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King Crimson


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3.61 | 134 ratings

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3 stars For me to recommend an EP with four songs out of six being almost the same versions as those present on this one's companion album is a bit strange. Hear me out, though.

It is true that THRAK, One Time, Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream, and VROOOM feature very little difference between the EP and the album versions. If you, like me, don't like multiple copies of the same song, there might be a slight problem here. But the deal is, Cage and When I Say Stop, Continue are both amazing tunes not available on any other King Crimson studio release. Cage is a fast paced, quirky bit with odd spoken bits and some really cool vocal moments when Adrian starts to sing. When I Say Stop, Continue is a nicely flowing improvisational piece with a very well done build-up. It ends in a bit of humor that gives the song its name.

Really, in the end, there's nothing terribly special about this release if you look at it in terms of proportions. But the two songs unique to this release are good ones for fans of modern King Crimson to give a listen to at least once.

LiquidEternity | 3/5 |


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