Kings of Leon to publish its new album as a non-fungible token
Popular rock band Kings of Leon will be the first band to release an album as a non-fungible token (NFT).
As per Rolling Stone, on Friday the gathering will deliver the collection, named “When You See Yourself,” alongside three sorts of tokens. The first kind of token will be an special album package, the second will offer holders perks like front-row tickets for life and the third will be for “audiovisual art.”
The entirety of the tokens will art created by the band’s creative partner, Night After Night. Blockchain startup YellowHeart is dealing with the technical side of the album’s release, including the advancement of smart contracts.
Kings of Leon joins a developing group of professional musicians that are wanting to release NFTs, including Portugal. The Man, Shawn Mendes and Grimes.