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INNER WORLDS

Mahavishnu Orchestra

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

2.53 | 111 ratings

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sgtpepper
3 stars The MO album with the worst cover ever however, the music on it is far from bad. The album starts very promising with an intensive "All in the family" featuring busy drumming on percussions and drums + guitar/keyboard heavy snowfall. In comparison to earlier MO works, keyboard is more prominent and you can hear Hammond, too. An excellent track. "Miles out" is remotely related to Miles work of early 70's with raw energy and hypnotic bass. Maybe McLaughlin wanted to get back to the roots with newly sound. "In my life" is a friendly sung track with acoustic guitar. Another track worth mentioning is "The way of pilgrim" that has great synth solo a la prog rock and tasty more laid back guitar soloing. A trip to funk is called "Planetary citizen", guitar playing is less interesting, though. The longer title track is as furious as previous MO tracks but using guitar synth hurts the feeling of a natural fusion. The pros are progressive epicness and good development. A good album to close the 70's MO output but not essential.
sgtpepper | 3/5 |

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