Archive | Apr 03, 2017

Certain Songs #838: King Crimson – “21st Century Schizoid Man”

Album: In The Court of The Crimson King
Year: 1969

Well, here’s an embarrassing blind spot.

I know, objectively, that Robert Fripp is a guitar genius who has had a long and storied career, and just for his work his work on “Heroes” alone, should be praised to the skies. But I could never get into King Crimson.

I couldn’t get into King Crimson during the original incarnation with the ever-changing group of famous bassist vocalists; I couldn’t get into the 1980s version w/ Adrian Belew, and I didn’t even know that there was a 1990s incarnation until I looked them up doing research for this post.