Robert Fripp and Toyah cover Queens of the Stone Age’s No One Knows on Sunday lunch this week |

King Crimson’s Robert Fripp and his wife Toyah Willcox covered Queens of the Stone Age Nobody knows on the latest edition of their Sunday Lunch cover series.

“My wife is jogging in the kitchen,” Fripp says as he begins the guitar riff for the instantly recognizable single from Queens of the Stone Age’s 2002 album. songs for the deaf.

They put a little spin on the single’s title for their cover, calling it I do not know why presumably in response to the statement made by Nobody knows.

As usual, the handwritten message left on Fripp and Toya’s kitchen cabinet has been updated for this cover with the proclamation “Fripp’s my Stoneage King.”

The couple’s popular Sunday Lunch series saw them cover Michael Jackson and Slash give in to meNeil Young Rockin’ in the free worldBlack Keys’ lonely boySmash pumpkins’ Ball with butterfly wings and Billy Idol’s White wedding among other fan-favorite hits.

A new documentary on King Crimson, At the Court of the Crimson King – named after the pioneering progressive rock band’s debut album – premiered at this year’s SXSW film festival in March.

The documentary features in-depth interviews with co-founder Fripp as well as former band members, and is described as “a darkly comedic film for anyone wondering if it’s worth sacrificing everything for just one moment. of transcendence”.

Fripp recently made headlines by commenting on the lawsuit by King Crimson mechanical rights holder Declan Colgan Music Ltd over the underpayment of royalties for a King Crimson sample used in Kanye West’s 2010 hit single. . Able. “There is a longer story to be told,” Fripp wrote on his Facebook account, “and one likely to amaze innocent and decent ordinary people who believe that one is paid fairly for one’s work, and on the day of fixed pay”.

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