We Stood Like Kings Active


Various Cities, Belgium

Neoclassical post-rockers We Stood Like Kings saw the light of day in 2011. Three albums and 230 shows all over Europe later, this 4-piece piano-based band hailing from Brussels has become a reference act in live soundtracks to silent cinema. You get the picture: We Stood Like Kings isn’t a band like any other. Since 2012 and with the utmost dedication, they breathe new life into well-chosen masterworks of the seventh art. Three projects have shaped We Stood Like Kings’ story so far. Together, these form a vibrant trilogy portraying two empires already lost – BERLIN 1927, USSR 1926 – and a third one – USA 1982 – that seems to be running headlong towards its own destruction. We Stood Like Kings will do anything to challenge the expected and successfully mix modern instrumental rock music with the treasures of yesterday’s cinema. Every release is another opportunity for WSLK to design new ways of blending their musical universe – now refined and textural, then epic and intense – with images of breathtaking beauty. New perspectives unfold as universes meet. We Stood Like Kings are s.igned to the high-standard German label Kapitän Platte, known for their releases of Ef, Immanu El, The Hirsch Effekt. Lovers of instrumental rock and silent cinema, beware!


Away Album

Released on November 04, 2022

We Stood Like Kings - Classical Re​:​Works Album

Released on October 02, 2020

USA 1982 Album

Released on September 22, 2017

USSR 1926 Album

Released on October 30, 2015

BERLIN 1927 Album

Released on March 01, 2014