Glow (Kaki King album)

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Studio album by Kaki King
Released October 9, 2012 (2012-10-09)
Genre Rock, Jazz Fusion, Acoustic Music
Label Velour Recordings
Producer D. James Goodwin
Kaki King chronology
The Neck Is a Bridge to the Body

Glow, the sixth full-length album by American guitarist Kaki King, was released October 9, 2012.[1] On Glow King returns to her instrumental roots and is accompanied by the string quartet ETHEL.[2] “This is a guitar record,” King says to describe this album.[3] The first single, "Great Round Burn", is available to download at[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Great Round Burn" 3:12
2. "Streetlight in the Egg" 3:43
3. "Bowen Island" 2:50
4. "Cargo Cult" 3:56
5. "Kelvinator, Kelvinator" 2:55
6. "Fences" 3:23
7. "No True Masterpiece Will Ever Be Complete" 3:34
8. "Holding the Severed Self" 3:20
9. "Skimming the Fractured Surface to a Place of Endless Light" 3:30
10. "King Pizel" 2:49
11. "The Fire Eater" 5:47
12. "Marche Slav" 3:02
Total length: 41:57

Critical reception[edit]

The album currently has a Metacritic rating of 68% based on six reviews from professional critics, indicating generally favorable reviews.



  • D. James Goodwin – producer


  1. ^ "Interview: Guitarist Kaki King Discusses Her New Album, Glow", Guitar World, by Laura B. Whitmore, 10/09/2012 [1]
  2. ^ "Kaki King: Glow", Paste Magazine by Taylor Evans, October 9, 2012 [2]
  3. ^ "Kaki King announces new album: Glow", Consequence of Sound, by Chris Coplan, August 27th, 2012 [3]
  4. ^ "'Great Round Burn' by Kaki King - Free MP3". Retrieved 13 September 2012.  External link in |publisher= (help)