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As good now (if not better) than when I first heard it over 30 years ago... | Reviewer: Steve S | 10/31/13
And how many songs can you say that about? Simply Devine, both musically and lyrically. Amazing to think about The Doors debut album and the number of awesome songs in contained....still one of the strongest debut albums of all time.
F.Y.I. If you are a fan of Jim and or The Doors you must read No One Here Gets Out Alive by Danny Sugarman and Jerry Hopkins...you won't be disappointed.
Barry J. Simon | Reviewer: Anonymous | 5/6/13
I think all of you have a point. Great poetry creates differing interpretations. I empathize with Jim because I had a mother similar to his father. I feel similar pain that I believe he felt. In fact, I express my pain and spirituality in poetry that I write.
The End | Reviewer: Deshea7 | 4/9/13
I discovered The Doors my Sophomore year in high school...that was 20 years ago. Jim Morrison captivates my mind. To me, this song is speaking to his childhood/high school girlfriend Mary. She was a catholic and had a different lifestyle than Jim. He is telling her goodbye because she promised to give him another try but didn't. The Oedipus issue in the song doesn't fit the other lyrics to me...maybe some form of rebellion because of his hurt? I don't know, Jim wrote it...this is just what it makes me think of...kind of sad
reply to "Why do everybody act like they wrote the fucking song!" | Reviewer: Meet | 3/5/13
i dont act like i wrote it...!! i just go deep into the lyrics and go with the flow..!! i dnt pretend like i wrote it..but yes i admit that i try to connect it with my life but it never goes. thats y he is the lizard king. :)
Loved the Doors | Reviewer: PinkFloydFan | 11/9/11
Loved the Doors - owned every Doors LP in vinyl. Hated this song. Hate violence in general. Hate mindless promotion of violence. Look at the LP Cover it's written by Jim Morrison - the other band members wouldn't put their name on it.
BTW: Woke up this morning and got my self a beer. The future's uncertain and the end is always near.
j rich | Reviewer: Jason Rich | 8/5/11
I used to take a lot of LSD in my yonger days and during some bad trips I used to think that I was just minutes away from dying and I also had sexual thoughts about banging my own mom and having hatred towards my dad. But I grew up in a perfetcly normal family with no psychological or physical abuse ever imposed on me, I had very good parents. So basically I think these are just some of the strange reoccuring thoughts that many people have experienced when going down that dark hole.
jim | Reviewer: swarup | 6/11/11
here is written 'kill,kill.kill..' ..that's actually wrong you know.. it's actually 'fuck,fuck,fuck...'
And that part where ha starts with 'killer awoke before dawn'.. he was actually playing the 'Oedipus Rex'..
Why do everybody act like they wrote the fucking song! | Reviewer: Chief mojo risin | 4/5/11
Awesome song. When i hear it i always think of the end of the world or freedom. But only one person knows what this song is really about (chief mojo rising/Jim Morrison). So stop acting like you fucking wrote it! There was even some idiot that had copied and pasted from wikipedia which btw says the song is about a breakup and these boxs are for reviews like
mouse trap | Reviewer: mary | 11/3/10
Check out how an ad for cheese used part of the Doors song in a totally different way. Find it at Mouse Trap and Cheese Advertisment on Metacafe or YouTube. I think the song is great but this little clip puts a new meaning on it. Enjoy.
great song | Reviewer: Born2Truck | 6/29/10
Every artistic creation breaks from its creator and has a life of its own, as does this song, the result being a fraction of truth which can be interpreted in a handful of different ways. So as Kim Fowley stated in another song "Summertime's here,kitties,and it's time to take a trip."
Alright just stop | Reviewer: The New Lizard King | 6/14/10
Just stop trying to go to deep into it. If anyone knows anything about The Lizard King, they would know that Jim hated lines that didn't have a double meaning. Everything he wrote meant more then one thing. He himself admited this song was psychedelically induced and caused the inspiration. Just stop reading into it and enjoy it.
Insanity | Reviewer: Anonymous | 5/30/10
I don't know anything about The Doors or the real Jim Morrison. For me, 'The End' is about drug induced spiral of insanity conveyed in a poetic hard hitting lyric. Also used artistically and exquisitely in 'Apocalypse Now'.
I dont think so | Reviewer: Tyler B. | 5/17/10
I'm pretty sure half the people on here are full of s***. You guys are pulling random facts outta your a**. As well as just misinterpreting the whole song. The song is very deep and poetic don't get me wrong. But don't look so far into it. Native American culture says this and Shaman says this. Who cares. Listen to the music. Enjoy these pschedelic masterpieces. And don't have diareah of the mouth. Btw AT PETER GOESINYA. Really man?
the real deal | Reviewer: peter goesinya | 7/4/09
In 1961 or maybe 62 Jim and I were in my VW bus going to a festival in Zepherhills, FL durring a break from school. We scored some heavy hitting tabs that put us way of course. I believe we ended up in sarasota. Durring the ride we stoped at a fill station to fuel up and Jim had to use the toilet. He got back in my VW and said he had just droped a "snake" that was "7 miles" long. He was sure that "the end" was near for him because he felt it was impossible to have a BM that large without dying from it. He was tripping his ass off and the only way I could chill him out was this blue rock candy I had in the glove box from the fill station. This is where the "blue rock" lyric came from. The king's high way part is because as we traveled down what turned out to be 75 south, we were the only ones on it for almost 2 hours and it made him feel like a king. He could do anything he wanted on it. Since we had no idea where we were at, Jim named it "the kings highway" anyway, we hung together for another year or so and parted ways. I hope this clears it up for you guys and gals. I miss him dearly.
Suggested by a love | Reviewer: Anonymous | 7/1/09
I'd never heard of this song before, but my then ex-boyfriend suggested that I listen to it and I fell in love with it. Like he said, it is extremely poetic and the words are hitting me in such a way that no song ever has. I wish you could find songs like this now a days. I'm really touched by this.
"This is the end
you gentle friend <- yeah, how 'bout "beautiful friend"
This is the end
My only friend, the end
Of our elaborate plans, the end
Of everything that stands, the end
No safety or surprise, the end
I’ll never look into your eyes
And to my love...I hope that this is not true for us.
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