Saturday, 7 July 2012

Mahavishnu Orchestra - Birds Of Fire (1973)

Format: flac + cue + log
Genre: Fusion, Jazz-Rock, Jazz Instrument
Original Release Date: 1973
Label: Columbia

by Richard S. Ginell Emboldened by the popularity of Inner Mounting Flame among rock audiences, the first Mahavishnu Orchestra set out to further define and refine its blistering jazz-rock direction in its second -- and, no thanks to internal feuding, last -- studio album. Although it has much of the screaming rock energy and sometimes exaggerated competitive frenzy of its predecessor, Birds of Fire is audibly more varied in texture, even more tightly organized, and thankfully more musical in content. A remarkable example of precisely choreographed, high-speed solo trading -- with John McLaughlin....


Anonymous said...

How can I listen to that beautiful music?

Anonymous said...

I figured out!! This is music for the soul!! Thanks