SANTANA — Santana III (review)

SANTANA — Santana III album cover Album · 1971 · Latin Rock/Soul Buy this album from MMA partners
4.5/5 ·
seyo
This was another great album by Santana, although I prefer "Abraxas"! The third album maybe did not surpass the previous one in terms of originality, but it came close. Without obvious hits (only "Everything's Coming Our Way" enjoyed chart success, and it is probably the least good song here), the band continues to explore the experimental mix between rock, Latin and jazz. "Everybody's Everything" introduces some funky brass, which sounds pretty refreshing, if you ask me. All other tracks are perfect, even if originality is perhaps traded for the "safe area" approach towards arrangements and immaculate instrumentation. A highly recommended record.
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