In the Court of the Crimson King King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King (Atlantic) 1969

1. "21st Century Schizoid Man (including Mirrors)" (7:20)
2. "I Talk to the Wind" (6:05)
3. "Epitaph (including March for No Reason and Tomorrow and Tomorrow)" (8:47)
4. "Moonchild (including The Dream and The Illusion)" (12:11)
5. "The Court of the Crimson King (including The Return of the Fire Witch and The Dance of the Puppets)" (9:22)

"In the Court of the Crimson King" was King Crimson's 1969 debut album and is a a fantastic progressive rock album! What King Crimson succeeded in doing was removing the big blues-based influence that most rock was based on and started bringing in more jazz and classical influences. However, despite being a very progressive album, the band knew how to write a hook.

I don't know why, being the progressive rock fan I was, that I never really got heavily into King Crimson. Still, I always thought this was a gem. I had a poorly mastered version of this but I traded it off to get this newly remastered version that comes in a cd case that looks EXACTLY like the original gatefold record cover. I will probably add some more King Crimson to my collection eventually.

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