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”King Crimson is, as always, more a way of doing things. When there is nothing to be done, nothing is done: Crimson disappears. When there is music to be played, Crimson reappears. If all of life were this simple”. Robert Fripp

King Crimson was conceived in November 1968 and born on January 13th 1969 in the Fulham Palace Cafe, London (Fripp/Ian McDonald/Greg Lake/Michael Giles/Pete Sinfield), coming to prominence after supporting The Rolling Stones at Hyde Park. Their ground-breaking debut In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) described by Pete Townshend as “an uncanny masterpiece”, began a career that has spanned four decades and influenced many bands and individuals including Yes, Genesis, Tool, and Porcupine Tree.

Despite the original line-up imploding after an American tour King Crimson continued to produce constantly challenging and intriguing music on albums such as In The Wake of Poseidon (1970), Lizard (1970), Islands (1971), Earthbound (1972), Larks' Tongues in Aspic (1973) and Red (1974).

Following Red, an exhausted Fripp declared “King Crimson is completely over for ever and ever.”

After a period outside the music industry, Robert Fripp returned to work on solo projects (including Frippertronics and his first solo album, Exposure in 1979) and collaborations with artists such as, Daryll Hall, Blondie, Brian Eno, Peter Gabriel, David Bowie.

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Album Heaven & Earth: Live and in the Studio 1997-2008 by King Crimson

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Panegyric Recordings
2019

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Album In the Court of the Crimson King (50th Anniversary) by King Crimson

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Panegyric Recordings
2019

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Album Meltdown (Live in Mexico City) by King Crimson

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Panegyric Recordings
2018

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Album Live In Vienna, December 1st, 2016 (UK Edition) by King Crimson

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Panegyric Recordings
2018

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