Perception (The Doors album)

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Perception
Box set by The Doors
Released November 21, 2006
Recorded 1966-1971
Genre Psychedelic rock, acid rock, blues-rock, hard rock
Length 345:42
Label Elektra
Producer Bruce Botnick and The Doors
The Doors chronology
Love/Death/Travel
(2006)
Perception
(2006)
The Doors: Vinyl Box Set
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic link 4.5/5 stars
Pitchfork Media link (6.5/10)

Perception is a 40th-anniversary edition 12-disc box set by The Doors. The CDs contain the 1999 remastered editions of all the Jim Morrison albums, while the DVD-Audio discs contain new (2007) "40th Anniversary" stereo and surround remixes of those albums as well as visual extras. Each album includes extra tracks consisting of previously unreleased session outtakes. Exclusive to the box set is a DVD with several live performances and other extras.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, and John Densmore, except where noted.

Discs One & Two: The Doors[edit]

  1. "Break on Through (To the Other Side)" - 2:29
  2. "Soul Kitchen" - 3:35
  3. "The Crystal Ship" - 2:34
  4. "Twentieth Century Fox" - 2:33
  5. "Alabama Song (whisky bar)" (Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) - 3:20
  6. "Light My Fire" - 7:06
  7. "Back Door Man" (Willie Dixon) - 3:34
  8. "I Looked at You" - 2:22
  9. "End of the Night" - 2:52
  10. "Take It as It Comes" - 2:17
  11. "The End" - 11:41
  12. "Moonlight Drive" (version 1, recorded 1966) - 2:42
  13. "Moonlight Drive" (version 2, recorded 1966) - 2:31
  14. "Indian Summer" (Vocal version, recorded August 19, 1966) - 2:35

Discs Three & Four: Strange Days[edit]

  1. "Strange Days" - 3:11
  2. "You're Lost Little Girl" - 3:03
  3. "Love Me Two Times" - 3:18
  4. "Unhappy Girl" - 2:02
  5. "Horse Latitudes" - 1:37
  6. "Moonlight Drive" - 3:05
  7. "People Are Strange" - 2:13
  8. "My Eyes Have Seen You" - 2:32
  9. "I Can't See Your Face in My Mind" - 3:26
  10. "When the Music's Over" - 10:58
  11. "People Are Strange" (False Starts & dialogue) - 1:57
  12. "Love Me Two Times" (take 3) - 3:19

Discs Five & Six: Waiting for the Sun[edit]

  1. "Hello, I Love You" - 2:14
  2. "Love Street" - 2:53
  3. "Not to Touch the Earth" - 3:56
  4. "Summer's Almost Gone" - 3:22
  5. "Wintertime Love" - 1:54
  6. "The Unknown Soldier" - 3:25
  7. "Spanish Caravan" - 3:03
  8. "My Wild Love" -3:01
  9. "We Could Be So Good Together" - 2:26
  10. "Yes, the River Knows" - 2:36
  11. "Five to One" - 4:26
  12. "Albinoni's Adagio in G minor" (Remo Giazotto) - 4:32
  13. "Not to Touch the Earth" (dialogue) - 0:38
  14. "Not to Touch the Earth" (take 1) - 4:05
  15. "Not to Touch the Earth" (take 2) - 4:18
  16. "Celebration of the Lizard" (an Experiment/Work in Progress) - 17:09

Discs Seven & Eight: The Soft Parade[edit]

  1. "Tell All the People" (Krieger) - 3:23
  2. "Touch Me" (Krieger) - 3:12
  3. "Shaman's Blues" (Morrison) - 4:49
  4. "Do It" (Morrison, Krieger) - 3:08
  5. "Easy Ride" (Morrison) - 2:41
  6. "Wild Child" (Morrison) - 2:38
  7. "Runnin' Blue" (Krieger) - 2:33
  8. "Wishful Sinful" (Krieger) - 3:02
  9. "The Soft Parade" (Morrison) - 9:41
  10. "Who Scared You" - 3:58
  11. "Whiskey, Mystics and Men" (version 1) - 2:28
  12. "Whiskey, Mystics and Men" (version 2) - 3:04
  13. "Push Push" - 6:05
  14. "Touch Me" (dialogue) - 0:28
  15. "Touch Me" (take 3) - 3:40

Discs Nine & Ten: Morrison Hotel[edit]

  1. "Roadhouse Blues" (Morrison, Doors) - 4:04
  2. "Waiting for the Sun" (Morrison) - 3:59
  3. "You Make Me Real" (Morrison) - 2:53
  4. "Peace Frog" (Morrison, Krieger) - 5:04
  5. "Blue Sunday" (Morrison) - 2:13
  6. "Ship of Fools" (Morrison, Krieger) - 3:08
  7. "Land Ho!" (Morrison, Krieger) - 4:10
  8. "The Spy" (Morrison) - 4:17
  9. "Queen of the Highway" (Morrison, Krieger) - 2:47
  10. "Indian Summer" (Morrison, Krieger) - 2:36
  11. "Maggie M'Gill" (Morrison, Doors) - 4:23
  12. "Talking Blues" - 0:59
  13. "Roadhouse Blues" (takes 1-3) - 8:47
  14. "Roadhouse Blues" (take 6) - 9:26
  15. "Carol" - 0:56
  16. "Roadhouse Blues" (take 1) - 4:32
  17. "Money Beats Soul" - 1:04
  18. "Roadhouse Blues" (takes 13-15) - 6:21
  19. "Peace Frog" (False Starts & dialogue) - 2:00
  20. "The Spy" (version 2) - 3:48
  21. "Queen of the Highway" (Jazz version) - 3:36

Discs Eleven & Twelve: L.A. Woman[edit]

  1. "The Changeling" - 4:21
  2. "Love Her Madly" - 3:20
  3. "Been Down So Long" - 4:41
  4. "Cars Hiss By My Window" - 4:58
  5. "L.A. Woman" - 7:57
  6. "L'America" - 4:37
  7. "Hyacinth House" - 3:11
  8. "Crawlin' King Snake" (John Lee Hooker) - 5:00
  9. "The WASP (Texas Radio and the Big Beat)" - 4:16
  10. "Riders on the Storm" - 7:09
  11. "Orange County Suite" - 5:45
  12. "(You Need Meat) Don't Go No Further" (Willie Dixon) - 3:41
  • Discs two, four, six, eight, ten and twelve are DVDs that are exclusive to the box set.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Uncut review of the The DoorsPerception box set.