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King Crimson


Eclectic Prog

4.56 | 3540 ratings

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5 stars Without question, this is King Crimson's Magnum Opus. With arguably the groups finest line-up on board following a very strong album in Starless and Bible Black they were on top form and it really shows. No matter how many bands I listen to, I can always tell when King Crimson are playing simply by the unique bass notes of John Wetton. A strong album throughout with no clear weak link, but one absolutely clear high point. The song 'Starless' is progressive music in essence, beginning with an almost balladesque quality, the song then ends with a testament to each musicians abilities. An instrumental finale which still brings the hairs on the back of my neck to a standstill. If you do not own this album, you have not yet begun to live. The album also carrys the sad reality that the band could have gone on to record more albums like it. We will never know.
Schizoid-Man | 5/5 |


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