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Eli & The Thirteenth Confession (album) by Laura Nyro 

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Eli & The Thirteenth Confession
Eli & The Thirteenth Confession by Laura Nyro (1968)
Overall rank: 1,453rd   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 77 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 1968 (25th)
Top albums of the 1960s (138th)
Best albums of all time (1,453rd)

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Eli & The Thirteenth Confession is ranked as the best album by Laura Nyro.

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Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 77 votes)
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95/100
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From flamingyesdept 05/26/2016 16:03
Her best and among the very greatest ever made - stupidly underrated!
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From garycottier 05/26/2016 11:09
An absolutely stunning record. Eli, is constantly overlooked and underrated, it is simply one of the greatest albums ever. Fusing pop, jazz, folk, and, soul, Nyro creates something wholly original and continually uplifting. Every song is a mini masterpiece, including, sweet soul picnic, and my favourite track, sweet blindness. Nyro's voice is excellent throughout, as is her piano playing. This is an excellent album that deserves way more attention than it has now. Everyone should have a copy. Brilliant.
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From flamingyesdept 03/07/2016 21:13
bloody hell this is incredible
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75/100
From poppmusic 05/15/2015 22:19
A little ecstatic...her brilliance needed to be reeled in just slightly. But it sure works on "Eli's Coming"
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From Rufus 04/26/2015 10:22
One of the most powerful voices I've ever heard. Absolutely fantastic record.
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From Gigantic 04/07/2015 13:37
Criminally unsung songstress who sold her talents out to get by. Three tracks off this album became hits - when they were sold to other artists to perform.

Predating Joni Mitchell's "Blue" by four years, and deserving of much of its praise.
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From Willie24 11/16/2013 14:05
I discovered Laura Nyro 30 years later than I should have done and resent the time that her music was not part of my life - she's that good. This album contained Sweet Blindness and Stoned Soul Picnic which were to be big hits for the 5th Dimension and are truly wonderful pop songs. But the album is more notable for the introspective ballads and sublime vocals which give the album a warmth and freshness that is very rare. Many of the songs contain clever changes of tempo and Laura vocal gymnastics stay just the right side of self indulgence
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From kingofwine 02/20/2013 19:47
If you have not heard her music then you have not heard the voice of GOD. Her talent is beyond comprehension. I only wish I had heard this album earlier than I did so I could have enjoyed that much more.
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