Rehearsals And Blows

Taken together with The Champaign-Urbana Sessions (CLUB21), the work-in-progress sketches, outtakes, bright ideas, dead-ends and cul-de-sacs gathered here provide a kind of counter-factual, alternative history to King Crimson’s catalogue; a shadow album that traces those points where things came together or fell apart in the trying, where ideas either bloomed or withered.
Speaking after the release of Three Of A Perfect Pair in 1984, Bill Bruford commented upon the album that took the group a year not so much to make as it did to find. “It did take quite a while...It’s kind of the fourth album with this version of the band. You see, we recorded one LP and more or less dumped it. We couldn’t quite see the way it was working out. When we reconvened the problems we had just evaporated! Sometimes, time is the only thing you need. Just to get away. And then suddenly the project was on its feet again and we knew where it was going and what to do.”

This is also available on CD as KCCC 42.
TRACK
TIME
01
Adrian and Robert
03:02
02
Slow Groove
03:39
03
Funk Groove
01:25
04
Sleepish
01:08
05
Slow Sleepless
02:35
06
An Entry of the Crims
04:04
07
Sacramento
04:35
08
Perfecting Three of a Perfect Pair
02:53
09
Open Hearted
03:01
10
Working on Sleepless
03:44
11
Easy to Solo Over
01:02
12
Do You Dig Me?
01:18
13
Industrial
04:09
14
Steinberger Melody
05:09
15
Shidare Zakura
02:44
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