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3.70 | 35 ratings | 2 reviews | 26% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1999

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Map of the World (5:38)
2. Family (2:09)
3. North (4:19)
4. Home (0:42)
5. Sisters (4:08)
6. Childhood (1:26)
7. Fall from Grace (2:37)
8. Memory (0:55)
9. Gone (6:31)
10. Flight (0:54)
11. Alone (1:22)
12. Outcasts (1:31)
13. Sunday (1:38)
14. Discovery (2:34)
15. Acceptance (1:15)
16. Realization (1:23)
17. Soliloquy (2:52)
18. Night (2:00)
19. Sunrise (0:51)
20. Resolution (3:46)
21. Pictures (0:21)
22. Patience (1:22)
23. Transition (0:52)
24. Reunion (1:17)
25. Renewal (1:53)
26. Homecoming (3:25)
27. Forgiving (4:36)
28. Holding Us (4:09)

Total Time 66:26

Line-up / Musicians

- Pat Metheny / acoustic guitar, piano, keyboards, arranger & co-producer

- Steve Rodby / acoustic bass, organ (10), co-producer
- Gil Goldstein / organ (10), conductor & orchestration
- Eriko Sato / violin, concertmaster
- Orchestra / violins, violas, cellos, basses, harps, flutes, horns, clarinets, orchestral percussion
- Dave Samuels / percussion

Releases information

OST from the Scott Elliott's movie, expanded with some extras from the recording sessions

Artwork: Sagmeister Inc. with Seamus McGarvey (photo)

CD Warner Bros. Records ‎- 9 47366-2 (1999, US)

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PAT METHENY A Map Of The World ratings distribution

(35 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(26%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(34%)
Good, but non-essential (34%)
Collectors/fans only (6%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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4 stars The is a soundtrack to a movie by the same name based on a novel by Jane Hamilton. As such, a review of this album must take into account the restrictions imposed by a soundtrack format. The story is set in the midwest and I believe that because of this Pat has a connection with it that is uniquely ... (read more)

Report this review (#814654) | Posted by RalphWaldo | Sunday, September 2, 2012 | Review Permanlink

3 stars A Map of the World is Pat Metheny's twenty-second studio release, but is different than all albums before it. This is Metheny's first ever movie soundtrack. I have not seen the film A Map of the World, so I can't really tell you if his music matches well with it, or if it captures the movie's spir ... (read more)

Report this review (#134020) | Posted by Shakespeare | Tuesday, August 21, 2007 | Review Permanlink

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