- Vrooom Vrooom
- Coda: Marine 475
- The Talking Drum
- Larks' Tongues in Aspic, Pt. II
- Improv: Biker Babes of the Rio Grande
- 21st Century Schizoid Man
The 90s double trio version of King Crimson featured the 80s lineup of Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, Tony Levin, and Bill Bruford plus two extra musicians. Since the original quartet was so great, what was the point of the additions? The first disc, recorded in Mexico City in 1996, has a lot of instrumental passages but somehow doesn't catch fire. The second CD, recorded in NYC the previous year, draws much of its material from the 191-84 period and is much better. There is nothing wrong with the reprises of the earlier songs but I can't tell that the added firepower made much difference. I still think Absent Lovers: Live in Montreal 1984 is still the place to sample the Fripp-Belew-Levin-Bruford lineup.