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Label: CBS/Sony - SOPH 79-80 • Series: Gift Pack Series • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Compilation Box Set • Country: Japan • Genre: Jazz, Rock • Style: Latin Jazz
Santana is the debut studio album by American Latin rock band Santana. It was released on August 30, Over half of the album's length is composed of instrumental music, recorded by what was originally a purely free-form jam band. At the suggestion of manager Bill Grahamthe band took to writing more conventional songs for more impact, but managed to retain the essence of improvisation in the music.
The album was destined to be a major release, given a boost by the band's performance at the Woodstock Festival earlier that August. The album's first single, " Jingo ", was not very successful only reaching 56 ; however, " Evil Ways ", the second single taken from the album, was a U.
Top 10 hit reaching 9. It has been Blue Sea - China Crisis - Flaunt The Imperfection and released in both stereo and quadraphonic. The album cover was made by Lee Conklin. In a contemporary review for Rolling StoneLangdon Winner panned Santana as "a masterpiece of hollow techniques" and "a speed freak's delight - fast, pounding, frantic music with no real content".
He compared the music's effect to methedrinewhich "gives a high with no meaning", finding Rolie and Santana's playing repetitively unimaginative, amidst a monotony of incompetent rhythms and inconsequential lyrics. A lot of noise". A retrospective Rolling Stone review was more enthusiastic, finding Santana "thrilling Note: Tracks 1—6 are from the Shades Of Time - Santana - Santana studio sessions for the album recorded January 27—29, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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