Starting with In the Court of the Crimson King and ending with The Power to Believe, we are going through the King Crimson catalogue one song at a time. Roughly each week, we will have a new episode up. Hopefully, you enjoy the ride as much as we will. Email us at email@example.com
Episode 20: Ladies of the Road
We have hit 20 episodes and we are discussing a song worth talking about, the ever eyebrow raising Ladies of the Road? What do we think about this track? Listen and find out! Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Episode 19: The Letters
We wrap up Side 1 of Islands with a track that has quite the history behind it, The Letters! Email us at: email@example.com
Episode 18: Sailor's Tale
We continue our Island hopping with a gem of a track, Sailor's Tale. Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Episode 17: Formentera Lady
*Apologies for the audio on this episode, we recorded during a snow storm*We begin another new album in Islands and start off with it's lovely intro track, Formentera Lady. We also do our rough overview of the record itself before we dive into the rest!...
Episode 16: Lizard
It is time to end the third Crimson album with the monstrous behemoth known only as Lizard. This is our longest episode to date, fitting considering this is their longest song. Hope you enjoy and be sure to email us at email@example.com
Episode 15: Lady of the Dancing Water
We are back for the New Year! We have reached the soft ballad on Lizard, which we deem the calm before the storm.
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A must for King Crimson fans
The reviewer below stated that they don’t get around to playing the song that is being reviewed. I don’t think the reviewer knows how these things work. They’re not allowed to play the song. To get clearance to play the songs would cost a fortune. This isn’t like a Spotify Original podcast where they already have the license to play the song.
Now that that’s out of the way. I love this podcast. Crimson is my favorite band and this is a great idea. The two hosts clearly love Crimson and Prog Rock. They have a friendly, informative way of discussing the songs. I look forward to the new song review every week. A must for fans of KC.
Perspective (and actual music) needed
The banter between the co-hosts is too focused on inside jokes and random observations about KC. Even though each episode allegedly deconstructs KC’s works track by track, the depth of commentary is lacking. And... the co-hosts never get around to playing the song being picked apart!
Tip: Read Sid Smith’s “In the Court of King Crimson: An Observation over Fifty Years” and any relevant biographies (e.g., “Bill Bruford: The Autobiogrqphy) to gain some perspective into historical nuance of the various KC lineups. Otherwise, you’re wasting your listeners’ time.