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The Doors

The Soft Parade

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1969
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  • 1967
  • 1968
  • 2012
  • 1970

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The Soft Parade is the fourth studio album by The Doors, released in 1969. The album met with some controversy among fans and critics due to its inclusion of brass and string instrument arrangements, as opposed to the more stripped-down sound of their earlier recordings. Fans also complained that The Soft Parade followed the lyrical formulas of previous albums, and thus was not very innovative. In reviewing the 40th anniversary remix (for the August 2007 issue of Downbeat Magazine) correspondent Dan Ouellette thought otherwise, declaring it to be “the apex” of the band’s creativity. Due to Jim Morrison’s increasing alcoholism and interest in poetry, guitarist Robby Krieger has a stronger presence on The Soft Parade than on any other Doors album from the Morrison era,... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Tropic treasure ... Tropic corridor ... Callin' on the dogs

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