record his live show and release a live album. His album release entitled "Unplugged in Hong Kong" is available exclusively through Itunes & Amazon.
In 2011 Kingston met with American R&B recording artist Keith Martin and began working on a collection of new songs for release. Their first collaboration is a duet with Mia called "My Friend". The music video produced by Empire Films, uses classic Disney style cell animation and incorporates the latest in multilayer post-production technology. Ron Kingston will release his new single "Varanasi" also featuring a ground breaking music video by the same team.
In 2012, Ron Kingston toured in Indonesia and performed alongside Glenn Fredly, Tompi, Sandhy Sondoro and many other Indonesian artists as well as Java Jazz Festival which also featured Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock and many other household names. Ron is currently on tour in Hong Kong and China performing memorable hits plus many new original songs.
Download Ron Kingston's new album release "All You Need To Know" now available through Itunes, Amazon and all leading online stores!
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