The Condensed 21st Century Guide to King Crimson

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The Condensed 21st Century Guide to King Crimson
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Compilation album by
Released2006
Recorded1969-2003
GenreProgressive rock
LabelDiscipline Global Mobile
ProducerRobert Fripp
King Crimson chronology
The 21st Century Guide to King Crimson – Volume Two – 1981–2003
(2005)
The Condensed 21st Century Guide to King Crimson
(2006)

The Condensed 21st Century Guide to King Crimson is a compilation by progressive rock band King Crimson, released in 2006. It contains select studio tracks from the two box sets, The 21st Century Guide to King Crimson – Volume One – 1969–1974 and The 21st Century Guide to King Crimson – Volume Two – 1981–2003.

Track listing[edit]

Disc One: In the Studio: 1969-1974[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Original albumLength
1."21st Century Schizoid Man" (including "Mirrors")Robert Fripp, Ian McDonald, Greg Lake, Michael Giles, Peter SinfieldIn the Court of the Crimson King, 19697:23
2."Epitaph" (including "March for No Reason" and "Tomorrow and Tomorrow")Fripp, McDonald, Lake, Giles, SinfieldIn the Court of the Crimson King8:55
3."The Court of the Crimson King" (Abridged version; including "The Return of the Fire Witch" and "The Dance of the Puppets")McDonald, SinfieldIn the Court of the Crimson King7:16
4."Cat Food" (Single version)Fripp, Sinfield, McDonaldIn the Wake of Poseidon, 19702:47
5."Cadence and Cascade"Fripp, SinfieldIn the Wake of Poseidon4:37
6."Ladies of the Road"Fripp, SinfieldIslands, 19715:30
7."Sailor's Tale" (Abridged version)FrippIslands7:02
8."Larks' Tongues in Aspic (Part I)" (Abridged version)David Cross, Fripp, John Wetton, Bill Bruford, Jamie MuirLarks' Tongues in Aspic, 19736:41
9."Book of Saturday"Fripp, Wetton, Richard Palmer-JamesLarks' Tongues in Aspic2:49
10."Fracture" (Abridged version)FrippStarless and Bible Black, 197410:05
11."Starless" (Abridged version)FrippRed, 19744:37
12."Red"FrippRed6:15
13."Fallen Angel"Fripp, Wetton, Palmer-JamesRed5:55

Disc Two: In the Studio: 1981-2003[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Original albumLength
1."Elephant Talk"Adrian Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Tony LevinDiscipline, 19814:44
2."Frame by Frame"Belew, Bruford, Fripp, LevinDiscipline5:08
3."Matte Kudasai"Belew, Bruford, Fripp, LevinDiscipline3:46
4."Discipline"Belew, Bruford, Fripp, LevinDiscipline5:02
5."Heartbeat"Belew, Bruford, Fripp, LevinBeat, 19823:54
6."Waiting Man"Belew, Bruford, Fripp, LevinBeat4:26
7."Neurotica"Belew, Bruford, Fripp, LevinBeat4:50
8."Three of a Perfect Pair"Belew, Bruford, Fripp, LevinThree of a Perfect Pair, 19844:10
9."Sleepless" (Abridged version)Belew, Bruford, Fripp, LevinThree of a Perfect Pair4:36
10."VROOOM"Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Trey Gunn, Levin, Pat MastelottoTHRAK, 19954:37
11."Coda: Marine 475" (Abridged version)Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Gunn, Levin, MastelottoTHRAK2:05
12."Dinosaur" (Single version)Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Gunn, Levin, MastelottoTHRAK5:18
13."Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream"Belew, Bruford, Fripp, Gunn, Levin, MastelottoTHRAK4:48
14."The Power to Believe I: A Cappella"BelewThe Power to Believe, 20030:43
15."Level Five"Belew, Fripp, Gunn, MastelottoThe Power to Believe7:17
16."Eyes Wide Open"Belew, Fripp, Gunn, MastelottoThe Power to Believe4:09
17."Happy with What You Have to Be Happy With" (EP version)Belew, Fripp, Gunn, MastelottoHappy with What You Have to Be Happy With EP, 2002; later released on The Power to Believe3:44
18."The Power to Believe III: Deception of the Thrush"Belew, Fripp, Gunn, MastelottoThe Power to Believe4:10
19."The Power to Believe IV: Coda"FrippThe Power to Believe2:21

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