|4||Ladies Of The Road||5:35|
|5||Prelude: Song Of The Gulls||4:15|
- Acoustic Bass [String Bass] – Harry Miller
- Bass, Lead Vocals – Boz Burrell
- Cornet – Marc Charig
- Drums, Percussion, Vocals – Ian Wallace
- Engineer – Andy Hendrikson*
- Flute, Bass Flute, Saxophone [Saxes], Vocals – Mel Collins
- Guitar, Mellotron, Harmonium [Peter's Pedal Harmonium], Performer [Sundry Implements] – Robert Fripp
- Lyrics By – Sinfield* (tracks: 1, 3, 4, 6)
- Music By – Fripp*
- Oboe – Robin Miller
- Photography By – Robert Ellis (4)
- Piano – Keith Tippett
- Producer – King Crimson
- Soprano Vocals – Paulina Lucas
- Words By, Sounds, Other [Visions] – Peter Sinfield
Recorded at Command Studios, Piccadilly, London.
Produced for EG Records Ltd
All songs published by EG Music Ltd 1971
© 1971 EG Records Ltd
℗ 1971 EG Records Ltd
Outer cover illustration Trifid Nebula in Sagittarius by courtesy of The Institute of Technology and Carnegie Institutions of Washington.
Track durations on the release are taken from the original LP artwork: 1 5.20, 2 12.29, 3 4.32, 4 5.32, 5 4.15, 6 9.16 - those in the Tracklist are taken from a CD player.
There's no pause between tracks 1-3.
There is a hidden track at the end of track 6, (also on the original 1971 LP release). It was never considered as a separate track and not considered also on duration written on covers or labels. It contains a part of preparation to record or the rehersal of Prelude: Song Of The Gulls (track 5), including studio chat, Fripp's instructions, strings tuning, metronome beat, and counting to the start.
Real duration of track 6: 9:14
It is followed by a long silence: 1:00
Hidden track: 1:38
Packaged in a standard jewel case with 4-page booklet.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (Text): 5 012985 300520
- Barcode (String): 5012985300520
- Matrix / Runout (Mirrored): EGCD 5 : ·MASTERED· ·BY NIMBUS·
- SPARS Code: AAD
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