Islands (40th anniversary series)

~ Release by King Crimson (see all versions of this release, 12 available)

Tracklist

CD 1: 2010 Stereo Mix
# Title Rating Length
1 Formentera Lady
10:17
2 Sailor’s Tale
7:34
3 The Letters
4:29
4 Ladies of the Road
5:34
5 Prelude: Song of the Gulls
4:16
6 Islands
12:02
7 Islands (studio run through with oboe prominent)
2:01
8 Formentera Lady (take 2)
2:23
9 Sailor’s Tale (alternate mix/edit)
3:36
10 A Peacemaking Stint Unrolls
3:55
11 The Letters (rehearsal/outtake)
2:43
12 Ladies of the Road (Robert Fripp & David Singleton remix)
5:42
DVD-Audio 2: 2010 Surround Mix / 2010 Stereo Mix / Original Album / The Alternate Album / Routes to Islands / Assorted Ladies
# Title Rating Length
1 Formentera Lady (5.1 mix)
10:20
2 Sailor’s Tale (5.1 mix)
7:29
3 The Letters (5.1 mix)
4:27
4 Ladies of the Road (5.1 mix)
5:34
5 Prelude: Song of the Gulls (5.1 mix)
4:17
6 Islands (5.1 mix)
11:55
7 Formentera Lady (original album mix)
10:19
8 Sailor’s Tale (original album mix)
7:30
9 The Letters (original album mix)
4:28
10 Ladies of the Road (original album mix)
5:34
11 Prelude: Song of the Gulls (original album mix)
4:17
12 Islands (original album mix)
11:55
13 Formentera Lady (2010 stereo mix)
10:20
14 Sailor’s Tale (2010 stereo mix)
7:29
15 The Letters (2010 stereo mix)
4:28
16 Ladies of the Road (2010 stereo mix)
5:34
17 Prelude: Song of the Gulls (2010 stereo mix)
4:17
18 Islands (2010 stereo mix)
11:55
19 Formentera Lady (take 2)
2:24
20 Sailor’s Tale (alternate mix/edit)
3:37
21 The Letters (rehearsal/outtake)
2:41
22 Ladies of the Road (rough mix)
5:50
23 A Peacemaking Stint Unrolls
3:55
24 Islands (studio run through with oboe prominent)
2:01
25 Pictures of a City (Islands lineup rehearsal)
8:38
26 Sailor’s Tale (Islands lineup rehearsal)
2:43
27 Islands (fragment: Robert Fripp reference cassette - mellotron on vibes setting)
0:32
28 Formentera Lady (rough mix)
8:13
29 Sailor’s Tale (rough mix)
6:05
30 Drop In (early rehearsal by Islands lineup)
3:49
31 The Letters (live at Plymouth)
4:49
32 Sailor’s Tail (live at the Zoom Club)
15:09
33 Ladies of the Road (Robert Fripp & David Singleton remix)
5:45
34 Ladies of the Road (take 5)
5:29
35 Formentera Lady (take 1)
2:29
36 Formentera Lady (take 3)
2:21
37 Formentera Lady (take 4)
2:52

Credits

CD 1: 2010 Stereo Mix

composer:
Robert Fripp (tracks 1–12)
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–8, 11–12)
recording of:
Formentera Lady (tracks 1, 8)
Islands (tracks 6–7)
Ladies of the Road (tracks 4, 12)
Sailor’s Tale (tracks 2, 9)
The Letters (tracks 3, 11)

DVD-Audio 2: 2010 Surround Mix / 2010 Stereo Mix / Original Album / The Alternate Album / Routes to Islands / Assorted Ladies

bass guitar:
Boz Burrell (tracks 7–12)
cornet:
Marc Charig (tracks 7–12)
strings:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (tracks 11–12)
mellotron:
Robert Fripp (tracks 7–12)
drums:
Ian Wallace (drummer, ex-King Crimson) (tracks 7–12)
flute:
Mel Collins (tracks 7–11)
guitar:
Robert Fripp (tracks 7–12)
double bass:
Harry Miller (tracks 7, 12)
percussion:
Ian Wallace (drummer, ex-King Crimson) (tracks 7–12)
saxophone:
Mel Collins (tracks 7–12)
piano:
Keith Tippett (tracks 7–12)
bass flute:
Mel Collins (track 12)
harmonium:
Robert Fripp (track 12)
arranger:
King Crimson (tracks 7–12)
background vocals:
Mel Collins (tracks 7, 9–10, 12)
Ian Wallace (drummer, ex-King Crimson) (tracks 7, 9–10, 12)
composer:
Robert Fripp (tracks 1–29, 31–37)
lead vocals:
Boz Burrell (tracks 7, 9–10, 12)
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–7, 9–10, 12–13, 15–16, 18–19, 21–22, 24–25, 27–28, 31, 33–37)
producer:
King Crimson (tracks 7–12)
recorded by:
Andy Hendrikson (tracks 7–12)
soprano vocals:
Paulina Lucas (track 7)
sound engineer:
Andy Hendrikson (tracks 7–12)
writer:
Robert Fripp (track 30)
Michael Giles (track 30)
Greg Lake (track 30)
Ian McDonald (track 30)
publisher:
live recording of:
Sailor’s Tale (track 32)
The Letters (track 31)
partial recording of:
Islands (track 27)
recording of:
Drop In (track 30)
Formentera Lady (tracks 1, 7, 13, 19, 28, 35–37)
Islands (tracks 6, 12, 18, 24)
Ladies of the Road (tracks 4, 10, 16, 22, 33–34)
Pictures of a City (track 25)
Prelude: Song of the Gulls (tracks 5, 11, 17)
Sailor’s Tale (tracks 2, 8, 14, 20, 26, 29)
The Letters (tracks 3, 9, 15, 21)

Release

part of: King Crimson 40th Anniversary Series (Panegyric releases) (number: 4)
ASIN: UK: B003XTUZIM [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/2490596 [info]