King Crimson - Lizard
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1970 Ratings: #70 / 107
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1970 Ratings: #53
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Lizard will always be that one King Crimson album that will leave listeners on one extreme or the other; considering it one of the band's weakest, or considering it one of the band's strongest. As someone who once considered it to be one of their weakest and always thought that it would be the album of theirs that I'd return to the least, I can now say that it has grown on me to the point where it is definitely in my top five of their discography and is one of my most listened albums from them. ... read more
The title track reminds me of Echoes my Pink Floyd. The song takes up half of the entire record, and it's easily the best track on it. Now, it's not as good as Echoes, but as I said, it is the best track. The rest of the album is alright, nothing stands out that much. But I'm a sucker for 20 minute long songs, so I think my enjoyment of that is obvious.
Discography Diaries #7: King Crimson
Album #3: Lizard
Genre: Progressive Rock, Art Rock
Date: 08/09/2020
Time: 2:30 PM

Moving on with my dive through King Crimons discography we have the bands 3rd album, Lizard. The bands last 2 albums have been brilliant starts to their catalogue and all I would hope is that Lizard would be another good addition to their discography. So not much else to say from here, after listening to Lizard I can say that I have criticisms for it but I think it's a ... read more
The guy laughing at the end of "Indoor Games" can fuck right off
Nobody knows how many times I listened to these King Crimson albums. Although knowing they made some more accepted than “Lizard”, I can’t move my fingers to rate it a fucking meaninglessness 6!
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Track List

  1. Cirkus (including Entery of the Chameleons)
  2. Indoor Games
  3. Happy Family
  4. Lady of the Dancing Water
  5. Lizard (Prince Rupert Awakes/Bolero/The Battle of Glass Tears/Big Top)
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Added on: April 14, 2014