Price: £240.00
Format: boxset
Artist: King Crimson
Availability: 11-01-2019
CatNo: KCLPBX502_KCLPBX503

THIS BUNDLE WILL BE SHIPPED TO ARRIVE IN THE WEEK OF THE 11-Jan-19 RELEASE DATE.

A bundle of the King Crimson 1969-1972 & 1972-1974 limited edition vinyl boxsets.

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King Crimson 1969-1972 is a limited edition boxed set presenting the band’s celebrated quartet of studio albums from that period - In The Court Of The Crimson King, In The Wake Of Poseidon, Lizard, Islands - in their 40th anniversary edition mixes (created by Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp between 2009-2010).
 
Additionally, a 2LP set of rarities is included (many mixed and produced by Steven Wilson). The Alternative Guide To King Crimson is presented in the gatefold artwork originally used for the 1975 compilation The Young Person’s Guide to King Crimson. A full-sized replica of the original King Crimson timeline booklet which accompanied that compilation is also included
 
All albums are cut from the same hi-res masters used for the 40th anniversary CD/DVD-A series, pressed on 200g super-heavyweight vinyl, and presented in their original sleeves.
 
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King Crimson 1972-1974 is a limited edition boxed set presenting the band’s celebrated trio of studio albums from that period - Larks’ Tongues In Aspic, Starless And Bible Black, Red - in their 40th anniversary edition mixes (by Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp between 2009-2012).
 
A fourth album containing a complete alternate version of Larks’ Tongues in Aspic - mixed and produced by Steven Wilson and featuring the LP’s original US artwork - and the expanded edition of USA - in its 2013 issued mix by Robert Fripp, David Singleton and Tony Arnold - also feature.
 
The set also contains a full-sized 24 page photographic booklet of the band during the period plus a poster of the King Crimson album art as it originally featured in The Young Person’s Guide to King Crimson - the band’s first compilation.
 
All albums are cut from the same hi-res masters used for the 40th anniversary CD/DVD-A series, pressed on 200g super-heavyweight vinyl, and presented in their original sleeves.
 
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This will be shipped via courier.

 

1969-1972
In The Court Of The Crimson King
 
Side One
 
1. 21st Century Schizoid Man (Including ''Mirrors'') 
2. I Talk To The Wind
3. Epitaph (Including ''March For No Reason'' And ''Tomorrow And Tomorrow'') 
 
Side Two
 
1. Moonchild (Including ''The Dream And ''The Illusion'') 
2. The Court Of The Crimson King (Including ''The Return Of The Fire Witch'' And ''The Dance Of The Puppets'')
 
In The Wake Of Poseidon
 
Side One
 
1. Peace - A Beginning (0:49) 
2. Pictures Of A City (including 42nd At Treadmill) (8:03) 
3. Cadence And Cascade (4:27) 
4. In The Wake Of Poseidon (incl. Libra's Theme) (7:56) 
 
Side Two
 
1. Peace - A Theme (1:15) 
2. Cat Food (4:54) 
3. The Devil's Triangle (11:39) 
- a. Merday Morn 
- b. Hand Of Sceiron 
- c. Garden Of Worm 
4. Peace - An End (1:53)
 
Lizard
 
Side One
 
1) Cirkus (including Entry of the Chameleons)
2) Indoor Games 
3) Happy Family
4) Lady of the Dancing Water
 
Side Two
 
1) Lizard:
 
a) Prince Rupert Awakes
b) Bolero - The Peacock's Tale
c) The Battle of Glass Tears (including Dawn Song)  
d) Last Skirmish
e) Prince Rupert's Lament
f) Big Top
 
Islands
 
Side One
 
1. Formentera Lady
2. Sailor's Tale 
3. The Letters
 
Side Two
 
1. Ladies Of The Road
2. Prelude: Song Of The Gulls
3. Islands
 
The Alternative Guide to King Crimson
 
Side One
 
1 21st Century Schizoid Man (instrumental, trio version)
2 I Talk to the Wind (studio run through)
3 Epitaph (alt. instrumental version)
 
Side Two
 
1 Moonchild (take 1)
2 The Court of the Crimson King (take 3, instrumental)
3 I Talk to the Wind (duo version)
4 Cadence and Cascade (guide vocal, Greg Lake)*
5 Peace - An End (alt. mix)*
 
All tracks Mixed and Produced by Steven Wilson except 
* Produced by Robert Fripp and Peter Sinfield
 
Side Three
 
1 Cat Food (single version)
2 Groon (2010 mix)
3 Indoor Games (alt. take)
4 Lady of the Dancing Water (alt. take)*
5 Prince Rupert Awakes (piano, Keith Tippett)
6 Prince Rupert's Lament (alt take)
 
1 Produced by Robert Fripp and Peter Sinfield.
2, 4 Mixed and Produced by Steven Wilson 3 Produced by
David Singleton and Alex R Mundy 6 Produced by Jakko Jakszyk
 
Side Four
 
1 A Peacemaking Stint Unrolls
2 Sailor's Tale (alt guitar takes)
3 Ladies of the Road (remix)
4 Prelude: Song of the Gulls (string section, take 2)
5 Islands (run through with oboe prominent)
 
1 Mixed and Produced by Steven Wilson 2 Mixed by Alex R Mundy
3 Produced and Mixed by David Singleton and Alex R Mundy
4, 5 Produced by Robert Fripp and Peter Sinfield
 
All tracks/versions previously unreleased on vinyl except Side 3, Track 1
 
1972-1974
Larks' Tongues In Aspic
 
Side One
 
1. Larks' Tongues in Aspic, Part One
2. Book of Saturday 
3. Exiles
 
Side Two
 
4. Easy Money
5. The Talking Drum
6. Larks' Tongues in Aspic, Part Two
 
Starless and Bible Black
 
Side One
 
1. The Great Deceiver
2. Lament
3. We'll Let You Know
4. The Night Watch
5. Trio
6. The Mincer
 
Side Two
 
1. Starless and Bible Black
2. Fracture
 
Red
 
Side One
 
1. Red (6:20) 
2. Fallen Angel (6:00) 
3. One More Red Nightmare (7:04)
 
Side Two
 
1. Providence (8:08) 
2. Starless (12:18)
 
Larks' Tongues In Aspic (alt takes/mixes)

Side One
 
1. Larks' Tongues in Aspic (Part I) (Alt mix)
2. Book of Saturday (Alt take)
3. Exiles (Alt mix)
 
Side Two
 
4. Easy Money (Jamie Muir solo)
5. The Talking Drum (Alt mix)
6. Larks’ Tongues in Aspic (Part II) (Alt mix)
7. Easy Money (Alt take) 
 
LP5 & LP6: USA, Expanded Edition, 2013 mix
 
Walk On: No Pussyfooting
Larks’ Tongues In Aspic (Part II)
Lament
Exiles
Improv: Asbury Park
Easy Money
Improv
Fracture
Starless
21st Century Schizoid Man