King Crimson

King Crimson are an English rock band, active at multiple intervals since 1969. The original lineup of guitarist Robert Fripp, bassist–singer Greg Lake, reedist–keyboardist Ian McDonald, and drummer Michael Giles made one album, In the Court of the Crimson King, the catalyst for symphonic-rock. When Lake departed for Emerson Lake & Palmer and McDonald and […]

Yes

Yes are an English rock band that released twenty-one studio albums between 1969 and 2014. Formed in London in 1968, their original lineup contained guitarist Peter Banks, keyboardist Tony Kaye, drummer Bill Bruford, and two constant members: bassist Chris Squire and singer Jon Anderson. Their early showpieces include “Looking Around,” “Survival,” “The Prophet,” and “Astral […]

U.K.

U.K. was an English symphonic-rock supergroup that released a self-titled album on Polydor as a four-piece in 1978, followed by the album Danger Money under a revised trio lineup in 1979. The original quartet featured the established talents of bassist/vocalist John Wetton (Mogul Thrash, King Crimson, Uriah Heep), guitarist Allan Holdsworth (Tempest, Soft Machine), keyboardist/violist […]

Bruford

Bruford was an English jazz-rock supergroup that released four albums on Polydor/EG between 1978 and 1980. The band was headed by ex-Yes drummer Bill Bruford and featured former Tempest/Soft Machine guitarist Allan Holdsworth and one-time Egg/Hatfield keyboardist Dave Stewart. The supergroup’s first album, Feels Good to Me, was recorded amid Bruford and Holdsworth’s involvement in […]

National Health

National Health was an English avant-jazz/rock band from Canterbury that released a self-titled album on Affinity in 1978, followed that same year by Of Queues and Cures on parent-label Charly. The band featured three-fourths of Hatfield and the North — keyboardist Dave Stewart, guitarist Phil Miller, and drummer Pip Pyle — with a revolving line […]

Bruford ‎– One of a Kind (1979)

One of a Kind is the second album by English jazz-rock quartet Bruford, released in 1979 on EG Records. Tracklist: A1. “Hell’s Bell’s” (3:32) A2. “One of a Kind, Part 1” (2:20) A3. “One of a Kind, Part 2” (4:00) A4. “Travels With Myself – and Someone Else” (6:12) A5. “Fainting in Coils” (6:23) B1. […]

Bruford ‎– Feels Good to Me (1978)

Feels Good to Me is the debut album by English jazz-rock quartet Bruford, released in 1978 on EG Records. Tracklist: A1. “Beelzebub” (3:16) A2. “Back to the Beginning” (7:09) A3. “Seems Like a Lifetime Ago (Part One)” (2:30) A4. “Seems Like a Lifetime Ago (Part Two)” (4:25) A5. “Sample and Hold” (5:12) B1. “Feels Good […]

UK ‎– U.K. (1978)

U.K. is the first of two albums by the namesake English symphonic/jazz-rock supergroup, released in 1978 on E’G/Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “In the Dead of Night” (5:38) A2. “By the Light of Day” (4:32) A3. “Presto Vivace and Reprise” (2:58) A4. “Thirty Years” (8:05) B1. “Alaska” (4:45) B2. “Time to Kill” (4:55) B3. “Nevermore” (8:09) B4. […]

King Crimson ‎– Larks’ Tongues in Aspic (1973)

Larks’ Tongues in Aspic is the fifth studio album by the English experimental rock band King Crimson, released on March 23, 1973, on Island (UK) and Atlantic (North America). This was their first of three albums by Crimson’s Mk III lineup featuring guitarist and co-founder Robert Fripp with new recruits John Wetton (bass), Bill Bruford […]

Chris Squire ‎– Fish Out of Water (1975)

Fish Out of Water is a 1975 solo album by Yes-bassist Chris Squire, self-produced and released on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Hold Out Your Hand” (4:14) A2. “You by My Side” (5:03) A3. “Silently Falling” (11:45) B1. “Lucky Seven” (6:57) B2. “Safe (Canon Song)” (14:15) Credits: Chris Squire — bass, 12 string electric guitar, vocals, writer, […]

King Crimson ‎– Starless and Bible Black (1974)

Starless and Bible Black is the sixth studio album by English experimental rock band King Crimson, released in March 1974 on Island/Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “The Great Deceiver” (4:02) A2. “Lament” (4:01) A3. “We’ll Let You Know” (3:41) A4. “The Night Watch” (4:40) A5. “Trio” (5:40) A6. “The Mincer” (4:08) B1. “Starless and Bible Black” (9:11) […]

King Crimson ‎– Red (1974)

Red is the seventh studio album by English experimental rock band King Crimson, released in October 1974 on Island/Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Red” (6:20) A2. “Fallen Angel” (6:00) A3. “One More Red Nightmare” (7:07) B1. “Providence” (8:08) B2. “Starless” (12:18) Credits: Robert Fripp — guitar, Mellotron, writer John Wetton — bass, vocals, writer William Bruford — […]

Bruford ‎– Gradually Going Tornado (1980)

Gradually Going Tornado is the third album by English jazz-rock quartet Bruford, released in 1980 on EG Records. Tracklist: A1. “Age of Information” (4:41) A2. “Gothic 17” (5:07) A3. “Joe Frazier” (4:41) A4. “Q.E.D.” (7:46) B1. “The Sliding Floor” (4:58) B2. “Palewell Park” (3:57) B3. “Plans for J.D.” (3:50) B4. “Land’s End” (10:20) Credits: Dave […]

Yes ‎– The Yes Album (1971)

The Yes Album is the third album by English symphonic-rock band Yes, released in February 1971 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Yours Is No Disgrace” (9:36) A2. “The Clap” (3:07) A3. “Starship Trooper” (9:23) –a. “Life Seeker” –b. “Disillusion” –c. “Würm” B1. “I’ve Seen All Good People” (6:47) –a. “Your Move” –b. “All Good People” B2. […]

Yes ‎– Fragile (1971)

Fragile is the fourth album by English symphonic-rock band Yes, released in November 1971 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Roundabout” (8:35) A2. “Cans and Brahms (Extracts from Brahms’ 4th Symphony in E Minor Third Movement)” (1:42) A3. “We Have Heaven” (1:39) A4. “South Side of the Sky” (7:56) B1. “Five Per Cent for Nothing” (0:37) B2. […]

Absolute Elsewhere

Absolute Elsewhere was an English electro-symphonic project that yielded the album In Search of Ancient Gods on Warner Bros. in 1976. The project was led by composer/multi-instrumentalist Paul Fishman and co-produced with his father Jack Fishman. Percussion on the album is played by Bill Bruford (credited here as William Bruford). The album is subtitled An […]