6 Feet Beneath the Moon

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6 Feet Beneath the Moon
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Studio album by
Released24 August 2013 (2013-08-24)
Genre
Length52:26
Label
Producer
King Krule chronology
King Krule
(2011)
6 Feet Beneath the Moon
(2013)
A New Place 2 Drown
(2015)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
AnyDecentMusic?7.4/10[1]
Metacritic77/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[3]
Exclaim!9/10[4]
The Guardian[5]
Mojo[6]
NME8/10[7]
The Observer[8]
Pitchfork7.3/10[9]
Q[10]
Rolling Stone[11]
Spin7/10[12]

6 Feet Beneath the Moon is the debut studio album by English singer-songwriter Archy Marshall under the stage name King Krule. It was released on 24 August 2013, Marshall's nineteenth birthday, via True Panther Sounds and XL Recordings.[13]

Release and promotion[edit]

6 Feet Beneath the Moon was released in North America by True Panther Sounds and in the rest of the world by XL Recordings. Zane Lowe of BBC Radio 1 premiered "Neptune Estate" on his show on 12 August 2013.[14] On 14 August the album was made available to stream in full on King Krule's website, with live CCTV footage of various London streets accompanying each track.[15]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Archy Marshall.

No.TitleLength
1."Easy Easy"2:50
2."Border Line"3:06
3."Has This Hit?"4:26
4."Foreign 2"3:39
5."Ceiling"2:56
6."Baby Blue"3:36
7."Cementality"3:44
8."A Lizard State"4:20
9."Will I Come"1:55
10."Ocean Bed"3:31
11."Neptune Estate"5:13
12."The Krockadile"4:52
13."Out Getting Ribs"4:16
14."Bathed in Grey"4:02
Total length:52:26
Japanese edition bonus track
No.TitleLength
15."Little Wild"3:40
Total length:56:06

Sample credits

Personnel[edit]

  • Archy Marshall – performance, production
  • Rodaidh McDonald – production, mixing, engineering
  • Andy Ramsay – engineering (tracks 1, 3, 5–8, 10–14)
  • Desmond Lambert – engineering (track 5)
  • Jack Marshall – illustration
  • Reuben Bastienne-Lewis – photography

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[16] 86
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[17] 65
French Albums (SNEP)[18] 182
Danish Albums (Hitlisten)[19] 19
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[20] 100
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[21] 60
UK Albums (OCC)[22] 65
UK Independent Albums (OCC)[23] 12
US Billboard 200[24] 187
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[25] 4
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[26] 37

References[edit]

  1. ^ "6 Feet Beneath The Moon by King Krule reviews". AnyDecentMusic?. Retrieved 30 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Reviews for 6 Feet Beneath the Moon by King Krule". Metacritic. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  3. ^ Lymangrover, Jason. "6 Feet Beneath the Moon – King Krule". AllMusic. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  4. ^ Lindsay, Cam (23 August 2013). "King Krule: 6 Feet Beneath the Moon". Exclaim!. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  5. ^ Gibsone, Harriet (22 August 2013). "King Krule: 6 Feet Beneath the Moon – review". The Guardian. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  6. ^ Harrison, Ian (26 August 2013). "King Krule – 6 Feet Beneath The Moon". Mojo. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  7. ^ Perry, Kevin EG (20 August 2013). "King Krule – '6 Feet Beneath The Moon'". NME. Archived from the original on 1 September 2013. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  8. ^ Empire, Kitty (18 August 2013). "King Krule: 6 Feet Beneath the Moon – review". The Observer. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  9. ^ Greene, Jayson (29 August 2013). "King Krule: 6 Feet Beneath the Moon". Pitchfork. Retrieved 29 August 2013.
  10. ^ "King Krule: 6 Feet Beneath the Moon". Q (327): 105. October 2013.
  11. ^ Dolan, Jon (27 August 2013). "6 Feet Beneath the Moon". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  12. ^ Kamps, Garrett (28 August 2013). "King Krule's '6 Feet Beneath the Moon' Is the Best 'Steely Dan Gone Dubstep' Album of 2013". Spin. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  13. ^ Battan, Carrie (9 July 2013). "King Krule Announces Debut Album 6 Feet Beneath the Moon, Shares "Easy Easy"". Pitchfork. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  14. ^ "New King Krule "Neptune Estate"". True Panther Sounds. Archived from the original on 3 January 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  15. ^ Pelly, Jenn (14 August 2013). "Stream King Krule's Album 6 Feet Beneath the Moon". Pitchfork. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  16. ^ "Ultratop.be – King Krule – 6 Feet Beneath the Moon" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  17. ^ "Ultratop.be – King Krule – 6 Feet Beneath the Moon" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  18. ^ "Lescharts.com – King Krule – 6 Feet Beneath the Moon". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  19. ^ "Danishcharts.dk – King Krule – 6 Feet Beneath the Moon". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  20. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – King Krule – {{{album}}}" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  21. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – King Krule – 6 Feet Beneath the Moon". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  22. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  23. ^ "Official Independent Albums Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  24. ^ "King Krule Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  25. ^ "King Krule Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  26. ^ "King Krule Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 2 December 2018.