The Doors ‎– The Doors

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Elektra ‎– 8122-79865-0, Rhino Vinyl ‎– 8122-79865-0
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Stereo, 180 Gram
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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Break On Through (To The Other Side) 2:25
A2 Soul Kitchen 3:30
A3 The Crystal Ship 2:30
A4 Twentieth Century Fox 2:30
A5 Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)
Written-By – Brecht*, Weill*
3:15
A6 Light My Fire 6:50
B1 Back Door Man
Written-By – C. Burnett*, W. Dixon*
3:30
B2 I Looked At You 2:18
B3 End Of The Night 2:49
B4 Take It As It Comes 2:13
B5 The End 11:35

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On sticker:
"Featuring the Original Stereo Mixes
Includes
BREAK ON THROUGH (TO THE OTHER SIDE)
LIGHT MY FIRE
TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX
8122-79865-0
180-GRAM VINYL"

Manufactured in the E.U.

From the Rhino Records website: "The 12" reissue on 180-gram HQ virgin vinyl presents the original stereo mixes, artwork and inner sleeves. The laquers were cut at Bernie Grundman Mastering in Hollywood, CA under the direct supervision of original Doors producer/engineer Bruce Botnick and Electra Records founder Jac Holzman."

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Print): 0 8122 79865 0 6
  • Barcode (Scan): 081227986506
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched, variant 1): 16006.1(3). BG RHI1-74881-1A B 969709-01 A₁ = ↾
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched, variant 1): 16006.2(3)... = = ↾ BG RHI1-74881-1B B 969709-01 B₁
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched, variant 2): 16006.1(3)... BG RHI1-74881-1A B 969709-01 A₁
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched, variant 2): 16006.2(3)... BG RHI1-74881-1B B 969709-01 B₁
  • Label Code: LC02982
  • Rights Society (A1 to A6, B2 to B5): ASCAP
  • Rights Society (B1): BMI

Other Versions (5 of 422) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
EKS-74007 The Doors The Doors(LP, Album, All) Elektra EKS-74007 US 1967 Sell This Version
K 42 012, 74 007 The Doors The Doors(LP, Album, RE) Elektra, Elektra K 42 012, 74 007 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
EKS-74007 The Doors The Doors(LP, Album, RE) Elektra EKS-74007 US 1970 Sell This Version
7559-60654-4 The Doors The Doors(Cass, Album) Elektra 7559-60654-4 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
K42012 The Doors The Doors(LP, Album, RE, Red) Elektra K42012 Ireland 1980 Sell This Version

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loganryansmith

loganryansmith

June 16, 2020
Sounds good. I had the US pressing and it sounded a little thin. The bass on the EU pressing, to my ears, sounds improved and meatier. Definitely prefer the EU pressing. All the Bernie Grundman masterings (especially the EU pressings) from '09 sound fantastic. In fact, I never really got into The Doors all that much until I heard these (listened to them on CD as a teen and moved on). Now I'm obsessed. Love The Doors. Love these records.
damo12

damo12

June 5, 2020

This is an excellent pressing. On my setup (SL1200gr + Goldring 1042) the end in particular absolutely bristles with detail. No inner groove distortion that some have mentioned on here. Well worth £20 all day long.
funkynial

funkynial

May 1, 2020
edited about 1 month ago

Clean, flat pressing. Nice dynamics! It has a full, rich and detailed sound. I got the the made in EU 2009 Rhino pressing from Amazon US. You cant beat the $20 price tag. Good job Rhino!
Adatur

Adatur

December 4, 2019

Very good pressing actually. Sound is very good and vinyl itself has outstanding quality. I recommend to buy this one if you cant find a suitable original copy.
timothyhoniss

timothyhoniss

October 18, 2019

For all those complaining about the sound quality, this album was originally recorded using 4 track tape. While that can sound good, the original mix is so-so. The originals sound worse than this. They have much more tape hiss and, when it was mixed, the tape was actually playing 3.5 persent slow. If this reissue sounds bad to you, get the 50th anniversary reissue. It sounds even better.
Livewire91

Livewire91

March 29, 2019

I love the sound quality of this reissue, recommend for the cheap price alone!
Kijomori

Kijomori

December 31, 2018

Not really sure what to make of this. I really enjoyed the Elektra reissue of Morrison Hotel and that is what prompted me to pick this reissue up - but it just sounds kind of 'ok.' This particular stereo mix, as other people have said, is a bit annoying to listen to... (particularly on 'Break On Through'). However, while it by no means sounds bad, it has inspired me to consider splashing out on an original mono pressing at some point.
tcblackman

tcblackman

March 1, 2018

Bummed that this is the edited version.
Aside from that though, it sounds lovely.
dj.piatro

dj.piatro

March 16, 2017
Hi everyone? How is sounding this vinyl? Recently I bought the mono version with the original mono mixes, where the sound is so overdrived, especially in the Light my Fire. thanks for your answer
craicaddict

craicaddict

February 6, 2017

This record sounds beautiful. I quite like the "fake stereo", I find it transcendent.
The sound quality is perfect, puts you right in the room with the band.
This record is so cheap, it's almost a sin not to add it to your collection if you don't have a version.
An unrivaled piece of music.