Sun Ship

John Coltrane - Sun Ship
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Based on 2 reviews
1971 Ratings: #76 / 136
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1971 Ratings: #61
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Although i do really enjoy Sun Ship, I just can't place it within the higher ranks of John Coltrane's discography. It feels less cohesive and I find it just a bit less engaging than some of his others works like A Love Supreme or Giant Steps, but John does go hard on many parts during this record

Track Review

Sun Ship 7/10
Dearly Beloved 8/10
Amen 8/10
Attaining 7.5/10.
Ascent 7/10

Average: 7.5/10


Are y'all sure you're listening to the right record? This album is so good?
I see no reason why Sun Ship shouldn't be placed in the higher echelons of Coltrane's works, while it might not be at the same level as a Love Supreme or an Ascension, it's still one of his most consistently engaging and fiery works to date. There's so much passion on display here coming from every member, and whenever Coltrane's sax would shoot into the mix on top of everything else already going on in the song I would ... read more

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Track List

  1. Sun Ship
  2. Dearly Beloved
  3. Amen
  4. Attaining
  5. Ascent
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Added on: March 8, 2017