Price: £130.00
Format: boxset
Artist: King Crimson
Availability: 07-06-2019
CatNo: KCCBX14
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King Crimson Heaven and Earth Boxset
Heaven & Earth is the seventh box set in a series which will, when complete, cover all periods of King Crimson activity from 1969 to the present era. 
 
This 24 disc - 18 x CD, 4 x Blu-Ray and 2 x DVD-A - set represents the most comprehensive collection in the series to date and covers the period from December 1997 to August 2008.
 
Contents (Presented in a 12” box with 40-page booklet, memorabilia and new sleeve-notes by Robert Fripp, Sid Smith and audio notes David Singleton)
 
* 3CDs featuring The ReconstruKction Of Light (a re-imagining of The ConstruKction Of Light with all new drums by Pat Mastelotto and a new mix from Don Gunn), an extended/enhanced stereo mix of The Power to Believe and the (studio) Happy With What You Have To Be Happy With and Level 5 mini-albums.
 
* 4CDs featuring ProjeKcts 1 - 4 (new to CD) with 1 CD apiece allocated to each line-up.
 
* 11CDs featuring live recordings (several new to CD, with some material previously unreleased) from the 2000, 2001, 2003 and 2008 tours.
 
* 3 Blu-Ray audio discs:
 
Disc One contains the complete recordings of ProjeKcts 1, 3, 4 & 6 - every single concert plus additional material the ProjeKcts released, it features the complete albums: ProjeKct 1- Space Groove, The ProjeKcts - 4CD box, ProjeKct 1 - Jazz Café Suite, ProjeKct X - Heaven & Earth, BPM&M - ExtraKcts & ArtifaKcts and Rieflin/Fripp/Gunn - Repercussions of Angelic Behaviour
 
Disc Two contains the complete recordings of ProjeKct 2 (every single concert). More than 30 shows plus an album's worth of rehearsals.
 
Disc Three contains The ReconstruKction Of Light - the album in stereo and 5.1 mixes with the drums completely re-recorded by Pat Mastelotto - stereo mixes by Don Gunn, 5.1 mixes by David Singleton and the original album in hi-res stereo, The Power to Believe - expanded/enhanced 2019 master (2 tracks with additional elements plus 3 extra tracks assembled/mixed by David Singleton) and 5.1 surround mixes by David Singleton - all mixes executive produced by Robert Fripp - plus the Happy With What You Have To Be Happy With and Level 5 mini-albums, the 2000 show from London, the EleKtriK live album from 2003 and a video of a tour of the KC studio/live equipment setup from 2002.
 
* Blu-Ray video contains Europe 2000 - The Bootleg TV tour, which features around 10 hours of audio/video mostly never seen/heard since the concerts with versions of selected songs and improvs (usually two per night of each) from almost every show. Includes footage and music from 20 performances.
 
* 2 DVD-As (compatible with all dvd players) feature The ReconstruKction of Light (new stereo/5.1/original stereo mixes plus ProjeKct X - Heaven & Earth) and The Power to Believe (2019 stereo/5.1/original master mixes plus Happy With What You Have To Be Happy With mini-album).
 
CD
1 The ReconstruKction Of Light 2019 Stereo mixes All drum tracks, rerecorded, album newly mixed by Don Gunn, New to CD
2 Happy With What You Have To Be Happy With/Level 5 2019 remaster 2 mini albums on one CD 2019 masters, Part new to CD
3 The Power To Believe 2019 extended master 2002 master with audio elements added to two tracks + three extra tracks
4 ProjeKct 1 Dec 4th, 1997 - London Compiled form full concert, previously part released on The ProjeKcts box
5 ProjeKct 2 May 2nd, 1998 - Baltimore New to CD
6 ProjeKct 4 Nov 2nd, 1998 - San Francisco New to CD
7 ProjeKct 3 Mar 23rd, 1999 - Austin or Mar 23rd, 1999 - Austin New to CD
8 Live July 2000 Live ConstruKction I - London & more New to CD - Part released on the Eyes Wide Open DVD - with added improvs from the 2000 EU tour
9 Live Live ConstruKction II New to CD - Part released on the Eyes Wide Open DVD - with added improvs from the 2000 EU tour
10 Live Live ConstruKction III New to CD - Part released on the Eyes Wide Open DVD - with added improvs from the 2000 EU tour
11 Live August 15th, 2001 - San Diego New to CD
12 Live Dec 9th, 2001 - New Haven New to CD
13 Live Dec 9th, 2001 - New Haven New to CD
14 Live April 16th, 2003 - Tokyo Previously released as EleKtriK
15 Live 16th Nov 2003, New Haven Previously available as mail order CD Club 44
16 Live 16th Nov 2003, New Haven Previously available as mail order CD Club 45
17 Live   Aug 14th - 17th, 2008, New York City New to CD
18 Live Aug 14th - 17th, 2008, New York City New to CD
 
DVD-A
1 The ReconstruKction Of Light Original stereo mixes, New stereo mixes, 5.1 Surround All New to DVD-A
Plus: ProjeKct X - Heaven & Earth album (PCM stereo)
All material except where noted: 24/48 MLP Lossless (stereo/surround) on DVD-A & some Blu-Ray Players 24/48 DTS (surround) & PCM stereo (discs play all DVD players)
2 The Power To Believe Original stereo mixes, Expanded stereo mix, 5.1 Surround
Plus: Happy with… & Level 5 (PCM stereo) All New to DVD-A
All material except where noted: 24/48 MLP Lossless (stereo/surround) on DVD-A & some Blu-Ray Players 24/48 DTS (surround) & PCM stereo (discs play all DVD players)
 
Blu-Ray
1 ProjeKcts Disc I P1 (4), P3 (5), P4 (7), P6 (4)  - Complete concerts (number in brackets for each group) All New to Blu-Ray
Plus: ProjeKcts as released: P2: Space Groove, P1, 2, 3, 4 live from The ProjeKcts box
P1 Jazz Café Suite, PX Heaven & Earth, BPM&M XtraKcts & ArtifaKcts (with bonus tracks),
Fripp/Rieflin/Gunn Repercussions of Angelic Behaviour albums
PCM 24/48 Stereo
2 ProjeKcts Disc II P2 - The Tour - Rehearsals and 33 complete concerts All New to Blu-Ray
DTS HD-MA 16/48 Stereo
3 The ReconstruKction Of Light Original stereo mixes, New stereo mixes, 5.1 Surround All New to Blu-Ray
The Power To Believe Original stereo mixes, Expanded stereo mix, 5.1 Surround
EleKtriK Stereo & 5.1 Surround
Plus: Happy with…/Level 5/Live in London 2000 (stereo) 24/48 DTS HD-MA (surround) & 24/48 PCM (stereo)
Plus: Short video feature - King Crimson equipment/studio tour
4 Bootleg TV live Audio & Video selected from 21 concerts on rhe EU 2000 tour. All New to Blu-Ray
Almost 10 hours of footage featuring many improvs - standard definition, 4:3 aspect ratio PCM 16/48 Stereo, with concert venues/playing order individually or randomly selectable