Beyond Appearances is the fourteenth studio album by Santana, released in 1985 (see 1985 in music). The album took seven months to make, and (apart from Carlos Santana himself) involved a completely different line-up from Santana's previous album (released two and a half years earlier).
Freedom is the fifteenth studio album by Santana. By this recording, Santana had nine members, some of which had returned after being with the band in previous versions. Freedom moved away from the more poppy sound of the previous album, Beyond Appearances and back to the band's original Latin rock. It failed, however, to revive Santana's commercial fortunes, reaching only ninety-five on the album chart. Veracruz" (Jeffrey Cohen, Buddy Miles, Gregg Rolie, Carlos Santana) – 4:23.
Beyond Appearances Santana. Label: Columbia/Legacy Recordings/ROAR. Flashy, mid-80's neon pop is the predominant flavor on the promising BEYOND APPEARANCES. Santana enlists the touch of contemporary producer Val Garay for the band's enduring offering of red-hot guitar and a universalist message. Highlights of the lineup include the debut of longtime keyboardist Chester 'CT' Thompson and bass sage Alphonso Johnson of Weather Report fame.
Album Name Beyond Appearances. Music StyleJazz Rock. Members owning this album10. 1. Breaking Out. 2. Written in Sand.
Garay co-wrote "Say It Again" ( Santana's final Hot 100 entry until "Smooth" in 1999 (a remake of Curtis Mayfield's "I'm The One Who Loves You" hit but this latest pop interpretation of the Santana sound did not endear it to fans, and, at a peak of Number 50, Beyond Appearances was the lowest charting Santana album yet.
Is Beyond Appearances the best album by Santana? BestEverAlbums. com brings together thousands of 'greatest ever album' charts and calculates an overall ranking. Santana Beyond Appearances Japan Cassette Tape 28KP Val Garay Condition: Very Good. Time left: 12m 55s. Ships to: Worldwide. Santana Beyond Appearances, Vinyl Record LP Condition: Used. Time left: 58m 58s. SEALED SANTANA BEYOND APPEARANCES JAPAN OBI Condition: Used. Time left: 4h 26m 57s.
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