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3.33 | 20 ratings | 2 reviews | 30% 5 stars

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Songs / Tracks Listing

Disc One
1. Pictures of a City
2. Formentera Lady
3. The Sailors Tale
4. Cirkus
5. Ladies of the Road
Disc Two
1. Groon
2. 21st Century Schizoid Man
3. Earthbound
4. Cadence and Cascade

Line-up / Musicians

Boz Burrell - bass, lead vocals
Robert Fripp - guitar, mellotron
Mel Collins - saxes, flute, mellotron
Ian Wallace - drums, vocals

Releases information

Produced by David Singleton and Alex R Mundy on behalf of King Crimson & the King Crimson Collectors' Club
Recorded February 27, 1972 at Kemp Coliseum, Orlando, FL

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(20 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(30%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(30%)
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Review by Warthur
3 stars The sound quality of these King Crimson live releases from the Islands-era lineup can depend a little on whether new tapes have been recovered since the last rerelease and how much work on them has been done recently, and partly on the particular listener's sensitivities. As cassette recordings from the soundboard, they're never going to be perfect, but some people are more sensitive to some imperfections than others. For my money, the sound quality here is a step down from the Jacksonville recordings from a little earlier, at least in the latest editions of these live sets as put out in the Sailors' Tales boxed set.

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3 stars This performance took place one day after the Jacksonville concert. The sound quality of this (double) cd is much better than the Jacksonville cd and the playing is more inspired. This incarnation is said to be more of a jam band, and that may be true. That doesn't mean however that they didn' ... (read more)

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