Saturday, May 27, 2006

King Crimson - "Power To Believe II" (videoclip)

This videoclip taken from "eyes wide open" dvd (2003). Here there is a good review of this dvd: Anyone starting out to produce King Crimson’s rock family tree had better invest in some wall-sized sheets of paper. Over 35 years the band’s line-up has changed almost as often as its musical style, with players chosen to suit the Mellotron-driven prog-rock of the early days, the chamber jazz phase, the ambient diversion, and the recent variants on what can only be called rock and roll plus. And yet there is one common trunk running down the tree in the shape of founder, guitarist and electronics master Robert Fripp, the undisputed leader and shaper of the band’s formation and music. As long as Fripp wants it to, King Crimson will survive. The current survivors are featured in this two-DVD set, which covers almost five hours of live footage from the Kouseinenkin Kaikan in Tokyo earlier this year and – more prosaically – the Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London in 2000. The time gap is wide enough to keep the overlap in track listings at a minimum, but short enough for the band line-up to stay the same; Robert Fripp on guitar, Adrian Belew on guitar and vocals, Trey Gunn on the absurdly complex-looking Warr ‘touch guitar’, and... read more here

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