Strange Days is the second studio album by American rock band the Doors, released on September 25, 1967 by Elektra Records. The album was a commercial success, reaching number 3 on the US Billboard 200, and eventually earning RIAA platinum certification. The album contains the Top 30 hit singles "People Are Strange" and "Love Me Two Times"
Авторы текста и музыки. John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek. WMG; União Brasileira de Compositores, ASCAP, LatinAutor, Warner Chappell, Doors Music C. Sony ATV Publishing, UBEM" и другие авторские общества (21).
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Strange days have found us Strange days have tracked us down They're going to destroy Our casual joys We shall go on playing Or find a new town. Yeah! Strange eyes fill strange rooms Voices will signal their tired end The hostess is grinning Her guests sleep from sinning Hear me talk of sin And you know this is it. Yeah! Strange days have found us And through their strange hours We linger alone Bodies confused Memories misused As we run from the day To a strange night of stone.
Many of the songs on Strange Days had been written around the same time as the ones that appeared on The Doors, and with hindsight one has the sense that the best of the batch had already been cherry-picked for the debut album. For that reason, the band's second effort isn't as consistently stunning as their debut, though overall it's a very successful continuation of the themes of their classic album
The Doors’ second album, Strange Days, from 1967. The year 2017 was a big one for 50th anniversaries: June alone marked a half-century since the release of Sgt. Pepper, and the first major rock festival, Monterey Pop. That year also gave us debut albums from the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Pink Floyd, the Grateful Dead, the Velvet Underground and The Doors, whose self-titled shocker of an intro was released only days into the new year, January 4, 1967, on Elektra Records. The Doors was like nothing that had come before. Italian picture sleeve for the Doors’ People Are Strange from 1967. Morrison works himself into a trance state. Early on he instructs us
Strange Days is the second album by American rock band The Doors. It was a commercial success, initially earning a gold record and reaching on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The album also yielded two top 30 hits and eventually a platinum certification. Despite all this, the album's producer, Paul Rothchild, considered it a commercial failure: "We all thought it was the best album. Significantly, it was also the one with the weakest sales.