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    Posted: July 29 2015 at 10:32
Which King Crimson song is better and why?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 10:48
Fracture is a little more complex, in'nent it?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 10:51
I can't vote, but Fracture by quite a vast margin......and no it has nothing to do with it being more complex. If that was my main thang, I'd probably dig more of ELP's output.
Nah it's to do with the suspense this song achieves - the way it slowly and eerily builds up this huge sonic structure and then comes crashing down in a beautiful cathartic swoop, where Bruford finally hits those toms of his. Sheer brilliance.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 10:55
Frakcture! Tongue
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 11:19
Starless by about a light year. it actually has harmony prior to the madness.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 11:43
I'd say both are equally good, there are some tracks from those albums that I like more though.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 12:44
"Fracture". It has several sections packed into 11 minutes, it rocks harder, and doesn't take a long time to build up.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 13:20
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 14:17
may have to go with Starless, but Fracture's indeed also a masterpiece!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 14:48
Love both, but Starless by a whisker
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 15:21
Tough call, love both. Went with Starless as I find it more emotionally engaging.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 15:26
Don't like either of them at all.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 15:50
Starless by a smidge
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 16:27
Starless. It may be but a forestudy for UK's Carrying No Cross, but Fracture is called Crapture in my book; this one sounds like an irritating cacophony to my sensitive ears.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 16:29
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 16:57
Starless.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 17:19
Starless, no question.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 22:31
Starless easily.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2015 at 22:43
Starless because I'm partial to melody and structure as opposed to tedium and tension. I do like Fracture but I have to be in the mood for it.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 30 2015 at 02:21
Starless is simply perfect

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