The Doors

The Doors - The Doors
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1967 Ratings: #16 / 60
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1967 Ratings: #6
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January 4, 1967 / Release Date
LP / Format
Elektra / Label
Paul A. Rothchild / Producer / Website
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The History of The Albums – n° 328 [first episode of the 1967 season]

January 4, 1967, dear journal,

While the world is still moving as usual, one could finally say that the main element that characterizes the year 1967 is surely in the "social and cultural identity". Of course, the year is known for Torrey Canyon, the first oil sinking, the cultural revolution in China, the Vietnam war, Cuba or the disappearance of Che Guevara, but I think that the definitive fracture ... read more
As some of you may not know, The Doors are my favorite band of all time, their debut record is my favorite album of all time, and the single "Light My Fire" is my favorite song of all time. So yea, I guess it's safe to say I'm a little obsessed with the ominous band from Venice. Now, I've pretty much had a sorry-a** review of this record up for months, and I think it's time to give this masterpiece a well-deserved full write-up. After all, my favorite album deserves more from me than ... read more
What makes an album perfect? Is an album that was highly influential and important to music perfect? Not necessarily. If said album doesn't sound as good today as it did forty years ago then you shouldn't perceive it as perfect.

So, does an album have to have a flawless tracklisting, consisting of nothing but 10/10 songs, to be considered perfect? Not really, because when it comes to that, no album is truly perfect. No song is truly perfect. Hell, there are a number of albums that I've given ... read more
This record came out in 1967.

Fucking how?

No wonder the world thought The Doors were satanists. This is my first rodeo with The Doors as 'album artists' (by that I mean this is my first time listening to their entire album) and i've got to say: this blew my mind in so many ways.

I can't phathom how much this album has an effect on me. The mix of old school synths, mixed with kooky and sinister instrumentation, leads for It's got that same swagger that the early rock scene had, but so much ... read more
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My god, these guys created one of the best debut albums of all time!

In preparation before listening to this critically acclaimed gem on this Saturday Jack Off Circlejerk, I decided to check out their second album, Strange Days. Don’t know why I bothered getting into their discography before listening to their debut, but I definitely loved the consistency and aesthetic of that album.
I’ve heard a lot of great things about their debut album, but damn I was not ... read more
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Added on: December 17, 2012