In January 1980.


In January 1980, “Polydor” label released “God Save the Queen/Under Heavy Manners”, the second Robert Fripp solo album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Robert Fripp. The album design concept was by Robert Fripp and Chris Stein, who was also author of the cover photography.


  • Robert Fripp – guitars, Frippertronics, Discotronics,
  • Michael Busta “Cherry” Jones – bass
  • Paul Duskin – drums
  • David Byrne (credited by the pseudonym Absalm el Habib) – vocals, spoken word

Track listing:

All compositions by Robert Fripp

Side A: God Save the Queen

  1. Red Two Scorer
  2. God Save the Queen
  3. 1983

Side One: Under Heavy Manners

  1. Under Heavy Manners
  2. The Zero of the Signified




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