Death Cab for Cutie’s ‘Northern Lights’ Shines at No. 1 on Adult Alternative Songs Chart

The band's sixth chief follows "Gold Rush" from the album "Thank You for Today."

Death Cab for Cutie notches its sixth No. 1 on Billboard's Adult Alternative Songs airplay chart, as "Northern Lights" ascends Three-1 on the Feb. 9-dated tally.

The track is the second No. 1 on the chart from Death Cab's 2018 album Thank You for Today. Lead single "Gold Rush" led for eight weeks starting in July. The group's different Adult Alternative Songs No. 1s: "Black Sun" (two weeks, 2015), "You Are a Tourist" (eight, 2011), "I Will Possess Your Heart" (5, 2008) and "Soul Meets Body" (10, 2005-06).

The band ties John Mayer for the eighth-most No. 1s within the chart's 23-year historical past.

Most No. 1s, Adult Alternative Songs

13, U2
12, Coldplay
11, Dave Matthews/Dave Matthews Band
9, Jack Johnson
7, Sheryl Crow
7, Counting Crows
7, R.E.M.
6, Death Cab for Cutie
6, John Mayer
5, Florence + the Machine

Plus, Death Cab has now spent 34 weeks at No. 1 on Adult Alternative Songs, fifth-best all-time, behind U2 (70), Coldplay (67), Jack Johnson (60) and Dave Matthews/DMB (51).

"Lights" holds at its No. 17 excessive on Alternative Songs, up 10 % in performs, based on Nielsen Music, and reaches a brand new better of No. 12 on the all-rock-format Rock Airplay chart (four.four million viewers impressions, up 5 %).

Thank You for Today, Death Cab for Cutie's ninth studio album, debuted at No. 1 on the Top Rock Albums chart (Sept. 1, 2018) with 27,000 equal album models earned.

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