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King Crimson


Eclectic Prog

4.64 | 4763 ratings

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5 stars The beginning of Prog Rock...

... and also my entry in the world of Progressive Rock.

This is again an album you will know. So I have a lot of problems what I should write. The musicians are just brilliant, the music either and the cover is one of the great classics. What Robert Fripp in 1969 did is simply amazing. The great opener, 21st Century schizoid man, is a great heavy track. The vocals are distorted and the whole song has a nice wierd feeling. So heavy the first track was, so nice and warm is the secound one. Talk to the Wind. There you can listen to nice flute playing and nice singing. The next song Epitath is another classic. The singing by Greg Lake was nowhere better than on this song. Moonchild is wierd. I like it sometimes but I can't stand this long free jazz part everytime. The last track is pure epic. When you want to listen to some goundbreaking and essential material you should buy this album.

Priamus | 5/5 |


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