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King Crimson announces In the Court of the Crimson King 50th anniversary box set

on September 13, 2019, 1:32pm

King Crimson have announced a 50th anniversary deluxe box set of their seminal album, In the Court of the Crimson King. It’s due out on October 25th.

The band’s 1969 debut will be reissued in a four-disc package that includes new mixes in both stereo and instrumental forms, an expanded alternate version of the album, and bonus tracks. A Blu-ray, featuring a 5.1 stereo mix of the album and rare performance footage from 1969, is also included.

The material is contained in a gatefold box featuring restored artwork and new sleeve notes by the band’s biographer, Sid Smith.

The 50th anniversary edition of In the Court of the Crimson King will also be available on vinyl and as part of a new box set entitled, Complete 1969 Session, and documenting King Crimson’s studio and live recordings from 1969 onwards.

In related news, King Crimson just launched the North American leg of their 50th anniversary tour. You can get tickets to the remaining dates here.