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The song was released in August as the group's fourth single in the United Kingdom and later included on the British edition of their compilation, Smash Hits. Work on "Burning of the Midnight Lamp" began in Maywhen the band recorded four demo takes of the skeletal song at London's Olympic Sound Studios during writing and recording sessions for Axis: Bold as Love.
Hendrix commentators Harry Shapiro and Caesar Glebbeek Lup De Mare - Geo Bogza - Citește Din Marile Sale Poeme described "Burning of the Midnight Lamp" as "introspective and melancholy",  and quote Hendrix as offering the following insight into the inspiration behind the song:.
There are some very personal things in there. But I think everyone can understand the feeling when you're travelling that no matter what your address there is no place you can call home. The Burning Of The Midnight Lamp - The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland of a man in a little old house in the middle of a desert where he is burning the midnight lamp The house in the desert becomes a metaphor for Jimi's own suffocating frustration at failing to produce the song he wanted in the studio, failing to communicate or being a victim of failed understanding.
The time for reflection on Таємні Сфери - Воплі Відоплясова - Збірка Романтична plane leads Jimi to consider the downside of being the electric gypsy: the circus comes to town and moves on leaving no trace that it had ever been there — no roots, no home, no love.
But Jimi keeps his own flame of love — ultimately the lamp is a beacon. Jimi calls out to anyone who cares to listen. Speaking about the musical content of the song, Shapiro and Glebbeek note that "Burning of the Midnight Lamp" features Hendrix playing a harpsichord in the intro, which the musician states "just came to [him]", joking that he "can't play no piano or harpsichord, [he] just picked out different little notes and started from there". In preparation for the release of "Burning of the Midnight Lamp", The Jimi Hendrix Experience played the song on a number of television and radio shows in mid It was also included on the Experience's third album Electric Ladylandreleased in October It Suburbia - aspidistrafly - The Ghost Of Things one Burning Of The Midnight Lamp - The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland only three songs on the album to have been produced by former band manager Chas Chandler, the others being " Crosstown Traffic " and " All Along the Watchtower ".
The first commercially released cover of the song was recorded by psychedelic soul group Rotary Connection for their fourth album Songsa cover album released in while Hendrix was still alive.
Over 20 years later alternative metal band Living Colour released a cover of the song on their EP Biscuitsand subsequents renditions were released by the Hamsters inRoy Mette inand Alexandre Da Costa in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 6, Jimi Hendrix Experience Chartverfolgung in German. Hung Medien. Retrieved April 7, Jimi Hendrix singles discography. Notes: indicates a re-release, indicates a live recording.
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