The ConstruKction of Light

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The ConstruKction of Light
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Studio album by King Crimson
Released 23 May 2000
Genre Progressive rock, experimental rock, progressive metal, industrial rock
Length 58:18
Label Virgin
King Crimson chronology
Heavy ConstruKction
The ConstruKction of Light
King Crimson Live in Mainz
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
PopMatters 8/10 stars[2]

The ConstruKction of Light is the twelfth studio album by the band King Crimson, released in 2000.

It has the distinction of being the first studio album to be released by King Crimson without two longtime members (the first without drummer Bill Bruford who debuted with the band for 1973's Larks' Tongues in Aspic and without bassist Tony Levin who joined in 1981). The departure of these stalwarts brought an end to the "double trio" era of the band and their return to a quartet: Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, Trey Gunn and Pat Mastelotto. Fripp was now not only the last remaining member from any lineup prior to 1981 but the only Englishman left as well.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Adrian Belew, Robert Fripp, Trey Gunn, and Pat Mastelotto.

No. Title Length
1. "ProzaKc Blues"   5:28
2. "The ConstruKction of Light"   5:49
3. "The ConstruKction of Light"   2:50
4. "Into the Frying Pan"   6:54
5. "FraKctured"   9:06
6. "The World's My Oyster Soup Kitchen Floor Wax Museum"   6:24
7. "Larks' Tongues in Aspic - Part IV"   3:41
8. "Larks' Tongues in Aspic - Part IV"   2:50
9. "Larks' Tongues in Aspic - Part IV"   2:36
10. "Coda: I Have a Dream"   4:51
11. "Heaven and Earth" (ProjeKct X) 7:46



  1. ^ Nickey, Jason. The ConstruKction of Light review Retrieved on 2011-02-27.
  2. ^ Moos, Dan. "King Crimson: The ConstruKction of Light". Retrieved 13 May 2014. 

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