King Of The Mountain

+ Sexual Healing

King Of The Mountain (UK) front


King Of The Mountain (UK) rear


King Of The Mountain (Uk) disc



Country: UK
Label/Number: EMI 0946 343524 2 0
Release date: October 24, 2005  (October 21 in Germany, Italy, Ireland and probably a few other countries)
Chronology: Kate's 13th UK CD single; the first from Aerial, with her 41st non-LP track
Highest chart position:  4
Cover drawing by Bertie (Kate's son)
King Of The Mountain Lyrics
What it's about: A lament about the loneliness and the loss of innocence and anonymity one suffers when they become famous.  (But after seeing the video, it could just be "a song about Elvis"...)
Running time: 4:45
Sexual Healing Lyrics
What it's about: Ummm...  Sex.
Running time: 5:35
King Of The Mountain marked Kate's return from a 9 year, 4 month drought.  It was her first new material since Mná na hÉireann in May, 1996.
It was written and recorded in 1996, but sat on the shelf for nearly 10 years.
Sexual Healing, a cover of the Marvin Gaye classic, was originally recorded in 1994 for Davy Spillane's East Wind CD.  It was played at her 1994 Hippodrome convention, but never made it onto the Spillane CD.
This is credited as a UK release on this page, but it's an EU pressing (issued over a 2-3 day period all over Europe).
This package is a single pocket cardboard sleeve.  Another single pocket cardboard sleeve is inside it, featuring a picture of Kate and lyrics, shown here.

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