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Apocalypse (Mahavishnu Orchestra album)

Apocalypse
Studio album by Mahavishnu Orchestra
Released April 1974
Recorded Air Studios, London, March 1974
Genre Jazz fusion
Length 52:23
Label Columbia
Producer George Martin
Mahavishnu Orchestra chronology
Between Nothingness and Eternity
(1973)
Apocalypse
(1974)
Visions of the Emerald Beyond
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic [1]
Robert Christgau C[2]
Sputnikmusic [3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide [4]

Apocalypse is the Mahavishnu Orchestra's fourth album, released in 1974.

It is performed by the second line-up of the Mahavishnu Orchestra as well as the

  • Martin, George (1979). All You Need Is Ears. New York: St. Martin’s Press.  

References

  1. ^ Apocalypse (Mahavishnu Orchestra album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Mahavishnu Orchestra > Consumer Guide Reviews".  
  3. ^ Campbell, Hernan M. (4 August 2012). "Review: Mahavishnu Orchestra - Apocalypse | Sputnikmusic". sputnikmusic.com. Retrieved 9 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 135.  
  5. ^ Martin 1979, p. 109.

Notes


Year Chart Position
1974 Jazz Albums 10
1974 Pop Albums 43

(North America)

Billboard
Album

Charts


with

Personnel

Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Wings of Karma"   6:12
2. "Hymn to Him"   19:23
Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Power of Love"   4:36
2. "Vision is a Naked Sword"   14:16
3. "Smile of the Beyond"   7:56

All music composed by John McLaughlin; Lyrics to "Smile of the Beyond" composed by "Mahalakshmi" Eve McLaughlin

Track listing

Contents

  • Track listing 1
  • Personnel 2
  • Charts 3
  • Notes 4
  • References 5


The back cover features a poem by Sri Chinmoy as well as a group photo of those who created the album.

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