Both Tony Lewis, The Outfield’s frontman, and Spencer Davis died Oct. 19.
Following the deaths of two of their integral members, U.S. streams and sales of the catalogs of rock bands The Outfield and Spencer Davis Group rise in the streaming and sales tracking week of Oct. 16-22.
In all, streams of The Outfield jump 37% to 2.6 million on-demand clicks, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, following the Oct. 19 death of frontman/bassist Tony Lewis. Additionally, the English rockers’ catalog accrued 3,000 digital song downloads, up 451%.
“Your Love,” The Outfield’s lone top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the band’s signature song, leads the way, garnering 1.8 million on-demand streams (3 million in all), a 16% boost. The track also sells 2,000 downloads, up 329%. The latter stat allows the song to re-enter the Rock Digital Song Sales survey at No. 6, the single’s highest appearance there and first since January 2015, when it peaked at No. 27.