Premiere: To Kill A King – ‘The Chancer’

An emphatic return...

A band of quite intense live power, when To Kill A King set their mind to something they tend to follow it through.

So when the group describe their new album as “more optimistic and more life-affirming” – the words of front man Ralph Pelleymouter – they’re not exaggerating.

Out on March 2nd, To Kill A King’s new, self-titled, record represents an enormous step forward. Widescreen in both vision and approach, the material speaks of overcoming obstacles, of making a wish and watching it come true.

Before this, the band have decided to place a handful of teasers online. Stripped from the album, ‘The Chancer’ will be give away as a free download shortly – but Clash has first play.

Opening in abstraction, To Kill A King gradually build and build the track to a crushing finale: “And the beat goes on, my friend – life’s endless drum…”

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