The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s “Axis: Bold as Love” (1967) – Yes, No, or Maybe So, Retro

Axis: Bold As Love (The Jimi Hendrix Experience) – MAYBE SO

The Jimi Hendrix Experience's "Axis: Bold As Love" (1967)

The Jimi Hendrix Experience's "Axis: Bold As Love" (1967)

(December 1, 1967)


Although this album suffers from a few inferior tracks (an issue absent from the debut), one sentence simply doesn’t do this record justice; Axis: Bold As Love finds the Experience more conceptual, Hendrix conscious of his lyrical content and thematic cohesion, and all the while managing the most interesting guitar soundscapes yet supported by drumwork few other bands could muster.

Top Two Tracks:

“Wait Until Tomorrow” & “Bold As Love”

This is one in a series of acoustic cover songs, original music, and free mp3 downloads here on the Laptop Sessions Music Video Blog.

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