“Hey Mr. Light Man! You gotta turn those lights way down, man.”

“Ah whatta we care?”
I studied this song “The End” while I was in high school, to the point of just deconstructing it down until it meant nothing – like when you repeat a word over and over and it loses its meaning. “The End” is all about creating a mood, and the mood of this song is darkness, which really also defines a lot of what The Doors were about, as well. Someone wrote that what was different about The Doors from the other bands that were popular at the time was the darkness that they brought with them. They put an end to all the peace and love songs that preceded them. Jim Morrison came along with all his Nietzsche teachings and trippy, scary lyrics and people were completely freaked out. I still am.


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