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The Doors: Strange Days

Barney Hoskyns, Rhino Records, 2006

WHO, HAVING HEARD IT, could forget the creepy line that opens the title track of the Doors’ second album? Recorded at the height of the summer of love, "Strange Days" turns the tables on 1967’s giddy psychedelic trip, warning of the destruction of "our casual joys," singing of "bodies confused" and "memories misused."

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