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Listen to Enter Shikari’s boisterous new single The King

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Enter Shikari (Image credit: Derek Ridgers)

Enter Shikari have released the latest single from their upcoming studio album Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible.

It’s titled The King, with frontman Rou Reynolds saying the song is about “the fervent, rushed desire we as humans often have for revenge.”

He adds: “It’s almost a lesson in patience and forgiveness. Not just lyrically, but also because of how much of a struggle this boisterous track was to make. 

“The fiddly detail in the drum production, the weird guitar tones, the five different choruses I went through before finding the right one! We’re glad we stuck with it and tamed this beast and can’t wait to play it live.”

Enter Shikari previously release The Dreamer’s Hotel (opens in new tab) from the follow-up to 2017’s The Spark, which will be released on April 17 through So Recordings.

Enter Shikari will head out on the road in support of Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible throughout April and will also play at New York’s Mercury Lounge on May 12. Find a full list of their live shows below.

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Enter Shikari are back with their new studio album Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible. The follow-up to 2017's The Spark features the lead singles The Dreamer's Hotel and The King.

Enter Shikari: Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible
1. The Great Unknown
2. Crossing The Rubicon
3. { The Dreamers Hotel }
4. Waltzing off the Face of the Earth (I. Crescendo)
5. Modern Living…
6. Apocoholics Anonymous (main theme in B minor)
7. The Pressure’s On
8. Reprise 3
9. T.I.N.A
10. Elegy For Extinction
11. Marionettes (I. The Discovery of Strings)
12. Marionettes (II. The Ascent)
13. Satellites
14. The King
15. Waltzing Off The Face Of The Earth (II. Piangevole)


Enter Shikari 2020 tour
Apr 15: Hamburg Mojo, Germany
Apr 16: Paris Le Petit Bain, France
Apr 18: Sheffield Leadmill
Apr 19: Glasgow St Lukes
Apr 20: Liverpool Invisible Wind Factory
Apr 22: London Subterania
Apr 23: Bristol SWX
Apr 27: Moscow Tons, Russia
May 12: New York Mercury Lounge, NY

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