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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 34 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 49,603.

King Crimson is ranked number 35 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 76,506.

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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:1,463 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:49,603
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:34
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,703 votes)
Comments: 163 comments
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2.

RedUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:546 charts
Rank in 1974:2Rank Score:12,054
Rank in 1970s57Overall Rank:228
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (695 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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3.

DisciplineUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1981Appears in:270 charts
Rank in 1981:3Rank Score:3,963
Rank in 1980s95Overall Rank:641
Average Rating:  80/100 (367 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Larks' Tongues In AspicUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1973Appears in:244 charts
Rank in 1973:19Rank Score:3,775
Rank in 1970s160Overall Rank:670
Average Rating:  81/100 (382 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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5.

Starless And Bible BlackUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 1974:37Rank Score:1,099
Rank in 1970s402Overall Rank:1,982
Average Rating:  79/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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6.

LizardUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:105 charts
Rank in 1970:49Rank Score:1,067
Rank in 1970s408Overall Rank:2,019
Average Rating:  78/100 (223 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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In The Wake Of PoseidonUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:134 charts
Rank in 1970:50Rank Score:1,048
Rank in 1970s417Overall Rank:2,051
Average Rating:  77/100 (245 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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IslandsUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1971Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1971:50Rank Score:1,008
Rank in 1970s433Overall Rank:2,122
Average Rating:  75/100 (186 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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BeatUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1982Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1982:64Rank Score:472
Rank in 1980s602Overall Rank:3,802
Average Rating:  72/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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ThrakUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1995Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1995:99Rank Score:380
Rank in 1990s877Overall Rank:4,506
Average Rating:  76/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 35

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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 (554 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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2.21st Century Schizoid Man (Including Mirrors)
(from the album In The Court Of The Crimson King)
 93/100 (556 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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3.Starless
(from the album Red)
 93/100 (290 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 (499 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 (432 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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6.Fallen Angel
(from the album Red)
 89/100 (196 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.One More Red Nightmare
(from the album Red)
 89/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.Red
(from the album Red)
 88/100 (207 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.Larks' Tongues In Aspic, Part Two
(from the album Larks' Tongues In Aspic)
 87/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.The Night Watch
(from the album Starless And Bible Black)
 87/100 (56 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 (63 votes)
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13.Larks' Tongues In Aspic, Part One
(from the album Larks' Tongues In Aspic)
 85/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.Lizard
(from the album Lizard)
 84/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.Islands
(from the album Islands)
 84/100 (37 votes)
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16.Exiles
(from the album Larks' Tongues In Aspic)
 84/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.Cadence And Cascade
(from the album In The Wake Of Poseidon)
 84/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Easy Money
(from the album Larks' Tongues In Aspic)
 84/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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19.Cirkus
(from the album Lizard)
 83/100 (47 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 (390 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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King Crimson ratings

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86/100 (from 186 votes)
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75/100
From Fischman 26 hours ago
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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85/100
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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