Larks' Tongues in Aspic

King Crimson - Larks' Tongues in Aspic
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Based on 2 reviews
1973 Ratings: #39 / 108
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Based on 244 ratings
1973 Ratings: #12
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MickyT
100
Discography Diaries #7: King Crimson
Album #5: Larks' Tongues in Aspic
Genre: Progressive Rock, Experimental Rock
Date: 10/09/2020
Time: 6:10 PM

Next in the King Crimson discography is the bands 5th album, Larks' Tounges in Aspic. I think its safe to say that I've been loving King Crimons discography so far, each of their albums has just been a whole other experience for me and they've been consistently incredible, the last album Islands saw King Crimons style evolve into something different ... read more
Plats
88
"Larks' Tongues In Aspic" is yet another lovely entry to the King Crimson cannon. "The Talking Drum" gets in the way of this being a full on 9, but pretty much everything else is, wait for it, some of their best tracks to date! The second part of the title track especially sounds like the precursor to post-rock.

Fav Tracks: Larks' Tongues In Aspic, Easy Money, Book Of Saturday

Least Fav Track: The Talking Drum

Score:
8.8
Exceptional
EarCandy
84
Larks Tongues in Aspic stands as the first installment in King Crimsons trilogy during the middle of the 1970’s, an era for King Crimson that would revitalize their relevancy and continue to charm listeners with their unique sound.

From the original line-up of King Crimson, Robert Fripp was the only surviving member and brought on new musicians who would add their own personal input to the band. Unlike the previous records which relied heavily on especially flute and saxophone, Fripp ... read more
VividAids
97
better than ITCOCK. sorry
JustSomeGuy
87
This album is a great release from King Crimson and has a couple of truly fantastic moments.

Larks' Tongues In Aspic I feel is the best King Crimson album since The Court Of The Crimson King. Despite this, there were only a handful of moments that I could say actually warrant the praise it gets and that I'm giving it. The two title tracks are easily the main attractions here. Both songs are absolutely phenomenal and are two of the best tracks I've heard from these guys yet. Unfortunately, none ... read more
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Track List

  1. Larks' Tongues in Aspic (Part One)
  2. Book of Saturday
  3. Exiles
  4. Easy Money
  5. The Talking Drum
  6. Larks' Tongues in Aspic (Part Two)
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Added on: March 16, 2013