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King Crimson


Eclectic Prog

3.39 | 73 ratings

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3 stars "We're gonna need to have a chorus."

An outstanding EP. With almost no concern for structure, and traditional elements, King Crimson continues to power on their artistry. Some parts are just zany, but if you've grown accustomed to the band, you'll realize it fits in right with their style of music. It's definitely evolved since their more jazzy and softer beginnings (although the band never was soft, and was always cutting edge).

Lt. Pt 4 continues in the same experimental fashion as its predecessors, however this is considerably heavier and more grueling than the others, which would appeal more towards metal fans than towards symphonic prog followers. Regardless, another fine effort in the LTIA saga which continues to show Fripp as one of the most creative guitarist/composers in the game.

I usually look down on EPs. However, this one is filled with quite a chunk of good material and is well worth having, especially if you are looking to continue exploring one of the best bands in progressive music.

OpethGuitarist | 3/5 |


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