Larks' Tongues In Aspic is the title of a 1973 album by the British progressive rock group King Crimson. This album is the debut of King Crimson's third incarnation, and features original member and guitarist Robert Fripp and new members John Wetton (vocals, bass), David Cross (violin, mellotron), Jamie Muir (percussion, drums), and Bill Bruford (drums). The album sees the band incorporate into its sound violin and also various exotic percussion instruments, including sheet metal and mbiras. The title was invented by percussionist Jamie Muir and is meant to signify what he heard in this album's music: something fragile and delicate (larks' tongues) encased in something corrosive and acidic (aspic).
Track Listing Edit
- Larks' Tongues In Aspic, Part One (13:36)
- Book Of Saturday (2:49)
- Exiles (7:40)
- Easy Money (7:54)
- The Talking Drum (7:26)
- Larks' Tongues In Aspic, Part Two (7:12)