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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 36 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 46,185.

King Crimson is ranked number 36 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 69,984.

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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:1,350 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:46,185
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:36
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,548 votes)
Comments: 147 comments
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2.

RedUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:488 charts
Rank in 1974:3Rank Score:10,485
Rank in 1970s62Overall Rank:252
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (616 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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3.

DisciplineUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1981Appears in:240 charts
Rank in 1981:2Rank Score:3,703
Rank in 1980s96Overall Rank:645
Average Rating:  80/100 (328 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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Larks' Tongues In AspicUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1973Appears in:217 charts
Rank in 1973:19Rank Score:3,387
Rank in 1970s169Overall Rank:702
Average Rating:  81/100 (342 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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5.

Starless And Bible BlackUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:104 charts
Rank in 1974:38Rank Score:956
Rank in 1970s426Overall Rank:2,106
Average Rating:  79/100 (181 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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LizardUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:95 charts
Rank in 1970:50Rank Score:928
Rank in 1970s434Overall Rank:2,152
Average Rating:  78/100 (203 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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In The Wake Of PoseidonUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:120 charts
Rank in 1970:51Rank Score:919
Rank in 1970s436Overall Rank:2,165
Average Rating:  77/100 (217 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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IslandsUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1971Appears in:80 charts
Rank in 1971:55Rank Score:741
Rank in 1970s499Overall Rank:2,574
Average Rating:  75/100 (164 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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BeatUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1982Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1982:64Rank Score:427
Rank in 1980s627Overall Rank:3,910
Average Rating:  72/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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ThrakUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1995Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1995:99Rank Score:367
Rank in 1990s878Overall Rank:4,414
Average Rating:  77/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 36

This may not be a complete discography for King Crimson. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

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 (510 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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2.21st Century Schizoid Man (Including Mirrors)
(from the album In The Court Of The Crimson King)
 93/100 (510 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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3.Starless
(from the album Red)
 93/100 (247 votes)
Comments: 10 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 (457 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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5.I Talk To The Wind
(from the album In The Court Of The Crimson King)
 90/100 (397 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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6.Fallen Angel
(from the album Red)
 89/100 (169 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.One More Red Nightmare
(from the album Red)
 88/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.Red
(from the album Red)
 88/100 (182 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.The Night Watch
(from the album Starless And Bible Black)
 87/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Larks' Tongues In Aspic, Part Two
(from the album Larks' Tongues In Aspic)
 87/100 (72 votes)
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11.In The Wake Of Poseidon
(from the album In The Wake Of Poseidon)
 85/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.Larks' Tongues In Aspic, Part One
(from the album Larks' Tongues In Aspic)
 85/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.Fracture
(from the album Starless And Bible Black)
 84/100 (38 votes)
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14.Lizard
(from the album Lizard)
 84/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.Exiles
(from the album Larks' Tongues In Aspic)
 84/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.Easy Money
(from the album Larks' Tongues In Aspic)
 84/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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17.Islands
(from the album Islands)
 84/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Cadence And Cascade
(from the album In The Wake Of Poseidon)
 84/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Moonchild (Including The Dream/The Illusion)
(from the album In The Court Of The Crimson King)
 83/100 (358 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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20.Cirkus
(from the album Lizard)
 82/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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King Crimson ratings

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86/100 (from 172 votes)
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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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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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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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From LegacyEighties 03/24/2016 13:41
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From Ottokar 07/30/2014 14:31
Monsters of prog rock. Not every album they made is a masterpiece, but all deserve to be listened to. Although that is quite demanding sometimes.
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From mostlymor 04/25/2014 17:40
Probably the greatest prog rock band in history! Definately the greatest album in prog rock! Love that this band existed, that such great musicians passed through it's membership, that it was all possible for one brief period of time. If Great Britain still cared about passionate, brilliant, difficult music we would have statues of them in our town centre's, if our Royal Family mattered at all they'd all be Knighted, like our great actors and composers of the past! Arise Sir Robert Fripp!
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