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Ambient 1: Music for Airports is the sixth studio album by Brian Eno. It was released by Polydor Records in 1978. The album consists of four compositions created by layering tape loops of differing lengths. It was the first of four albums released in Eno's "Ambient" series, a term which he coined to differentiate his experimental and minimalistic approach to composition from "the products of the various purveyors of canned music". Though it is not the earliest entry in the… read more



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  • Avatar for hessel-z
    Kinda boring. I like all of his ambient works better than this one.
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  • Avatar for DistortionZero
    Keeps me sane.
  • Avatar for MisterJunior
    Good album, but it doesn't hold a candle to some of his other Ambient works. Thinking in particular of Ambient 4: On Land. @AmbientDowntemp "Ambient 1: Music for Airports" is the correct tag; MusicBrainz and various other music databases confirm this.
  • Avatar for AmbientDowntemp
    This should be: "#1 Ambient: Music for Airports"
  • Avatar for TylerSymes
    Am I the only one who is annoyed by the 10 sec or so silence between songs?
  • Avatar for Rezzo64
    I do love Brian Eno's ambient albums but I never understood the appeal for this one. I find it quite boring
  • Avatar for hungry_mouth
    It really took me a while to get into this but I'm finally starting to appreciate this beautiful album.
  • Avatar for captainDread
    This album will always be very close to my heart. [2]
  • Avatar for boehj
    perfection in sound.

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