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ABSENT LOVERS - LIVE IN MONTREAL, 1984

King Crimson

 

Eclectic Prog

4.46 | 220 ratings

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laplace
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3 stars We're all aware that some of King Crimson's work during the '80s was a little less challenging and even dance-oriented to a degree, and you can tell Mr. Bruford does not approve as these live versions are markably better than their studio forms precisely because of his inventiveness.

Unfortunately, after the dark curtain of introductory music fades, we're "treated" to LTiA pt. 3, possibly the most skippable KC song from their electrogamelan period. All goes swimmingly past this point - Bruford saves us from the cringeworthy by transforming Sleepless and Waiting Man into entirely different songs. Long live that man, I say.

Just three stars because of the occasional error and the suspect track order but don't hesitate to acquire this if you liked Discipline and the choice picks from Beat and Perfect Pair.

laplace | 3/5 |

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