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A new archive live album of The Doors performing in San Francisco just weeks before the release of their (breakthrough) second single “Light My Fire”, is to be issued as a two disc set on November 18.

Recorded at The Matrix venue over two nights in March 1967, The Doors perform much of what appears on their self-titled debut album plus several tracks from their second LP Strange Days.

Original band member Ray Manzarek writes in the sleeve notes for the release: “It was early 1967 and The Doors were about to enter the consciousness of the nation. And this is the way it sounded.”

Live At The Matrix producer Bruce Botnick adds:”This is probably the closest we’ve come to a true document of The Doors without constraints”.

Some previously unreleased songs that feature on the album include The Doors’ cover of Allen Toussaint’s “Get Out Of My Life, Woman”.

The Doors Live At The Matrix 1967 track listing is:

Disc One:

1. “Break On Through (To The Other Side)”

2. “Soul Kitchen”

3. “Money”

4. “The Crystal Ship”

5. “Twentieth Century Fox”

6. “I’m A King Bee”

7. “Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)”

8. “Summer’s Almost Gone”

9. “Light My Fire”

10. “Get Out Of My Life Woman”

11. “Back Door Man”

12. “Who Do You Love”

13. “The End”

Disc Two:

1. “Unhappy Girl”

2. “Moonlight Drive”

3. “Woman Is A Devil/Rock Me”

4. “People Are Strange”

5. “Close To You”

6. “My Eyes Have Seen You”

7. “Crawling King Snake”

8. “I Can’t See Your Face In My Mind”

9. “Summertime”

10. “When The Music’s Over”

11. “Gloria”

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