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3.54 | 22 ratings | 2 reviews | 23% 5 stars

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Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Waiting Man (10:03)
2. Thela Hun Ginjeet (7:42)
3. Red (6:32)
4. The Howler (5:09)
5. Frame By Frame (5:11)
6. Matte Kudasai (3:39)
7. The Sheltering Sky (9:37)
8. Discipline (5:41)
9. Neal and Jack and Me (6:03)
10. Neurotica (5:48)
11. Elephant Talk (5:35)
12. Indiscipline (11:02)

Total Time: 82:02

Line-up / Musicians

Adrian Belew - Guitar, Vocal
Robert Fripp - Guitar
Tony Levin - Stick, Bass Guitar
Bill Bruford - Drums, Percussion

Releases information

Produced by David Singleton and Alex R Mundy on behalf of King Crimson & The King Crimson Collectors' Club.

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KING CRIMSON Live in Berkeley, CA 1982 ratings distribution

(22 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(23%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(41%)
Good, but non-essential (27%)
Collectors/fans only (9%)
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4 stars I make no effort to hide the fact that the eighties lineup of King Crimson has displaced the Boz Burrell/Ian Wallace/Mel Collins lineup as my least favorite of this band. Their material for the most part, although occasionally interesting, usually leaves me flat. The live performances are mostly cookie cutter performances, any one can be interchanged with the others. This recording is an exception. The band appears to be very up for the performance. Even the ususally mechanical Robert Fripp plays above and beyond his normally stoic precision.

The set list is one of the better I've heard from this grouping. The only song on it that I don't care for is Neal And Jack And Me. And even that, with the intensity of the ban, is not bad. Red is particularly good. Fripp and Belew use a different guitar sound on this than normal, giving it a more icy sound. And it works well.

A couple of songs, especially Waiting Man, are drawn out a little too long, but I can deal with that. And this has one of the best versions of Elephant Talk that I've ever heard.

This is one of the few live recordings of this band that I would highly recommend.

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2 stars While this is not a bad concert, this is not a great concert, either. Until an apparent equipment malfunction, The Sheltering Sky is outstanding--the strongest piece of the show. Waiting Man, the opener, is strong, too. Indiscipline is another highlight, with some great interplay between th ... (read more)

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