Dreaming of Revenge

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Dreaming of Revenge
Kaki King - Dreaming of Revenge (2008) album cover.jpg
Studio album by Kaki King
Released March 11, 2008
Genre Experimental, Acoustic, Fingerstyle
Label Velour
Producer Malcolm Burn
Kaki King chronology
...Until We Felt Red
(2006)...Until We Felt Red2006
Dreaming of Revenge
(2008)
Mexican Teenagers EP
(2009)Mexican Teenagers EP2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
The A.V. Club (A-)[4]
Billboard (Favorable) link[dead link]
Crawdaddy! (Favorable) link[dead link]
Detour (Favorable)[5]
Entertainment Weekly (A-)[2]
New York Times (Favorable)[3]

Dreaming of Revenge is the fourth album by the American guitarist Kaki King, released in 2008.

The album was leaked on February 22, 2008, less than a month before its official release.

On March 4, 2008, iTunes released a full version of Dreaming of Revenge featuring the bonus track "I Need a Girl Who Knows a Map".

On March 11, Amoeba Records released a version of Dreaming of Revenge that included a Vinyl 33' copy of "Pull Me Out Alive" with the unreleased B-Side "Zeitgeist".

In early April, The Japanese Edition of Dreaming of Revenge was released with Both "Zeitgeist" and "I Need a Girl Who Knows a Map" on the same disc, along with full lyrics to all songs sung on the album.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Kaki King.

No. Title Length
1. "Bone Chaos in the Castle" 2:28
2. "Life Being What It Is" 4:00
3. "Sad American" 3:07
4. "Pull Me Out Alive" 3:45
5. "Montreal" 4:27
6. "Open Mouth" 4:41
7. "So Much for So Little" 3:32
8. "Saving Days in a Frozen Head" 3:08
9. "Air and Kilometers" 4:24
10. "Can Anyone Who Has Heard This Music Really Be a Bad Person?" 5:10
11. "2 O'Clock" 5:50

Personnel[edit]

  • Kaki King – vocals, guitar (electric/acoustic), slide guitar, bass, drums, piano
  • Malcolm Burn - Keyboards, Bass, Percussion, Electric Guitar, Harmonica
  • Craig Santiago - Bass Drums (Track #3)
  • Dan Brantigan: Analog EVI (Track #4)
  • Yuval Semo: Keyboards (Track #6)
  • Elissa Cassini: First Violin (Track #6, 10)
  • Funda Cizmecioglu: Second Violin (Track #6, 10)
  • Youyoung Kim: Viola (Track #6, 9, 10)
  • Jane O'Hara: Cello (Track #6, 9, 10)
  • Dave Treut: Clarinet, Drums (Track #7, 10)
  • Bora Yoon: Viola (Track #9)
  • String Arrangements by Yuval Semo (Track #6) and Kyle Sanna (Tracks #9 and 10).

Production[edit]

  • Malcolm Burn – Producer; recorded at Le Maison Bleue Studios
  • Jeff Krasno - Executive Producer
  • Sean Hoess - Executive Producer
  • Christen Greene - Project Coordinator
  • Louis Teran - Photos
  • Seb Jarnot - Design and Layout
  • All songs written by Kaki King for Kaki King Music (BMI). Administered by Domino Music Publishing.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Review Dreaming of Revenge - Kaki King". Allmusic. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Greenblatt, Leah (7 March 2008). "Dreaming of Revenge Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Ratliff, Ben (10 March 2008). "Music Ripe to Remix". The New York Times. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  4. ^ Hawthorne, Marc (10 March 2008). "Kaki King: Dreaming Of Revenge". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  5. ^ Loftus, Johnny (26 March 2008). "Kaki King Dreaming Of Revenge". Detour. Retrieved 11 March 2012.