Jimi Hendrix Electric Ladyland - 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of The Jimi Hendrix Experience masterpiece Electric Ladyland, Experience Hendrix, and Legacy Recordings present a special Deluxe Edition box set.
Spread across 6 180 gram LPs in 3 gatefold jackets and 1 Blu-ray, the set includes:
LP 1 & 2: the original double album, now newly remastered by Bernie Grundman from the original analog tapes. For the LP set, Grundman prepared an all analog direct to disc vinyl transfer of the album, preserving the authenticity.
LP 3 & 4: Electric Ladyland: The Early Takes, which presents 20 never-before-heard demos and studio outtakes. Included are incredibly intimate demos for song ideas Hendrix recorded himself on a reel-to-reel tape at the Drake Hotel, as well as early recording session takes featuring guest appearances from Buddy Miles, Stephen Stills, and Al Kooper
LP 5 & 6: Jimi Hendrix Experience: Live At The Hollywood Bowl 9/14/68, part of Experience Hendrix's Dagger Records official bootleg series. The recently unearthed soundboard recording captures the band and the mounting excitement that took place just weeks before the release of Electric Ladyland.
Blu-Ray: includes the acclaimed full-length documentary At Last...
The Beginning: The Making of Electric Ladyland, the first 5.1 surround sound mix of the entire original album ever overseen by Hendrix's original engineer Eddie Kramer plus the original stereo mixes in uncompressed 24 bit/96 kHz high-resolution audio.
Electric Ladyland Deluxe Edition includes a full-color, 48-page book containing Jimi's handwritten lyrics, poem, and instructions to his record label, as well as never before published photos from the recording sessions that were shot by Eddie Kramer himself.
All contained in a luxe case-made lift-top box with new cover art which is true to Hendrix's original vision of the album's cover: a Linda (McCartney) Eastman photograph of the band and children at the statue of Alice In Wonderland in New Yorks Central Park.
- Product Dimensions: 12.96 x 12.96 x 1.53 inches; 5.4 Pounds
- Manufacturer: Sony Legacy
- Original Release Date: 2018
- Run time: 7 hours and 33 minutes
- Date First Available: August 15, 2018
- Label: Sony Legacy
- Country of Origin: USA
- Number of discs: 7