A Love Supreme

John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
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Based on 205 ratings
1965 Ratings: #1
February 1, 1965 / Release Date
LP / Format
Impulse! / Label
Bob Thiele / Producer
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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.

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
ThrowBackG
82
I think I've always loved the story behind this album more than I ever have with the album itself.
MusicSucks
98
Love this, love the double bass, dunno how to review it tho
JoaoSantos
86
I'm sorry, I don't really know how to rate instrumental jazz.
amw100
79
its very interesting to dive into a genre i am not totally familiar with and find all of these little details that each jazz artist has as a sort of signature. im intrigued to see where this'll go
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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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Added on: April 21, 2013