B'Boom: Live in Argentina

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B'Boom: Live in Argentina
Live album by King Crimson
Released August 22, 1995 (1995-08-22)
Recorded 1994
Genre Progressive rock, experimental rock
Label Discipline Global Mobile
King Crimson chronology
Thrak
(1995)
B'Boom: Live in Argentina
(1995)
Thrakattak
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

B'Boom: Live in Argentina is a live album (2-CD set) by the band King Crimson, released in 1995. All songs were recorded between October 6 and October 16, 1994 at the Broadway in Buenos Aires, Argentina, except for "Heartbeat" which was recorded in Córdoba.

King Crimson's Argentinian shows in late 1994 were the first live performances by the band in over ten years. Prior to B'Boom's release, a live recording from this tour was sold illegally by an Italian bootleg company. The price of the bootleg was 28 pounds UK, and the sound quality was said to be "appalling". The recordings on B'Boom are taken from soundboard mixes. However, the album was issued by DGM in something of a hurry to counter the Italian bootleg and they transplanted the line-up and instrument credits directly from the "THRAK" album. As a result of this, the credit of "Mellotron" by Robert Fripp is an error - although there is Mellotron on "THRAK", there is none on "B'Boom", nor was one used on this Argentinian tour.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Adrian Belew, Bill Bruford, Robert Fripp, Trey Gunn, Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto, unless otherwise indicated.

Disc one[edit]

  1. "VROOOM" – 7:07
  2. "Frame by Frame" (Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Levin) – 5:28
  3. "Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream"
  4. "Red" (Fripp) – 4:58
  5. "One Time" – 5:45
  6. "B'Boom" – 6:54
  7. "THRAK" – 6:29
  8. "Improv - Two Sticks" (Gunn, Levin) – 1:26
  9. "Elephant Talk" (Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Levin) – 4:25
  10. "Indiscipline" (Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Levin) – 7:38

Disc two[edit]

  1. "VROOOM VROOOM" – 6:18
  2. "Matte Kudasai" (Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Levin) – 3:43
  3. "The Talking Drum" (Bruford, David Cross, Fripp, Jamie Muir, John Wetton) – 5:52
  4. "Larks' Tongues in Aspic (Part II)" (Fripp) – 7:31
  5. "Heartbeat" (Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Levin) – 5:02
  6. "Sleepless" (Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Levin) – 6:11
  7. "People" – 5:51
  8. "B'Boom" (reprise) – 4:26
  9. "THRAK" – 5:33

Personnel[edit]

Mastered by Robert Fripp and David Singleton.

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