Episode 2: The Soft Parade by The Doors

The Doors’ fourth album was filled with horns, brass, strings and alcohol.  This episode, we take a look at the band’s most critically reviled album.

In this episode: we look at the album’s troubled recording sessions, give track-by-track commentary, discuss its reception at the time of release, the iconic artwork and assess whether The Soft Parade holds up today.

Album originally released: July 21st, 1969

(Listen to the songs we talk about on this episode’s Spotify playlist HERE)

The original gatefold picture.

The original artwork from the vinyl LP’s gatefold.

LISTEN OR DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE HERE (Warning: Contains Explicit Language)

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