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Space Heavy
Display Artist
King Krule
XL Recordings
Catalogue Number
Release Date
June 9, 2023


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  • Clear LP, CD + Space Heavy Pin Badge:

    • Space Heavy Vinyl, 1×LP, Limited Edition Clear Vinyl

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    • Space Heavy MP3

    • Space Heavy Pin Badge Pin

    Available: June 9, 2023

Pre-order a Space Heavy LP to be in with a chance of winning 1 of 5 mystery King Krule flexi discs.*

Written from 2020 to 2022, between London and Liverpool, Space Heavy took shape over the course of commutes between the two cities where Archy Marshall was splitting his time. Befitting an album quite literally written on the commute between the two places he called home, Archy found himself fascinated by the notion of “the space between” - the space haunted by dreams of love, touching a narrative of lost connection, losing people and situations to the guillotine of the universe.

The result is a 15-track full-length by the musical polymath that inhabits the deepest reaches of the subterranean sonic world that Archy has constructed over the course of his career as King Krule. In it you hear a generational artist stepping into the height of their artistic powers – the auteurism apparent on his debut 6 Feet Beneath The Moon, the shapeshifting sonic palette of The OOZ, the primality of Man Alive! and the raw vulnerability expressed on You Heat Me Up, You Cool Me Down all coalesce into a wizened, dynamic body of work that reveals new elements with each listen. In line with Archy’s interest in the space between, it is an album wherein the negative space demands the same attention as the positive space. If one is willing to wade into the mire the reward is rich.

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Digital Tracklist

  1. 1 Flimsier 3:59 Buy


  2. 2 Pink Shell 2:15 Buy

    Pink Shell

  3. 3 Seaforth 4:05 Buy


  4. 4 That Is My Life, That Is Yours 3:11 Buy

    That Is My Life, That Is Yours

  5. 5 Tortoise Of Independency 2:07 Buy

    Tortoise Of Independency

  6. 6 Empty Stomach Space Cadet 2:07 Buy

    Empty Stomach Space Cadet

  7. 7 Flimsy 1:13 Buy


  8. 8 Hamburgerphobia 3:19 Buy


  9. 9 From The Swamp 3:03 Buy

    From The Swamp

  10. 10 Seagirl 3:22 Buy


  11. 11 Our Vacuum 3:22 Buy

    Our Vacuum

  12. 12 Space Heavy 3:04 Buy

    Space Heavy

  13. 13 When Vanishing 3:12 Buy

    When Vanishing

  14. 14 If Only It Was Warmth 3:17 Buy

    If Only It Was Warmth

  15. 15 Wednesday Overcast 3:07 Buy

    Wednesday Overcast

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