Richard Palmer-James

Richard Palmer-James is best known for writing the lyrics for a number of early King Crimson songs, and for being a founder member of the band Supertramp.

He was born in Bournemouth in 1947, and played with various local bands before joining King Crimson.

Richard wrote the lyrics for 3 tracks on Lark’s Tongues In Aspic, which is the mist highly regarded King Crimson album, and wrote all the lyrics for the first Supertramp album.

He has lived in Munich since the early 1970’s and today works mainly as a songwriter.