King's X (album)

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King's X
Studio album by King's X
Released March 10, 1992
Recorded 1991
Genre Hard rock, progressive metal
Length 50:01
Label Atlantic
Producer Sam Taylor
King's X chronology
Faith, Hope, Love
(1990)
King's X
(1992)
Dogman
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars [2]
Entertainment Weekly A− [3]
Q 4/5 stars [4]

King's X is the fourth album by heavy metal/hard rock trio King's X, released in 1992 through Atlantic Records. The album marked the end of the band's relationship with producer Sam Taylor, with the band citing creative differences for the split.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The World Around Me" – 2:56
  2. "Prisoner" – 4:14
  3. "The Big Picture" – 5:03
  4. "Lost in Germany" – 4:52
  5. "Chariot Song" – 5:22
  6. "Ooh Song" – 4:01
  7. "Not Just For the Dead" – 4:47
  8. "What I Know About Love" – 5:38
  9. "Black Flag" – 4:01
  10. "Dream in My Life" – 4:57
  11. "Silent Wind" – 4:10

All songs written by Pinnick, Tabor & Gaskill, except "Prisoner", written by Pinnick, Tabor, Gaskill, Taylor, and Marty Warren.

Accolades[edit]

Year Publication Country Accolade Rank
1992 Musikexpress Germany "Albums of the Year" 43 [5]
"*" denotes an unordered list.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart Peak
UK Albums Chart 46 [6]
U.S. Billboard 200 138 [7]

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1992 "Black Flag" Mainstream Rock Tracks 17

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. King's X - King's X at AllMusic. Retrieved 15 May 2012.
  2. ^ Neely, Kim (30 April 1992). "King's X - King's X - Music Review". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2 October 2007. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Garza, Janiss (30 March 1992). "King's X Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 
  4. ^ Q, May 1992: 79 
  5. ^ "Kritiker Top 50 - die fünfzig besten Platten". ME Sounds Special 93 (in German). December 1992. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "ChartArchive - King's X". Chart Archive. Archived from the original on 5 Dec 2012. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 
  7. ^ "King's X album charts". Billboard. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 

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