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Robert Fripp


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3.22 | 37 ratings

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2 stars An album featuring one of Mr. Fripp's more notable soundscapes, marred by his singular vision of "Discotronics."

The first two glistening fields of sound pass pleasantly enough, but "1983" is the relevant and most enduring track on "God Save the Queen" and past this point you'll experience a drop in quality like no other - side B is basically occupied by two bouncing riff experiments, unfurnished by anything more than a rudimentary rhythm section and chattered over by David Byrne at perhaps his most irritating. A bit of a pothole on the road to 1981, it seems.

laplace | 2/5 |


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