Marcus King drops slow-burning new single, Blues Worse Than I Ever Had

Marcus King
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Marcus King has dropped Blues Worse Than I Ever Had, the latest single from his forthcoming album, Young Blood.

Following the previously released Hard Working Man, Rescue Me and Lie Lie Lie, the new track, co-written with The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, is a slow-burning tune rooted in – go figure – the blues, flavored with subtle slide electric guitar bends and some faster lead-driven sections thrown in for good measure. Check it out below.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.