King (O.A.R. album)

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King
King OAR.jpg
Studio album by O.A.R.
Released August 2, 2011
Genre Rock, pop rock
Length 51:21
Label Wind-up
Producer Matt Wallace
O.A.R. chronology
Rain or Shine
(2010)
King
(2011)
Live on Red Rocks
(2012)

King is the seventh studio album by American alternative rock group O.A.R. It was released on August 2, 2011 by Wind-up Records. This is their first album on the label.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "King" (featuring Russell Simmons and DJ Logic) Jason Kibler, Marc Roberge 3:14
2. "Taking on the World Today"   Richard On, Roberge 2:51
3. "Not for Me"   Roberge 3:32
4. "Heaven"   Ryan "Barbaryan" Baharloo, Derek Fuhrmann, Roberge, Gregg Wattenberg 3:31
5. "Are You Low?"   Roberge, Matt Wallace 3:13
6. "Gotta Be Wrong Sometimes"   Fuhrmann, Roberge, Wattenberg 3:28
7. "We Made It - Interlude 1"   Baharloo 1:02
8. "The Last Time"   On, Roberge, Vince Scheuerman 4:27
9. "Fire"   Chris Culos, Jerry DePizzo, Benj Gershman, On, Roberge 4:07
10. "Brand New - Interlude 2"   Culos, DePizzo, Gershman, On, Roberge 1:32
11. "Gotta Live"   DePizzo, Roberge 3:51
12. "Dangerous Connection"   Andrew McMahon, Roberge 4:04
13. "Wicked Storm - Interlude 3"   Culos, DePizzo, Gershman, On, Roberge 1:34
14. "Almost Easy"   DePizzo, On, Roberge 4:16
15. "Over and Over"   McMahon, Roberge 3:13
16. "Back to One"   Fuhrmann, Roberge, Wattenberg 3.09
Total length:
51:21

Personnel[edit]

  • Marc Roberge - vocals, guitar, programming and additional instrumentation on track 1
  • Richard On - guitar
  • Benj Gershman - bass
  • Jerry DePizzo - saxophone, guitar
  • Chris Culos - drums

Additional Musicians[edit]

  • Mikel Paris - keyboards, percussion, vocals on all tracks
  • DJ Logic - turntables on track 1
  • Russell Simmons- additional vocals on track 1
  • The Plain Clothes Choir - additional vocals on track 4
  • Josh Smith - trumpet on tracks 1, 3, 5, 11, 13, 17
  • Sam Blankesse - trombone on tracks 1, 3, 5, 11, 13, 17
  • Ryan Baharloo - programming and additional instrumentation on tracks 4, 13
  • John O'Brien - programming and additional instrumentation on track 19
  • Jerry Barnes - programming and additional instrumentation on all tracks

Charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 12
U.S. Billboard Rock Albums 2

References[edit]

  1. O.A.R official website
  2. O.A.R New Album Ready
  3. O.A.R New Album Buzz is "King" Sized
  4. King Album Review
  5. O.A.R Targets 2011 for New Album, Sets Fall Tour