In a Silent Way

Miles Davis - In a Silent Way
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1969 Ratings: #7 / 96
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Based on 294 ratings
1969 Ratings: #4
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July 30, 1969 / Release Date
LP / Format
Columbia / Label
Jazz Fusion / Genres
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Miles Davis, it's a love story. A love story of a man with his instrument, a man with his life, his disappointments, his women, his fans, his musicians, his detractors, his drugs, his music, his soul ... Miles has been in perpetual quest. "In A Silent Way" is a transitional album, a spin from Miles' discography. The beginning of his electric period, the best period in my opinion. This is the most textural album of the master of jazz (yes, I say master). "In A Silent Way" is ... read more
With one of the most stellar lineups ever, Miles Davis' In a Silent Way can be read as the calm before the storm that is his subsequent masterpiece, Bitches Brew. While many listeners point out the thunderous facet of the jazz master's electric phase (rightly so), In a Silent Way is an interesting, but essential exception. Consisting of two lenghty compositions that make for some of the most accessible moments in Davis' career, the record offers a humongous step ahead of all of his ... read more
Though released at the tail end of the '60s, this moody album totally reflects the coolness that was very prevalent during the 1970's. The first side of the album, Shhh/Peaceful, totally has this NYC feel to it. It feels like you're walking through the streets of the Big Apple, not really going anywhere, just trying to make the most of the day that you have ahead of you. You're calm, it's only 10 AM, and the world is your oyster, just waiting to be cracked open to reveal the best bits of life. ... read more
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Track List

  1. Shhh/Peaceful
    • Shhh
    • Peaceful
    • Shhh
  2. In a Silent Way/It's About That Time
    • In a Silent Way
    • It's About That Time
    • In a Silent Way
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Added on: May 13, 2013