King Crimson Beat 200g LP
King Crimson Beat 200g LP
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Panegyric
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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King Crimson Beat 200g LP

King Crimson

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SKU:
DGMLP79109
UPC:
633367910912
200g Super-Heavyweight Vinyl LP!
Cut From The 30th Anniversary Masters Series As Overseen & Approved by Robert Fripp!


Beat was released in June 1982 just eight months after the '80s Crimson line-up debut album Discipline. It marked the first occasion where a King Crimson line-up had remained intact for a two album stretch and was also the first album by the band to employ a separate producer – Rhett Davies.

The juxtaposition of lyrics heavily influenced by '50s Beat luminaries Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady, the complex polyrhythmic musical textures of the '80s Crimson, the strength of the songs, and the cohesion of the studio performances all helped the album chart upon release in the US and the UK. Songs like "Waiting Man", "Neal and Jack and Me" and "Heartbeat" became firm favorites with LP buyers and concertgoers. "Heartbeat" in particular was an FM radio regular in the US and even merited a promo film shot for the then-emerging music TV market, while one of the album's twin instrumental tracks, "Sartori In Tangier", anticipated the emerging interest in African based rhythmic styles that would become such a fascination for musicians in the latter part of the decade. As ever, Crimson was pushing forward, looking for new methods to communicate internally as a band and externally with an audience. It was, perhaps, the nearest King Crimson ever came to the rock music 'mainstream'.

The simultaneous release of Beat and Three of a Perfect Pair completes the availability on vinyl of all King Crimson studio albums from 1969 – 1984 for the first time since the late 1980s; and with all titles manufactured on 200 gram vinyl and cut from masters approved by Robert Fripp, they have never sounded better in the 12" format of their original release.

This edition of the album was cut at Loud Mastering by Jason Mitchell.

Features:
• 200g vinyl
• Cut from the 30th anniversary masters, overseen & approved by Robert Fripp
• Cut at Loud Mastering by Jason Mitchell
• Import

Musicians:
Adrian Belew, guitar, lead vocal
Rober Fripp, guitar, organ, Frippertronics
Tony Levin, stick, bass guitar, support vocal
Bill Bruford, drums

Selections:
Side One:

1. Neal And Jack And Me
2. Heartbeat
3. Sartori In Tangier
4. Waiting Man
Side Two:
1. Neurotica
2. Two Hands
3. The Howler
4. Requiem
Description
200g Super-Heavyweight Vinyl LP!
Cut From The 30th Anniversary Masters Series As Overseen & Approved by Robert Fripp!


Beat was released in June 1982 just eight months after the '80s Crimson line-up debut album Discipline. It marked the first occasion where a King Crimson line-up had remained intact for a two album stretch and was also the first album by the band to employ a separate producer – Rhett Davies.

The juxtaposition of lyrics heavily influenced by '50s Beat luminaries Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady, the complex polyrhythmic musical textures of the '80s Crimson, the strength of the songs, and the cohesion of the studio performances all helped the album chart upon release in the US and the UK. Songs like "Waiting Man", "Neal and Jack and Me" and "Heartbeat" became firm favorites with LP buyers and concertgoers. "Heartbeat" in particular was an FM radio regular in the US and even merited a promo film shot for the then-emerging music TV market, while one of the album's twin instrumental tracks, "Sartori In Tangier", anticipated the emerging interest in African based rhythmic styles that would become such a fascination for musicians in the latter part of the decade. As ever, Crimson was pushing forward, looking for new methods to communicate internally as a band and externally with an audience. It was, perhaps, the nearest King Crimson ever came to the rock music 'mainstream'.

The simultaneous release of Beat and Three of a Perfect Pair completes the availability on vinyl of all King Crimson studio albums from 1969 – 1984 for the first time since the late 1980s; and with all titles manufactured on 200 gram vinyl and cut from masters approved by Robert Fripp, they have never sounded better in the 12" format of their original release.

This edition of the album was cut at Loud Mastering by Jason Mitchell.

Features:
• 200g vinyl
• Cut from the 30th anniversary masters, overseen & approved by Robert Fripp
• Cut at Loud Mastering by Jason Mitchell
• Import

Musicians:
Adrian Belew, guitar, lead vocal
Rober Fripp, guitar, organ, Frippertronics
Tony Levin, stick, bass guitar, support vocal
Bill Bruford, drums

Selections:
Side One:

1. Neal And Jack And Me
2. Heartbeat
3. Sartori In Tangier
4. Waiting Man
Side Two:
1. Neurotica
2. Two Hands
3. The Howler
4. Requiem
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
2.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
King Crimson
Title
Beat
Composer
Additional Artists
Adrian Belew, Robert Fripp, Tony Levin, Bill Bruford
Record Weight
200G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
05-10-2019
Release Date
05-22-2019
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
Scratch & Dent
0
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