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Kind Of Blue (album) by Miles Davis 

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Kind Of Blue
Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis (1959)
Overall rank: 38th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
89/100 (from 1,759 votes)
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Accolades: Best album of 1959 (1st)
Best album of the 1950s (1st)
Top 50 albums of all time (38th)

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Miles Davis bestography

Kind Of Blue is ranked as the best album by Miles Davis.

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Kind Of Blue track list

Overall chart history The tracks on this album have an average rating of 89 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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1.Track pickSo What
 92/100 (385 votes)
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2.Freddie Freeloader
 88/100 (276 votes)
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3.Track pickBlue In Green
 89/100 (282 votes)
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4.Track pickAll Blues
 89/100 (291 votes)
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5.Flamenco Sketches
 88/100 (275 votes)
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Kind Of Blue rankings

Kind Of Blue ratings

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From Kurtco 02/05/2019 18:19
Jazz is surely the most important musical genre of the 20th century. And the album "Kind Of Blue" is by far the best jazz album of all time. Even if you do not like jazz, you have to love this incomparable masterpiece. The album is probably one of the coolest album of all time (still today, while this album at over 50 years old). Miles Davis conveys emotions through this record such as melancholy, romance, joy ... This album is also revolutionary for jazz, it is the inventor of modal jazz and the New Age movement. Miles Davis is actually an artist who touches me. This is my favorite musician: these melodies are so beautiful. He is a really important artist. I think this album is the greatest musical emotion of all my life. I even learned all the pieces of the record at the piano so much I'm a fan. I recommend this classic to 10000%.
 
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85/100
From Junomoogmello 01/22/2019 21:50
I'm just waiting for Jessica Rabbit to walk in with her red dress trailing behind her!

All joking aside, this is a superb album with a real sleazy lounge bar feel about it in parts. That isn't a criticism by the way!

On the right occasion, I love it and the rest of the time I engulf it!
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85/100
From ramthecowy 01/22/2019 17:17
Kind of Blue is jazz for everyone. Not in a demeaning way to say that they're sellouts, but in that, it is very accessible and is highly effective at creating dreamy, jazzy moods. I can't say it moves me emotionally, but it is nonetheless highly enjoyable. Favourites: So What, Freddie Freeloader. There's no denying the incredible talent of every group member, and I think everyone should listen to this simply due to the massive significance this has if nothing else.
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95/100
From VictorVale 01/04/2019 19:16
Genial! Jazz absoluto, técnico e sentimental.
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From Drunkenuncle 11/09/2018 09:58
While this album is something awesome, great tunes, great instrumentalists with a lot of groove, I dont consider it his best work. In a Silent Way remains Miles Davis best work for me... just cant get enough of that vibe that comes from it.
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From caseygow 11/07/2018 03:38
Earns it rep.

Fave tracks:

Freddie Freeloader
So What
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From lstevens 10/13/2018 16:45
Overall: 9.5/10

Top Tracks: "So What", "Freddie Freeloader", "Blue in Green"

Amazing instrumentalists combining to create something incredibly innovative.
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From LSss 07/16/2018 18:14
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From PeterSmith 07/15/2018 15:20
This isn't my genre at all - but got it because it features highly in a number of charts. I like most music but struggle with Jazz as it often sounds to me like 6 guys playing a different song each. But I find this album relaxed and approachable with quite a nice lazy, easy swing to it. Its probably more Blues than Jazz which helps why I like it
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From emptysquares 06/09/2018 22:46
Cooler than a polar bear in a bowl of ice (in winter).
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