Miles In The Sky (studio album) by Miles Davis

Miles In The Sky by Miles Davis
Year: 1968
Overall rank: 6,086th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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78/100 (from 71 votes)
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Miles In The Sky is ranked 20th best out of 120 albums by Miles Davis on

The best album by Miles Davis is Kind Of Blue which is ranked number 37 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 25,706.

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From 10/14/2022 12:38
A little-known or praised album, which deservedly should enjoy some praise. A super combo reaches their zenith with hints of the future electric future. Listen to this
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From 11/03/2019 21:58
Ousado álbum de transição!
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From 03/27/2019 01:18
I've got this on CD, and I'm trying to find out if side one of the original LP was really 29 minutes in 1968--I didn't even know they could do that technically back then. Anyway, it stretches languidly across that 29 minutes, as welcoming and exploratory as Kind Of Blue; jazz and non-jazz fans alike could listen together like they do for that one. Tony Williams practically tears his drum kit apart under(?) other people's solos on "Black Comedy," definitely a highlight. Some people call this a transitional album. Nope. This is the second-to-last album of a band that had been working together for years, and who had evolved together from very hard, focused work--this is not transitional, this is a culmination. One of the really great Miles albums; the second quintet was as good a band as there's ever been.
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