"High Hopes" is a song by American pop rock band Panic! at the Disco. The song was released through Fueled by Ramen and DCD2 Records on May 23, 2018 as the second single from their sixth studio album, Pray for the Wicked (2018). The song was written and produced by Jake Sinclair and Jonas Jeberg, and co-written by Brendon Urie, Jenny Owen Youngs, Lauren Pritchard, Sam Hollander, William Lobban-Bean, Taylor Parks, and Ilsey Juber; with additional production by Jonny Coffer. It was serviced to alternative radio on July 31, 2018, and impacted hot adult contemporary radio on August 27, 2018, and US pop radio the following day. The music video was also released on August 27, 2018.
"High Hopes" peaked at number four on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming the band's highest-charting song on the chart, surpassing their 2006 breakout single, the top 10 hit "I Write Sins Not Tragedies". It topped the charts in Mexico and Poland, and reached the top ten in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland; as well as the top twenty in Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Scotland, Singapore and the United Kingdom, becoming their highest-charting single worldwide. It also became the act's first single to top one of Billboard's Dance/Electronic charts, reaching number-one on its Dance/Mix Show Airplay list in February 2019.
Last Updated: September 16, 2019