Chasing Cars was first released on the band's fourth album Eyes Open in and became the 14th biggest-selling track of However it has never actually reached number one, although it has managed to stay in the charts for more than three years. And Pharrell Williams ' catchy Happy scooped the third spot in the list by PPL which ranked the most-played songs of the 21st century so far. Elsewhere in the conversation he also revealed that he struggles to celebrate now that he's sober. Drummer Michael and bass guitarist Mark later left the band and were replaced by Johnny Quinn and Nathan Connolly as well as keyboardist Tom Simpson who joined permanently in In they released Final Straw which included the single Run - it debuted at number five in the UK singles chart. Eyes Open was released in and became the UK's best-selling album of that year - it sold 1. I'm not sure how that happened.
It was released as the second single from their fourth studio album, Eyes Open The song is Snow Patrol's biggest-selling single to date, ending as that year's 14th best-selling single in the UK  and that year had the distinction of being the last song performed live on the BBC's Top of the Pops. Lead singer Gary Lightbody reportedly wrote the song when he became sober after a binge of white wine , in the garden of song producer Jacknife Lee's Kent cottage. There's no knife-in-the-back twist. When I read these lyrics back, I was like, 'Oh, that's weird. You'll never catch it and you just wouldn't know what to do with it if you did. The song was also performed as the last live performance on long-running music programme Top of the Pops. The band also performed the song when they were the musical guest on 17 March episode of Saturday Night Live , hosted by Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
Snow Patrol Lyrics. Forget what we're told Before we get too old Show me a garden that's bursting into life Let's waste time Chasing cars Around our heads I need your grace To remind me To find my own If I lay here If I just lay here Would you lie with me and just forget the world? Forget what we're told Before we get too old Show me a garden that's bursting into life All that I am All that I ever was Is here in your perfect eyes, they're all I can see I don't know where Confused about how as well Just know that these things will never change for us at all If I lay here If I just lay here Would you lie with me and just forget the world? Submit Corrections. The phrase "Chasing Cars" came from Gary Lightbody's father, in reference to a girl the singer was infatuated with, "You're like a dog chasing a car. You'll never catch it and you just wouldn't know what to do with it if you did. There's no knife-in-the-back twist. When I read these lyrics back, I was like, 'Oh, that's weird. In My Arms Bonus Track. Warmer Climate Bonus Track.
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