Who Needs Enemies is the scintillating new track from Kris Barras, the latest to be lifted from highly anticipated upcoming album Death Valley Paradise

Death Valley Paradise is set for release on 4th March 2022 via Mascot Records, and a lengthy UK headline tour will follow (dates below)

Kris says “This track started life as one of the first songs I wrote for the album. It was originally called ‘Friends Like Enemies’. I probably re-wrote it 4 or 5 times before settling on the final version, after working on it with a songwriter friend based in Nashville, Blair Daly. It’s basically a song about betrayal, a friend that has stabbed you in the back. The main tag line being “Who needs enemies, with friends like you” “

Watch the video for Who Needs Enemies right here, filmed on tour last year at the world famous Royal Albert Hall: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZ3ykmRWF48

Barras is also frontman and guitarist for Supersonic Blues Machine, with Fabrizio Grossi on bass and Kenny Aronoff on drums. At times, Billy F. Gibbons (ZZ Top), Steve Lukather (TOTO) and others join the core line-up for special appearances across the world

Previous album Light It Up saw huge radio support from the likes of Planet Rock Radio (multiple A-lists), BBC Radio 2 Rock Show and a live BBC Radio 2 Michael Ball Show session and interview on release week (his second Radio 2 session to date), plus dozens of regional ILRs and BBC regional stations

After 18 months off the road, The Kris Barras Band toured the length and breadth of the UK this September with label mates Black Stone Cherry, culminating in a very special show at London’s world famous Royal Albert Hall, as well as two very special shows in London with The Darkness, and are set to headline UK venues this March, with tickets selling fast! In addition they will be very special guest to Thunder at the world famous Wembley Arena in May

08 Mar Phoenix, Exeter, UK

09 Mar Phoenix, Exeter, UK

11 Mar Tramshed – Cardiff, UK

12 Mar Rock City, Nottingham, UK

13 Mar KK’s Steelmill, Wolverhampton, UK

14 Mar SWX, Bristol, UK

16 Mar O2 Academy, Manchester, UK

17 Mar Hanger 34, Liverpool, UK 

18 Mar St Luke’s, Glasgow, UK

19 Mar Lemon Tree, Aberdeen, UK

21 Mar Boiler Shop, Newcastle, UK

22 Mar Leadmill, Sheffield, UK

23 Mar Waterfront, Norwich, UK 

25 Mar Brook, Southampton, UK

26 Mar Electric Ballroom, London, UK

28 May Wembley Arena, London w/ Thunder