Friday, October 15, 2010

The Doors: When You're Strange

The Doors are one of the most iconic rock groups from the 60s whose music still lives up to this day. Founded in 1965, this band from Los Angeles was made up by legendary vocalist Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek (keyboards), John Densmore (drums), & Robby Krieger (guitar). After performing in venues such as Los Angeles' Whisky A Go Go, The Doors achieved world wide acclaim with "Light My Fire" in 1967. Shortly hits such as "Break On Through", "People Are Strange", "Hello, I Love You", and "Riders of the Storm" followed.

In 2010, the first documentary about The Doors, "When You're Strange" was released. Directed by Tom DiCillo and narrated by Johnny Depp this film focuses on telling the group's story from 1965 till Jim Morrison's untimely death untimely death at the age of 27, like Janis Joplin & Jimi Hendrix, in 1971. Featuring both seen and unseen video footage, this documentary provides an interesting glimpse into the music, legend, and why not, fashion style, of The Doors.

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2 comments:

jeune_premier said...

i'm looking forward to see this documentary...
i've heard that it's worth to be seen.

RetroVintageModStyle said...

You definetly have to watch it, the music, videos, style is great. A part of the 60s legacy.