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The Elements Of King Crimson 2017 Tour Box Available For Pre-Order


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Featuring extracts from rehearsals, new live recordings, elements from studio recordings, full tracks, alternate takes and finished recordings from 1969-2016.
As with previous releases in the Elements series, the full variety of King Crimson's music is presented over two CDs! Featuring extracts from rehearsals, new live recordings, elements from studio recordings, full tracks, alternate takes and finished recordings from 1969-2016, many of which make their first appearance on CD.

Every line-up is featured across the double CD set. Of particular interest on the new set is the inclusion on disc 2 of every part of “Larks' Tongues in Aspic” (some studio, some live) from “Part I" to “Level 5"—interspersed with elements taken from the original studio sessions and rehearsals.

Packaged in a DVD-sized fold out digipak style book case with a 24 page booklet including sleeve notes by co-compiler Sid Smith, photos of memorabilia, full info about the 2016 tour and a number of band and individual photos of the current band line-up.

Disc 1

1. Wind (extract)
2. *21st Century Schizoid Man (Greg Lake vocals, extract)
3. *21st Century Schizoid Man (edit, live 2015)
4. In The Wake Of Poseidon (instrumental edit)
5. *Improv (Mel Collins, extract, live 2016)
6. *Peace (2015, rehearsals extract)
7. *Cirkus (live 2016)
8. Islands (instrumental edit)
9. Easy Money (live 2015)
10. *Suitable Grounds For The Blues (2015, rehearsals extract)
11. The Great Deceiver (live, 1974)
12. *Improv (Mel Collins, extract, live 2016)
13. Asbury Park (edit)
14. *One More Red Nightmare (live 2016)
15. *Meltdown (2015, rehearsals extract)
16. Thela Hun Ginjeet (Steven Wilson alt. mix)
17. Heartbeat (live 1982)
18. *Sleepless (live 2008)
19. *RF intermission announcement (2016)

Disc 2

1. Form No. 1
3. Keep That One Nick (edit section)
4. Larks' Tongues In Aspic Part I (live 2015)
5. Larks' Tongues In Aspic Part II (live 1974)
6. Keep That One Nick (edit section)
7. * Larks' Tongues In Aspic Part III (live 1984)
8. Keep That One Nick (edit section)
9. * Larks' IV ConstruKction
10. Keep That One Nick (edit section)
11. * Larks' Tongues In Aspic Part IV (live 2003)
12. * Level Five (live 2016)
13. Larks' Tongues In Aspic (radio advert)
* previously unreleased on CD

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See King Crimson on tour in North America this summer!

With three drummers up front including Pat Mastelotto, Gavin Harrison and Jeremy Stacey, as well as the return of multi- instrumentalist Bill Reiflin on keyboards, guitarist, and original founding member, Robert Fripp, states that this “double quartet formation” is likely to make more noise than ever before. Rounding out the eight piece line up are guitarist and vocalist Jakko Jakszyk, bassist Tony Levin, and saxophonist Mel Collins, also an early member of Crim.

As well as standard tickets, the band's label, DGM, also has announced sale of VIP Royal Packages, limited to just 50 per show. Details can be viewed at the label's interactive and recently redeveloped website, www.dgmlive.com.

King Crimson 2017 North American Tour Dates

06/11 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre (sold out!)
06/12 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre
06/13 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre
06/15 – Saratoga, CA @ Mountain Winery
06/16 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theatre
06/17 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theatre
06/19 – San Diego, CA @ Humphrey's
06/21 – Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre
06/24 – Denver, CO @ Bellco Theatre
06/26 – Minneapolis, MN @ State Theatre
06/28 – Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theater
06/30 – Rochester, NY @ Rochester Jazz Festival- Kodak Hall
07/03 – Montreal QC @ Montreal Jazz Festival
07/05 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall
07/07 – Quebec, QC @ Centre Videotron
07/09 – Red Bank, NJ @ Count Basie Theatre
07/10 – Red Bank, NJ @ Count Basie Theatre

Coinciding with the first leg of the tour, King Crimson will be releasing a CD EP featuring their version of “Heroes” recorded in Berlin during the band's 2016 European tour. Heroes- Live In Europe, 2016 was released on June 2nd 2017 and can be ordered via the shops at www.dgmlive.com as well as available through traditional retail outlets. The US based Schizoid Shop has recently added a range of new shirts and other band-related merchandise, and offers weekly specials including offers to win free tour tees.

This story appears courtesy of Glass Onyon PR - William James.
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