The Doors - Waiting for the Sun

NME.COM feature on The Doors - Waiting for the Sun album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.

Release date: 02 February 2011

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The Doors - Waiting for the Sun: Wikipedia Album Entry

Waiting for the Sun is The Doors' third studio album. It was released in 1968 and became the band's first and only number one album and spawned their second number one single, "Hello, I Love You." With the exception of two songs, the material for this album was written after the band's initial songs from the formation of the group had been recorded for their debut album and second album, Strange Days. The highlight of this album was supposed to be the lengthy theatrical piece "Celebration of the Lizard", but in the end only the "Not to Touch the Earth" section was used. Some critics argued that the Doors suffered from "the third album syndrome," meaning that by the time they had to make this album, their creativity was very limited.

The song "Waiting for the Sun" would not appear on an album until Morrison Hotel.

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