The soundtrack of the upcoming Doors documentary When You're Strange will feature Johnny Depp reciting several selections of poetry by Jim Morrison, according to a March 9 announcement, as well as interviews and rare live recordings of the band. Pre-orders are now being accepted for the album, which will be available April 6.
When You're Strange: A Film About The Doors, which will see a very limited US release on April 9, is directed by Tom DiCillo and narrated by Johnny Depp. The film will include footage filmed between 1965 and 1971, tracking the band from film school beginnings to sold-out arenas.
In conjunction with the film, Rhino is set to release two double-LP live collections,
Absolutely Live and
Live in New York, on March 16, followed by
When You're Strange: Songs from the Motion Picture. The soundtrack reportedly includes several selections of Jim Morrison's poetry read by Depp, 14 songs that survey The Doors' six albums, and interview clips and rare live performances from
The Ed Sullivan Show, Danish teleiviosn, and the Isle Of Wight Festival.
When You're Strange: Songs from the Motion Picture will be available April 6 at outlets including www.whenyourestrangemovie.com, www.rhino.com, and www.thedoors.com.