Relive the night Led Zeppelin performs "Dazed and Confused" in 1973
"Dazed and Confused" is a song written by American singer-songwriter Jake Holmes in When the track appeared on Led Zeppelin's eponymous debut album in , Holmes was aware of it at the . was featured in the Led Zeppelin concert film The Song Remains the Same (), with the bowed guitar section.and with full you
Although some concluded that it was about a bad acid trip, Holmes insists the lyrics refer to the effects of a girl's indecision on ending a relationship. After hearing Holmes perform the song in August , English rock group the Yardbirds reworked it with a new arrangement. It soon became a centerpiece of their tours, several recordings of which have been released, including on Yardbirds '68 , produced by guitarist Jimmy Page. It became a signature song and concert staple for much of the group's career. Holmes attempted to contact Page in the s regarding the songwriting credit, but received no response.
It remains a messy, psychedelic document of Zeppelin in their imperial era. The witching hour approaches. A full moon peeks through the thick, English fog. At the summit, he encounters a Gandalf figure in a white, hooded robe, lamp in hand. The mountain wizard raises his head and fixes Page with a serene look. Somewhere, in the distance, we hear the atonal skronk of a violin bow slapping against guitar strings. The wizard re-ages.
Forgot your password? By the confounded bridge , June 29, in Led Zep Live. The 26 minute version from the original LP is heavily edited towards the end. Under that criteria, the only song that I consistently turn to the original album for is "No Quarter". Alright thanks!
Dazed and Confused (song)
The soundtrack to the film, produced by Jimmy Page, was originally released on Swan Song in This release follows the recent reissue of their live album How The West Was Won, and rounds out the deluxe reissue series of their classic albums that began in , building to the band's 50th anniversary celebration slated to commence later this year. -