AOTY 2020

Are You Experienced

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1967 Ratings: #7 / 57
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Based on 534 ratings
1967 Ratings: #4
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May 12, 1967 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
AllMusic
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.
MickyT
98
He sure do be playing the geetar really good.

So yeah what can be said about Jimi Hendrix already? The mans often considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time and up to this moment I haven't heard much of anything from Hendrix. Are You Experienced is... well.... an experience, Hendrix's guitar work surely lives up to the hype for me at least and he shows impeccable charisma across the board, not to discredit what everyone else was doing here either like Mitch Mitchell who is a great ... read more
LetalShertly
97
Everything about this album is perfection.
JustSomeGuy
94
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
Tielur
97
I now see why Hendrix is praised. If we preserve this album for another 100 years they will still say there is nothing like it. The elements of this record fuse into something that is yet to be duplicated, and in my opinion will never be touched. In 2020, this still has the ability to perplex.
Gingerella
95
Oh so this is the greatest guitarist of all time . . . yeah that checks out
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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