Pepper’s landmark album “Kona Town” is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and the band now officially have a Gold Record with “Stone Love”
Pepper just wrapped up their Twenty Years of Kona Town tour and closed it out by celebrating their single “Stone Love” going RIAA certified gold! The song has officially surpassed 500.000 units in America including sales and streaming to give the band a Gold certified single.
The Hawaiian trio’s second album was a perfect blend of punk, reggae, and alternative rock, and is considered to be essential listening for the rock-reggae community. The impact and influence of “Kona Town” can still be felt to this day in the explosion of band’s trying to capture the magic of the album in their sound.
Pepper’s single “Stone Love,” from their “Kona Town” album, is a perfect example of the band’s signature sound, blending elements of rock, reggae, and punk into an infectious and upbeat track. Released in 2002, the song quickly became a fan favorite and a staple of the rock-reggae community.
“Stone Love” begins with a catchy guitar riff that sets the tone for the entire song. The band’s tight instrumentation and vocal harmonies are complemented by a driving rhythm section, creating a sound that is both energetic and soulful. The lyrics speak to the power of love and connection, with lines like “Stone love, it’s all I need, it’s what I breathe, it’s what I bleed” delivering a message of hope and positivity.
LISTEN TO “STONE LOVE” BELOW!