King Crimson ‎– Islands

Atlantic ‎– SD 7212
Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold


A1 Formentera Lady 5:45
A2 Sailor's Tale 9:30
A3 The Letters 4:23
B1 Ladies Of The Road 5:29
B2 Prelude: Song Of The Gulls 4:14
B3 Islands 9:14

Companies, etc.



Recorded at Command Studios, Piccadilly, London.
Produced for E. G. Records.

All songs copyright © 1971 E.G. Music Ltd.
All rights for the U.S.A. and Canada controlled by TRO-Total Music, Inc., BMI.

℗ 1972 Atlantic Recording Corporation
Printed in U.S.A.
MFG. By Atlantic Recording Corp.

Some issues may contain company inner sleeve numbered A3 (Queens Litho In U.S.A.)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): ST-A-712381-MO
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): ST-A-712382-MO
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched A side (MR stamp)): ST-A-712381-CC -2 AT/GP [MR (in a circle) scratched out] [MR (in a circle)] △16705 PR
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched B side (MR stamp)): ST-A-712382CC -Re AT/GP [MR (in a circle)] △16705-X PR

Other Versions (5 of 123) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ILPS 9175, ILPS-9175 King Crimson Islands(LP, Album) Island Records, Island Records ILPS 9175, ILPS-9175 UK 1971 Sell This Version
SD 7212 King Crimson Islands(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Atlantic SD 7212 US 1975 Sell This Version
IEZP-22 King Crimson Islands(CD, Album, RE, RM, HQC) WHD Entertainment, Inc., Discipline Global Mobile, Inner Knot IEZP-22 Japan 2010 Sell This Version
PCCY-01424 King Crimson Islands(HDCD, Album, RE, RM, Gol) Discipline Global Mobile PCCY-01424 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
2310 519 King Crimson Islands(LP, Album, RE) Polydor, EG 2310 519 Italy 1979 Sell This Version


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February 27, 2018

Definitely not a typical KC album. Very different from the rest.


January 1, 2016
edited over 4 years ago
This KC album does not get enough praise. It's my personal favorite.