The King in Yellow is the ninth studio album by The Dead Milkmen. It is their first studio album in 16 years. It was self-released digitally by the band on their website on March 19, 2011. The band started working on new material after their reunion in 2008. The album was recorded in two weekend sessions in November and December 2010 at South Street Sounds and Miner Street Studios. In February 2011, the album was mixed at Miner Street Studios by Brian McTear. A CD release followed shortly thereafter.