King Crimson: 1972-1974 Import Limited Edition Boxed Set (6 LP 200 Gram Vinyl) United Kingdom LP 2019 Release Date: 3/1/2019
King Crimson 1972 - 1974 presents the band's celebrated trio of studio albums from that period "Larks' Tongues in Aspic", "Starless and Bible Black"* and "Red" in their 40th anniversary edition mixes as mixed and produced by Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp in 2009 - 2012. This is the first time that these mixes have appeared on vinylAll albums are presented in their original sleeves. Additionally, a fourth LP features an Alternate "Larks' Tongues in Aspic" mixed and produced by Steven Wilson, with 'Easy Money' appearing in it's 2012 mix by David Singleton and Alex R Mundy and presented in the album's original American sleeve art. The vinyl set is completed with the inclusion of the expanded version of the live USA album, presented in it's 2013 mix with interior gatefold art based on the original imagery. A 24 pages photographic booklet and album art poster are also included. All albums are pressed using 200gram super heavyweight vinyl for the best audio reproduction. The albums were cut at Loud Mastering by Jason Mitchell from original hi-res sources as prepared by Steven Wilson and approved by Robert Fripp.
A fourth album containing a complete alternate version of Larks' Tongues in Aspic — mixed and produced by Steven Wilson and featuring the LP's original U.S. artwork — and the expanded edition of USA — in its 2013 issued mix by Robert Fripp, David Singleton and Tony Arnold — is also featured.
The set also contains a full-sized 24-page photographic booklet of the band during the period plus a poster of the King Crimson album art as it originally featured in The Young Person's Guide to King Crimson — the band's first compilation.
All albums are cut from the same hi-res masters used for the 40th anniversary CD/DVD-A series, pressed on 200-gram super-heavyweight vinyl, and presented in their original sleeves.