Working Titles May 8, 2012
Written by hammamatsu
I saw the Guildford, Dunstable, Cromer and Poole shows from March í82 and Iím sure the untitled number was referred to as íRockerí and the instrumental version of Neurotica was íManhattaní. The best run of shows from this lineup for sure. Cromer was the best and I spoke with RF at the bar after the show for a good 10 minutes. A truly amazing evening...
Oxford August 28, 2011
Written by arrcee
Bootleg source, nice performance.
MELVIN COLLINSI April 29, 2010
Written by melvinbcollins
I SAW THESE CONCERTS THE DRIVE TO 1981.VERY POWERFUL LINE UP, IMPROVS ON THIS SET ARE WOUNDERFUL.WHEN WILL INDISCIPLE MINNING ROCKS BE ISSUED ,THE YOUNGER CROWD NEED TO HEAR THAT .I CAN STILL HEAR TURKISH TEA WHAT A TRACK WISHED THEY PLAYED MORE TRACKS LIKE THAT THAT WAS JUST GREAT.THANK YOU FOR KING CRIMSON MUSIC THANK YOU SO MUCH CRIM HEAD FOR LIFE!"BLESSINGS TO ALL .
UNBELIEVABLE !!! November 8, 2009
Written by pinkmilk
Never better... February 7, 2009
Written by dwayne
Hey guys, donít focus so much on this never-released track. If it was so great, it would have made it to Beat, they had a problem filling up the album as it was... Iíve known it for 25 years (from Stoneybrook 28-2-82) and it is really not the main attraction here.
No, what really matters, is the extreme (and I mean EXTREME!!) intensity of the playing. I feel privileged having seen this band live in May and October 1981, but I really have to say this band was never better than late 1981 and early 1982.
As Robert Fripp said, the band died during the sessions for Beat. After that, it was never bad, donít get me wrong, but more clinical, less adventurous, somehow the spike was out of it.
I felt it at the time, I suppose, because I was pretty disappointed by the gig I saw in September, 1982. There was a perfection about it that perhaps kinda bored me, in a sense.
Not to mention the recordings from 1984, thereís very little there that still exites me. I mean, Discipline from Montreal flows like water. Itís just perfect. But that is also the problem.
To me, this release and the LA Roxy (November 23rd, 1981) are really the strongest live recordings by this band available to this day. Six stars out of five. Sheer passion.
Absent Lovers Now Present February 3, 2009
Written by barrystock
Iíve been waiting for an official release featuring the "Untitled Instrumental" aka "Absent Lovers" for 26 years. I first heard the tune on a bootleg purchased by a friend in 1983, "Indisciple Mining Rocks", and have wondered about it ever since. I went until late last year before hearing it again, and then found that "IMR" had been uploaded to a blog. I questioned a notable authority on the subject, and was told the tuneís brief history as he knew it.
What is most beguiling to me about the tune is the hovering, insectoid major second pattern, and it was what made me come back in my mind over the years to the piece. I think it is unprecedented in their canon, and is...really cool.
Thanks for putting this one up. It made my day!
Finally... February 2, 2009
Written by jblock
An official release from the pre-Beat tour, with the famed "Untitled Instrumental." Definitely worth the wait. Yeah, the sound is of the bootleg variety but you can certainly hear the good fairy. Buy it now.
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