Announcing ‘Electric Ladyland’ – 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
September 13, 2018
On November 9 we’ll be celebrating the 50th anniversary of one of our most exciting artist’s most groundbreaking records; The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s ‘Electric Ladyland’…
Incredibly, ‘Electric Ladyland’ was Hendrix’s only album to hit the number one spot in the US and was by far the most commercially successful record, including legendary tracks like ‘All Along The Watchtower’ (one of those rare covers to become more famous than the original), ‘Voodoo Child (Slight Return)’, ‘Crosstown Traffic’ and more.
The 50th Anniversary edition will be available as either a 3CD or 6LP set, both with accompanying Blu-ray.
Both sets include the original album, now newly remastered by Bernie Grundman from the original analog tapes. As well as all manner of previously unreleased recordings, a documentary and full colour booklet, all contained in a numbered deluxe case made book (CD) and box (LP) with new cover art.
Full details below.
‘Electric Ladyland: The Early Takes’, 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 studio takes featuring guest appearances from Buddy Miles, Stephen Stills and Al Kooper.
‘Jimi Hendrix Experience: Live At the Hollywood Bowl 9/14/68’ This live album documents the band’s triumphant Los Angeles concert held a few weeks before Electric Ladyland was released. (NB: this will ONLY be available as part of the physical release.)
The Blu-Ray: includes the acclaimed full-length documentary ‘At Last… The Beginning: The Making of Electric Ladyland’, the first ever 5.1 surround sound mix of the original album overseen by Hendrix’s original engineer Eddie Kramer plus the original stereo mixes in uncompressed 24 bit/96 kz high resolution audio.
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 and essays.
Those tracklistings in full:
‘Electric Ladyland’ – newly remastered by Bernie Grundman
(1 CD or 2xLP)
1. …And The Gods Made Love
2. Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland)
3. Crosstown Traffic
4. Voodoo Chile
5. Little Miss Strange
6. Long Hot Summer Night
7. Come On (Let The Good Times Roll)
8. Gypsy Eyes
9. Burning of the Midnight Lamp
10. Rainy Day, Dream Away
11. 1983…(A Merman I Should Turn To Be)
12. Moon, Turn The Tides…Gently Gently Away
13. Still Raining, Still Dreaming
14. House Burning Down
15. All Along The Watchtower
16. Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
‘Electric Ladyland – At Last… The Beginning: The Early Takes’
(1 CD or 2xLP)
1. 1983…(A Merman I Should Turn To Be)
3. Cherokee Mist
4. Hear My Train A Comin’
5. Gypsy Eyes
6. Voodoo Chile
8. Long Hot Summer Night [Demo 1]
9. Long Hot Summer Night [Demo 3]
10. Long Hot Summer Night [Demo 4]
11. Snowballs At My Window
12. My Friend
13. At Last…The Beginning
14. Angel Caterina
15. Little Miss Strange
16. Long Hot Summer Night [Take 1]
17. Long Hot Summer Night [Take 14]
18. Rainy Day, Dream Away
19. Rainy Day Shuffle
20. 1983…(A Merman I Should Turn To Be)
Jimi Hendrix Experience: ‘Live At The Hollywood Bowl 9/14/68’
(1 CD or 2xLP)
2. Are You Experienced?
3. Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
4. Red House
5. Foxey Lady
7. Hey Joe
8. Sunshine of Your Love
9. I Don’t Live Today
11.Star Spangled Banner
‘At Last… The Beginning: The Making Of Electric Ladyland’
At Last… The Beginning: The Making of Electric Ladyland documentary
Electric Ladyland Uncompressed LPCM Stereo 24b/96k
Electric Ladyland Uncompressed LPCM 5.1 Surround 24b/96k
Electric Ladyland DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 Surround 24b/96k