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( December 2009)
is a compilation by the band Heartbeat: The Abbreviated King Crimson King Crimson, originally intended for radio stations as a promo vehicle to accompany 4-CD Frame by Frame: The Essential King Crimson boxed set. It was released in 1991. The medley was prepared to present an intensive overview of the catalogue to Virgin Records.
Track listing [ edit ]
"The King Crimson Barber Shop" (
Tony Levin) (1:31)
Also featured on the compilation (4-CD set) (1991); subsequently featured on the reissued version of the album Frame by Frame: The Essential King Crimson (1984) Three of a Perfect Pair "
21st Century Schizoid Man" ( Robert Fripp, Michael Giles, Greg Lake, Ian McDonald, Peter Sinfield) (4:43)
Abbreviated version from the album (1969) In the Court of the Crimson King "
The Court of the Crimson King" (McDonald, Sinfield) (4:54)
Single version from the album In the Court of the Crimson King "
Elephant Talk" ( Adrian Belew, Bill Bruford, Fripp, Levin) (3:33)
Edited version from the album (1981) Discipline "
Matte Kudasai" (Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Levin) (3:46)
From the album Discipline "
Heartbeat" (Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Levin) (2:57)
Edited version from the album (1982) Beat "Medley" (1:20)
Consisting of the following songs: "The King Crimson Barber Shop," "21st Century Schizoid Man," "Ladies of the Road," "Red," "
Starless," " Epitaph," "The Court of the Crimson King," "Elephant Talk," " Cat Food," "Matte Kudasai," " Sleepless," and "Heartbeat."