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King Crimson Releases “Live In Vienna”

King Crimson: Live In Vienna, December 1st, 2016Another recent King Crimson performance has been released as a live album. Live In Vienna, December 1st, 2016 is a three-disc set that has the two set evening spread across discs one and two with the third offering encores and ambience.

“Disc three includes a series of soundscapes edited into newly sequenced pieces,” the album’s notes explain. “Drawn from the introduction music (composed/improvised afresh for each night) & featuring Robert Fripp, Mel Collins & Tony Levin, this essential component of current live KC shows also receives its most complete presentation to date. In addition, the third disc includes the long-awaited live recorded debut of Fracture by the 2016 line-up as performed in Copenhagen.”

The full lineup on the album includes Mel Collins, Robert Fripp, Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto, Gavin Harrison, Jakko Jakszyk, and Jeremy Stacey. They performed songs from throughout the band’s 49-year career from “The Court of the Crimson King” to “Discipline” to “Level V”.

Live in Vienna is available now on CD and iTunes.

Live In Vienna, December 1st, 2016 Track List:

Disc One:
First Set: (Vienna, 2016)

  1. Walk On: Soundscapes: Monk Morph Music Of The Chamber
  2. Hell Hounds of Krim
  3. Pictures of a City
  4. Dawn Song
  5. Suitable Grounds for The Blues
  6. VROOOM
  7. The Construkction of Light
  8. The Court of the Crimson King
  9. The Letters
  10. Sailors’ Tale
  11. Interlude
  12. Radical Action II
  13. Level V

Disc Two:
Second Set: Vienna, 2016

  1. Fairy Dust Of The Drumsons
  2. Peace: An End
  3. Cirkus
  4. Indiscipline
  5. Epitaph
  6. Easy Money
  7. Devil Dogs of Tessellation Row
  8. Red
  9. Meltdown
  10. Larks’ Tongues in Aspic Part Two
  11. Starless

Disc Three: Encores and Expansions:

  1. Fracture
  2. Heroes
  3. 21st Century Schizoid Man
  4. Schoenberg Softened His Hat
  5. Ahriman’s Ceaseless Corruptions
  6. Spenta’s Counter Claim