Nneka's 'The Uncomfortable Truth' Named iTunes Single Of The Week

US Debut Album Concrete Jungle

Available Exclusively on iTunes January 26th - February 1st

Concrete Jungle Available Everywhere on February 2nd

Nneka to perform on "The Late Show with David Letterman" on February 3rd

Jan 26, 2010, 09:00 ET from Epic Records

NEW YORK, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Nneka's timely and poignant song, "The Uncomfortable Truth" has been named as iTunes' Single Of The Week offering the track as a free download starting today through February 1st. The song is the lead single from the singer/songwriter's US album debut Concrete Jungle, which will be offered exclusively on the iTunes Store during that same time period for just $6.99.

Having released three previous albums in Europe and beyond, Nneka's music has been heard and loved by hundreds of thousands of fans across the globe. Admirers within press and music circles continue to grow, and she has been embraced by the likes of Garth Trinidad, Gilles Peterson, The Roots & Perez Hilton alike. In a recent blog entry, Hilton introduced Nneka to his readers explaining that her music "is a gift to the world."

Having been declared by both Spin and Rolling Stone as one of the best new artists in 2010, Nneka is set to bring her message of hope and truth to the United States while embarking on her upcoming Concrete Jungle Tour on January 27th. Her first US release stands as an offering of love, hope and optimism dedicated to the people of Warri & the Niger Delta of Nigeria, and the US is ready to embrace that message and it's messenger with open arms.

"The Uncomfortable Truth" will be available for free download on iTunes starting today, Tuesday, January 26th.

Nneka's first US album, Concrete Jungle will also be available on iTunes exclusively this week for $6.99.

Concrete Jungle Tour Dates

Jan 27

San Francisco, CA @ Red Devil Lounge

Jan 29

Los Angeles, CA @ Hotel Cafe

Feb 2

New York, NY @ S.O.B's (Official Release Party)

Feb 3

Performance on David Letterman

Feb 4

Cambridge, MA @ Middle East

Feb 5

Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live

Feb 6

Baltimore, MD @ Sonar Club Stage

Feb 8

Birmingham, AL @ WorkPlay Theatre

Feb 9

Atlanta, GA @ Vinyl

Feb 11

Nashville, TN @ 3rd & Lindsley

Feb 13

St. Louis, MO @ The Gramophone

Feb 14

Chicago, IL @ Double Door


SOURCE Epic Records