Axis: Bold as Love review by Jimi Hendrix

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  • Sound: 10
  • Lyrics: 10
  • Overall Impression: 10
  • Reviewer's score: 10 Gem
  • Users' score: 9.7 (107 votes)
Jimi Hendrix: Axis: Bold as Love
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Sound — 10
Hendrix's second album, Axis: Bold As love is a masterpiece. While are you experienced has songs played on the radio, Bold As Love does not. But if you appreciate Hendrix as a guitarist, this album is for you. The guitar has a much different tone than in Are You Experienced, but I think it sounds much better.

Lyrics — 10
The lyrics on this album are Hendrix's best. The standout song lyric wise would have to be "Castles Made Of Sand. " Another great lyrical performance is "Little Wing, " with its lyrics perfectly fitting the mood of the song.

Overall Impression — 10
This album is an incredible guitar album. My personal favorite song is "Little Wing." It has an incredible solo. Even though it's a mere 45 seconds long, you know what Hendrix is trying to say. Some other good songs on this album are "Spanish Castle Magic," "Castles Made Of Sand," and "Bold As Love." If you appreciate Hendrix more for his guitar work than anything else, go buy this.

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    KingABX345
    SHIT i ment to give it a 10!!!!! **** i messed up the perfect SCORE FUCK!!!!!1
    jonnyrotten45
    this is by far my favorite hendrix album, it has anything and everything you could ask for. the lyrics are somthing out of a Shakespearian play. and the guitar is just simply beautiful. what i like most about this whole album is that its deepness. experience didn't really do that as far as most of the songs go. you can really tell the whole band is getting older and wiser here as they get into the more complex material