The Doors

by Paul Nelson, Hullabaloo magazine

If the Stones offer the experience of a great and established group performing up to complete expectations, a new group, The Doors, bursts into quick and deserved prominence like a sudden, unexpected bolt of lightening. The Doors (Elektra), superbly produced by Paul A. Rothchild, is a record which balances a lot of seeming paradoxes: expert, controlled, and precise in attack, the group nonetheless excels in performances which grow from pregnant understatement to exhilarating incandescence in a matter of seconds.

Judging from their premier effort, The Doors are *the* new group by which all the new groups must, for a time at least, be measured

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