Jimi Hendrix - Axis: Bold as Love
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1967 Ratings: #3 / 64
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The History of The Albums – n°370
[I also suggest you read my previous review on The Jimi Hendrix Are You Experienced, to better understand the context of this one]. In the space of a few months, Jimi Hendrix went from a struggling and utterly mis-understood artist to an icon of high standing. In mid 1967, Hendrix released Are You Experienced, a near perfect debut album that showed just how much he had concretely revolutionized the world of guitar and beyond by establishing himself as ... read more


Not enough praise can be given to an artist to which their “weakest” album in their lifetime is still a solid 9... but for Jimi Hendrix, as well as Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell, the Experience can do no wrong! After the skyrocketing success of their debut “Are You Experienced?”, it seemed to be a natural follow-up of a more structured album but with slightly less extravagant flare: “Axis: Bold as Love” is the band playing off the contemporary druggy ... read more


This has NO right to be as good as it is! They rushed to get this out to uphold their contract stating that they would release two albums in 1967. This should have been a complete mess. How the hell did they pull this off?
This record is phenomenal; it's brilliant; it's damn near flawless; it's beautiful; it has some of the best guitar work I have ever heard; it's fucking magical, that's what this is! Jesus Christ, when this started I genuinely thought this would be Jimi's weakest project, and ... read more


they pretty bold on my axis


best jimi project


god i love jimi

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Track List

  1. EXP
  2. Up from the Skies
  3. Spanish Castle Magic
  4. Wait Until Tomorrow
  5. Ain't No Telling
  6. Little Wing
  7. If 6 Was 9
  8. You Got Me Floating
  9. Castles Made of Sand
  10. She's So Fine
  11. One Rainy Wish
  12. Little Miss Lover
  13. Bold as Love 
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Added on: February 7, 2013