King Crimson – In the Wake of Poseidon Japan LP with obi


A 1976 Japanese pressing of In the Wake of Poseidon by King Crimson, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of In the Wake of Poseidon by King Crimson, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of In the Wake of Poseidon is a 1976 Japanese issue of an LP that was originally released in 1970.

The cover, obi and insert are M-.

The disc is M-, with no marks on the vinyl and only one or two spindle marks.  There are four characters stamped on one label and the labels have minor foxing.

A beautiful copy of a progressive rock classic.

Background: Released in 1970, In the Wake of Poseidon was the second album by King Crimson and the final one to feature Greg Lake on vocals.

The album reached #4 on the UK charts and #31 on the U.S. charts. gave In the Wake of Poseidon a 4 1/2 star review:

King Crimson opened 1970 scarcely in existence as a band, having lost two key members (Ian McDonald and Michael Giles), with a third (Greg Lake) about to leave. Their second album — largely composed of Robert Fripp’s songwriting and material salvaged from their stage repertory (“Pictures of a City” and “The Devil’s Triangle”) — is actually better produced and better sounding than their first. Surprisingly, Fripp’s guitar is not the dominant instrument here: The Mellotron, taken over by Fripp after McDonald’s departure — and played even better than before — still remains the band’s signature.


Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Atlantic
Catalog Number:
Year of Release: 1976
Format: Stereo
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Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in