King Crimson
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King Crimson

1982 Original with inner sleeve. 'Beat' is a thought-provoking and avant-garde record that showcases the band's willingness to push the boundaries of rock and progressive music.

The album opens with the rhythmic and captivating 'Neal and Jack and Me,' setting the tone for the eclectic mix of art-rock, new wave, and world music influences that follow. Tracks like 'Heartbeat' and 'Sartori in Tangier' blend intricate instrumentals with thought-provoking lyrics, creating a dynamic and engaging listening experience.

'Beat' is a reflection of its time, a musical exploration of the cultural and social changes occurring in the early '80s. The lyrics are like poetic expressions of a rapidly evolving world, and Adrian Belew's guitar work is nothing short of mesmerizing.

While 'Beat' might not be as widely recognized as some of King Crimson's earlier albums, it's a hidden gem in their discography. It's like a conversation with a brilliant philosopher – complex, challenging, and rewarding. It invites you to ponder, to explore, and to appreciate the artistry and innovation that King Crimson has consistently delivered throughout their career. In the grand tapestry of progressive rock, 'Beat' stands as a unique and compelling thread that should not be missed by any serious music aficionado.

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  • Artist: King Crimson
  • Genre: Rock
  • Type: Used - LP
  • Catalog ID: 23692-1
  • Condition:
    Near Mint (NM or M-)
    Very Good Plus (VG+)
  • Country ID: US
  • SKU: 180675

Track List

A1 Neal And Jack And Me 4:21
A2 Heartbeat 3:54
A3 Sartori In Tangier 3:35
A4 Waiting Man 4:22
B1 Neurotica 4:47
B2 Two Hands 3:22
B3 The Howler 4:10
B4 Requiem 6:30

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