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King Crimson ‎– Islands

Genre: Rock


Style: Prog Rock

Year: 1971

Grading: EX/EX LP

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Islands is the fourth studio album by English band King Crimson, released in December 1971 on the record label Island. Islands would be the last King Crimson studio album before the group's trilogy of Larks' Tongues in Aspic, Starless and Bible Black and Red. It is also the last album to feature the lyrics of founding member Peter Sinfield.

The album received a mixed response from critics.

 

Tracklist

A1 Formentera Lady 9:55
A2 Sailor's Tale 7:20
A3 The Letters 4:25
B1 Ladies Of The Road 5:29
B2 Prelude: Song Of The Gulls 4:14
B3 Islands 9:14

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – E.G. Music Ltd.

  • Produced For – E.G. Records Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Command Studios
  • Printed By – E.J. Day Group
  • Made By – E.J. Day Group
  • Published By – E.G. Music Ltd.
  • Pressed By – The Gramophone Co. Ltd.

Credits

  • Bass Guitar, Lead Vocals, Other [Choreography] – Boz*
  • Cornet – Mark Charig*
  • Design [Cover], Painting – Peter Sinfield
  • Double Bass [String Bass] – Harry Miller
  • Drums, Percussion, Vocals – Ian Wallace
  • Engineer – Andy Hendrikson*
  • Flute, Flute [Bass], Saxophone, Vocals – Mel Collins
  • Guitar, Mellotron, Harmonium [Peter's Pedal], Effects [Sundry Implements] – Robert Fripp
  • Oboe – Robin Miller
  • Photography By – Robert Ellis (4)
  • Piano – Keith Tippett
  • Producer – King Crimson
  • Soprano Vocals – Paulina Lucas
  • Words By, Sounds, Other [Vision] – Peter Sinfield
  • Written-By – Sinfield* (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B3), Fripp*

Notes

This edition (1st edition) comes in a sleeve with flipback 
Released on a pink rim palm tree label 
with a gatefold lyrics inner sleeve, - inside opening. 

℗ 1971 (on center labels). 
Recorded at Command Studios, Piccadilly, London. 
Produced for E.G. Records. 
All songs published by E.G. Music Ltd. © 1971. 
Printed and made by the E.J. Day Group, London and Bedford. 

Catalog numbers: 
- ILPS-9175 on center labels 
- ILPS 9175 on inner sleeve 
- no designations on outer sleeve whatsoever

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