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3.93 | 28 ratings | 2 reviews | 14% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1996

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Dziban (2:56)
2. Symbiotic Bit of Ruff (3:51)
3. Arrakis (5:23)
4. Sirrah (A Clean, Well-Lighted Place) (3:11)
5. The Third Star (3:44)
6. Acquiring Canopus (4:41)
7. Kaffaljidhma (5:26)
8. Yad Al-Gawza (2:28)
9. Kuma (4:28)
10. Indiera (7:12)

Total Time 43:21

Bonus tracks on 2011 remaster:
11. Demographically Challenged (1:08)
12. The Fish Are Shimmering over the Horizon (1:44)
13. Redder's Gate (4:47)
14. One Minute, a Stone (6:21)
15. 3x's as Right (4:42)
16. Gallina (1:10)
17. Measured by the Stars (3:59)

Line-up / Musicians

- Trey Gunn / 8- & 12-string Warr guitars, Chapman Stick (4,12-13,15,17), vocals (13,15)
- Toyah / vocals (2)
- Alice / vocals (5)
- Serpentine / vocals (10)
- Bob Muller / drums, tabla, bandir, percussion, cluster flutes (1-4,8-10)
- Pat Mastellotto / drums, percussion (6,7)
- Michael D'Agostino / drums (13,15)

Releases information

CD Discipline Global Mobile - DGM9606 (1996, UK & US)
CD Canyon International - PCCY-00995 (1996, Japan)

CD Gonzo Multimedia - HST049CD (June 21st, 2011, UK) Remastered with 7 bonus tracks
CD 7d Media - 7D 1112 (June 21st, 2011, US) Remastered with 7 bonus tracks

Digital album (Remastered with 7 bonus tracks)

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TREY GUNN The Third Star ratings distribution

(28 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(14%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(57%)
Good, but non-essential (29%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
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Review by snobb
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator
4 stars What a pleasant surprise! I found Trey Gunn's album just because of my hot interest to last incarnation of King Crimson. Somewhere by similar way I tested Tony Levin Band ( without big success, I can say), Bruford solo projects ( more successfully), Levin Gunn collaboration ( really interesting!). After I came to trey Gunn solo works and was absolutely impressed!

I think , Gunn for a moment is one of most interesting gutarist working in the field of post KC - prog. in his solo works you not only listen KC school, but can find plenty of fresh ideas and sounds, which KC will be proud to invent by itself.

Because of very limited distribution, it's difficult to imagine, how important Gunn's solo project music will be for today's eclectic and heavy prog, but just try find his albums, and you will hear the fresh and innovative music you haven't heard for years!

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4 stars The second solo album from King Crimson bassist/guitarist mixes classic Crimson/ProjeKcts type of music with oriental influences. The result is more technical, guitar oriented and less jazz/rock. "Dziban" opens the album with an instrumental dedicated to the Warr guitar - long technical solos ... (read more)

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