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ISLANDS

King Crimson

 

Eclectic Prog

3.81 | 1746 ratings

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zaxx
4 stars Another album, another singer - and by far the worst of the first three that have sung for King Crimson. Songs here are ok, but with less highlights than on previous albums.

I would say "Prelude : Song Of The Gulls" and "Islands" are the best songs on this album. The prelude is a great classical piece and the title track is a beautiful slow track with instrumental parts reminding of "Bolero". "The Letters" is very confusing - sounds like a draft for future songs like "Easy Money". The other songs are unremarkable...

Rating: 80/100

zaxx | 4/5 |

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