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Product: Audio CD
Title: Vespertine
Label: Elektra
Artist: Björk
Rating: 5/5
Customer rating - 5 out of 5
A snow globe of music


Bjork is back with her fourth album and is still one of the greatest voices in music. Even though i've only heard it twice, i would say it's just purely beautiful. The combination of electronic soundscapes with harps, chimes and a choir, which sounds so cool. Makes this album feel like the perfect soundtrack to fly to (If we all could, of course).



Product: Audio CD
Title: Another Day, Another Lifetime [Bonus Tracks]
Label: Jamie / Guyden
Artist: The David
Rating: 5/5
Customer rating - 5 out of 5
At Long Last!


'Another Day, Another Lifetime' is simply one of the greatest and most creative songs to come out of the psychedelic era of the late 1960's, with excellent musicianship and lead vocals. I remember it being played on WNEW-FM in New York at the time of its original release, and have been eagerly awaiting its release on CD.
It's hard to believe that a song this good is so-little known in rock music circles. The title track alone is worth the price of the CD if you're into classic late-60's music of the Pink Floyd/Fever Tree variety; and, surprisingly for a group which made only this one album, the majority of the other tracks are enjoyable as well.
The sound quality on the CD is excellent. Kudos to Jamie/Guyden records for bringing this out at long last!



Product: Audio CD
Title: Kind of Blue
Label: Sony
Artist: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans
Rating: 5/5
Customer rating - 5 out of 5
Make a jazz noise here...


I was really hung over one morning @ a friends house when I was in college and she put on what she called "hangover" music. "So What" faded into existence and the pounding in my head didn't feel so bad @ that moment. Sitting on a couch wrapped in a blanket hiding from sunlight and hearing those intro piano chords seemed almost magical. Coming from someone like myself who has always been in the rock camp this was the first jazz record I spent any real time with. To say this CD is a bomb and a half is an understatement. It introduced me into a whole New World of musicians and a language I never heard much of before. I mean it's a best selling CD 40 years later. The music on it has some endearing quality? Something about it sucks you in to its mellow world. This CD is just a brief look at Miles Davis the musician, songwriter and bandleader and only scratches the surface of this man's incredible talent. A must have for everyone.



Product: Audio CD
Title: A Love Supreme
Label: Grp Records
Artist: John Coltrane
Rating: 5/5
Customer rating - 5 out of 5
Excellent


Put this in the category of essential music. Kind of Blue seems to be the barometer of everyone's measure of what great jazz is, so is this better than Kind Of Blue?...Well I don't know, its really unfair to pit one up against the other, they are both brilliant in their own right. One thing I am certain is that this recording is intense, I don't know that I've heard a jazz recording with the sheer power I feel from this one. Has Coltrane ever soloed better than he does in Part 3-Pursuance? He and McCoy Tyner work it up to a feverish intensity that leaves the listener in awe, I'm not kidding it is that good, jaw dropping stuff. Can't comment enough on how good McCoy Tyner is on this disk either, he is amazing. And if that's not enough Elvin Jones and Jimmy Garrison are clicking on all cylinders too. They are so good that it is just as interesting to take your ears off Coltrane and Tyner for a while and just listen to what the drums and bass are doing. Part 2-Resolution has to rank up there as one of the best tracks in all jazz, another track that builds up and takes the listener to new levels. This disk pretty much takes all of my concentration every time I listen to it, it takes over. My only complaint is that it is too short, but otherwise perfect, and it is a must have in any collection.