Streaming Masters – The Doors

It’s time to take an interest on one of the most legendary acts in music history: The Doors! Often ranked as some of the best albums of their respective year (1967 and 1971), do their eponymous album and L.A. Woman have huge figures on streaming platforms? Is the rest of their discography remembered as well?


As detailed in the Fixing Log articleSpotify represents 157 million of the 272 million users of streaming platforms, while YouTube is pretty much the only video platform generating some revenue for the industry. Below is the equivalence set on the aforementioned article:

Audio Stream 1500 plays equal 1 album unit
Video Stream 11,750 views equal 1 album unit

Equivalent Albums Sales (EAS) = 272/157 * Spotify streams / 1500 + YouTube views / 11750


The Doors streaming details

Total: 1,495,800 EAS

Most streamed tracks (EAS)

1. Riders on the Storm [L.A. Woman]154,000
2. Light My Fire [The Doors]131,000
3. Break On Through (To the Other Side) [The Doors]131,000
4. People Are Strange [Strange Days]102,000
5. Roadhouse Blues [Morrison Hotel]83,000
6. L.A. Woman [L.A. Woman]67,000
7. Love Her Madly [L.A. Woman]65,000
8. Breakn’ a Sweat [Orphan]63,000
9. The End [The Doors]54,000
10. Love Me Two Times [Strange Days]39,000
11. Soul Kitchen [The Doors]34,000
12. Hello, I Love You [Waiting for the Sun]31,000
13. Touch Me [The Soft Parade]30,000
14. Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) [The Doors]29,000
15. Peace Frog [Morrison Hotel]24,000
16. The Crystal Ship [The Doors]24,000
17. Back Door Man [The Doors]21,000
18. Love Street [Waiting for the Sun]19,000
19. Five to One [Waiting for the Sun]18,000
20. When the Music’s Over [Strange Days]15,000

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