Islands (40th anniversary series)

~ Release by King Crimson (see all versions of this release, 18 available)

Tracklist

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CD 1: 2010 stereo mix
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1Formentera Lady
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer and mixer:
Robert Fripp and Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Formentera Lady
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
10:17
2Sailor’s Tale
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer and mixer:
Robert Fripp and Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Sailor’s Tale
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
7:34
3The Letters
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer and mixer:
Robert Fripp and Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
The Letters
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
revision of:
Drop In
4:29
4Ladies of the Road
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer and mixer:
Robert Fripp and Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Ladies of the Road
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
5:34
5Prelude: Song of the Gulls
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer and mixer:
Robert Fripp and Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Prelude: Song of the Gulls
composer:
Robert Fripp
is based on:
Suite No 1
4:16
6Islands
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer and mixer:
Robert Fripp and Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Islands
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
12:02
7Islands (studio run through with oboe prominent)
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
recording of:
Islands
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
2:01
8Formentera Lady (take 2)
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Formentera Lady
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
2:23
9Sailor’s Tale (alternate mix/edit)
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Sailor’s Tale
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
3:36
10A Peacemaking Stint Unrolls
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
A Peacemaking Stint Unrolls
composer:
Robert Fripp
3:55
11The Letters (rehearsal/outtake)
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
The Letters
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
revision of:
Drop In
2:43
12Ladies 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
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1Formentera Lady (5.1 mix)
executive producer:
Robert Ellis (British photographer)
producer and mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Formentera Lady
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
10:20
2Sailor’s Tale (5.1 mix)
executive producer:
Robert Ellis (British photographer)
producer and mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Sailor’s Tale
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
7:29
3The Letters (5.1 mix)
executive producer:
Robert Ellis (British photographer)
producer and mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
The Letters
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
revision of:
Drop In
4:27
4Ladies of the Road (5.1 mix)
executive producer:
Robert Ellis (British photographer)
producer and mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Ladies of the Road
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
5:34
5Prelude: Song of the Gulls (5.1 mix)
executive producer:
Robert Ellis (British photographer)
producer and mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Prelude: Song of the Gulls
composer:
Robert Fripp
is based on:
Suite No 1
4:17
6Islands (5.1 mix)
executive producer:
Robert Ellis (British photographer)
producer and mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Islands
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
11:55
7Formentera Lady (original album mix)
recording engineer, sound engineer and engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer:
King Crimson
bass guitar and lead vocals:
Boz Burrell
cornet:
Marc Charig
double bass:
Harry Miller
flute and saxophone:
Mel Collins
guitar and mellotron:
Robert Fripp
membranophone and percussion:
Ian Wallace (drummer, ex-King Crimson)
piano:
Keith Tippett
violin:
Wilfred Gibson (UK violinist)
background vocals:
Mel Collins and Ian Wallace (drummer, ex-King Crimson)
soprano vocals:
Paulina Lucas
arranger:
King Crimson
recorded at:
Command Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Formentera Lady
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
310:19
8Sailor’s Tale (original album mix)
recording engineer, sound engineer and engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer:
King Crimson
bass guitar:
Boz Burrell
cornet:
Marc Charig
flute and saxophone:
Mel Collins
guitar and mellotron:
Robert Fripp
membranophone and percussion:
Ian Wallace (drummer, ex-King Crimson)
piano:
Keith Tippett
arranger:
King Crimson
recorded at:
Command Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Sailor’s Tale
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
47:30
9The Letters (original album mix)
recording engineer, sound engineer and engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer:
King Crimson
bass guitar and lead vocals:
Boz Burrell
cornet:
Marc Charig
flute and saxophone:
Mel Collins
guitar and mellotron:
Robert Fripp
membranophone and percussion:
Ian Wallace (drummer, ex-King Crimson)
piano:
Keith Tippett
background vocals:
Mel Collins and Ian Wallace (drummer, ex-King Crimson)
arranger:
King Crimson
recorded at:
Command Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
The Letters
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
revision of:
Drop In
24:28
10Ladies of the Road (original album mix)
recording engineer, sound engineer and engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer:
King Crimson
bass guitar and lead vocals:
Boz Burrell
cornet:
Marc Charig
flute and saxophone:
Mel Collins
guitar and mellotron:
Robert Fripp
membranophone and percussion:
Ian Wallace (drummer, ex-King Crimson)
piano:
Keith Tippett
background vocals:
Mel Collins and Ian Wallace (drummer, ex-King Crimson)
arranger:
