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 States, Australia 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.
|"Driver's Seat" in the Dutch Top 40 - inside: 18-10-1980||inside: 29-06-1991|
|"Driver's Seat" in the Dutch Single Top 100 - inside: 24-11-1990||inside: 24-11-1990|
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in the Radio 2 Top 2000
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|Predecessor:||Dutch Top 40 number-one single||Successor:|