• giles, giles & fripp The Cheerful Insanity of (180g vinyl LP, £15.75)

    label: Cherry Red Phonograph

    Originally released in 1968, and selling less than 500 copies - according to Robert Fripp's royalty statements - The Cheerful Insanity of Giles, Giles, & Fripp is, of course, the precursor to King Crimson. Drawing its influence from folk, pop, classical, and religious music, the album is a masterpiece on par with the greatest records that the British psychedelic and progressive movements had to offer. Reissued on LP by Cherry Red Phonograph. Side 1: The Saga of Rodney Toady 1. North Meadow (Peter Giles) 2. Newly-weds (P. Giles) 3. One in a Million (Michael Giles) 4. Call Tomorrow (P. Giles) 5. Digging My Lawn (P. Giles) 6. Little Children (Robert Fripp) 7. The Crukster (M. Giles) 8. Thursday Morning (M. Giles) Side 2: Just George 1. How Do They Know (M. Giles) 2. Elephant Song (M. Giles) 3. The Sun Is Shining (M. Giles) 4. Suite No.1 (Fripp) 5. Erudite Eyes (Fripp)

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