King Crimson

The Compact King Crimson

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A strange attempt at a single-disc overview of the group, offering a compilation of the three Adrian Belew-fronted Crimson albums Discipline, Beat, and Three of a Perfect Pair. The classic tracks "21st Century Schizoid Man" and "In the Court of the Crimson King" are tacked on because, hell, CDs were the new thing at the time and could fragrantly pass over the 45 minute mark of vinyl. It would take the release of 1993's The Concise King Crimson for Caroline records (not EG) to finally offer a more balanced look at this ever-changing group.

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