L.A. Woman (studio album) by The Doors
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The best album by The Doors is The Doors which is ranked number 30 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 35,205.
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|48 hours ago||Dystopiapro||353||87/100|
|3 days ago||leniad||3,066||75/100|
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 83.0/100, a mean average of 81.9/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 83.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.3.
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Title track being the cream of the crop of this album. Not as strong an album as some of their others but still good. Couple of fillers but L'America & Hyacinth House are hidden gems that grow on me
Riders, Love Her Madly, Texas Radio raunchy moody magnificent
I started to like this album long after the first listen. It seemed unoriginal and too different from the Doors style I was used to. Well, it's very difficult for a band to be original by playing the usual 3 blues chords, unless the singer has a perfectly suited voice like that of Jim Morrison. Now, whenever I feel like hearing that voice, that's the Doors album I have to listen to.
I think this album is overrated. L.A. Woman, Love Her Madly and Riders on the storm lift this album from average to good.
I don't consider this their best due to lack of consistency, but the presence of "Riders on the Storm"makes it a must listen for everyone.Overall, 75/100.
LA Woman, Hyacinth House, Riders on the Storm, I would put up there with the best Doors songs. The other tracks are a mixed bag. A strict album per year schedule makes consistent quality really hard. But that's true of all Doors albums after the first one.
" such a boring song...... such a boring song........... it goes on and on and on.......such a boring song"
Some tracks I would gladly skip, but then there's Riders On The Storm!
The WASP is the underappreciated gem.
An absolute monster of an album.After about three listens you will love it.The interplay between Kreiger Manzarek and Densmore is stunning and Morrisons voice captures the tones of a tortured soul.
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