Band members Kensington do not want in addition to their shoes walk

Band members Kensington do not want in addition to their shoes walk

Kensington look with pride back in 2016. Last year came the new album Control, the group performed twice in Ziggo Dome and announced they have five shows. But the band wants to not next to his shoes walk away.

“2016 was a new start, a new record, new sound. We are extremely proud of,” says drummer Niles Vandenberg (34) in conversation with

This year, their album Control, in which the band a different sound left to hear than the public of their was used.

“It was exciting for us. We came back with new material, and we also wanted a completely different show than the year before.”

High expectations

The success of the album, Rivals, and the choice to use a different sound to come out, ensured that the new album under a magnifying glass was. The expectations were high, acknowledge Vandenberg.

“As a band would you like to not repeat. It was exciting to get ourselves back to days and hope that everyone like it. People were more critical than ever. It is difficult to not be involved.”

The success that the band last year, according to Vandenberg not self-evident. With five sold-out shows in the Ziggo Dome on the agenda overlooking Kensington very forward to next year.

“It is really bizarre. I think it is mainly because many people are under the impression and also tell to others. As a result, our audiences grow.”


The band invested for years in a career abroad. Despite the success in the Netherlands, the band plays abroad is currently still in slightly smaller rooms. In Hungary, the Czech republic and Germany occurs in the Kensington at venues for around two thousand men. In the Belgian Lotto Arena the band in February for an audience of seven thousand persons.

“You must not be next to your shoes go walk because you are here Ziggo Dome uitverkoopt. We begin in a foreign city, sometimes for ten or twenty men and come just back every year. Then it grows your audience.”

The shows in Ziggo Dome meant for Kensington a new challenge. “People come mainly for music, but in such a big hall you can find a big show to drop and that people also expect. Nevertheless, you must think of a way to it for yourself and the audience small. That way it remains private.”

Kensington in 2017 on 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26 november in the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam, tickets are sold out.

Net5 shall transmit on 27 december one of the concerts that Kensington in the Ziggo Dome, gave out.

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