Good news for the fans of SmallWorld SmallBand (SWSB) as the band, known for their modern take on Cambodian pop, has announced the release of its new album on Monday evening at Smart Shop Monivong.
The self-titled album, consisting of 12 new songs, will be officially released in January 2020. However, fans can already enjoy the first six songs on the Kingdom’s leading online music platform Pleng by Smart now. The other six songs will be performed live at any of the upcoming SWSB concerts, so don’t miss out!
The band, whose members are Riem SokPhirom (bassist), Rithy LomorKesor (lead singer), Morm Picherith (guitarist) and SophyRong David (drummer), has been working on this new album for the past 15 months, with Picherith and Kesor writing the songs as well as exploring new ways of creating a fresh-sounding music style.
“Releasing this album is a significant moment in our music career that we have been waiting for and we are very excited to share something with our fans this year. Our aspiration is to introduce a new style of music to the mass audiences in Cambodia. We will keep chasing this dream and hopefully bring this music to an international audience in the future,” said Kesor.
SmallWorld SmallBand is known for creating songs with a story and for redefining Cambodian music. Since releasing their singles Bonn Phum, Love9, Sport Song and Khmer Flag and their first album ‘2×5’, they have built a solid fan base among Cambodian music fans.
“Our second album is very deep and personal. We are sure people will relate to the music. It’s about love, life and responsibility. Basically, it’s about growing up!” said Picherith.
To be one of the first to listen to the new songs of SWSB, download Pleng by Smart which is available on both Apple App Store as well as Google Play Store.
“Smart has been the number one fan and admirer of SWSB since the beginning and we are proud to see how far they have come. We are always ready to support local Cambodian artists and we believe that SWSB can be successful not only in Cambodia, but also inter-nationally,” said Stjepan Udovicic, Chief Marketing Officer of Smart Axiata.
Pleng by Smart Pro subscribers will be entitled to a free concert ticket while other subscribers can purchase tickets at USD3 each. Tickets can be collected or purchased at five selected Smart Shops from 19th October: Smart Shop Monivong, Smart Shop Koh Pich, Smart Shop AEON Sen Sok, Smart Shop Aeon Mall and Smart Shop TK Avenue.
For more information on, and updates about Pleng by Smart, follow its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/PlengBySmart or visit www.smart.com.kh