The Future Starts Here: The Essential Doors Hits

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The Future Starts Here: The Essential Doors Hits
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Greatest hits album by The Doors
Released January 29, 2008 (2008-01-29)
Recorded 1966–1971
Genre Psychedelic rock, blues rock, acid rock
Length 78:53
Label Elektra/Rhino
Producer Paul A. Rothchild, Bruce Botnick, The Doors
The Doors chronology
The Very Best of The Doors
(2007)The Very Best of The Doors2007
The Future Starts Here: The Essential Doors Hits
(2008)
The Platinum Collection
(2008)The Platinum Collection2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Future Starts Here: The Essential Doors Hits is a compilation album by the rock band The Doors. It was released in the U.S. on January 29, 2008 to commemorate the band's 40th anniversary.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs composed by The Doors (John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison) unless otherwise indicated.

No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "Break On Through (To the Other Side)" Jim Morrison The Doors, 1967 2:28
2. "Light My Fire" Krieger The Doors 7:00
3. "Love Me Two Times" Krieger Strange Days, 1967 3:16
4. "Hello, I Love You" Morrison Waiting for the Sun, 1968 2:40
5. "People Are Strange" Morrison, Krieger Strange Days 2:12
6. "Strange Days" Morrison Strange Days 3:09
7. "Riders on the Storm"   L.A. Woman, 1971 7:08
8. "L.A. Woman" Morrison L.A. Woman 8:00
9. "Touch Me" Krieger The Soft Parade, 1969 3:13
10. "Roadhouse Blues" Morrison Morrison Hotel, 1970 4:07
11. "Peace Frog" Morrison, Krieger Morrison Hotel 2:58
12. "Love Street" Morrison Waiting for the Sun 2:57
13. "The Crystal Ship" Morrison The Doors 2:35
14. "Soul Kitchen" Morrison The Doors 3:33
15. "Love Her Madly" Krieger L.A. Woman 3:40
16. "Back Door Man" Willie Dixon, Chester Burnett The Doors 3:33
17. "Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)" Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht The Doors 3:17
18. "Moonlight Drive" Morrison Strange Days 3:04
19. "The Unknown Soldier"   Waiting for the Sun 4:03
20. "The End" (Edited version from the film Apocalypse Now, 1979)   The Doors 6:28

Personnel[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[3] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

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