King Crimson - Music Is Our Friend: Live in Washington D.C. & Albany 2 x CDs

SKU 23-DGM 5022
“Named for the tour from which the performances were taken, Music Is Our Friend is an official bootleg featuring King Crimson's final North American appearance in Washington, DC in September, 2021.
This 2 CD set is completed with four pieces taken from the first concert of the tour's 2nd leg in Albany. The DC performance highlights a band in ferocious form, with a powerful, energetic set with some arrangements reworked and differing from previous tours.
Featuring a restored middle section of Larks' Tongues In Aspic Part One that had not been played since 1973, substantial keyboard arrangements, Tony Levin on upright bass during Neurotica, giving the piece extra swing, there's an emotional set closer, Starless, and and immensely powerful 21st Century Schizoid Man as an encore.”
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Just got this....sadly I didn't know it was back "in stock" here. But ,I have to ask, why is no one writing about this release? Number one Fripp makes a pre-concert announcement that I don't think he'd ever make before his wife Toyah forced him to do their "Sunday Lunch" videos! He's... "Gasp!" ...happy ...and downright Jovial too! It's fun to hear and good to know he's backed off of the "tight" state of mind he's been known to have! Welcome to "Post COVID Lockdown" world. Better than that ...and more important , is that this recording and band has real DYNAMICS, and DAMN they can swing like a jazz group too! With some prominent SAX involved. New arrangements , and also a complete "In The Court of The Crimson King " with the coda after the main song ,make this another one you've got to hear if you are a crazed me. Sounds perfect to me , also. So , don't fear that "Official Bootleg" thingy attached to it's title. Now , WHAT on Earth is stopping you from buying this??!! CAN this be their LAST tour?
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