The Doors – Morrison Hotel (1970)

The end is always near

The fifth studio album by The Doors is kickstarted by a fantastic song, “Roadhouse blues”. It may be the song that turned me on The Doors in the first place. I love its sweaty sexiness.

But one great song doesn’t make up my mind of a whole album. My ratings are on the complete album, mind you. As I spin this LP in preparation for my top list of the year of 1970, I consider it as a whole. What is it that draws me towards The Doors? 

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The Doors – The Doors (1967)

The blue bus is calling us

Talking about “Apocalypse now”… here is an album that reminds me even more about that film. My old friend Big Frans sent via Royal Mail a gift containing two LPs. I reviewed the first one “Let it bleed” yesterday. The other LP was the self-titled debut album from The Doors.

Now this is a completely different story. I have always liked The Doors, but I am not a dedicated fan. I have been a “passive” fan if such a thing exists. But it only takes me a few seconds of the beginning of “Break on through” for me to realise that this gift may become an expensive one.

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