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Driver's Seat is a song by the former British rock-band Sniff 'n' the Tears from London.

The number can be found on the band's debut album, Fickle Heart. Driver's Seat is not about the fun of driving, but according to Sniff 'n' the Tears frontman Paul Roberts is it about the emotional feelings at the end of a relationship.

The number driver's Seat was a big hit in the United StatesAustralia and Netherlands in 1980. In 1991 , the song was re-released after the driver's Seat was heard in a TV commercial by Pioneer and this time took out the the number 1 position.

Driver's Seat is also used in the film Boogie Nights and parts of the song have been used in Art Bells radio program Coast to Coast AM. In 2008, the song was featured in the documentary Carrier.

Driver's Seat is also the only hit of the Sniff 'n' the Tears.

Covers[Edit]Edit

The Belgian dance-act DHT has covered the song in 2005 for their album "Listen To Your Heart".

Chart Positions[Edit]Edit

"Driver's Seat" in the Dutch Top 40 - inside: 18-10-1980 inside: 29-06-1991
Week 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
Number 38 25 20 14 8 5 4 6 11 16 38 from 25 9 4 1 1 1 2 3 7 16 29 from
"Driver's Seat" in the Dutch Single Top 100 - inside: 24-11-1990 inside: 24-11-1990
Week 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
Number 31 28 15 8 8 12 8 8 15 27 37 50 from 94 51 15 4 1 1 2 2 3 7 10 24 33 56 82 from

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
Driver's Seat 382 650 474 534 329 594 610 766 970 638 977 921 959 897 918
Predecessor:

More Than Words by Extreme

Dutch Top 40 number-one single

20 July 1991 - 9 August 1991 3 weeks

Successor:

(Everything I Do) I Do It for You by Bryan Adams

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