Monkees Classics Hit LyricFind Charts After Peter Tork’s Death


“Daydream Believer” debuts at No. 1 on the LyricFind Global chart, which tracks worldwide lyrics views & utilization.

Reaction to the passing of Monkees keyboardist/bassist Peter Tork on Feb. 21 sends a number of songs by the band onto Billboard's LyricFind Global and LyricFind U.S. charts, led by the No. 7 debut of "Daydream Believer" on the previous checklist dated March 2.

The LyricFind Global and LyricFind U.S. charts rank the quickest momentum-gaining tracks in lyric-search queries globally and within the U.S., respectively, supplied by LyricFind. The Global chart contains queries from all international locations besides the U.S. The firm is the world's chief in licensed lyrics, with knowledge supplied by greater than 5,000 publishers and utilized by greater than 100 companies, together with Amazon, Pandora, Deezer, Microsoft, SoundHound and that iHeartRadio. The newest monitoring week ended Feb. 24.

"Daydream Believer" is one among 5 Monkees songs to make the 25-position LyricFind Global tally. It's joined by "Shades of Gray" (No. 13), "Pleasant Valley Sunday" (No. 16), "Porpoise Song" (No. 22) and "I'm a Believer" (No. 24).

According to LyricFind, "Daydream Believer" scored a 640 % in world lyric views, whereas "Shades of Gray" surged 1,873 %.

In phrases of U.S.-only knowledge, 5 songs by The Monkees additionally seem on the LyricFind U.S. chart (likewise 25 spots deep), led by "Last Train to Clarksville" at No. 9. It's adopted by "Daydream Believer" at No. 11, "Shades of Gray" (No. 16), "Pleasant Valley Sunday" (No. 19) and "I'm a Believer" (No. 23).

Other beneficial properties for The Monkees' catalog in gross sales and streams are prone to present on the March 9-dated Billboard charts (to replace on Billboard's platforms March 5) following a full week of monitoring after Tork's demise.

Tork died from issues of most cancers in Mansfield, Conn. He departed the group in 1968 however returned to the lineup on and off a number of occasions, most not too long ago performing with the band final 12 months on its Christmas Party album.