The 19 disc limited edition box set On (and off) The Road presents a complete overview of the enduringly popular 1980s incarnation of King Crimson. It consists of 11 CDs, 3 DVD-Audio discs, 3 Blu-rays (both video and audio) and 2 DVDs.
Featuring a wealth of previously unheard audio and / or upgraded audio from the band's first to final performances, stereo and 5.1 editions of Discipline, Beat and The Three Of A Perfect Pair, plus video recordings of some of the best live shows the line-up played and substantial new concert footage, all presented to the high standards that have been a staple of King Crimson boxed sets of recent years.
Highlights include: 9 CDs including new Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp stereo mixes of Discipline (2011), Beat (2016) and Three of a Perfect Pair (2016), and the final concert from each of the band's tours: Japan 1981 (new to CD), Germany 1982 (new mixes for this edition), Canada (Absent Lovers) 1984 (remastered for this edition).
2 CDs of additional studio recordings including 1 cd containing edited and expanded of sessions for the abandoned third album and a 'making of...' CD featuring studio snippets and outtakes from across the studio recordings (providing a fascinating audio insight into the 'Crimson process').
3 DVD-A discs (hybrid discs compatible with all dvd players and rom-drives, region free, ntsc) feature the three original studio albums in high-resolution stereo (new & original mixes), 5.1 Surround Sound mixes and additional audio and videos on all three discs.
3 Blu-ray discs containing all the dvd-a disc material plus extensive additional video material including: Frejus live (Discipline), Alabama-Halle (Beat) (footage unseen since original 1982 broadcast), Japan 1984 (Three of a Perfect Pair) and additional hi-res audio options.
The Three Of A Perfect Pair blu-ray also features previously unseen footage from the final run of 1984 Japanese concerts plus 2 sets of 'single camera footage' recordings with shots focusing on each of the individual musicians.
The Absent Lovers concert is also included in a new Surround Sound mix on the Three Of A Perfect Pair blu-ray.
Presented in a 12" box with booklet, memorabilia, extensive sleevenotes and eyewitness accounts of KC live.