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IN THE COURT OF THE CRIMSON KING

King Crimson

 

Eclectic Prog

4.63 | 4264 ratings

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Tarkus31
5 stars King Crimson's first album. One of the handful of albums that launched Progressive Rock. The album as a whole is just an amazing work of art, and it hits you with all sorts of sounds from the band. The three highlights from the album are 21st Century Schizoid Man. Whne listening to this track, its impossible to ignore the blaring guitar and saxophone, combined with the drums and bass. While listening to this track, you wonder if its lyrics are painting a picture of our future. The next great track is Epitaph, where Greg Lake's vocals will just capture you with the emotion he puts into the performance. And again, the lyrics get to you. To finnish out the album is In the Court of the Crimson King. One of the first looks into what would become Progressive Rock.

And when reviewing the album, you cant not talk about the cover. The haunting image of the man screaming makes you just think.

Tarkus31 | 5/5 |

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