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

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Label:
Discipline Global Mobile ‎– KCCBX1
Series:
Format:
Box Set, Limited Edition, Jewel Cases
CD, Album, Remastered, Stereo
CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered, Stereo, Mono
CD, Album, Stereo
CD, Album, Stereo
CD, Compilation, Mono
DVD, DVD-Audio, DVD-Video, Compilation, Multichannel, Stereo, Mono, NTSC
Country:
UK, Europe & US
Released:
23 Nov 2009
Genre:
Electronic, Rock
Style:
Art Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Prog Rock

Tracklist

2009 Stereo Mix
CD1-1 21st Century Schizoid Man 7:24
CD1-2 I Talk To The Wind 6:00
CD1-3 Epitaph 8:52
CD1-4 Moonchild 9:02
CD1-5 The Court Of The Crimson King 9:20
Bonus Tracks
CD1-6 Moonchild (Full Version) 12:13
CD1-7 I Talk To The Wind (Duo Version) 4:54
CD1-8 I Talk To The Wind (Alternate Mix) 6:34
CD1-9 Epitaph (Backing Track) 9:02
CD1-10 Wind Session 4:28
Original Master Edition 2004
CD2-1 21st Century Schizoid Man 7:23
CD2-2 I Talk To The Wind 6:03
CD2-3 Epitaph 8:48
CD2-4 Moonchild 12:12
CD2-5 The Court Of The Crimson King 9:25
Bonus Tracks
CD2-6 21st Century Schizoid Man (Instrumental) 6:46
CD2-7 I Talk To The Wind (BBC Session) 4:40
CD2-8 21st Century Schizoid Man (BBC Session) 7:11
CD2-9 The Court Of The Crimson King Part 1 (Mono Single Version) 3:22
CD2-10 The Court Of The Crimson King Part 2 (Mono Single Version) 4:30
The Alternate Album
CD3-1 21st Century Schizoid Man (Instrumental) 7:07
CD3-2 I Talk To The Wind (Studio Run Through) 4:20
CD3-3 Epitaph (Alternate Version) 9:27
CD3-4 Moonchild (Take 1) 2:20
CD3-5 The Court Of The Crimson King (Take 3) 7:14
CD3-6 21st Century Schizoid Man 7:21
CD3-7 I Talk To The Wind 6:02
CD3-8 Epitaph 8:56
CD3-9 Moonchild 12:12
CD3-10 The Court Of The Crimson King 9:21
Live 1969
CD4-1 21st Century Schizoid Man 6:36
CD4-2 The Court Of The Crimson King 6:31
CD4-3 Get Thy Bearings 9:41
CD4-4 Epitaph 4:28
CD4-5 Mantra 3:04
CD4-6 Travel Weary Capricorn 5:37
CD4-7 Mars 3:30
CD4-8 The Court Of The Crimson King 7:52
CD4-9 A Man A City 12:19
CD4-10 Epitaph 8:31
CD4-11 21st Century Schizoid Man 7:56
The Original Atlantic Records Issued Vinyl US Radio Promos
CD5-1 21st Century Schizoid Man (Mono) 7:22
CD5-2 I Talk To The Wind (Mono) 6:04
CD5-3 Epitaph (Mono) 8:51
CD5-4 Moonchild (Mono) 12:12
CD5-5 The Court Of The Crimson King (Mono) 9:27
CD5-6 The Court Of The Crimson King (Edited Mono Single Mix) 2:19
2009 5.1 Surround Mix
DVD-1 21st Century Schizoid Man 7:24
DVD-2 I Talk To The Wind 6:00
DVD-3 Epitaph 8:52
DVD-4 Moonchild 9:02
DVD-5 The Court Of The Crimson King 9:20
2009 Stereo Mix
DVD-6 21st Century Schizoid Man 7:24
DVD-7 I Talk To The Wind 6:00
DVD-8 Epitaph 8:52
DVD-9 Moonchild 9:02
DVD-10 The Court Of The Crimson King 9:20
Original Master Edition 2004
DVD-11 21st Century Schizoid Man 7:23
DVD-12 I Talk To The Wind 6:03
DVD-13 Epitaph 8:48
DVD-14 Moonchild 12:12
DVD-15 The Court Of The Crimson King 9:25
Additional Audio Content
DVD-16 Moonchild (Full Version) 12:13
DVD-17 I Talk To The Wind (Duo Version) 4:54
DVD-18 I Talk To The Wind (Alternate Mix) 6:34
DVD-19 Epitaph (Backing Track) 9:02
DVD-20 Wind Session 4:28
The Alternate Album
DVD-21 21st Century Schizoid Man (Instrumental) 7:07
DVD-22 I Talk To The Wind (Studio Run Through) 4:20
DVD-23 Epitaph (Alternate Version) 9:27
DVD-24 Moonchild (Take 1) 2:20
DVD-25 The Court Of The Crimson King (Take 3) 7:14
Video Content
DVD-26 21st Century Schizoid Man - Edit

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Credits

Notes

Limited Edition of 7500 copies worldwide (not numbered).

Discs are stored in jewel cases.

CD 2 has 2 known variant matrix codes as shown in BaOI. All other "variant 2" discs are identical to 'variant 1".

Content notes:

CD 1: "2009 Stereo Mix" remixed from the original multitrack master tapes
Bonus tracks:
Track 6: As Robert chose to feature the edit of Moonchild in the album running order, the full version is included here.
Track 7: An alternate take featuring just Robert & Ian.
Track 8: An alternate take featuring different solos.
Track 10: Extracts from the session that produced the distinctive intro to „21st Century Schizoid Man“.

