The King's Singers Gold

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The King's Singers Gold
The King's Singers

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Release Date: Friday 3 November 2017

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To mark their 50th anniversary, The King's Singers have made it their mission to celebrate great music above all else - an aim which has driven them throughout their history.

Their newly recorded triple-disc album - GOLD - completely reflects this with 60 tracks divided across three albums, themed as Close Harmony, Spiritual and Secular. What unites every track across these albums is the quality of the material. Whether ancient motets, brand new commissions or much-loved arrangements of close-harmony music from the last 50 years, The King's Singers have put together a selection of great music that reflects the extra-ordinary diversity of their repertoire.

"The famed King's Singers attention to pin-point pitching, slick ensemble, and deft balances between the voices are present in abundance. The two Beatles arrangements are particularly successful…The brief, spectacular Bobby Shaftoe is a hoot, and shows that the current King's Singers have lost none of their predecessors' ability to sing at ridiculous velocities, without skittling their consonants all over the bowling alley." BBC Music

"The box-set is a delight for King's fans and a defiant statement of longevity." Choir & Organ

Gramophone Magazine December 2017 Editor's Choice


1. We Are
Bob Chilcott
2. And I Love Her
Lennon / McCartney, arr. Chilcott
3. Don't Worry About Me
Sophie "Frances" Cooke, arr. Bruerton
4. Kelele
Angélique Kidjo, arr. Young
5. And So It Goes
Billy Joel, arr. Chilcott
6. Down with Love
Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, arr. Langford
7. All of Me John Legend, arr. L'Estrange
8. Shenandoah
Traditional, arr. Chilcott
9. LamornaTraditional, arr. Richards
10. Some Folks' Lives Roll Easy
Paul Simon, arr. Jackman
11. See You Again
Wiz Khalifa, Charlie Puth, arr. Gabbitas
12. Alice in Wonderland
Spike Milligan, arr. Langford
13. Black Horse and The Cherry Tree
KT Tunstall, arr. L'Estrange
14. Danny Boy
Traditional, arr. Knight
15. I'll Follow The SunJohn Lennon, Paul McCartney, arr. Ives
16. Bobby Shaftoe
Traditional, arr. Langford
17. Love is Here To Stay
George & Ira Gershwin, arr. Rodney Bennett
18. Scarborough Fair
Traditional, arr. Gabbitas
19. That Lonesome Road
James Taylor, arr. Carrington
20. Loch Lomond
Traditional, arr. Overton
21. Down by the Riverside
Traditional, arr. Rice
22. M. L. K.
U2, arr. Chilcott

1. The Prayer of King Henry VI
Henry George Lay
2. Sing JoyfullyWilliam Byrd
3. Thou, My Love, Art Fair
Bob Chilcott
4. Sicut cervusGiovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
5. In manus tuasThomas Tallis
6. Master of Music
Toby Hession
7. Musica Dei donum
Orlande de Lassus
8. AbendliedJosef Rheinberger
9. The Bell Both Toll
Richard Rodney Bennett
10. Quatre petites prières de Saint François d'Assise Francis Poulenc
11. Das ist je gewißlich wahrHeinrich Schütz
12. Morgengesang
Max Reger
13. This MarriageEric Whitacre
14. Psalm 124 Salamone Rossi Hebreo
15. Versa est in luctum Alonso Lobo
16. RestRalph Vaughan Williams
17. TutivillusGeoffrey Poole
18. The BluebirdCharles Villiers Stanford

1.Be Not AfeardJohn Rutter
2. Le papillon et la fleur Gabriel Fauré, arr. Richards
3. Dessus le marché d' Arras
Orlande de Lassus
4. Though Amaryllis Dance in Green
William Byrd
5. Lagrimas de mi consueloJuan Vásquez
6. Handmade ProverbsToru Takemitsu
7. Les Marins de KermorCamille Saint-Saëns
8. Con amores, la mi madre
Juan de Anchieta, arr. Chilcott
9. All meine HerzgedankenJohannes Brahms
10. Die NachtFranz Schubert
11. Revecy venir du PrintansClaude le Jeune
12. Romance du soirCamille Saint-Saëns
13. HorizonsPeter Louis van Dijk
14. Plaisir d'amourJean-Paul-Égide Martini, arr. Richards
15. Come, Blessed BirdEdward Johnson
16. The Little Green LaneTraditional, arr. Lovatt
17. Das G'läut zu SpeyerLudwig Senfl
18. Basiez moi!Josquin des Prez
19 Gentil señora miaJuan Vásquez
20. Quand tu dors près de moiGeorges Auric, arr. Langford