Product Code: KCLPBX502
Artist: King Crimson ‎
Origin: EU
Label: Discipline Global Mobile (2018)
Format: LP;Box Set
Availability: In Stock
Condition:
Cover: M
Record: M
Genre: Prog Rock , Rock N

1969-1972 (Box Set)

Brand new sealed  Compilation, Limited Edition 200 gram Box Set.

  Limited Edition 200g 6LP Box Set!

King Crimson 1969 - 1972 presents the band's first four albums plus a 2LP set of  rarities from the same period in a deluxe boxed set configuration. The albums:  "In the Court of the Crimson King", "In The Wake of Poseidon"*, "Lizard"  and "Islands" are presented in the 40th anniversary edition mixes as mixed and  produced by Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp in 2009 and 2010. This is the first  time that these mixes have appeared on vinyl**.

All albums are presented in their original sleeves. Additionally, a 2LP set of  rarities is included (track-listing below) - many of them mixed and produced by  Steven Wilson and all new to vinyl, except for the single, 'Cat Food'. "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 pressed using 200gram super heavyweight vinyl for the best audio  reproduction.

Features:
• 6LP Box Set
• 200g Vinyl
• 40th Anniversary Editions of King Crimson's studio albums mixed and produced  by Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp, first time on vinyl*
• 2LP selection of alternative takes mixes and tracks from the same period, new  to vinyl**
• Complete alternative version of In The Court Of The Crimson King mixed and  produced by Steven Wilson, new to vinyl**
• LPs newly cut from the masters
• Full sized replica of the original King Crimson history booklet as it appeared  in the original 1975 Young Persons' Guide vinyl
• Album sleeves are presented in original form and contain the original  production credits

Selections:
LP 1 - In The Court Of The Crimson King
Side One:
1. 21st Century Schizoid Man
2. I Talk To The Wind
3. Epitaph
Side Two:
1. Moonchild
2. The Court Of The Crimson King

LP 2 - In The Wake Of Poseidon
Side One:
1. Peace - A Beginning
2. Pictures Of A City
3. Cadence And Cascade
4. In The Wake Of Poseidon
Side Two:
1. Peace - A Theme
2. Cat Food
3. The Devil's Triangle
I) Merday Morn
II) Hand Of Sceiron
III) Garden Of Worm
4. Peace - An End

LP 3 - Lizard
Side One:
1. Cirkus
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
Inc. Dawn Song
Last Skirmish
Prince Rupert's Lament
d. Big Top

LP 4 - 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

LP 5 & 6 - An Alternative Guide To King Crimson 1969-72***
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)
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)
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)

*excludes The Devil's Triangle features the original master as the multi-tracks  remain missing
**excludes Cat Food previously available on vinyl
***includes tracks mixed and produced by: Steven Wilson, Robert Fripp and Peter  Sinfield, Robert Fripp and David Singleton, Jakko Jakszyk, Alex R. Mundy, David  Singleton and Alex R. Mundy