The Doors Studio Albums With Jim Morrison Rated And Reviewed

American rock group The Doors, from left to right: Jim Morrison (lead singer), Ray Manzarek (organist), and John Densmore (drummer), posed for publicity shots on the boardwalk in Venice, California in 1969. Photo by Henry Diltz.
American rock group The Doors, from left to right: Jim Morrison (lead singer), Ray Manzarek (organist), and John Densmore (drummer), posed for publicity shots on the boardwalk in Venice, California in 1969. Photo by Henry Diltz.

THIS ARTICLE WAS WRITTEN AND PUBLISHED BY POP EXPRESSO ON DECEMBER 8, 2018.

The Doors career as a band with Jim Morrison was short, only six years, but those years were enormously creative and productive for them. The band always have been known as one of Rock’s most distinctive and different one due to their unique sound that blends musical styles so diversified such as Blues, Jazz, Latin, Psychedelic, Rock and Classical Music, they have gained new fans and followers over the years, and are still one of the most influential Rock bands today.

The Doors never intended to be different from their contemporaries but they were, and together created timeless music that hasn’t aged or fade with the years. We’ve rated, reviewed and tell you some of the back story behind all the six Doors studio albums made with Jim Morrison between 1967 and 1971.

“The Soft Parade”, 1969

Might seems like a cliché to list “The Soft Parade” as the weakest of all the six Doors studio albums with Jim Morrison, but it’s a necessary evil. The Doors 4th album, released on the aftermath of the Miami concert incident, was overall hated and smashed by the critic back in 1969 when it was first put out, and today, it’s still considered by the majority of the fans and Rock historians as their weakest. But how weak is “The Soft Parade”? Is it really a weak album or it just suffered from the enormous lack of promotion back in 1969 and the bad publicity about The Doors reputation that made it unable for the band to promote it? It might be a a bit of both.

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