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Poll Question: Which (quasi)title track of a KC album is your favorite?
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    Posted: August 27 2012 at 20:05
One slightly unusual feature of King Crimson is that every one of their studio LPs (except Beat) has had a title track. So which do you like best?

I included Beat's "Heartbeat" for the sake of completeness, and crunched multi-part songs into one.

My personal choice is "Discipline". There are several good contenders on the list, but nothing beats the wacky rhythms on that one for me.


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It's a dead heat between Lizard and Islands, but I went with Lizard.
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Every song here are amazing but I think I'll choose Islands today
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Damn you. It's between Islands and Larks'.

Well, I like Islands more than any part of Larks' but since first two parts are joined, Larks' does win.
Islands just can't stand ultimate power of first two parts put together.
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Discipline without a second's hesitation.
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Lizard
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This is quite difficult, but since i got the CD, The Power To Believe has grabbed my heart (see sig).

My list will go...

1. Power to Believe
2. Lizard
3. Larks'
4. Wake of Poseidon
5. In the Court of the Crimson King
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Originally posted by SaltyJon SaltyJon wrote:

Discipline without a second's hesitation.

Jon, have you heard Power to Believe? If not, i think you'd really enjoy it. 
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Larks by quite some space
Islands

    
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote SaltyJon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 27 2012 at 21:41
Originally posted by Horizons Horizons wrote:

Originally posted by SaltyJon SaltyJon wrote:

Discipline without a second's hesitation.

Jon, have you heard Power to Believe? If not, i think you'd really enjoy it. 

Yep, I have.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Horizons Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 27 2012 at 22:09
Originally posted by SaltyJon SaltyJon wrote:

Originally posted by Horizons Horizons wrote:

Originally posted by SaltyJon SaltyJon wrote:

Discipline without a second's hesitation.

Jon, have you heard Power to Believe? If not, i think you'd really enjoy it. 

Yep, I have.

What do you think of it? Competes with their "Classic Period"?
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Originally posted by thellama73 thellama73 wrote:

It's a dead heat between Lizard and Islands, but I went with Lizard.
 
Agree on  both accounts.
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1. Islands - Beauty and majesty.
2. Larks'
3. Lizard
4. The Court Of The Crimson King
5. Discipline
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I was never a big fan of KC. I tried, but their music is very weird for my likings.
Exception the first 2 albums which are very good ones!
So I voted for "The Court of the Crimson King"... Smile
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A toss between In the Court of the Crimson King and Islands. Voted for the former.
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In The Court is still unbeaten to me.
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Originally posted by bytor2112 bytor2112 wrote:

Lizard

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In the Court
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