Re-release of the fifth full-length studio album by legendary American Psychedelic/Blues Rock band.Following the use of brass and string arrangements recommended by producer Paul A. Rothchild on their previous album, "The Soft Parade", the band returned to their original Blues Rock style and was largely seen as a return to form for the band.The Doors entered Elektra Sound Recorders in Los Angeles in November 1969 to record the album which is divided into two separately titled sides: "Hard Rock Cafe" and "Morrison Hotel". The band included session bassists Lonnie Mack and Ray Neapolitan on the album's songs.The album peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard 200, and performed better overseas than the preceding album. It was certified Gold by RIAA in February 1970. Additionally, it became the band's highest-charting studio album in the United Kingdom, where it peaked at No. 12.Reissue on 180-gram HQ virgin vinyl housed in gatefold cover presents the original stereo mixes, artwork and a folded Elektra insert.Elektra Records/Rhino Records, 1970/2009 (8122-79865-3). Made in EU.
Side One: Hard Rock Cafe1. Roadhouse Blues 4:04 2. Waiting For The Sun 3:58 3. You Make Me Real 2:50 4. Peace Frog 2:52 5. Blue Sunday 2:08 6. Ship Of Fools 3:06
Side Two: Morrison Hotel7. Land Ho! 4:08 8. The Spy 4:15 9. Queen Of The Highway 2:47 10. Indian Summer 2:33 11. Maggie M'gill 4:24
Total playing time: 37:05 min.