Thrakattak

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Thrakattak
Live album by King Crimson
Released May 21, 1996 (1996-05-21)
Recorded 1995
Genre Progressive rock, experimental rock
Length 57:14
Label Discipline Global Mobile
King Crimson chronology
B'Boom: Live in Argentina
(1995)
Thrakattak
(1996)
Epitaph
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone (favorable)[2]

Thrakattak (written with consonants capitalized as THRaKaTTaK on the album cover) is a live album by the band King Crimson, released in 1996.

  • Compiled from performances of, and improvisations during, the piece "Thrak" in USA and Japan.
  • Track 2, "Fearless and Highly Thrakked", is also featured on the live album (2-CD set) King Crimson on Broadway (1999) (disc 2, track 12), and an alternative version of the track entitled "Biker Babes of the Rio Grande" is featured on the live album (2-CD set) Vrooom Vrooom (2001) (disc 1, track 11).

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Adrian Belew, Bill Bruford, Robert Fripp, Trey Gunn, Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto.

  1. "Thrak" – 2:20
    Recorded at:
    [venue?], [city?], [country?], [date/month?] 1995
    Longacre Theatre, New York, USA, 21 November 1995
  2. "Fearless and Highly Thrakked" – 6:35
    Recorded at:
    Longacre Theatre, New York, USA, 20 November 1995
    Longacre Theatre, New York, USA, 21 November 1995
  3. "Mother Hold the Candle Steady While I Shave the Chicken's Lip" – 11:18
    Recorded at:
    Nagoya Shimin Kaikan, Nagoya, Japan, 8 October 1995
    Hitomi Memorial Hall, Tokyo, Japan, 10 October 1995
    Omiya Sonic Hall, Saitama, Japan, 12 October 1995
  4. "Thrakattak (Part I)" – 3:42
    Recorded at:
    Koseinenkin Kaikan Hall, Tokyo, Japan, 2 October 1995
    Koseinenkin Kaikan Hall, Tokyo, Japan, 3 October 1995
    Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan, 9 October 1995
  5. "The Slaughter of the Innocents" – 8:03
    Recorded at:
    [venue?], [city?], [country?], [date/month?] 1995
    Koseinenkin Kaikan Hall, Tokyo, Japan, 14 October 1995
    Paramount Theatre, Springfield, USA, 17 November 1995
    Mahaffey Theatre, St. Petersburg, USA, 8 November 1995
    Roxy Theatre, Georgia, USA, 11 November 1995
  6. "This Night Wounds Time" – 11:16
    Recorded at:
    [venue?], [city?], [country?], [date/month?] 1995
    Tupperware Convention Center, Kissimmee, USA, 9 November 1995
    Longacre Theatre, New York, USA, 22 November 1995
    Longacre Theatre, New York, USA, 24 November 1995
    Longacre Theatre, New York, USA, 25 November 1995
    Palace Theater, Columbus, USA, 27 November 1995
    Rosemont Theater, Chicago, USA, 29 November 1995
  7. "Thrakattak (Part II)" – 11:08
    Recorded at:
    [venue?], [city?], [country?], [date/month?] 1995
    Auditorium Theatre, Rochester, USA, 16 November 1995
    Longacre Theatre, New York, USA, 22 November 1995
    Longacre Theatre, New York, USA, 25 November 1995
    Rosemont Theater, Chicago, USA, 29 November 1995
  8. "Thrak (Reprise)" – 2:52
    Recorded at:
    Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo, Japan, 5 October 1995
    Longacre Theatre, New York, USA, 20 November 1995

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