King Krule Review: 6 Feet Beneath the Moon

King Krule

6 Feet Beneath the Moon

King Krule 6 Feet Beneath the Moon album cover art

British singer/songwriter Archy Marshall aka King Krule may look like Tintin, but he has real soul and anguish in his music, and the voice of a much more lived man. The 19-year-old Londoner started his career at 15 making music under the name Zoo Kid, before changing over to his current moniker, King Krule, which he borrowed from the 1958 Elvis musical King Creole (contrary to the long-held belief that his name was inspired by the Donkey Kong villain King K. Rool). While the carrot-topped teenager has released music for four years, this fall marked the release of his long-awaited full-length debut, 6 Feet Beneath the Moon, an album that shows an artist with sophistication and confidence well beyond his years.
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