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Robert Fripp, The League Of Gentlemen  - God Save The King flac album Performer: Robert Fripp
Title: God Save The King
Style: Art Rock, Ambient, Avantgarde, Disco
Released: 1985
Country: Russia
MP3 album: 1373 mb
FLAC album: 1367 mb
Rating: 4.5
Other formats: MP1 DMF MIDI MOD APE AHX MMF
Genre: Electronic / Rock

The League of Gentlemen is a recorded music album by Robert Fripp. The music on the album was performed by members of a band which toured Europe and North America throughout 1980 under the name of 'The League of Gentlemen'.

God Save the King is actually a split release and/or a Robert Fripp compilation, depending on how you look at it. In 1980, Robert Fripp released something of a split disc himself, called God Save the Queen/Under Heavy Manners, consisting of a side of Frippertronics and a side of Discotronics, the latter being Frippertronics with a "dance-oriented" (according to Fripp) rhythm section. Also in 1980, Fripp formed a new group, borrowing the name from his early-'60s band, the League of Gentlemen

This CD compilation is a revised version of the Under Heavy Manners/God Save the Queen album of 1980 and The League of Gentlemen album of 1981.

The six songs on this album that display Fripp's take on 60s guitar instrumentals are really a lot of fun and rate up there with any of his best stuff. I noticed on the album notes that this band played at some fairly rough clubs including the Mud Club in New York. I wonder if Robert enjoyed his year of "slumming it" before retreating back to the regal Court of the Crimson King.

The League of Gentlemen (band). The League of Gentlemen were a band active during March–December 1980 that featured guitarist Robert Fripp of King Crimson fame. Other members included bass guitarist Sara Lee (who later joined Gang of Four, the B-52's, and Indigo Girls), keyboardist Barry Andrews (formerly of XTC; later of Shriekback) and percussionist Johnny Toobad, replaced late in the band's tenure by Kevin Wilkinson (later of China Crisis and Squeeze).

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 God Save The King
Engineer [Arny's Shack] – Tony ArnoldProducer [Re-producer] – Robert Fripp, Tony Arnold
13:11
A2 Under Heavy Manners
Bass – Busta JonesDrums – Paul DuskinEngineer [Hit Factory] – Ed SpriggVocals – David ByrneWords By, Producer [Hit Factory] – Robert Fripp
4:53
A3 Heptaparaparshinokh 2:03
B1 Inductive Resonance 4:35
B2 Cognitive Dissonance 2:54
B3 Dislocated 4:35
B4 H.G. Wells 3:25
B5 Eye Needles 3:12
B6 Trap 4:39

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – E.G. Music Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – E.G. Music Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – E.G. Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – E.G. Records Ltd.
  • Marketed By – Virgin

Credits

  • Artwork By [Front Cover] – Danielle Dax
  • Bass Guitar – Sara Lee (tracks: A3 to B6)
  • Drums – Johnny Toobad (tracks: A3, B3), Kevin Wilkinson (tracks: B1, B2, B4 to B6)
  • Engineer – Tony Arnold (tracks: A3 to B6)
  • Guitar – Robert Fripp (tracks: A2 to B6)
  • Layout [Sleeve] – Stylo Rouge*
  • Liner Notes [April 12th 1985] – Robert Fripp
  • Management [Strategic Interraction] – Paddy Spinks*
  • Organ – Barry Andrews (tracks: A3 to B6)
  • Photography By [Robert Fripp] – Ron Cohen
  • Photography By [The League Of Gentlemen] – Marjori
  • Producer – Robert Fripp
  • Remix – Brad Davies*, Robert Fripp
  • Written-By – Fripp*, The League Of Gentlemen (tracks: A2 to B6)

Notes

Revised version of the God Save The Queen / Under Heavy Manners album of 1980 and The League Of Gentlemen . All tracks re-mixed to Sony Digital Stereo System at Marcus Studios, London.
A1: Released in its original form as "The Zero Of The Signified"; the Frippertronics were improvised in Concert at Madame Wong's, Los Angeles, second piece, first house, on July 25th 1979. The guitar solo was overdubbed at Arny's Shack, Parkstone, Dorset in 1983.
A2: Frippertronics were the first piece at the Calgary Planetarium, August 8th 1979. Drums, bass and guitar were recorded at the Hit Factory, New York in September 1979. David Byrne added vocals at Island Studios, London in November 1979. Words: © EG Music Ltd 1980.
A3 to B6: Recorded at Arny's Shack during 1980.

Photo of Robert Fripp taken at the first Frippertronics concert in Europe, Pizza Express, Notting Hill Gate, London, April 25th 1979.
Photo of The League Of Gentlemen taken at Gramercy Park, New York, July 1980.

All titles published by EG Music Ltd.
This compilation ℗ 1985 EG Records Ltd. © 1985 EG Records Ltd.
Editions EG
Marketed by Virgin

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 012985 400916
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): EGED 9 4-1U-1-1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): EGED 9 3-1U-1-1-1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EEGCD9 Robert Fripp / The League Of Gentlemen Robert Fripp / The League Of Gentlemen - God Save The King ‎(CD, Comp, RE, RM, Unofficial) Editions EG EEGCD9 Russia 2002
28MM 0457 Robert Fripp / The League Of Gentlemen Robert Fripp / The League Of Gentlemen - God Save The King ‎(LP, Comp, Promo) Editions EG 28MM 0457 Japan 1985
EEGCD9 Robert Fripp · The League Of Gentlemen Robert Fripp · The League Of Gentlemen - God Save The King ‎(CD, Comp, RE, RM, RP) Editions EG EEGCD9 US Unknown
130.8027 Robert Fripp / The League Of Gentlemen Robert Fripp / The League Of Gentlemen - God Save The King ‎(LP, Comp) Virgin 130.8027 Brazil 1988
EEGCD9 Robert Fripp · The League Of Gentlemen Robert Fripp · The League Of Gentlemen - God Save The King ‎(CD, Comp, RE, RM) Editions EG EEGCD9 US 1990