Waiting For The Sun (studio album) by The Doors
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The best album by The Doors is The Doors which is ranked number 29 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 35,794.
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This album is often seen as one of the weaker releases from the Doors, it's not as derided as much as the below par Soft Parade of course but still it's never ranked in the same league as the first 2 or the last 2. Although I kind of agree with this, looking at the track listing now, it does look like a very strong collection of songs with the sole exception of My Wild Love. I suppose this proves the quality of work the Doors produced.
a couple amazing tracks, with some forgettable ones. Still a doors album!
El disco más subvalorado en la historia del rock. A mi gusto dentro de los 10 mejores de la historia, y en este año sólo superados por white album de los beatles.
Este es un disco que nos muestra a un Jim Morrison en su faceta más chamánica, justo antes de su decadencia por el alcohol, y justo después de la famaque produjo dos álbumes anteriores publicados ambos en el mismo año 67.
Se nota acá el paso por sus experiencias en rituales chamanícos y sus experiencias del consumo de drogas alucinógenas, no exactamente en los temas singles (Hello I love You, The unknow soldier y Five to One) en donde se muestra más la faceta crítica con que venían molestando a la sociedad, como en temas como Break on Through o The end; sino en temas como Not to touch the earth (que es realmente un trance ritual), "My wild love" (Una especie de danza india a capella) y "Yes, the river knows" en donde otorga voz al río y por lo tanto vida, (en la cosmovición de los pueblos originarios generalmente se le otorga vida a los elementos de la naturaleza) con un teclado muy influenciado a mi parecer por la música indígena. Tremendo disco
Para mi el número 5 en toda la historia del rock...
When a band chooses to take its name from an Aldous Huxley book which describes a state of altered awareness, you might hope that their music is going to captivate and be original. This album certainly ticks those boxes. The sound encompasses many of the core ingredients of psychedelia. Unusually, the band never had a bass player, unless you watch their live archives, you may never realise this. Bass parts were played on keyboards and talking of keyboards, this is a band that forged their sound using the Vox Continental, a keyboard with a very unique sound which is particulary showcased on 'We Could Be So Good Together'. Great album!
My second favorite after Strange Days. It just sounds amazing ! The most underrated Doors album by far. The piano is so beautiful throughout the record.
Standouts: Love Street, The Unknown Soldier, Spanish Caravan, Five to One
Really good album.
Favorites: Hello I Love You, Not To Touch The Earth, Wintertime Love, The Unknown Soldier, Spanish Caravan, Five To One.
This is sad as in Depression,It's not cheerful as it reminds me of the movie,where did y'all go 'Jim,I do get cheerful enough to sing five to one,Hello, I love you,Love Street,Wild Love,.Yes it's worth of a vinyl Or Mp3./The Album entirely not filler very desperate for Jim's Legacy
A somewhat overlooked album by the Doors, this one still manages to bring a unique sound in their discography, with a amazing opener and some other tracks of pure Doors.
Un album assai variegato, che contiene alcuni bei pezzi pop, un discreto rock ( rubacchiato ) che è "Hello, i love you", un'interessante incursione nei ritmi spagnoleggianti ( "Spanish caravan" ) e quel pezzo che colpì molto la mia immaginazione adolescenziale affascinata ( per modo di dire, ovviamente ) da quanto era capitato in Vietnam che è "The unknown soldier".
Brilliant. Perfect representative of the best of the late 60's.
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