Snow Patrol's Chasing Cars named most-played song on UK radio

2019-07-18 14:44
 
Snow Patrol

Cape Town - Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol has been named the most-played song on British radio this century.

The song was released in 2006 and reached No 6 on the UK charts, but went on to spend a total of 166 weeks in the Top 100.Since then the song has been featured on movies and TV shows like Grey's Anatomy increasing its popularity. 

Music licensing body PPL calculated that it received the most plays, according to The Guardian. 

About the song lead singer, Gary Lightbody told Rolling Stone: "It's the purest love song that I've ever written. There's no knife-in-the-back twist. When I read these lyrics back, I was like, 'Oh, that's weird.'

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