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King Crimson United Kingdom

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The best album by King Crimson is In The Court Of The Crimson King which is ranked number 33 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 50,770.

King Crimson is ranked number 34 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 78,298.

Members who like this artist also like: Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and The Who.

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King Crimson best albums

The following albums by King Crimson are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,500 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:50,770
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:33
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,743 votes)
Comments: 169 comments
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2.

RedUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:561 charts
Rank in 1974:2Rank Score:12,319
Rank in 1970s56Overall Rank:224
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (716 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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3.

DisciplineUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1981Appears in:276 charts
Rank in 1981:2Rank Score:4,005
Rank in 1980s94Overall Rank:640
Average Rating:  80/100 (373 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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Larks' Tongues In AspicUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1973Appears in:254 charts
Rank in 1973:19Rank Score:3,961
Rank in 1970s155Overall Rank:647
Average Rating:  81/100 (389 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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In The Wake Of PoseidonUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 1970:48Rank Score:1,125
Rank in 1970s400Overall Rank:1,955
Average Rating:  77/100 (247 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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Starless And Bible BlackUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:121 charts
Rank in 1974:37Rank Score:1,107
Rank in 1970s411Overall Rank:1,991
Average Rating:  79/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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LizardUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 1970:53Rank Score:1,007
Rank in 1970s439Overall Rank:2,147
Average Rating:  77/100 (224 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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IslandsUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1971Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1971:50Rank Score:987
Rank in 1970s444Overall Rank:2,181
Average Rating:  76/100 (186 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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BeatUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1982Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1982:62Rank Score:531
Rank in 1980s560Overall Rank:3,509
Average Rating:  72/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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ThrakUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1995Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1995:100Rank Score:381
Rank in 1990s881Overall Rank:4,541
Average Rating:  76/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 34

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King Crimson best tracks

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1.The Court Of The Crimson King (Including The Return Of The Fire Witch/The Dance Of The Puppets)
(from the album In The Court Of The Crimson King)
 93/100 (569 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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2.Starless
(from the album Red)
 93/100 (296 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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3.21st Century Schizoid Man (Including Mirrors)
(from the album In The Court Of The Crimson King)
 93/100 (568 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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4.Epitaph (Including March For No Reason/Tomorrow And Tomorrow)
(from the album In The Court Of The Crimson King)
 92/100 (512 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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5.I Talk To The Wind
(from the album In The Court Of The Crimson King)
 90/100 (444 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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6.Fallen Angel
(from the album Red)
 89/100 (202 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.One More Red Nightmare
(from the album Red)
 89/100 (193 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.Red
(from the album Red)
 88/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.Larks' Tongues In Aspic, Part Two
(from the album Larks' Tongues In Aspic)
 87/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.The Night Watch
(from the album Starless And Bible Black)
 87/100 (58 votes)
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11.Fracture
(from the album Starless And Bible Black)
 85/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.In The Wake Of Poseidon
(from the album In The Wake Of Poseidon)
 85/100 (65 votes)
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13.Larks' Tongues In Aspic, Part One
(from the album Larks' Tongues In Aspic)
 85/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.Lizard
(from the album Lizard)
 84/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.Islands
(from the album Islands)
 84/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.Exiles
(from the album Larks' Tongues In Aspic)
 84/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.Cadence And Cascade
(from the album In The Wake Of Poseidon)
 84/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Easy Money
(from the album Larks' Tongues In Aspic)
 84/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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19.Cirkus
(from the album Lizard)
 83/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Moonchild (Including The Dream/The Illusion)
(from the album In The Court Of The Crimson King)
 83/100 (401 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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King Crimson ratings

Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 189 votes)
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From Fischman 01/21/2019 21:27
Rightfully one of the prog big six, but really like different bands over time with variable results.
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From JuanLuisGG14 08/26/2018 01:22
Highly imaginative, a visionary band. Only flaw may be the inconsistent line ups (makes their identity questionable)
I would have liked to see the original line up endure at least 4 years more.
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From travelful 03/06/2018 21:09
ITCOTCK is my favorite album of all time. I would rate the band a 100/100 probably if it wasn't such a pain in the ass to listen to their albums. I have no problem with buying albums I enjoy and want to support the artist, but not being able to find a sample of a song anywhere makes me not want to support Fripp. If he wasn't such a grumpy old man and allowed streaming I'm sure he would make more money in the long run because then people like me who like an album will buy a physical copy for their collection. Fripp really expects people to pay 30-50 bucks for an album they've never heard before, its ridiculous.
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95/100
From ruquito124 01/31/2018 23:03
Alway in progress. Reinvent themselves in each decade. An example of risky band
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From vancevisuals 10/17/2017 02:29
Robert Fripp, after Zappa and maybe Gilmour, is my favorite Guitar player. Adrian Belew is pretty close.
If you don't include Zappa or Floyd as progressive rock. The best is King Crimson all the way Yes and Jethro Tull round out Top 5
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From anandrajan 10/09/2017 20:50
Consistently Weird
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From Steppenwolf666 01/24/2017 12:49
A very difficult band to rate because they could be brilliant as on Red, Larks Tongue's, and the debut, but their other lp's seem some way short of these high points.
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90/100
From rliberty 12/21/2016 04:28
Robert Fripp may be the most pretentious person to ever exist, but he made some great music.
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From marklg 06/17/2016 18:03
Fripp is a genius, end of the story.
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