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King Crimson


Eclectic Prog

4.64 | 4761 ratings

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5 stars In The Court Of The Crimson King came out of nowhere and still stands as a favorite among both new and old fans of progressive rock. This brilliant debut defined a new genre and set the standard so high that it has rarely been surpassed in the decades that have followed.

The songs have a timeless quality to them and they still hold up to this day. That doesn't mean it is always an easy album to listen to. Moonchild feels too drawn out and except for the rocking 21st Century Schizoid Man, the tone is often deeply somber with very little relief.

In spite of those minor flaws, it still stands as a masterpiece of progressive music and is an essential addition to any progressive rock collection.

EvilGnome | 5/5 |


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