Red (studio album) by King Crimson

Red
Red by King Crimson
Year: 1974
Overall rank: 161st   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 923 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Best album of 1974 (1st)
Award Top 50 albums of the 1970s (40th)
Award Top 200 albums of all time (161st)
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King Crimson bestography

Red is ranked 2nd best out of 78 albums by King Crimson on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by King Crimson is In The Court Of The Crimson King which is ranked number 26 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 38,013.

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Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 923 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 86.0/100, a mean average of 85.3/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 86.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 12.9.

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From 05/31/2021 00:58
The execution on the last track could've been a bit better than it is, mostly the guitars, but what an amazing record.
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From 05/02/2021 23:53
The most influential album from the band.
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From 04/26/2021 03:40
This album has 3 songs I consider to be masterpieces. They are: Red, Fallen Angel, and of course, Starless.
Starless is one of the greatest songs I've ever heard, and it works as the perfect finale.
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From 01/19/2021 12:32
Grande nível de experimentação, mas sem perder o ritmo. Excelente.
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From 12/17/2020 18:25
I really didn't like this album. I can appreciate its genius tho
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From 12/06/2020 17:40
I’m so glad it’s digital now
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From 04/18/2020 20:20
Highlights:

Starless
Fallen Angel
One More Red Nightmare
Red
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From 09/09/2019 21:45
Super-prog. Tough listen in places but you can't fail to be impressed. A muso's dream
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From 04/15/2019 23:18
Favourite track: "Starless"
Least-liked track: "Providence"
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Best Albums of 1974
1. Red by King Crimson
2. The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway by Genesis
3. On The Beach by Neil Young
4. Crime Of The Century by Supertramp
5. Rock Bottom by Robert Wyatt
6. Diamond Dogs by David Bowie
7. Court And Spark by Joni Mitchell
8. Here Come The Warm Jets by Brian Eno
9. Sheer Heart Attack by Queen
10. Queen II by Queen
11. A Tábua De Esmeralda by Jorge Ben
12. Mirage by Camel
13. Radio City by Big Star
14. Autobahn by Kraftwerk
15. Pretzel Logic by Steely Dan
16. Veedon Fleece by Van Morrison
17. Apostrophe (') by Frank Zappa
18. Kimono My House by Sparks
19. Phaedra by Tangerine Dream
20. Country Life by Roxy Music
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