Virgin Beauty

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Virgin Beauty
Virgin Beauty.jpg
Studio album by Ornette Coleman
Released 1988
Genre Jazz
Length 44:49
Label Portrait
Ornette Coleman chronology
In All Languages
(1987)
Virgin Beauty
(1988)
Naked Lunch soundtrack
(1991)

Virgin Beauty is an album by Ornette Coleman and his Prime Time ensemble. It was released by Portrait Records in 1988.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau A link
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 4/5 stars[2]

In his review for Allmusic, Scott Yanow notes that "The music is frequently exciting, but will take several listens to absorb. Worth investigating". [1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "3 Wishes" – 4:23
  2. "Bourgeois Boogie" – 5:11
  3. "Happy Hour" – 4:49
  4. "Virgin Beauty" – 3:34
  5. "Healing the Feeling" – 5:21
  6. "Singing in the Shower" – 4:26
  7. "Desert Players" – 4:24
  8. "Honeymooners" – 4:24
  9. "Chanting" – 3:01
  10. "Spelling the Alphabet" – 1:30
  11. "Unknown Artist" – 4:12

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Ornette Coleman & Prime Time – Virgin Beauty > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  2. ^ DeCurtis, Anthony; Henke, James; George-Warren, Holly (1992). The Rolling Stone Album Guide (3rd ed.). Random House. p. 152. ISBN 0679737294.