Robert Fripp: “My professional life has been so devoid of joy”

Uncut joins Robert Fripp and the latest incarnation of King Crimson in the rehearsal studio to hear about their upcoming gigs, the problems with touring and his setlist plans, in the new issue, out now. “My professional life has been so devoid of joy,” explains Fripp, marveling at his enjoyment of the rehearsals so far.

Trending Now

Hear The Who’s new single, “I Don’t Wanna Get Wise”

Plus Who bonus tracks revealed, including lost '60s demos!

Hear U2’s new song with AR Rahman

"Ahimsa" released ahead of U2's first ever performance in India on December 15

Drive-By Truckers announce new album, The Unraveling

Hear the first track from it, "Armageddon's Back In Town"

Uncut joins Robert Fripp and the latest incarnation of King Crimson in the rehearsal studio to hear about their upcoming gigs, the problems with touring and his setlist plans, in the new issue, out now.

“My professional life has been so devoid of joy,” explains Fripp, marveling at his enjoyment of the rehearsals so far.

“Satisfaction – yes. Bits of nice happiness on the way – yes. An education – constantly. But a joyful undertaking? No. I haven’t actually enjoyed touring to date. I hope this tour will provide a new direction in my life of playing music.”

King Crimson tour the US in September.

The new issue of Uncut is out now.

Photo: Scarlet Page


Advertisement
Advertisement

Latest Issue

Inside: the highs and lows of Bowie’s breakthrough, the best albums of the year, interviews with Bill Callahan and Van Morrison, and more!
Advertisement

Features

Advertisement