Islands - King Crimson
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  1. Formentera Lady
  2. Sailor's Tale
  3. The Letters
  4. Ladies of the Road
  5. Prelude: Song of the Gulls
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  1. Formentera Lady
  2. Sailor's Tale
  3. The Letters
  4. Ladies of the Road
  5. Prelude: Song of the Gulls
  6. Islands
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The weakest Crimson studio album from their first era is only a real disappointment in relation to the extraordinarily high quality of the group's earlier efforts. The songs are somewhat uneven and draw from three years of inspiration. "The Letter" is an adaptation of "Drop In," a group composition that was featured in the early set of the original Crimson lineup from 1969, while "Song of the Gulls" goes back to the pre-King Crimson trio of Giles, Giles & Fripp for its source ("Suite No. 1"). There are also a few surprises, ...

Islands 2000, Editions E.G. Records

UPC: 017046150521

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