A Love Supreme

John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
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Based on 363 ratings
1965 Ratings: #1
February 1, 1965 / Release Date
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100
AllMusic

A Love Supreme not only attempts but realizes the ambitious undertaking of Coltrane's concept; his emotional, searching, sometimes prayerful journey is made abundantly clear. Clocking in at 33 minutes; A Love Supreme conveys much without overstatement. It is almost impossible to imagine any jazz collection without it.

Atrocityblubber
100
North Carolina gang
KIDWITHGUNs
93
POWERHOUSE

[SJO Counter: 42]

You know what lyrics are really stuck in my head right now?!

"AND MY HEAD KEEPS SPINNING. CANT STOP HAVING THESE VISIONS. I GOTTA GET WITH IT"
zachthesnack
98
John Coltrane was really something special. Known for his extreme passion for the music he made and for being one to experiment with his sound, A Love Supreme is considered by many to be his best work. Full of hypnotically smooth instrumentals and savvy vocals that are just as impressive as they are pleasing to the ear. Through its 30 minute runtime it feels like you are being taken on a journey through miscelaneous thoughts of Coltrane and it does get a little bit boring times, but it never ... read more
EMR
99
A rather influential and relevant effort, A Love Supreme stands not just as Coltrane's masterpiece, but also one of the very best records in music History. The sax of Coltrane and the intrincate, yet smooth-sounding flow of the all-star lineup brought to these legendary sessions showcases one of the most amazing recordings ever. From the easy going Acknowledgement to the elegant and unique Psalm, instrumental passages and solos connect with one another in a very passionate way, as few other ... read more
ThrowBackG
82
I think I've always loved the story behind this album more than I ever have with the album itself.
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Track List

  1. Part I - Acknowledgement 
  2. Part II - Resolution
  3. Part III - Pursuance / Part IV - Psalm
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