King Crimson
recorded at:
Command Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Ladies of the Road
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
35:34
11Prelude: Song of the Gulls (original album mix)
recording engineer, sound engineer and engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer:
King Crimson
bass guitar:
Boz Burrell
cornet:
Marc Charig
flute and saxophone:
Mel Collins
guitar and mellotron:
Robert Fripp
membranophone and percussion:
Ian Wallace (drummer, ex-King Crimson)
piano:
Keith Tippett
strings:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.)
violin:
Wilfred Gibson (UK violinist)
arranger:
King Crimson
recorded at:
Command Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Prelude: Song of the Gulls
composer:
Robert Fripp
is based on:
Suite No 1
44:17
12Islands (original album mix)
recording engineer, sound engineer and engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer:
King Crimson
bass flute and saxophone:
Mel Collins
bass guitar and lead vocals:
Boz Burrell
cornet:
Marc Charig
double bass:
Harry Miller
guitar, harmonium and mellotron:
Robert Fripp
membranophone and percussion:
Ian Wallace (drummer, ex-King Crimson)
piano:
Keith Tippett
strings:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.)
background vocals:
Mel Collins and Ian Wallace (drummer, ex-King Crimson)
arranger:
King Crimson
recorded at:
Command Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Islands
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
311:55
13Formentera Lady (2010 stereo mix)
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer and mixer:
Robert Fripp and Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Formentera Lady
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
10:20
14Sailor’s Tale (2010 stereo mix)
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer and mixer:
Robert Fripp and Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Sailor’s Tale
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
7:29
15The Letters (2010 stereo mix)
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer and mixer:
Robert Fripp and Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
The Letters
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
revision of:
Drop In
4:28
16Ladies of the Road (2010 stereo mix)
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer and mixer:
Robert Fripp and Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Ladies of the Road
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
5:34
17Prelude: Song of the Gulls (2010 stereo mix)
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer and mixer:
Robert Fripp and Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Prelude: Song of the Gulls
composer:
Robert Fripp
is based on:
Suite No 1
4:17
18Islands (2010 stereo mix)
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
producer and mixer:
Robert Fripp and Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Islands
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
11:55
19Formentera Lady (take 2)
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Formentera Lady
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
2:24
20Sailor’s Tale (alternate mix/edit)
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Sailor’s Tale
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
3:37
21The Letters (rehearsal/outtake)
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
The Letters
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
revision of:
Drop In
2:41
22Ladies of the Road (rough mix)5:50
23A Peacemaking Stint Unrolls
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
A Peacemaking Stint Unrolls
composer:
Robert Fripp
3:55
24Islands (studio run through with oboe prominent)
engineer:
Andy Hendrikson
recording of:
Islands
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
2:01
25Pictures of a City (Islands lineup rehearsal)8:38
26Sailor’s Tale (Islands lineup rehearsal)2:43
27Islands (fragment: Robert Fripp reference cassette - mellotron on vibes setting)
partial recording of:
Islands
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
0:32
28Formentera Lady (rough mix)8:13
29Sailor’s Tale (rough mix)6:05
30Drop In (early rehearsal by Islands lineup)
recording of:
Drop In
lyricist:
Robert Fripp
composer:
Robert Fripp, Michael Giles, Greg Lake and Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner)
revision of:
Why Don’t You Just Drop In
3:49
31The Letters (live at Plymouth)
live recording of:
The Letters
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
revision of:
Drop In
4:49
32Sailor’s Tail (live at the Zoom Club)15:09
33Ladies of the Road (Robert Fripp & David Singleton remix)5:45
34Ladies of the Road (take 5)
mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Ladies of the Road
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
5:29
35Formentera Lady (take 1)
mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Formentera Lady
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
2:29
36Formentera Lady (take 3)
mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Formentera Lady
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
2:21
37Formentera Lady (take 4)
mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree)
recording of:
Formentera Lady
lyricist:
Peter Sinfield
composer:
Robert Fripp
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd.
2:52

Credits

Release

photography:Robert Ellis (British photographer)
liner notes:RF
Sid Smith (freelance music writer and sleeve notes author)
mastering:David Singleton
remastering:Robert Fripp (from 1999-09-06 until 1999-09-10)
Simon Heyworth (from 1999-09-06 until 1999-09-10)
copyrighted (©) by and phonographic copyright (℗) by:Robert Ellis (British photographer) (in 2004)
Robert Fripp (from 2009 until 2010)
illustration:Hugh O'Donnell
Peter Sinfield
design:Claire Bidwell
Hugh O'Donnell
Peter Sinfield
distributed by:Panegyric
recorded at:Command Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
mastered at:Super Audio Mastering in Devon, England, United Kingdom
part of:King Crimson 40th Anniversary Series (CD + DVD Panegyric releases) (number: 4) (order: 4)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/2490596 [info]
ASIN:UK: B003XTUZIM [info]