The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Are You Experienced?/ Axis: Bold As Love/ Electric Ladyland
Phil Sutcliffe, Q, 1993
THESE DIGITAL remasters are diamonds in the tottering junkpile of Hendrix re-releases and cutting-room floor detritus. Augmented by both sides of the first three singles (Hey Joe, Purple Haze, The Wind Cries Mary), Are You Experienced? Becomes the complete showcase for massive, never-matched earthquaking guitar sounds in improbably balanced dialogue with the laconic voice of a man who genuinely believed he couldnt sing.
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