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King Crimson


Eclectic Prog

3.93 | 1837 ratings

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5 stars This was the first of many King Crimson albums I bought. This kind of music was something I had never heard before. It just blew me away!

My favorite on the set is "The Mincer." Man, it puts you on the edge of your seat. The music is so intense. I don't think I've heard anything like it before or since its release.

Another wild tune is "Starless and Bible Black," which is wonderfully done right. It transport the listener to I don't even know where, it is so far out there. Then "Fracture" has some very intricate guitar playing that is very difficult for any guitarist to master. The whole album is definitely Robert Fripp at his best.

"The Great Deceiver" is upbeat and offbeat prog. It will suck the listener right in. Then "Lament" brings it down a notch, with some moody and effective prog oriented ideas.

This album is a must have for the prog lover. In fact, in my humble opinion, this album is the best ones by King Crimson. It gets 5 stars for originality, excellent playing,content of songs, and catchy surprises.

Keetian | 5/5 |


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