“Rainbow” rises aided by an Acura synch, whereas “Silence” makes post-9/11 will increase.
Two older tracks make Billboard‘s Hot Rock Songs chart dated Sept. 22: one a success from greater than 50 years in the past and the opposite a widely known cowl of an iconic ’60s traditional.
The Rolling Stones‘ “She’s a Rainbow” makes its maiden look on the chart, debuting at No. 24 with gross sales and streaming positive aspects sparked by the track’s synch in an Acura automobile industrial. (On Hot Rock Songs, as with the all-genre Billboard Hot 100, older songs are capable of chart if rating within the prime half and backed by a significant motive for renewed positive aspects).
In the case of “Rainbow,” the Acura advert wherein it is featured helped the track to boosts of 274 p.c in gross sales (to six,000) and 138 p.c in streams (to 366,000) within the week ending Sept. 13, based on Nielsen Music.
“Rainbow” additionally begins at No. 7 on Rock Digital Song Sales, changing into the Stones’ first prime 10 on the chart, which started in 2010. On the all-format Digital Song Sales chart (which dates to 2004), it is the band’s first entry, beginning at No. 48.
Originally launched from the Stones’ 1967 album Their Satanic Majesties, “Rainbow” reached No. 25 on the Hot 100 in January 1968.
Meanwhile, Disturbed‘s “The Sound of Silence” makes yet one more return to Hot Rock Songs, re-entering at No. 9 for its 54th whole week on the tally since its September 2015 debut; it peaked at No. three in April 2016.
This time, the track re-enters due to the recirculation of a 9/11 tribute video (initially uploaded in 2016) that includes the track. On Sept. 11, the video made the rounds on social media, and “Silence” collected four million streams (up 16 p.c) and offered 7,000 downloads (up 122 p.c) within the week ending Sept. 13. The latter sum sends the track again to No. 1 on the Hard Rock Digital Song Sales chart, extending its file reign to 88 weeks on the summit.
Simon & Garfunkel‘s authentic “The Sound of Silence” topped the Hot 100 for 2 weeks in January 1966. Disturbed’s slowed-down, haunting cowl, first launched in 2015, led the Mainstream Rock Songs chart for seven weeks starting in March 2016 and have become the band’s top-charting track on the Hot 100, reaching No. 42 that April.
It final returned to Hot Rock Songs in February 2018, with streaming and gross sales positive aspects attributed to its utilization in a figure skating routine at the 2018 Winter Olympics.