21st Century Schizoid Man is a song by King Crimson. The song's lyrics consist of a short poem with one or more metaphors in every line. The guitar solo of the song was number 82 on Guitar World's "100 Greatest Guitar Solos"
The song makes reference to the Vietnam War as exemplified in the lyric "innocents raped with napalm fire" and "politicians' funeral pyre." Before a live performance of the song on 14 December 1969 (as shown in the… read more