CD 2: "Original Master Edition 2004" Original album mix, 24 bit remaster, September 2004
Bonus tracks:
Track 6: Morgan Studios recording, instrumental.
Track 7: Recently discovered track from the first BBC session, audio restored from bootleg source.
Track 8: A BBC transcription disc of this track was found some time after the original release of the Epitaph album providing much improved sound quality.
Tracks 9 & 10: De-clicked vinyl transfer of the original UK Island Records mono single version of the song as split across two sides of 7“ vinyl.

CD 3: "The Alternate Album"
Tracks 1 - 5: Alternate takes mixed for the first time from the original studio recordings.
Tracks 6 - 10: De-clicked vinyl transfer of the original stereo first Island Records issued pink label UK pressing run. Sourced from two vinyl LPs - one of which is Robert Fripp’s personal archive copy.

CD 4: "Live 1969"
Tracks 1 - 7: Restored bootleg, recorded live at Hyde Park, London, July 5th 1969.
Tracks 8 - 11: Restored bootleg, recorded live at Fillmore East, New York, November 1969.

CD 5: "The Original Atlantic Records Issued Vinyl US Radio Promos" De-clicked from original vinyl source copies
Tracks 1 - 5: Mono album mix used for radio promotion.
Track 6: Edited, mono single mix used for radio promotion only in the USA.

DVD content:
1. Original album remixed in MLP Lossless 5.1 Surround* and DTS 5.1 Digital Surround**
2. Original album mix (2004 master edition), 2009 stereo album mix, CD bonus tracks and Alternate takes album in MLP Lossless Stereo (24/96)* and PCM Stereo 2.0*** (24/48)
3. Video content (Audio: mono)

*only playable with DVD-Audio players, or players that are DVD-Audio compatible
**playable in all DVD players/DVD-ROM drives etc. with a compatible speaker setup
***playable in all DVD players/DVD-ROM drives etc.

Alternate takes mixed for the first time from the original studio recordings

The video content is a film edit of "21st Century Schizoid Man" from the Hyde Park concert in July 5th 1969. Available for the first time with original audio from the performance.

On the 2009 remix:
"We have taken the original mix as our template. The only significant change to the original release is our edit of the improv following ‘Moonchild’. This was discussed at the time, has been discussed since, and is done now." - Robert Fripp, June 27th. 2009; Worcestershire, England
The full version is included as Moonchild (Full Version) on this release.

All material previously unreleased or previously unreleased in these versions except the original album mix (2004 master edition), previously released in standard 16 bit resolution as CD DGM0501 - In the Court of the Crimson King.

Mono Vinyl Courtesy Of Online Vinyl Rarities Bob Djukic (CD5)
Mono Vinyl Courtesy Of James Warner, John Kimber (CD2-9 to CD2-10, CD5-6) and Robert Fripp

This release comes in a 12"×12" Box format, with a 12"×12" booklet with new sleeve notes by Robert Fripp & King Crimson biographer Sid Smith, rare photos and archive material, a 12"×12" two-sided reprint of the original album sleeve, 2 b/w promo photo reprints in an envelope and 2 pins.

This anniversary edition is also available as a Double CD and CD/DVD.

The original album was released October 10th 1969.

CD-1 to CD-10 Universal Music Limited

Recorded at Wessex Sound Studios, London. Produced for E.G. Productions - ‘David & John’.

Stereo files mastered at Super Audio Mastering.
5.1 mastered at Opus Productions Ltd.
DVD Design & Layout at Opus Productions Ltd.
DVD Authoring at Opus Productions.
Tape transfers at the FX Copy Room London.
Compiled & Coordinated for DGM.

Released via Inner Knot (USA/Canada), WHD (Japan), Panegyric (rest of World)

℗ & © Robert Fripp
This compilation ℗ & © Robert Fripp

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 6 33367 19692 7
  • Label Code: LC 00614
  • Matrix / Runout (CD#1 Variant 1, 2, 3): B363126 @1 DGM5009
  • Matrix / Runout (CD#2 Variant 1, 3): B363127 @1 DGM2009
  • Matrix / Runout (CD#2 Variant 2): B363127 @2 DGM5009
  • Matrix / Runout (CD#3 Variant 1, 2, 3): B363402 @1 KCCBX1/CD3
  • Matrix / Runout (CD#4 Variant 1, 2, 3): B363403 @1 KCCBX1/CD4
  • Matrix / Runout (CD#5 Variant 1, 2, 3): B363404 @1 KCCBX1/CD5
  • Matrix / Runout (DVD outer ring Variant 1, 2, 3): B363112-0 @1 KCSP1
  • Matrix / Runout (DVD inner ring Variant 1, 2, 3): B363112-1 @1 KCSP1 @
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1 to 5, DVD. Variant 1, 2, 3): IFPI LW03
  • Mould SID Code (CD 1 Variant 1, 2): IFPI AAHR0
  • Mould SID Code (CD 1 Variant 3): IFPI AAHR3
  • Mould SID Code (CD 2 Variant 1, 2): IFPI AAHP7
  • Mould SID Code (CD 2 Variant 3): IFPI AAHT6
  • Mould SID Code (CD 3 Variant 1, 2): IFPI AAHP8
  • Mould SID Code (CD 3 Variant 3): IFPI AAHT6
  • Mould SID Code (CD 4 Variant 1, 2): IFPI AAHT6
  • Mould SID Code (CD 4 Variant 3): IFPI AAHR3
  • Mould SID Code (CD 5 Variant 1, 2): IFPI AAHY2
  • Mould SID Code (CD 5 Variant 3): IFPI AAHR3
  • Mould SID Code (DVD Variant 1, 2, 3): IFPI AAHH1

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