Starless Song Lyrics

King Crimson


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: David Francis Cross, James Richard William Palmer, John Kenneth Wetton, Richard William Palmer James, Robert Fripp, William Scott Bruford
album: Track 5 in album Red
release date: 1974-9-27
popularity : 125 users have visited this page.
genres: Jazz Rock
styles: Prog Rock/Avantgarde/Hard Rock
length: 12:18
producer: King Crimson
vocal: John Wetton
engineer: George Chkiantz
recorded by: Rod Thear and George Chkiantz
alto saxophone: Ian McDonald
percussion & drums: Bill Bruford
cello: [unknown]
soprano saxophone: Mel Collins
bass guitar: John Wetton
guitar & mellotron: Robert Fripp
assistant engineer: Rod Thear
composer: Robert Fripp, Bill Bruford, David Cross, Richard Palmer‐James, John Wetton
lyricist: Richard Palmer‐James

Album Information

label: Island
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

King Crimson Red cover art


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Sundown dazzling day
Gold through my eyes
But my eyes turned within
Only see
Starless and bible black

Ice blue silver sky
Fades into grey
To a grey hope that oh years to be
Starless and bible black

Old friend charity
Cruel twisted smile
And the smile signals emptiness
For me


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Red
  • 2 Fallen Angel
  • 3 One More Red Nightmare
  • 4 Providence
  • 5 Starless