This hit song from 2004 is still in the charts after 13 YEARS!

And it's not what you might think!
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You might be surprised to learn that the music industry is not as fickle and ever-changing as once thought, with a song from 2004 still in the charts after more than a decade. 

This week, Noisey revealed that the song, Mr Brightside, by American band The Killers has been in the top 100 charts every year since it’s release in 2004. Not even Elton John, Adele or Beyonce have that sort of track record. 

It has charted 166 times and counting and in January this year, suddenly spiked to number 49 – it’s highest position in three years.  

As to why the song has such staying power, no one really knows!

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