Are You Experienced

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced
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1967 Ratings: #7 / 59
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1967 Ratings: #3
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May 12, 1967 / Release Date
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Many of these songs are among Hendrix's very finest; it may be true that he would continue to develop at a rapid pace throughout the rest of his brief career, but he would never surpass his first LP in terms of consistently high quality.
Jimi Hendrix is regarded as one of - if not - the best guitarists of all time, and all three of his main studio albums are often cited fairly high on greatest-of-all-time lists, so I thought it was about time I listened to his work. And after hearing this, I have to say that I am not disappointed.
I know by saying this, I'm basically regurgitating what has already been said a million times before, and that's that Jimi's talent is undeniably amazing. Even over 50 years later his music still ... read more
If a gateway drug is a substance that can lead to further brain altering drug use, then this gateway album is the one that triggered my appreciation for music in a way nothing had before. Even 25 years after its release, when I first heard it, none of its potency had faded. It just blew my mind. No psychedelics required.

So many of these songs are so “classic” that it’s almost impossible to listen to this as an album, and not a greatest hits collection, but this was, ... read more
Of course I like Jimi Hendrix
best tracks; purple daze, manic depression, hey joe, love or confusion, the wind cries mary, foxey lady, 51st anniversery
Jimi Hendrix showcases why he is considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time on "Are You Experienced", a terrific debut filled with perplexing and fascinating psychedelic experiences. The album opens with a bang on "Foxy Lady", which serves as ground to show to the listener what this album is really about. Then, on the following sixteen tracks, The Jimi Hendrix Experience continues to put out tracks containing sounds that haven't been replicated to this very day. ... read more
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Track List

  1. Foxy Lady
  2. Manic Depression
  3. Red House
  4. Can You See Me
  5. Love or Confusion
  6. I Don't Live Today
  7. May This Be Love
  8. Fire
  9. Third Stone from the Sun
  10. Remember
  11. Are You Experienced?
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Added on: February 7, 2013