Za puno stvari koje su mi se sviđale kad sam bio mlađi, sad se pitam ”što mi je bilo?” Ray ne spada među njih.
In his autobiography, Manzarek refers to their performances as Nietzschean where he represents the Apollonian impulse and Morrison represents the Dionysian. (navod ovdje)
We just combined the Apollonian and the Dionysian. The Dionysian side is the blues, and the Apollonian side is classical music. The proper artist combines Apollonian rigor and correctness with Dionysian frenzy, passion and excitement. You blend those two together, and you have the complete, whole artist. (intervju 1997.)