King Crimson ‎– In The Court Of The Crimson King An Observation By King Crimson

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Atlantic ‎– SD 8245
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Terre Haute pressing with CTH suffix in matrix.

Textured gatefold sleeve.

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  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Label): ST-A-691699CTH
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Label): ST-A-691700CTH
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Etch): S T A691699-1B 1 CTH T
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Etch): S T A691700-1B 1 CTH T
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Etch Variant 1): S T A691699-1A 1 CTH T
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Etch Variant 1): S T A691699-1A 1 CTH T

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Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
0777 7 86485 2 9, V2 86485 King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King(CD, Album, RE, RM) EG, EG 0777 7 86485 2 9, V2 86485 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
1014 King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Takt Music 1014 Poland Unknown Sell This Version
105711 King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King(Cass, Album, RE) Virgin 105711 Chile Unknown Sell This Version
113061 King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King (An Observation By King Crimson)(LP, Album) Atlantic 113061 Uruguay 1976 Sell This Version
12 PFK-3013 King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King (An Observation By King Crimson)(Cass, Album) Atlantic 12 PFK-3013 Japan Unknown Sell This Version

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artkeighn

artkeighn

May 5, 2015

As a punk listener, I used to laugh off a prog rock album as a collection of pretentious assholes making a little noise as expensively as possible. This is not the case. In The Court Of The Crimson King isn't just a fun, novel little album, but in fact managed to open me up to an entirely new genre of music that can be beautiful and powerful. I will always have a heart for punk, but I've made room for this noise as well. The artwork is bold and haunting. It sticks out in a collection, sure to grab the curiosity of someone who hasn't been fortunate enough to hear it in it's full glory. If you're not a prog rock listener, it may be an acquired taste, especially with such a in-your-face opening song, but with patience it will deliver a great listen. A definite must spin for anybody interested (or completely uninterested) in prog rock.

Also, my copy has the spine text printed on the far left edge of the front cover. Not sure if that's normal or not.