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Songs of Experience
David Axelrod
Songs of Experience
Genres: Jazz, Pop, Rock, Classic Rock
 
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First time on CD for this long out of print rarity. Highly experimental for it's time. Combinations of layered cushions of strings & heavily effected drums wrapped in a blanket of what were then, brand new studio effects w...  more »

      
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All Artists: David Axelrod
Title: Songs of Experience
Members Wishing: 6
Total Copies: 0
Label: EMI Europe Generic
Release Date: 6/5/2000
Album Type: Import
Genres: Jazz, Pop, Rock, Classic Rock
Styles: Oldies, Psychedelic Rock
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 724352158928, 0724352158959, 766485913425

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Album Description
First time on CD for this long out of print rarity. Highly experimental for it's time. Combinations of layered cushions of strings & heavily effected drums wrapped in a blanket of what were then, brand new studio effects within this album. A seminal album for James Lavelle & UNKLE who have worked with Axelrod. 2000 release. Standard jewel case.
 

CD Reviews

Jazz That William Blake Would Have Felt Honored By
Juan Mobili | Valley Cottage, NY USA | 06/06/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Songs of Experience represents the second half of David Axelrod's musical vision of William Blake's famous Songs. Whereas the first album on this project, Songs of innocence (you can check my review of this one too), is hopeful, daring and overall ambitious, these Songs of Experience, well, experiment. This is a darker album, a different but still quite lyrical and fearless Axelrod bringing to a masterful close the cycle initiated on his 68' debut, Songs of Innocence.

The compositions, arrangements, and band performance are superb. When you realize that this album was released in 1969, you may begin to appreciate the innovative mind and mature expresiveness that blesses each of these Songs.
Along with its earlier half, a young masterpiece from one of Jazz's great, underecognized talents."
J davis v d axelrod
reebie james | manchester england | 09/15/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I might be stating the obvious to most hip hop heads but for the old school who admire axelrods work,you must check out dj shadow.You can see how axelrods music has inspired shadows arrangments & production to create a modern day spin. Both artist are pure genius's, so for those who havent, check these guys out"
Headphone album...
J. B Forgione | DC | 01/07/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"It's really quite beautiful. I listened to it in headphones the other night and just marvelled at the mixdown; the layering, the general way Axelrod builds tension with somewhat unconventional arrangements.

Also a bonus if you were ever into Dj Shadow's Endtroducing. But still an amazing record anyway. It's worth the import price."