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4.66 | 137 ratings | 3 reviews | 71% 5 stars

Essential: a masterpiece of
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Live, released in 2016

Songs / Tracks Listing

CD 1 - Mainly Metal (54:07)
1. Larks' Tongues in Aspic Part One (10:36)
2. Radical Action (to Unseat the Hold of Monkey Mind) (3:40)
3. Meltdown (4:22)
4. Radical Action II (2:27)
5. Level Five (6:46)
6. The Light of Day (5:49)
7. The Hell Hounds of Krim (3:36)
8. The ConstruKction of Light (6:24)
9. The Talking Drum (3:48)
10. Larks' Tongues in Aspic Part Two (6:39)

CD 2 - Easy Money Shots (52:43)
1. Peace (2:07)
2. Pictures of a City (8:17)
3. Banshee Legs Bell Hassle (1:40)
4. Easy Money (8:26)
5. VROOOM (4:56)
6. Suitable Grounds for the Blues (4:51)
7. Interlude (2:23)
8. The Letters (6:30)
9. Sailor's Tale (6:41)
10. A Scarcity of Miracles (6:52)

CD 3 - Crimson Classics (54:31)
1. Red (6:31)
2. One More Red Nightmare (6:03)
3. Epitaph (8:44)
4. Starless (12:17)
5. Devil Dogs of Tessellation Row (3:00)
6. The Court of the Crimson King (7:00)
7. 21st Century Schizoid Man (10:56)

Total Time 161:21

Line-up / Musicians

- Pat Mastelotto / drums, percussion
- Bill Rieflin / drums, keyboards
- Gavin Harrison / drums
- Robert Fripp / guitar, keyboards
- Jakko Jakszyk / guitar, vocals, flute
- Tony Levin / basses, Chapman Stick
- Mel Collins / saxophones, flute

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KING CRIMSON Radical Action to Unseat the Hold of Monkey Mind ratings distribution

(137 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(71%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(23%)
Good, but non-essential (2%)
Collectors/fans only (1%)
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5 stars Review #41 This album was like the awakening of the sleeping god, which now came in a seven-headed form. This is probably the best live album KING CRIMSON has in its entire catalog. Three CDs filled with the most epic songs from almost all of their studio albums plus some new songs that were o ... (read more)

Report this review (#2480867) | Posted by Uruk_hai | Saturday, November 28, 2020 | Review Permanlink

5 stars Wow! Stunning album. I'm not the biggest Crimson fan but I do have a handful of their albums, with the debut being one of the best ever released. They also have several others that jump out, including Red and Thrak. Unfortunately, I didn't care for ThrakAttack and the 80's albums so I thoug ... (read more)

Report this review (#2262135) | Posted by tdfloyd | Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | Review Permanlink

5 stars THE HALL BECAME THE KING'S HALL LAST NIGHT! Wow! What a show! I just saw KC on their Radical Action tour last night at the Riversid ... (read more)

Report this review (#1827032) | Posted by HarmonyDissonan | Monday, November 27, 2017 | Review Permanlink

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