Another Green World

Brian Eno - Another Green World
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
1975 Ratings: #5 / 84
User Score
Based on 560 ratings
1975 Ratings: #4
Liked by 28 people
September 1, 1975 / Release Date
LP / Format
Island / Label
Art Rock / Genres / Website
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The art of supreme stripping. Controlled creative madness; in Zen mode. The best example of post-Satie music that exists. An invitation into this strange green world... a new universe, limpid, pure, silky, haunted; where each sound breathes majestically in the sibylline night, where the contours are yet familiar (Bali, England, Japan, America) but find themselves sublimated to become something that is subtly "another", as its name suggests. Lush, noisy jungles where it is good to get ... read more
Brian Eno is a fucking genius.

Fav Tracks: See Saw, St. Elmo's Fire, The Big Ship, In Dark Trees, Becalmed
'Another Green World' is the first album that I've ever heard from the legendary Brian Eno, who I'm mostly familiar with because of his work with David Bowie and from those albums he did with him it's clear that his style takes elements from Pop, Electronic, and Ambient, and combines them in way that sounds both dissonant and gorgeous. 'Another Green World' is essentially another helping of those ideas and while I think that some of the ideas that Eno explores aren't all that fleshed out ... read more
[Genre: Art Rock]

Honestly I love this combination of pop, rock, electronic and ambient music. It makes for an incredibly entertaining and amazing experience. On one hand you have these rock tunes that have more electronic elements fused in with them, and on the other hand is the more ambient pieces. Now I can see where Bowie got his inspiration for the Berlin trilogy (I mean he was literally working with Eno on those albums so lol) This album sounds extremely ahead of its time, and it's ... read more
After the countless sonic experiments released post Roxy Music departure, Brian Eno started perfecting the sound and stylistic detour he'd later call 'ambient-music'. His first solo albums already showed deep signs of the pop deconstruction that would lead to his masterpiece: Another Green World - a mental, atmospheric blend of pop/rock/ambient/experimental music that sounds like it came directly from outer space. Here, Eno provided a very unique and powerful take on every single influence and ... read more
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Added on: March 15, 2013