King's X (album)

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King's X
Kings X Self Titled.jpg
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)Faith, Hope, Love1990
King's X
(1992)
Dogman
(1994)Dogman1994
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 self-titled 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.

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
UK Albums (OCC)[6] 46
US Billboard 200[7] 138

Singles - Billboard (North America)

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

Personnel[edit]

King's X[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. King's X - King's X at AllMusic. Retrieved May 15, 2012.
  2. ^ Neely, Kim (April 30, 1992). "King's X - King's X - Music Review". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media. Archived from the original on October 2, 2007. Retrieved May 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ Garza, Janiss (March 30, 1992). "King's X Review". Entertainment Weekly. Time Inc. Retrieved May 15, 2012. 
  4. ^ Q, p. 79, May 1992  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "Kritiker Top 50 - die fünfzig besten Platten". ME Sounds Special 93 (in German). December 1992. Retrieved May 15, 2012. 
  6. ^ "King's X | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart
  7. ^ "King's X Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved May 15, 2014.

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