Skip to main content Skip to footer
Earn 16% or 24% during Backstage Pass Days
Call our Gear Advisors (877) 509-9963 Hablamos Español
MF MD HG01 Fall Guitar Fest 9-19-18

The Destroyer - Ken

  • Write a Review
SKU 
#K56609 000000000
Product Price $19.98
  • Free Shipping (48 Contiguous U.S. States)

Release Date:10/20/2017;Notes:Vinyl LP pressing, includes digital download. Of his 12th studio album and it's enigmatic title, Destroyer's Dan Bejar ...Click To Read More About This Product

In Stock & Ready To Ship

Gold Coverage: (What’s This?)
    Warranty Options
  Add to Cart
Add to Wish List
Set Alerts
Earn Points

Earn up to 160 reward points.

Release Date:10/20/2017;Notes:Vinyl LP pressing, includes digital download. Of his 12th studio album and it's enigmatic title, Destroyer's Dan Bejar offers the following: Sometime last year, I discovered that the original name for "The Wild Ones" (one of the great English-language ballads of the last 100 years or so) was "Ken." I had an epiphany, I was physically struck by this information. In an attempt to hold on to this feeling, I decided to lift the original title of that song and use it for my own purposes. It's unclear to me what that purpose is, or what the connection is. I was not thinking about Suede when making this record. I was thinking about the last few years of the Thatcher era. Those were the years when music first really came at me like a sickness, I had it bad. Maybe "The Wild Ones" speaks to that feeling, probably why Suede made no sense in America. I think "ken" also means "to know." ken was produced by Josh Wells of Black Mountain, who has been the drummer in Destroyer since 2012. The album was recorded in it's entirety in the jam space/studio space that the group calls The Balloon Factory. However, unlike Poison Season, ken was not recorded as a "band" record, though everyone in the band does make an appearance.;Special Attributes:DIGITAL DOWNLOAD CARD


Reviews
Questions & Answers View All
Loading....
Questions & Answers
You are changing the Ship-To country.

Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.