Floating Point

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Floating Point
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Studio album by
ReleasedMay 20, 2008 (2008-05-20)
RecordedApril 2007
LabelAbstract Logix
ProducerJohn McLaughlin
John McLaughlin chronology
Industrial Zen
Floating Point
To the One

Floating Point is an album by John McLaughlin, released in 2008 through the record label Abstract Logix.[1] The album reached number fourteen on Billboard's Top Jazz Albums chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by John McLaughlin

  1. "Abbaji (For Alla Rakha)" – 9:01
  2. "Raju" – 8:21
  3. "Maharina" – 6:09
  4. "Off the One" – 6:55
  5. "The Voice" – 9:19
  6. "Inside Out" – 8:30
  7. "1 4 U" – 7:07
  8. "Five Peace Band" – 7:06



Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
All About Jazz[3]

Michael G. Nastos of AllMusic calls the album "a surprisingly fine effort, ebbing and flowing from track to track, with McLaughlin's high-level musicianship shining through, same as it ever was."[1] John Kelman in All About Jazz wrote "One of the most fluent, evocative and powerful albums in a career filled with high points" and concludes "McLaughlin's Indian friends may not have jazz in their blood the way it is in the guitarist's, but by approaching unmistakably western-informed music with an eastern mindset, they make Floating Point an album that, in McLaughlin's lengthy discography, is one of his most successful fusion records".[3]


  1. ^ a b c Nastos, Michael G. "Floating Point - John McLaughlin : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved May 13, 2011.
  2. ^ "Floating Point: Charts & Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved May 13, 2011.
  3. ^ a b Kelman, John (26 May 2008). "John McLaughlin: Floating Point". allaboutjazz.com. Retrieved 27 October 2013.