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The Doors (album) by The Doors 

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The Doors
The Doors by The Doors (1967)
Overall rank: 25th   Overall chart history
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87/100 (from 1,798 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 1967 (3rd)
Top 10 albums of the 1960s (9th)
Top 50 albums of all time (25th)

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Wonderfully corrosive & equal parts psychedelic. It dances like a lively fireplace.
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From TheMostAverage 03/03/2017 13:33
A brilliant debut, even if it´s not the bands best to me. The End is the perfect closer and probably one of the darkest songs I know.
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From Peroon 02/26/2017 22:07
A perfect debut, they had set the bar high with this album. Few of my favorite Doors' songs are on here: Light my Fire, The End, The Crystal Ship, Break on Through... Really amazing.
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From jackbrown8786 02/19/2017 09:11
wicked. I just blasted this on a bottle of wine tonight and it seemed more unapologetically evil than ever. "you men eat your dinner, eat your pork and beans, I eat more chicken than any man's ever seen, 'cause I'm a backdoor man!" he revels in this shit.

"father? 'yes son?'-I-want-to-kill-you... mother?... I want to.... [unintelligible raving]."

this record is the face of evil. in the most brilliant ways possible.
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From Brandon8 02/17/2017 14:52
One of the best debuts ever. The first 7 tracks are at least very good. Break on Through and Light My Fire are arguably their best songs. Tracks 8-10 I would describe as filler. The End is amazing.
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From ArtyomJay 01/04/2017 20:03
OK, this album turns 50 today and it's unbelieveable! The Doors' debut still sounds fresh now, more fresh than many albums released later.
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From discojets1 12/25/2016 02:18
Classic album. Not a bad song on the record
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From chivocosmico 11/29/2016 01:44
A drunk poet, a classically-trained pianist, a flamenco guitarist, a jazz drummer and no bassist at all: the Doors were just destined to be unique. All four members of the band took the different traditions of their diverse musical backgrounds and applied them within a rock context, making possible some absolutely brilliant moments such as the bossanova clave that drives most of 'Break On Through' and the Bach-inspired organ introduction to 'Light My Fire', one of Manzarek's finest achievements. The double acid attack of Krieger and Manzarek provided the perfect atmosphere for Morrison's esoteric prose and improvisational poetry passages, as spidery guitar licks and quirky organ riffs drunkenly dance their way into your skull, resulting in one of the most electrifying records of the psychedelic era.
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From elo269megv 10/19/2016 01:08
The album is essentially a "greatest hits". Great album from start to finish. God Bless Jim Morrison
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From radio-head 09/21/2016 05:52
A bit hit and miss, but the hits are mind-blowing. The End in particular.
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