No Mystery

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No Mystery
Nomystery.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 1975
RecordedJanuary 1975
StudioRecord Plant Studios, New York City
GenreJazz fusion
Length42:57
LabelPolydor
ProducerChick Corea, Shelly Yakus
Return to Forever chronology
Where Have I Known You Before
(1974)
No Mystery
(1975)
Romantic Warrior
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Sputnikmusic4.6/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide2/5 stars[3]

No Mystery (1975) is the fifth studio album by jazz-rock fusion band Return to Forever.

Production[edit]

All members of the group contributed compositions to this album. Side A contains heavily funk-influenced material composed by each member of the group, whereas Side B is filled by Chick Corea compositions. Chick Corea won the Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Individual or Group Grammy Award in 1975 for this album.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Dayride"Stanley Clarke3:25
2."Jungle Waterfall"Chick Corea, Clarke3:03
3."Flight of the Newborn"Al Di Meola7:23
4."Sofistifunk"Lenny White3:51
5."Excerpt from the First Movement of Heavy Metal"Corea, Clarke, White, Di Meola2:45
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
6."No Mystery"Corea6:10
7."Interplay"Corea, Clarke2:15
8."Celebration Suite, part I"Corea8:27
9."Celebration Suite, part II"Corea5:32
Total length:42:57

Personnel[edit]

Return to Forever
Technical personnel
  • Shelly Yakus – engineer
  • Tom Rabstenek – mastering
  • Bill Levy – cover art direction

Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
1975 Billboard 200 39[4]
1975 Billboard Jazz Albums 7[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nastos, Michael G. "Return to Forever - No Mystery (1975) album review | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 20 July 2011.
  2. ^ Campbell, Hernan M. (3 April 2013). "Return to Forever - No Mystery (1975) album review | Sputnikmusic". sputnikmusic.com. Retrieved 9 April 2013.
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 50. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  4. ^ a b c "Return to Forever - No Mystery (1975) | Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 27 October 2013.

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