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Bitches Brew (album) by Miles Davis 

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Bitches Brew
Bitches Brew by Miles Davis (1970)
Overall rank: 194th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 833 votes)
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Accolades: Top 10 albums of 1970 (9th)
Top 50 albums of the 1970s (49th)
Top 200 albums of all time (194th)

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Miles Davis bestography

Bitches Brew is ranked 2nd best out of 97 albums by Miles Davis on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Miles Davis is Kind Of Blue which is ranked number 38 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 46,831.

Miles Davis album bestography « Higher ranked (38th) This album (194th) Lower ranked (293rd) »
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Bitches Brew track list

Overall chart history The tracks on this album have an average rating of 86 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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1.Track pickPharaoh's Dance
 88/100 (116 votes)
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2.Track pickBitches Brew
 88/100 (119 votes)
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3.Spanish Key
 87/100 (109 votes)
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4.John Mclaughlin
 83/100 (98 votes)
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5.Track pickMiles Runs The Voodoo Down
 88/100 (107 votes)
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6.Sanctuary
 85/100 (96 votes)
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Bitches Brew rankings

Bitches Brew ratings

Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 833 votes)
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90/100
From willandthemix 07/09/2018 13:24
I love the progressive dark electric sound to this album but I feel the first 2 tracks are really dragged out too long and I struggle to sit through it all in one cool. Personally, I prefer In A Silent Way however, I'll admit that this is more important and groundbreaking album.
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From jdenny2018 05/03/2018 03:43
Peak electric Miles. Only one that comes close is Jack Johnson
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90/100
From YoungPunk 04/10/2018 03:33
Sure beats what Pink Floyd was doing at the time...
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80/100
From planetneutral 01/10/2018 02:35
Too complex to get one's head around in a single listen.
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90/100
From JulianR 09/18/2017 02:46
One of the best jazz albums out there. Basically everyone here has that one album that got them into jazz, and it usually holds a dear position in their mind. I see for a lot of people that that album is Kind of Blue, and sometimes A Love Supreme. They're good albums, but when I listned to them both, trying to get into jazz, they didn't really click for me. But then I listened to bitches brew, and it all made sense. This album isn't just jazz, it's never noodling for the sake of noodling, it is art. Pure and simple.
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95/100
From badger 09/05/2017 15:45
There is something so engaging about the ever-propulsive momentum and the way the notes appear to dance delicately between each other. I was introduced to 'In a Silent Way' first, and loved it, but this feels like that album realised in grandiose, funked-out glory. Alternatively you could argue that In a Silent Way is the more cohesive, truer to jazz album of the pair and that Bitches Brew outstays it's welcome, but I don't know, I enjoy the ridiculousness of this album. On a knife-edge it manages to pull off it's maximalist pomposity in a way a lot of "jazz-fusion" can't (including some later Davis stuff). And it is so transportive, I feel like I am inside that cover art. I can't find anything out there that comes anywhere near the tone and colour of this album. Truly mind-blowing.
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100/100
From Scoott 08/03/2017 15:49
A lot of this album feels like paranoia captured in song form. Pop it on at 3 AM and walk down a eerily quiet urban street. Makes me feel like I'm about to get mugged and I love it.
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75/100
From corenfro 01/24/2017 17:03
Oh man. I don't understand Jazz fusion enough to do a review of this album justice, but this thing is wild! The music is all over the place. To pull another cliche and quote Thom Yorke "It was building something up and watching it fall apart, that's the beauty of it".
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80/100
From Leonard 09/08/2016 06:30
.... let it flow into your body !
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From discojets1 09/07/2016 00:28
Chaotic album. Very good instrumentation. Didn't like it at first but now its one of my favorites
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