Electric Ladyland review by Jimi Hendrix

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  • Sound: 10
  • Lyrics: 9
  • Overall Impression: 10
  • Reviewer's score: 9.7 Superb
  • Users' score: 9.7 (86 votes)
Jimi Hendrix: Electric Ladyland

Sound — 10
This is, without doubht, Hendrix's best studio effort. All of the songs have a great bluesy rock sound, though some, such as And the gods made love, are rather pointless. It has some legendary songs, such as All along the watchtower and Voodoo Chile (Slight Return) that you can never get sick of, and always sound innovative, no matter how old they are.

Lyrics — 9
This is the album which shows that hendrix was not just a great guitarist, but also a very good song writer. Songs like The Burning Of The Midnight Lamp, are extremely well written and thought out, and other like Crosstown Traffic are really catchy.

Overall Impression — 10
This is one of the all time classic albums. All along the watchtower is perhaps the best song ever. There is nothong on this album to criticize, apart from the inclusion of the introductory song, which is a weak start to such a brilliant album. I would never hesiatate to buy it if I lost it.

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    great album, voodoo child (both of them) and All along the watchtower are "must have heard"s
    Sly Stone
    1983...A Merman I Should Turn To Be is a great song it starts with such a great guitar line which sounds so awsome then it goes it to a kinda pink floyd part which is exellent the whole album is a must hear 'come on (let the good times roll)' is exellent aswell, every song is a true gem and hendrix was a genius no one has every made an impact on guitar like him voodoo child (slight Return) has one the the greatest guitar tones ever.