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Mahavishnu Orchestra - The Inner Mounting Flame CD (album) cover


Mahavishnu Orchestra


Jazz Rock/Fusion

4.28 | 1040 ratings

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5 stars This is where a five star rating system absolutely fails miserably in rating an ultra masterpiece ablum such as The Inner Mounting Flame. This is the greatest JazzRock/Fusion album I have ever heard and one of the top ten progressive albums ever produced. This is right up there with the best King Crimson, Genesis, Yes, Pink Floyd, or Jethro Tull albums that are typically listed as the top progressive rock albums in history. In many ways this might actually be even better. The main reason I say that is when I listen to The Inner Mounting Flame, I not only hear some of the best guitar and drums ever combined on one album but the music produces an energy flow within me unlike anything else I have experienced from other progressive classics. This is particularly the case with Meeting of the Spirits, Noonward Race, and Vital Transformation which are all otherworldly type tracks of musical mastery and perfection that no star system can even hope to describe. Lets just say I rate those tracks at the infinity level. The rest of the album is a minimum of 6 stars. Bottom line here is this an absolute essential album for anyone who really appreciates great music and wants to hear the best of the best.
By--Tor | 5/5 |


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