Blondie vs The Doors – Rapture Riders

           Jim Morrison
 

Blondie

View this awesome display of creativity! A “Mashup” of Blondie’s “Rapture” and The Doors “Riders in the Storm”

Blondie vs The Doors – Rapture Riders

Blondie- Rapture

” They don’t make ‘em like they used to”
Blondie Rapture Mashup

Debbie Harry

I was 15 years old when I bought this at the local record store. I remember seeing the video for “Rapture” before MTV even existed, and watching people dance to “T-Birds” on American Bandstand. In many ways, this was a first love in terms of rock music, and I appreciate it now even more than I used to. A very fun album to listen to–it doesn’t try to raise your consciousness or make a statement. Instead, the emphasis here seems to be on creating fantastic aural environments, and it does so spectacularly. Every song is like a room decorated in a different style, from the 40′s inspired “Here’s Looking at You” to the Carribbean rythyms of “Tide is High” to the Latin horns on “Go Through It.” And just like the T-Bird Debbie loves so much, it’s a classic.

Blondie- Debbie Harry

The cover of Blondie’s Panic Of Girls, the band’s ninth studio album, features the surreal hand-painted imagery of Dutch cult artist Chris Berens, whom guitarist Chris Stein sought out and commissioned to create the work. Its depiction of a kind of warped wonderland metaphorically suits Blondie at this juncture in its remarkable, 37 year-old career. The New York City-based sextet indeed occupies a… Read more in Amazon’s Blondie Store

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