AOTY 2021

Universal Consciousness

Alice Coltrane - Universal Consciousness
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Based on 2 reviews
1971 Ratings: #61 / 128
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Based on 43 ratings
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JayCrackers
82
Although Universal Consciousness is vastly overshadowed by Alice Coltrane other 1971 release, Journey to Satchidananda, and although i do find that record overall more enjoyable, that is not to say this record isn't great because it is and it is a highlight in Alice's discography. Giving us 36 minutes of avant-garde improve, one which is chaotic and complex but yet soothing and passionate makes for a great listen. Even though i do find the structure of the whole record to be very loose in ... read more
geidiprimes
99
her best album
mckunamatata
91
more challenging than journey in satchidananda but arguably more rewarding... the middle section of "oh allah" and "hare krishna" are especially beautiful
random_guy
88
единственная вещь, которая может сравниться с гением Элис Колтрейн - это её эрудиция. джаз, психоделия, рага и классическая музыка вместе рисуют страну чудес, которую ни за что не хочется покидать. а ещё это настолько семидесятые, что лопнуть можно
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Added on: March 12, 2017