King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King (50th anniversary) 3 x CDs + 5.1 / hi-res Blu-Ray (due to weight, this price for the USA only. Outside of the USA, the price will be adjusted as needed)

SKU 23-KCXP5008
“50th anniversary 3CD/Blu-ray edition of King Crimson’s seminal debut presented in 2 x gatefold sleeve containing the individual CDs plus booklet with sleeve-notes by Sid Smith (packed in a rigid slipcase).

CD1 - 2019 Steven Wilson stereo mix (approved by Robert Fripp) alonside 2019 instrumental mixes (with Moonchild edited to song length)
CD2 - An expanded edition of the alternate album from the Blu-Ray
CD3 - The original master edition of the 1969 mix plus additional tracks

Blu-Ray Contents:
* 2019, 5.1 and stereo mixes by Steven Wilson in 24/96 resolution (for the first time)
* Original master edition of the 1969 album mix in 24/96 stereo.
* A complete alternate album comprising 2019 mixes by Steven Wilson including a much extended duo version of I Talk to The Wind, a June 19th version of ‘The Court of the Crimson King’ from the band’s final day at Morgan studios in June 1969, an isolated voice dominant version of ‘Epitaph’ & a version of ‘21st Century Schizoid Man’ which combines the Morgan studios instrumental with Greg Lake vocals from Wessex studios and August 2019 overdubs by Mel Collins & Jakko Jakszyk – the latter two mixed by David Singleton.
* A further album’s worth of additional material drawn from studio takes - much of it mixed by Steven Wilson & including extracts from the ‘wind session’ that produced the intro to 21CSM in stereo for the first time, the single a/b sides of the album title track drawn, for the first time since on disc, from the original master tapes & more are also included.
* The Blu-Ray is completed by a set of 2019 instrumental mixes and the surviving fragment of black & white footage from Hyde Park in 1969

All material on this set will also feature on the forthcoming Complete 1969 Sessions (the eighth boxed set in the series documenting King Crimson’s studio and live recordings from 1969 onwards).”
  • LabelPangyric
  • UPC633367791429
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Customer Reviews

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I have to say that I think that this IS the only version of this album you need on CD! I have the 45th boxed set , and while that was pretty packed with items....this is concise and pleasing. Just the set that you can take with you in the car...due to it having two gate-fold mini album sleeve packs inside the slip-cover box (outside package). Also the "expanded" alternate album on CD is great to be able to listen to on the go. Many facets of the recordings are highlighted by the different mixes...and that Epitaph Vocals Only mix is something to hear. Wow, Greg was on top form ! So this is a step above the 2 CD set,...and not as clunky and gigantic as that past "extreme box" if you want to indulge in "The Court..." look no farther. Just nab this before it's re-packaged into something lesser,...or bulkier.
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