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King Crimson


Eclectic Prog

3.10 | 1427 ratings

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3 stars I feel that this album deserves 4-4.5 stars, but this isn't helpful on a prog site. This album is one of my favorite pop albums, but I guess you couldn't call it an Excellent addition to any prog music collection since it isn't really all that progressive. Any pop fans out there should buy this album right away, and prog fans who eschew pop should avoid this. Among my favorite tracks are heartbeat (the adrian belew solo version is even better), sartori in tangier, and neurotica. It is hard to give descriptive reviews of pop albums, but let me try. You take discipline, take out the polymetric complexity, increase the poppiness, and keep the african influences, and you might get something like this.

3 stars for prog. 4.5 stars for pop.

Nuke | 3/5 |


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