All Our Kings Are Dead

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All Our Kings Are Dead
Studio album by Young Guns
Released 12 July 2010 (12 July 2010)
Genre Melodic hardcore, post-hardcore, alternative rock
Label Live Forever
Producer Dan Weller
Young Guns chronology
All Our Kings Are Dead
Singles from All Our Kings Are Dead
  1. "Winter Kiss"
    Released: 25 January 2010
  2. "Sons of Apathy"
    Released: 13 April 2010
  3. "Crystal Clear"
    Released: 26 July 2010
  4. "Weight of the World"
    Released: 1 November 2010
  5. "Stitches"
    Released: 28 March 2011

All Our Kings Are Dead is the first album by the English alternative rock band Young Guns. It was released on 12 July 2010 and includes the singles "Winter Kiss", "Sons of Apathy", "Crystal Clear" and "Stitches", as well as "Weight of the World" from their firstt EP, Mirrors. On 10 July 2011, the album was re-released and retitled All Our Kings Are Dead: Gold Edition. This version includes the original album as well as a bonus disc DVD. The DVD contains three acoustic sessions, three live videos, a documentary and the music videos for all five singles.

The album entered the UK Album Charts at #43, and the UK Independent Album Charts at #3.[citation needed]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Alter the Press 4/5 stars[2]
BBC positive[3]
Rock Sound 8/10 stars[4]
Sputnikmusic 3.5/5 stars[5]

The album received generally positive reviews. Allmusic stated that "Gustav Wood's passionate soaring vocals and heartfelt lyrics ensure that Young Guns offer enough variation to stand out from their counterparts".

Track list[edit]

All music written by Young Guns, all lyrics written by Gustav Wood.

No. Title Length
1. "Sons of Apathy"   4:18
2. "Crystal Clear"   3:29
3. "Meter & Verse"   3:42
4. "Weight of the World"   4:21
5. "D.O.A."   3:49
6. "Stitches"   3:41
7. "Winter Kiss"   4:35
8. "Elements"   3:25
9. "After the War"   4:17
10. "Endless Grey"   3:44
11. "At the Gates"   4:19
12. "Beneath the Waves"   7:30


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  1. ^ O'Brien, Jon. "All Our Kings Are Dead – Young Guns". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 12 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Reid, Sean. "Album Review: Young Guns - All Our Kings Are Dead". 
  3. ^ Rauf, Raziq. "Young Guns All Our Kings Are Dead Review". BBC. 
  4. ^ "Young Guns - All Our Kings Are Dead". Rock Sound. 12 July 2010. 
  5. ^ "Young Guns - All Our Kings Are Dead (album review)". Sputnikmusic.