Out Now: Anjimile – The King

Anjimile releases his new album, The King – his debut release for 4AD / Remote Control and first full-length since 2020’s breakthrough Giver Taker. The record includes recently released singles: powerful title track ‘The King’, the gently emotive ‘Father’, protest song ‘Animal’, and the haunting new single ‘Black Hole’.

The songs of The King document the range of complicated emotions of Anjimile’s lived experience – from the deep appreciation of parental support in ‘Father’, to the grief (‘Genesis’), fear (‘The Right’), and anger (‘Animal’) felt in response to the murder of George Floyd.

The King showcases the perfect marriage between Anjimile’s lyricism and musicality and the power of brilliant production. Nearly every sound you hear on The King comes from two instruments: an acoustic guitar and Anjimile’s own voice. Other than a few beautiful contributions from Justine Bowe, Brad Allen Williams, Sam Gendel, and James Krivchenia (Big Thief), the album is the result of a year in LA working intimately with Grammy and Juno winner Shawn Everett.

Stream / Download The King here.

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