The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced (180g) (LP)

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The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced (180g) (LP)

Format: LP VinylLabel: SMG
Catalog No: 88843059851
Barcode: 0888430598515Genre: Rock 
No of Discs: 1
Release Date: 7/29/2014

180g Vinyl Pressed at Quality Record Pressings

All Analog Mastering from the Original 2-Track Master Tapes by George Marino


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The debut release from The Jimi Hendrix Experience is widely regarded as the greatest, most influential debut release from any artist. When first released in 1967, Are You Experienced turned the music world upside down as Hendrix showed everyone exactly what it meant to be 'experienced.' Remastered from the original 2-track mixdown master tapes, this expanded 17-song collection features the ageless classics "Purple Haze," "Red House," "Stone Free," "Hey Joe," and "Are You Experienced."

The album features Jimi Hendrix's innovative approach to songwriting and electric guitar playing which soon established a new direction in psychedelic and hard rock music. Coming after three successful European singles, it helped introduce him as a new international star.

"One of the most stunning debuts in rock history, and one of the definitive albums of the psychedelic era...On Are You Experienced?, Jimi Hendrix synthesized various elements of the cutting edge of 1967 rock into music that sounded both futuristic and rooted in the best traditions of rock, blues, pop, and soul...Many of these songs are among Hendrix's very finest...he would never surpass his first LP in terms of consistently high quality." -Richie Unterberger,

"The incendiary poetry of Hendrix's guitar was historic in itself, the luminescent sum of his chitlin-circuit labors with Little Richard and the Isley Brothers and his melodic exploitation of amp howl. But it was the pictorial heat of his composing and the raw fire in his voice in "Manic Depression," "The Wind Cries Mary" and "I Don't Live Today" that established the transcendent promise of psychedelia." -Rolling Stone

• 180 Gram Vinyl Audiophile LP Pressing
• All Analog Mastering from the original 2-track master tapes by George Marino
• Stereo
• Complete Original Artwork
• Pressed at Quality Record Pressings

Side One:

1. Purple Haze
2. Manic Depression
3. Hey Joe
4. Love or Confusion
5. May This Be Love
6. I Don't Live Today
Side Two:
1. The Wind Cries Mary
2. Fire
3. 3rd Stone From The Sun
4. Foxey Lady
5. Are You Experienced?