King Of Despair

King Of Despair

Once in a charity shop was a tiny little ceramic king, sadly looking off into the distance. He was the King of Despair and his morose and melancholy demeanour provided the perfect name and logo for this band. The lyrics for their debut album Harpoon were inspired by a difficult break up, but if anything misery only sharpened songwriting ability. Their album was finished in 2008 with producer Richard Jackson before the Swansea-based five-piece took a hiatus from the music. Now this stellar bunch of musicians are back and like that tiny little ceramic man…they demand to be heard…