Out of This World (The Three Sounds album)

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Out of This World
Out of This World (The Three Sounds album).jpg
Studio album by The Three Sounds
Released April 1966[1]
Recorded February 4 and March 7 & 8, 1962
Genre Jazz
Length 40:50
Label Blue Note
The Three Sounds chronology
Babe's Blues
Out of This World
Black Orchid

Out of This World is an album by jazz group The Three Sounds featuring performances recorded in 1962 and released on the Blue Note label.[2]


The Allmusic review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine awarded the album 4 stars stating "Out of This World relies less on originals than before, concentrating on standards which sound startlingly fresh. It's the loose, flexible groove that's the key... It's hard to sound this light and easy, and the Three Sounds pull it off with grace".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gene Harris except as indicated
  1. "Girl of My Dreams" (Sonny Clapp)- 3:00
  2. "Out of the Past" - 6:30 (Benny Golson)
  3. "Just in Time" (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 6:15
  4. "I'll Be Around" (Alec Wilder) - 3:40
  5. "My Silent Love" (Edward Heyman, Dana Suesse) - 7:00
  6. "Sanctified Sue" - 3:35
  7. "Out of This World" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 6:30
  8. "You Make Me Feel So Young" (Mack Gordon, Josef Myrow) - 4:20
  9. "Over the Rainbow" (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) Bonus track on CD reissue
  10. "I'll Be Around" [Long Version] (Wilder) Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on February 4 (tracks 1, 3 & 7), March 7 (tracks 4 & 8-10), and March 8 (tracks 2, 5 & 6), 1962



  1. ^ Billboard Apr 16, 1966
  2. ^ Blue Note discography accessed October 11, 2010
  3. ^ a b Erlewine, S. T. Allmusic Review accessed October 11, 2010