"Are You Experienced?" is the debut album by the American rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix, released in 1967. The album features a blend of psychedelic rock, hard rock, and blues rock, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential albums in the history of rock music.
The album includes several Hendrix classics such as "Purple Haze," "Hey Joe," and "The Wind Cries Mary," and showcases Hendrix's virtuosic guitar playing and innovative use of effects pedals. The album's iconic cover art, featuring Hendrix and his bandmates in psychedelic clothing and imagery, has also become a cultural touchstone.
"Are You Experienced?" was a commercial success, reaching the top 5 on the Billboard 200 chart, and has been certified multi-platinum in the United States. It has been included on numerous lists of the greatest albums of all time and has had a lasting impact on rock music and popular culture.