Larks' Tongues in Aspic

King Crimson - Larks' Tongues in Aspic
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1973 Ratings: #43 / 129
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King Crimson takes the jazzy elements of Islands and combines it with the experimentation of their debut, and it comes out incredible. Each track has great innovative production and wonderful vocals. I loved it when they brought back the vocal distortion from 21st Century Schizoid Man. That was cool asf.


Man, I used to sleep on Larks' Tongues too much. This is seriously, without a doubt, one of King Crimson's greatest achievements.

I guess with an introduction like that I should explain my history with this album. And, well, I can't deny, I've always loved this album - after all, it holds the first two parts of the epic title track and Easy Money, all of which are some of the finest songs Crimson ever recorded. But it's no secret to anyone that the early '70s were a struggle for the band. Wake ... read more


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


uma ouvida muito agradavel ao todo e com muitos momentos espetaculares, ótimo!


Larks Tongue In Aspic is to me were King Crimson knew how to change and adapt their sound into a beyond modern one that would predate music as a whole and set the steps for albums like "Starless and Bible Black" or "Red" to form. So this one is beyond creative, and it's one of my favorites by the band clearly. There is an incredible feeling that comes when you listen to this one, it's pure prog madness.
Honestly I just want to get this out the way, yes I do prefer this one ... read more


Favorite track: Larks' Tongues In Aspic (Part I)
Other favorites: Easy Money, The Talking Drum, Larks' Tongues In Aspic (Part II)
Least favorite track: Book Of Saturday (or Exile if you don't count interludes)

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Added on: March 16, 2013