Price: £110.00
Format: boxset
Artist: King Crimson
CatNo: KCCBX8

The 19 disc limited edition box set On (and off) The Road presents a complete overview of the enduringly popular 1980s incarnation of King Crimson. 

Featuring a wealth of previously unheard audio and / or upgraded audio from the band's first to final performances, stereo and 5.1 editions of Discipline, Beat and The Three Of A Perfect Pair, plus video recordings of some of the best live shows the line-up played and substantial new concert footage, all presented to the high standards that have been a staple of King Crimson boxed sets of recent years. 

Highlights include:

* 9cds including new Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp stereo mixes of Discipline (2011), Beat (2016) and Three of a Perfect Pair (2016), and the final concert from each of the band's tours: Japan 1981 (new to CD), Germany 1982 (new mixes for this edition), Canada (Absent Lovers) 1984 (remastered for this edition)

* 2cds of additional studio recordings including 1 cd containing edited and expanded of sessions for the abandoned third album and a 'making of...' CD featuring studio snippets and outtakes from across the studio recordings (providing a fascinating audio insight into the 'Crimson process')

* 3dvd-a discs (hybrid discs compatible with all dvd players and rom-drives, region free, ntsc) feature the three original studio albums in high-resolution stereo (new & original mixes), 5.1 Surround Sound mixes and additional audio and videos on all three discs

* 3 blu-ray discs containing all the dvd-a disc material plus extensive additional video material including: Frejus live (Discipline), Alabama-Halle (Beat) (footage unseen since original 1982 broadcast), Japan 1984 (Three of a Perfect Pair) and additional hi-res audio options

* The Three Of A Perfect Pair blu-ray also features previously unseen footage from the final run of 1984 Japanese concerts plus 2 sets of 'single camera footage' recordings with shots focusing on each of the individual musicians

* The Absent Lovers concert is also included in a new Surround Sound mix on the Three Of A Perfect Pair blu-ray

Presented in a 12" box with booklet, memorabilia, extensive sleevenotes and eyewitness accounts of KC live.

Burning Shed / Panegyric exclusive - This limited edition box set comes with three 12” x 12” art prints of the iconic album artwork for Discipline, Beat and Three Of A Perfect Pair.

Disc 1 - Discipline:

Mixed and produced from the original multi-track tapes by Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp (2011). Mastered by 
Simon Heyworth and Robert Fripp (4)

Disc  2 - Live in Japan:

Taken from an audience cassette recording at Kokusai Hall, Tokyo on December 18th, the final concert in 1981. Audio restored & newly mastered  at DGM by David Singleton and Alex R Mundy 2016. (1)

Disc 3 - Beat:

Mixed and produced from the original 
multi-track tapes by Steven Wilson and 
Robert Fripp (2016). Mastered by 
Simon Heyworth and Robert Fripp (4)

Disc 4 - Live at Alabamahalle:

Recorded September 29 in Munich, the 
final concert in 1982. Remastered and 
recompiled 2016 by David Singleton 
and Alex R Mundy with six tracks 
from new audio sources. (2)

Disc 5 - Fragmented:

Mostly recorded January 17-30, 1983 
at C.V. Lloyd Music, Champaign, IL 
Recording Engineer: Gary Platt, 
Produced by Robert Fripp and David 
Singleton. Two new bonus tracks 2016. (3)

Disc 6 - Three of a Perfect Pair:

Mixed and produced from the original multi-track tapes by Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp (2016). Mastered by 
Simon Heyworth and Robert Fripp (4) 

Discs 7 & 8 - Absent Lovers:

Live at The Spectrum, Montreal, July 11th, the final concert of 1984. Mixed by David Singleton & Robert Fripp from the original multi-track tapes for the DGM release Absent Lovers (1998). As newly recompiled in high-resolution for inclusion on Disc 15  

Disc 9 - Are You Recording Gary?:

An insight into the inner working of the band, and the familiar heard in an unfamiliar way. Edited & assembled by David Singleton from original album session tapes, with additional downmixes by Alex R. Mundy

Disc 10: - Discipline (dvd-a):

Audio content: 5.1 surround mix; original mix; 2011 mix & additional tracks in 24/96 and Album rough mixes in 24/48
Video content: Old Grey Whistle Test (4)

Disc 11 - Beat (dvd-a):

Audio content: 5.1 surround mix; original mix; 2016 mix & Alternate Album in 24/48
Video content: Heartbeat promo; two tracks live in Munich (4)

Disc 12 - Three of a Perfect Pair (dvd-a):

Audio content: 5.1 surround mix; 
original mix; 2016 mix in 24/48
Video content: Sleepless promo (4)

Disc 13 - Discipline (blu-ray):

Contents as Disc 10 (audio 24/96) plus:
Video content:
Moles Club French TV interview
Live in Frejus 2016 audio & video transfers

Disc 14 - Beat (blu-ray):

Contents as Disc 11 (audio 24/96) plus:
Video content:
Complete Alabamahalle TV broadcast  (widescreen format).

Disc 15 - Three of a Perfect Pair (blu-ray):

Contents as Disc 12 (audio 24/96) plus:
Video content: Three of a Perfect Pair - Live in Japan (Widescreen format). 
Japan April 29th 1984 Part Show; 
Japan April 29th 1984 (single camera); 
Japan April 30th 1984 (single camera). 
Audio content: Absent Lovers 
High resolution and surround sound
Disc 16 - Live at Moles Club:

Taken from an audience cassette recording of April 30, 1981, the very first performance by Belew, Fripp, Bruford & Levin, while still called Discipline. Remastered and recompiled 2016. (2)

Disc 17 - Europe 1982:

A newly discovered unreleased live album. Mixed by Brad Davis & Robert Fripp in 1983. Taken from the concert in The Arena, Frejus, August 27th 1982. Plus four bonus tracks from the remainder of the concert

Disc 18 - More Neal and Jack and Me (dvd):

Video content: The Noise - Live in Frejus as previously released on the DGM DVD Neal and Jack and Me (2002). Plus Three of a Perfect Pair - Live in Japan - re-assembled from newly discovered master reels with previously unseen footage. Both in their original 4:3 standard definition format.

Disc 19 - The Town and the City (dvd):

Audio content: Live in Philadelphia, Asbury Park, Cap D'Agde, Frejus 24/48 high-resolution stereo, Europe1982, previously unreleased live album 24/96 high-resolution stereo
Video content:
Alabamahalle TV broadcast in its original 
4:3 standard definition format.

Also includes:

40-page album-sized booklet with 
previously unpublished photos by Tony Levin, and sleevenotes incorporating Robert Fripp's diaries, new interview material with all band members written by Sid Smith and David Singleton

2 concert posters, concert programme, setlist, concert tickets, press releases, promo photo and other memorabilia

1)  Previously available as a download only from www.dgmlive.com
2)  Released in an earlier format in King Crimson Collectors’ Club.
3)  Partly released in earlier format in King Crimson Collectors’ Club.
4)  Available in King Crimson 40th Anniversary Series

Burning Shed / Panegyric exclusive - This limited edition box set comes with three 12” x 12” art prints of the iconic album artwork for Discipline, Beat and Three Of A Perfect Pair.