Are You Experienced?" is the title song for the Jimi Hendrix Experience 1967 debut album. It has been described as one of Jimi Hendrix's most original compositions on the album by music writer and biographer Keith Shadwick. The song is largely based on one chord and has a drone-like quality reminiscent of Indian classical music. It features recorded guitar and drum parts that are played backwards and a repeating piano chord, but no bass.
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Are You Experienced is psychedelic rock group The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s debut studio album. The album is considered one or rock music’s most essential debuts. It took the 15th spot on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time list, and was well received by both critics and musical audiences alike. Are You Experienced includes essential Hendrix records like Foxy Lady, the legendary Purple Haze, and May This Be Love. It peaked at n. in the US, making it the group’s best selling album next to Electric Ladyland. Are You Experienced Q&A.
Finally released in May 1967, two weeks after Hendrix’s third UK Top 10 hit ‘The Wind Cries Mary’, Are You Experienced has remained a critical and commercial success since its release. The album reached number 2 in the UK, behind The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
The debut album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience was initially issued in mono and then 'enhanced stereo' on later issues JIMI HENDRIX "Are You Experienced, Axis Bold As Love" 2LP UK Polydor vintage. All records that I list are USED. By definition, a USED record will have characteristics that make it LOOK (and SOUND) DIFFERENT from a new record. The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Are You Experienced. Label: Reprise Records RS 6261. This one makes you wider. Then reassembles it. You hear with new ears, after being Experienced.
Album · 1967 · 17 Songs. Soon, Are You Experienced arrived, displaying a visionary approach that combined flights of lyrical fancy ("The Wind Cries Mary"), avant-jazz rhythms (the bridge of "Love or Confusion"), and two-ton feathers of post-blues noise ("I Don't Live Today"). When Hendrix turned the title cut's guitar solo into a backward-tape reverie of sustained notes and swoops, he echoed his hero Bob Dylan's famous quote "It used to go like that; now it goes like this". But he wasn't just talking about one song
It was his mind-boggling guitar work, of course, that got most of the ink, building upon the experiments of British innovators like Jeff Beck and Pete Townshend to chart new sonic territories in feedback, distortion, and sheer volume.
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 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. The Hendrix Experience is definitely better than most of classic rock, another great album in his catalog. 1. 8mo. mz. 60. If The Experience Is Right.