The Inner Mounting Flame

Mahavishnu Orchestra - The Inner Mounting Flame
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1971 Ratings: #5 / 125
User Score
Based on 103 ratings
1971 Ratings: #22
Liked by 6 people
August 14, 1971 / Release Date
LP / Format
C.B.S., Columbia / Label
Mahavishnu Orchestra / Producer
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OpiesFuneral
94
literally every musician on this thing is a total master of their craft, what the fuck
Schmedess
97
prog more like pog
Gavin__Hager
90
One of the best prog records I've ever heard. The pure musicianship on this is just amazing and packed with new and groundbreaking ideas. There were so many different kinds of instruments on here that I didn't even know the names of half of them. The drumming also really shines on here and it adds a more bombastic and crazy feel to the songs. The opener "Meeting Of The Spirits" is the perfect song to open an album, with its amazing riff that goes on throughout the song, to the amazing ... read more
FatalNoise
99
An absolute masterpiece in both rock and jazz communities and it absolutely deserves it. The perfection of each of the performers solo work is inspiring but comes all together for an insanely precise but improvisational feel experience.

This is huge and could come out tomorrow and still feel as amazing as we know it is 50 years on.
Felix_96
60
6/10

classic

Fav track: The Noonward Race
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Added on: July 1, 2015