Band: The Doors
Album: The Very Best of The Doors
Track number: 2
Genre: Psychedelic Rock
“Light My Fire” is a song by the American rock band the Doors. It was recorded in August 1966 and released in January 1967 on their eponymous debut album.
The song was an instant hit and it spent three weeks at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in late July.
The song was largely written by the band’s guitarist, Robby Krieger, although it was credited to the entire band. It was certified as Gold bythe Recording Industry Association of America in September 1967 for exceeding 500,000 units shipped By 1971 it had more than 927,000 copies sold. The single was certified Platinum by the RIAA in September 2018 for reaching 2,000,000 units shipped