Axis: Bold As Love (studio album) by The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Axis: Bold As Love
Axis: Bold As Love by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year: 1967
Overall rank: 231st   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 1,225 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 1967 (9th)
Award Top 50 albums of the 1960s (37th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (231st)
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience bestography

Axis: Bold As Love is ranked 3rd best out of 20 albums by The Jimi Hendrix Experience on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience is Are You Experienced which is ranked number 37 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 30,595.

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Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 1,225 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 83.5/100, a mean average of 82.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 83.6/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.4.

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80/100
From 02/06/2021 15:35
Jimi being Jimi. (like a knew him)
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From 01/12/2021 04:26
A great follow-up to Are You Experienced. "Little Wing", "Castles Made of Sand", and the title track are the best tracks here for me. This album does everything that a successful sophomore album should. It sounds new, and is a progression from work he produced before.
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95/100
From 11/13/2020 04:11
Some of my all-time favorite tracks are scattered throughout this album.
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65/100
From 09/26/2020 23:19
A pretty good Jimi record! Still, out of the three albums released in his lifetime, it is my least favorite. My favourite track is definitely 'Little Wing'! One of the greatest guitar intro riffs ever in my opinion.
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85/100
From 07/10/2020 19:44
That psychedelic guitar, wow! So laid back and yet so full of energy, this was Hendrix. 'Wait Up Until Tomorrow' is a personal favourite.
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80/100
From 06/07/2020 12:04
Still a damn good album but it doesn't reach the same heights as the last, and finds lower lows... but not by much. Even the weakest songs are still good by most artist's standards.
It still has the Hendrix/Experience sound in spades, and that's just not something I imagine you're going to find anywhere else.
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90/100
From 05/28/2020 15:41
I would say favorable. The album is genius a pair of songs are not so great as you think but although a great album either. Should be in every Collection.
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From 11/23/2019 05:16
Mi album favorito de Hendrix sin duda. Un album donde se arriesgó a experimentar con nuevos sonidos y efectos pero sin alejarse de sus raices.
Se enfoca más en su habilidad como escritor pero sigue deleitandonos con su virtuosismo en la guitarra
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From 09/30/2019 15:29
Axis: Bold as Love is a very good album without any bad songs. Though the album has fewer iconic jams than its predecessor, it's much more cohesive. Its peaks are up there with any other music that Jimi and/or The Experience ever recorded and its valleys (if they can be called that) are decent at worst. "Little Wing" and "Bold as Love" are as good as any music there is and "If 6 Was 9" and "Castles Made of Sand" are also worthy of being noted alongside them.
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95/100
From 06/17/2019 17:33
The weakest Jimi Hendrix Experience album, but still good. Easy listen from start to finish, all the songs are good aside from EXP which isn't really a song.
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Best Albums of 1967
1. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
2. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
3. The Doors by The Doors
4. Are You Experienced by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
5. Forever Changes by Love
6. Magical Mystery Tour by The Beatles
7. Songs Of Leonard Cohen by Leonard Cohen
8. The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn by Pink Floyd
9. Axis: Bold As Love by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
10. Disraeli Gears by Cream
11. Strange Days by The Doors
12. Surrealistic Pillow by Jefferson Airplane
13. Days Of Future Passed by The Moody Blues
14. I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You by Aretha Franklin
15. Something Else By The Kinks by The Kinks
16. The Who Sell Out by The Who
17. Safe As Milk by Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
18. Chelsea Girl by Nico
19. Goodbye And Hello by Tim Buckley
20. John Wesley Harding by Bob Dylan
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