Episode 54 is here! We finish our review of the 2nd studio album from The Doors, Strange Days from 1967! Pshhhkkkkkkrrrrkakingkakingkakingtshchchchchchchchcch*ding*ding*ding*
Strange Days is the second studio album by the American rock band the Doors, released on September 25, 1967, by Elektra Records. After the successful release of The Doors, the band started experimenting with new and old material as well in early 1967 for this second record.
Upon release, Strange Days reached number three on the US Billboard 200, and eventually earned RIAA platinum certification. It contains the two Top 30 hit singles, “People Are Strange” and “Love Me Two Times“.
Jim Morrison – vocals, moog synthesizer on “Strange Days”
Ray Manzarek – keyboards, marimba, harpsichord on “Love Me Two Times”
Robby Krieger – guitar
John Densmore – drums
Paul A. Rothchild – production
Bruce Botnick – engineering
Joel Brodsky – cover photography
William S. Harvey – cover concept and art direction
Doug Lubahn – bass guitar (except on “Unhappy Girl”, “Horse Latitudes” and “When the Music’s Over”)
Paul Beaver – moog synthesizer programming on “Strange Days”
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