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King Crimson


Eclectic Prog

4.42 | 2976 ratings

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5 stars There are many more better reviews than mine so I will refrain myself from repeating general observations. This album is one of the pinacles of progressive rock and therefore very influential to the bands from 70's until the 90's. The instrumentation is brilliant, experimental and full of energy and motivation. 1973-1974 mark the peak of band's creative forces.

Also, being the most inaccessible KC album of the 70's, it features Zeuhl, metal and other avantgarde elements that wouldn't be possible without using violin and viola. Notice also the proficient drumming and percussions by two drummers. Singing might not be everybody's cup of tea but it is professional and not as cold as the instrumental storm on the album.

The strongest tracks are the two title tracks and the Talking Drum. The most typical KC Go and get this album ASAP and give it 10 spins at least, then you'll start to be fully absorbed by this masterpiece :-).

sgtpepper | 5/5 |


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