"People Are Strange" is a single released by The Doors in September 1967. It also appears on their second album Strange Days which was also released in September 1967. The single peaked at the #12 position of the U.S. Hot 100 chart. It was written by Robby Krieger and Jim Morrison although credit was given to the The Doors evenly.
It was covered to moderate success in 1988 by Echo and the Bunnymen for The Lost Boys…
People are strange when you're a stranger
Faces look ugly when you're alone
Women seem wicked when you're unwanted
Streets are uneven when you're down