~JANUARY 21, 2014~ 

Release Date November 25 Remains For All Other Territories 

Previously Unreleased and Restored Footage Of The Doors Early Television Appearances And Music Films Unveiled 

~Sound Remixed And Remastered By Bruce Botnick~

New York, NY (December 2, 2013)-- Eagle Rock Entertainment has pushed back the release date of The Doors R-Evolution DVD and Blu-ray to January 21, 2014 in North America (from its originally scheduled December 3, 2013 release date). All other territories will release the DVD on November 25. [MSRP $14.98 DVD, $19.98 Blu-ray] 

Combining early TV appearances with The Doors’ own music films, R-Evolution illustrates how the band evolved from the constraints of mid-sixties television to a point where they had the creative input and power to shape how they were portrayed on screen. From an unknown L.A. band creating early music films to an established worldwide phenomenon executing creative control over their celluloid persona, R-Evolution shows the growth of The Doors from being forced to accept the formulaic television approach to taking control of the medium. It’s all in the title – the evolution of a band that helped revolutionize the way rock bands promote their art. 

R-Evolution brings together a wealth of previously unreleased footage of The Doors. This incredible release features the classics “Light My Fire,” “People Are Strange,” “Hello, I Love You,” “Crawling King Snake,” “L.A. Woman,” “Moonlight Drive,” “Break On Through (To The Other Side),” and many more. 

R-Evolution boasts a wealth of excellent bonus features, including a commentary by Doors members John Densmore, Robby Krieger and the late Ray Manzarek plus Bruce Botnick and Elektra Records Founder Jac Holzman. Additionally there is a performance of “Break On Through (To The Other Side)” from the Isle Of Wight Festival 1970, a 45-minute documentary entitled “The Doors – Breaking Through The Lens,” and “Love Thy Customer,” a never-before-seen 1966 Ford training film with music by The Doors. Finally, the DVD has a section of outtakes from the band’s appearance on the US TV show Malibu U in 1967. 

In addition to the DVD and Blu-ray, a Deluxe Edition is available on each physical format, packaged in a 40-page DVD sized hardback book with a “scrapbook” style presentation on each track including lyrics, background info, trivia and photos. All footage has been carefully restored to the highest standards and the sound has been remixed and mastered for 5.1 by Bruce Botnick [MSRP $39.98 Deluxe DVD and $49.98 Deluxe Blu-ray]. 

Throughout R-Evolution, the unique charisma and talent of The Doors comes across, whether it be on a lightweight pop show or on a film created from their own imaginations, along with some of the most influential music ever made. 

For a sneak peak of The Doors R-Evolution, click here to view DVD footage: 

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“R-Evolution” / Track Listing 

1) Break On Through (To The Other Side) 
Music Film – January 1967 

2) Break On Through (To The Other Side) 
From Shebang – March 5, 1967 

3) The Crystal Ship 
From American Bandstand – July 22, 1967 

4) Light My Fire 
From American Bandstand – July 22, 1967 

5) Light My Fire 
From Malibu U – August 25, 1967 

6) People Are Strange 
From Murray The K In New York – September 22, 1967 

7) Moonlight Drive 
From The Jonathan Winters Show – December 27, 1967 

8) The Unknown Soldier 
Music Film – February 1968 

9) Hello, I Love You 
From Musik Für Junge Leute: 4-3-2-1 Hot And Sweet – September 13, 1968 

10) Touch Me 
From The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour – December 15, 1968 

11) Wild Child 
Music Film – July 1969 

12) Roadhouse Blues 
Music Film – February 1970 

13) Crawling King Snake 
From GTK (Get To Know) – December 1970 

14) The Changeling 
Music Film – April 1971 

15) Gloria 
Music Film – October 1983 

16) People Are Strange 
Music Film – 198o’s 

17) Strange Days 
Music Film – 1984 

18) L.A. Woman 
Music Film – 1985 

19) Ghost Song 
Music Film – 1995 

Bonus Features: 

Love Thy Customer (music by The Doors) 
Ford Training Film – 1966 

Malibu U – 1967 
Break On Through (To The Other Side) – Isle Of Wight, August 1970 

Breaking Through The Lens documentary 

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