Jimi Hendrix - Axis: Bold As Love Japanese Import - Limited Edition
Label Universal Records Japan
January of 1968 brought Axis: Bold As Love, an album that expanded Jimi's six-string flame with celestial clarity and also brought his rapidly evolving songwriting gift to the fore. It was recorded at Olympic Studios in London.
After the U.S. release of Are You Experienced and American tour dates that left jaws dropped, anticipation was very high about the next Jimi Hendrix album. Many fans and critics consider this follow up, Axis: Bold As Love, his best collective effort. Released in November of 1968, it immediately garnered high praise for it’s incredible performances and innovative engineering by Eddie Kramer. The album was to spawn many hits including "Up From The Skies," "If 6 was 9," "Spanish Castle Magic," "Little Wing," and "Castles Made of Sand," among others. Again joined by Noel Redding’s bass and Mitch Mitchell on drums. This Track Edition is exclusively presented here by Classic, mastered directly from the original MONO master tapes. Original 1968 mono copies of this title on Reprise, bring as much as a staggering $1400 - $2000 if they can be found.