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Panic! At The Disco’s ‘High Hopes’ becomes band’s most streamed track

Panic! At The Disco perform in St. Louis at Scottrade Center on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 with Misterwives.
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Panic! At The Disco‘s 2005 song “I Write Sins Not Tragedies” has long had the honor of being the band’s most streamed track, but it has finally been toppled — by the latest Panic! At The Disco single, “High Hopes.”

According to Loudwire, “High Hopes” had at press time racked up an impressive 289,231,271 streams on Spotify, surpassing the 286,243,687 streams clocked by “I Write Sins.”

The latter song was issued as a single from the band’s debut album, A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out, and what’s notable about its numbers is that streaming was not the major force it is now, with Spotify not even launching for another three years. On the other hand, “High Hopes” came out just last spring on the Pray For The Wicked LP and has already rocketed past “High Hopes” after less than a year.

CHECK IT OUT: Watch the video for “High Hopes”:

Panic! continues to promote both “High Hopes” and Pray For The Wicked with a North American tour that kicked off on Thursday night (January 10th) in Buffalo, New York, wrapping up on February 20th in Sacramento, California.

Story source: Loudwire

SIDE NOTES: How long would it actually take you to listen to “High Hopes” 289 million times? According to RockSound, it would take you 926 million minutes, 15.4 million hours, 643,000 days, 91,800 weeks or 1,761 years.

Watch the clip for “I Write Sins Not Trageddies”:

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