The album's title is a lyric from the song " The End. The full length version of "Who Scared You" was also reissued on the Essential Rarities compilation in and was later included as a bonus track on the remastered release of The Soft Parade in The album was reissued for the first time in over 40 years by Rhino Records as part of Record Store Day It was issued on April 19, , on special amber colored vinyl,  and was subsequently issued on CD for the first time on May 19, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Analogue Productions. Vinyl Box Sets. Love this box set. Would strongly recommend snagging this up before they are sold out. Really pleased with the great pressing, agree with other reviewer box is a bit flimsy, already got a small split after opening once! I just received my box set and it sounds amazing!! Believe what they say about the vinyl, but don't bother buying as a set - box is flimsy, and booklet is weak - only about 30 pages, paperback, and paper stock is cheap.
Let me put it this way: At the moment our hardcore CD-only friend is visiting and we are playing it to him. View other items by The Doors. Send to a Friend. Print this Page. The Doors captured for eternity the raw, vital, hypnotic excitement of four fearless artists.
Why do I have to do all the work!? Write about something that will last, not just about today. Krieger labored over the song for several days, determined to conjure up something more than a standard rock progression. I decided I was going to put every chord I knew into this song — and I did! With a verse and chorus under his belt, he brought the work-in-progress before his bandmates. The song had a folk-rock flair in this early state, leading some in the group to derisively compare it to a Sonny and Cher number.
But Morrison saw its potential and offered to contribute some extra lyrics. Why do you always have to do that? When it was released the following year, the song would be jointly credited to the Doors. Before recording their debut, the Doors provided backing music to a Ford Motor Company training film. Lacking representation and struggling financially, the band took an unglamorous gig at Parthenon Pictures providing incidental music for a Ford Motor Company customer service training film titled Love Thy Customer.
They composed a soundtrack largely on the spot, jamming live as the scenes flickered past. Though they played only instrumental passages, Morrison is said to have contributed percussion and additional sound effects. However, the original soundtrack session tapes have yet to be located. The Doors guitarist spent his early years emulating flamenco masters like Mario Escudero, Carlos Montoya, and Sabicas before moving into the blues.
The Doors is the debut album by the American rock band the Doors. Rothchild and released on January 4, The album features their breakthrough single " Light My Fire " and the lengthy song " The End " with its Oedipal spoken word section.
The Doors was central to the progression of psychedelic rock , and has been critically acclaimed. The group also featured jazz- influenced drummer John Densmore and Jim Morrison on vocals. The band was initially signed to Columbia Records under a six-month contract, but they asked for an early release after the record company failed to secure a producer for the album and placed them on a drop list.
After being released from the label, the Doors played residencies in mid at two historic Sunset Strip club venues, the London Fog and Whisky a Go Go. The album was recorded by producer Paul A.
A four-track tape machine was used for recording, using mostly three tracks: bass and drums on one, guitar and organ on another, and Morrison's vocals on the third. The fourth track was used for overdubbing. In , Morrison stated:. Every time I hear ["The End"], it means something else to me. It started out as a simple good-bye song Probably just to a girl, but I see how it could be a goodbye to a kind of childhood.
I really don't know. I think it's sufficiently complex and universal in its imagery that it could be almost anything you want it to be. Sometimes the pain is too much to examine, or even tolerate But people fear death even more than pain. It's strange that they fear death.
Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Elektra Records edited the line "she gets high", knowing a drug reference would discourage airplay most remasters from onward have the original portions of both "Break On Through" and "The End" restored. Densmore appreciated the new bossa nova craze coming from Brazil, so he decided to use it in the song.Sep 03, · Please note: The Doors was a 4-track recording. As such, the surround portion of this multichannel mix is intended to be room ambiance. Please also note: Individual Doors titles are not numbered. Only the Infinite 45 RPM LP and SACD box sets are numbered, and limited to 2, copies. Mastered by Doug Sax using an all-tube system.