The Doors ‎– Waiting For The Sun

Elektra ‎– EKS 74024
Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Specialty Pressing, Gatefold

Companies, etc.



Gatefold sleeve with a white rectangle including the catalog number both on front (top centre) and on rear (top right).

Red 'small E' labels with:
· side indicator and catalog number left of the spindle hole, -SP suffix right of the catalog number;
· 'stereo' right of the spindle hole.

Elektra/Asylum advertising inner sleeve.

Variations from the other US issues with red/'small E' label design in database:
Waiting For The Sun : same labels and pressing, no white box on the sleeve.
Waiting For The Sun : undisclosed pressing with variant labels (e.g.: no SP suffix, 'stereo' left and catalog number right of the spindle hole).
Waiting For The Sun : pressing (Allied Record Company), labels and sleeve variation.
There is also at least another variation, not yet in database, with neither white box on the sleeve nor any suffix on the labels.

Release date inferred from 1982 found on the inner sleeve and label design discontinued in 1983 in favour of the red-black labels.

Copyright © by Nipper Music Co. Inc.

Copyright © by Nipper Music, ASCAP

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched): EKS-74024 A-2 SP SP 1-3
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched except SRC [logo] stamped): EKS-74024 B-1 SP (BG) ESR SRC
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): EKS-74024-A SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): EKS-74024-B SP
  • Pressing Plant ID: SP
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 263) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
EKS-74024 The Doors Waiting For The Sun(LP, Album, Ter) Elektra EKS-74024 US 1968 Sell This Version
D-100/4, SRC 107 The Doors Hello, I Love You(LP, Album, Club) Elektra, Elektra, Boek En Plaat, Boek En Plaat D-100/4, SRC 107 Netherlands 1968 Sell This Version
EKS-74024 The Doors Waiting For The Sun(LP, Album, Club, CRC) Elektra EKS-74024 US 1968 Sell This Version
42 041, K 42 041 The Doors Waiting For The Sun(LP, Album, RE) Elektra, Elektra 42 041, K 42 041 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
7559-74024-2 The Doors Waiting For The Sun(CD, Album, RE, RM) Elektra 7559-74024-2 Europe 1991 Sell This Version