Heavy ConstruKction

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Heavy ConstruKction
Heavy ConstruKction.jpg
Live album by King Crimson
Released December 2000
Recorded May - July 2000
Genre Progressive rock
Length 184:17
Label Discipline Global Mobile
Producer King Crimson
King Crimson chronology
Live in Central Park, NYC
(2000)
Heavy ConstruKction
(2000)
The ConstruKction of Light
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Heavy ConstruKction is a live album (3-CD set), incorporating video footage, by the band King Crimson, released by Discipline Global Mobile records in 2000. The album features recordings from King Crimson's European tour of May to July 2000, taken from DAT recordings of the front-of-house mixing desk.

King Crimson's 2000 European tour was conducted to promote the studio album The ConstruKction of Light. The band members at the time of the tour were Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, Trey Gunn and Pat Mastelotto. Bill Bruford had previously left the group, and Tony Levin was not included in this particular King Crimson project due to prior commitments.

The third disc features band improvisations from different shows, which are often spliced together in the same track. The liner notes describe the disc as "a cohesive presentation out of a series of incoherent events".

  • Disc 2 of the album contains video footage, playable with Windows Media Player software. A password is required to access this video footage.[2][3]

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

  1. "Into the Frying Pan" (Adrian Belew, Robert Fripp, Trey Gunn, Pat Mastelotto) - 6:20
    Recorded at: Circus Krone, Munich, Germany, 4 June 2000
  2. "The ConstruKction of Light" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 8:29
    Recorded at: Museumsplatz, Bonn, Germany, 6 June 2000
  3. "ProzaKc Blues" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 5:25
    Recorded at: Olympia, Paris, France, 25 June 2000
  4. "München" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 8:35
    Recorded at: Circus Krone, Munich, Germany, 4 June 2000
  5. "One Time" (Belew, Bill Bruford, Fripp, Gunn, Tony Levin, Mastelotto) - 5:44
    Recorded at: Roma, Warsaw, Poland, 11 June 2000
  6. "Dinosaur" (Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Gunn, Levin, Mastelotto) - 5:24
    Recorded at: Roma, Warsaw, Poland, 11 June 2000
  7. "VROOOM" (Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Gunn, Levin, Mastelotto) - 4:44
    Recorded at: Arena, Poznań, Poland, 9 June 2000
  8. "FraKctured" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 8:46
    Recorded at:
    Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark, [27?/28?] May 2000
    Museumsplatz, Bonn, Germany, 6 June 2000
  9. "The World's My Oyster Soup Kitchen Floor Wax Museum" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 7:38
    Recorded at: Museumsplatz, Bonn, Germany, 6 June 2000
  10. "Bonn" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 9:22
    Recorded at: Museumsplatz, Bonn, Germany, 6 June 2000

Disc 2[edit]

Audio
  1. "Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 4:30
    Recorded at: Zeleste, Barcelona, Spain, 27 June 2000
  2. "Offenbach" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 6:30
    Recorded at Stadthalle, Offenbach, Germany, 7 June 2000
  3. "Cage" (Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Gunn, Levin, Mastelotto) - 3:54
    Recorded at: Stadthalle, Offenbach, Germany, 7 June 2000
  4. "Larks' Tongues in Aspic (Part IV)" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 12:51
    Recorded at: Olympia, Paris, France, 25 June 2000
  5. "Three of a Perfect Pair" (Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Levin) - 3:42
    Recorded at: L'Ampiteatro, Gardone Riviera, Italy, 21 June 2000
  6. "The Deception of the Thrush" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn) - 8:26
    Recorded at: Shepherds Bush Empire, London, UK, 3 July 2000
  7. "'Heroes'" (David Bowie, Brian Eno) - 6:11
    Recorded at: Roma, Warsaw, Poland, 11 June 2000
Video

Recorded at the Città della Musica, Rome, Italy, 23 June 2000

  1. "Rome" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto)
  2. "Larks' Tongues In Aspic (Part IV)" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto)
  3. "Cage" (Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Gunn, Levin, Mastelotto)
  4. "The World's My Oyster Soup Kitchen Floor Wax Museum" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto)
  5. "Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream" (Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Gunn, Levin, Mastelotto)
  6. "VROOOM" (Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Gunn, Levin, Mastelotto)

Disc 3[edit]

  1. "Sapir" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 5:40
    Recorded at:
    Olympia, Paris, France, 25 June 2000
    Shepherds Bush Empire, London, UK, 3 July 2000
  2. "Blastic Rhino" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 4:11
    Recorded at:
    Museumsplatz, Bonn, Germany, 6 June 2000
    Archa Theatre, Prague, Czech Republic, 13 June 2000
    L'Ampiteatro, Gardone Riviera, Italy, 21 June 2000
    La Riviera, Madrid, Spain, 29 June 2000
  3. "Lights Please (Part I)" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 0:58
    Unknown Venue
  4. "ccccSeizurecc" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 6:02
    Recorded at:
    Stuttgart, Germany, 3 June 2000
    Circus Krone, Munich, Germany, 4 June 2000
    Arena, Poznań, Poland, 9 June 2000
    Piazza Cima, Conegliano Veneto, Italy, 20 June 2000
    Citta Della Musica, Rome, Italy, 23 June 2000
    Shepherds Bush Empire, London, UK, 3 July 2000
  5. "Off and Back" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 4:11
    Recorded at:
    Stadthalle, Offenbach, Germany, 7 June 2000
  6. "More (and Less)" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 3:14
    Recorded at:
    Citta Della Musica, Rome, Italy, 23 June 2000
    Zeleste, Barcelona, Spain, 27 June 2000
  7. "Beautiful Rainbow" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 6:59
    Recorded at:
    Kursaal Palace, San Sebastián, Spain, 28 June 2000
  8. "7 Teas" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 4:07
    Recorded at:
    Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark, [27?/28?] May 2000
    Circus Krone, Munich, Germany, 4 June 2000
  9. "Tomorrow Never Knew Thela" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 4:49
    including:
    Recorded at:
    Roma, Warsaw, Poland, 10 June 2000
    Archa Theatre, Prague, Czech Republic, 13 June 2000
  10. "Uböö" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 7:59
    Recorded at:
    La Riviera, Madrid, Spain, 29 June 2000
    Shepherds Bush Empire, London, UK, 3 July 2000
  11. "The Deception of the Thrush" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn) - 11:10
    Recorded at:
    Columbia Halle, Berlin, Germany, 31 May 2000
    Citta Della Musica, Rome, Italy, 23 June 2000
    Olympia, Paris, France, 25 June 2000
    Teatro Kursaal, San Sebastián, Spain, 28 June 2000
  12. "Arena of Terror" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 3:24
    Recorded at: Arena, Poznań, Poland, 9 June 2000
  13. "Lights Please (Part II)" (Belew, Fripp, Gunn, Mastelotto) - 4:55
    Unknown Venue

Personnel[edit]

Discs 1 & 2 recorded and mixed by George Glossop, and produced by David Singleton and Alex R. Mundy. Disc 3 recorded by Ken Latchney, and produced and mixed by Pat Mastelotto and Bill Munyon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Huey, Steve (2011). "Heavy ConstruKction - King Crimson | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Password details
  3. ^ Further playback instructions