Valleys of Neptune Wouldn't it be nice if this were a brilliant collection of never-before-heard Jimi Hendrix songs recently discovered in some catacomb? Keep dreaming. On Valleys of… Valleys of Neptune Wouldn't it be nice if this were a brilliant collection of never-before-heard Jimi Hendrix songs recently discovered in some catacomb? Keep dreaming. On Valleys of… 2010-03-09 Jimi Hendrix Rock
Music Review

Valleys of Neptune (2010)

Jimi Hendrix | LOVER MAN Jimi Hendrix
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LOVER MAN Jimi Hendrix
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Mar 09, 2010; Lead Performance: Jimi Hendrix; Genre: Rock

Wouldn't it 
be nice if this were a brilliant collection of never-before-heard Jimi Hendrix songs recently discovered in some catacomb? Keep dreaming. On Valleys of Neptune, from ''Stone Free'' to ''Red House,'' most of these tunes are glaringly familiar. The good news: The alternate versions don't seem (too) 
redundant, since Hendrix was one musician whose castoffs 
and outtakes are worthy of obsessive scrutiny. B–

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Originally posted Mar 03, 2010 Published in issue #1093 Mar 12, 2010 Order article reprints
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