Marcus King searches for salvation in swampy new single, Rescue Me

Marcus King performing live
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Marcus King has dropped Rescue Me, the latest single to be taken from his upcoming studio album, Young Blood.

While it employs a similar dose of electric guitar ear candy as found on the album’s lead single, Hard Working Man, King dials down the tempo for a more swaggering entry to the Young Blood tracklist, with Rescue Me serving up smoldering six-string progressions and a bubbly open-string verse riff.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.