Robert Fripp & the League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen

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The League of Gentlemen was an instrumental group organized by Robert Fripp in 1980 featuring, in addition to his guitar, Barry Andrews on organ, Sara Lee on bass, and Jonny Toobad on drums, replaced by Kevin Wilkinson. This is their first album. It includes spoken word excerpts by Fripp's spiritual advisor, J.G. Bennett, and remarks about the music business by various unidentified people, sometimes heard over the music. That music is uptempo rock for the most part, dominated by Fripp's often jarring guitar parts, although some calmer pieces recall his ambient efforts.

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