King Krule announces ‘A New Place 2 Drown’ album, book and short film

Archy Marshall teams up with his brother Jack for the multi-disciplinary project

King Krule has announced details of a new multi-disciplinary project which will be released under his real name, Archy Marshall.

Marshall will team up with his brother, Jack, for the album, book and short film, all of which will be grouped within the title ‘A New Place 2 Drown’.

The book will consist of artwork and poetry, while the short film was made by collaborator Will Robson-Scott. The album will feature new music from Marshall.


A press release reads: “‘A New Place 2 Drown’ is a multi-disciplinary volume of work from brothers Jack and Archy Marshall, comprising a book, album and short film.”

“The book of poetry and artwork, published by TOPSAFE, invites readers into the brothers’ social/everyday lives in South London.”

“Also to be experienced in conjunction with the book is a 37-minute soundtrack of brand new music from Archy. The entire project is then tied together by a short film by Will Robson-Scott, which incorporates elements of both the book and the soundtrack.”

‘A New Place 2 Drown’ will be released via True Panther / XL next week (December 10).

The tracklist is as follows:


‘Any God of Yours’
‘Arise Dear Brother’
‘Ammi Ammi’
‘Buffed Sky’
‘Sex With Nobody’
‘Eye’s Drift’
‘The Sea Liner MK 1’
‘Empty Vessels’
‘New Builds’
‘Dull Boys’
‘Thames Water’

Marshall released his debut album ‘6 Feet Beneath the Moon’ under his King Krule moniker in 2013.