Price: £15.00
Format: Vinyl
Artist: King Crimson
CatNo: KCLLP9
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King Crimson Beat Vinyl Adrian Belew Robert Fripp Tony Levin
40th anniversary stereo mix by Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp of King Crimson’s sparkling 1982 release, Beat
 
On 200g super-heavyweight vinyl for the first time. Mastered by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering from original studio masters.
 
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Seven years after King Crimson had ‘ceased to exist’, King Crimson’s reinvention as a new quartet consisting of Robert FrippBill Bruford, Adrian Belew and Tony Levin brought about a surprising new era, which delighted fans old and new. 
 
Stylistically very different from the King Crimson of the 1970s, this new line-up incorporated rock with electronica, funk, pure pop, modern avant-garde, and a complex variety of musical textures and influences. The intricacies of the playing and details in the compositional style became a key influence on sub-genres such as math rock.  
 
Beat was released eight months after Discipline and marked the first occasion where a KC line-up had remained intact for a two album stretch and the first album by the band to employ a separate producer, Rhett Davies
 
A
1. Neal and Jack and Me
2. Heartbeat
3. Sartori in Tangier
4. Waiting Man
 
B
1. Neurotica
2. Two Hands
3. The Howler
4. Requiem (Extended)