The Duke and the King Long Live
The Duke and The King - Long Live The Duke and The King
(CD) Silva Oak Records (US) / Loose Records (UK), 2010-09-27

The Duke & The King's debut album Nothing Gold Can Stay was one of 2009's most acclaimed albums, with its heady mix of rootsy folk-rock and vintage soul earning comparisons with artists ranging from Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young to Sly & The Family Stone. Little over a year later, the band led by Simone Felice and Robert 'Chicken' Burke prepares for the September 27th release of their second album, the extraordinary Long Live The Duke & The King on Loose Music/ Silva Oak. Entirely self-produced, Long Live The Duke & The King was recorded in the band's own studio/shack deep in their home woods of Bearsville, New York. Exalting in their ongoing love affair with rock, folk, soul and psychedelia, The Duke & The King have officially knighted two irreplaceable members to the cast, Nowell "The Deacon" Haskins (of Parliament-Funkadelic lineage), and The Sensational Simi Stone, both of whom contribute golden vocals throughout this stunning collection of songs.

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