“Chasing Cars” is a song by Northern Irish alternative rock band Snow Patrol. The song is written by Gary Lightbody, Nathan Connolly, Tom Simpson, Paul Wilson, Jonny Quinn and produced by Jacknife Lee. It was released as the second single from their fourth studio album, Eyes Open (2006).
The song is Snow Patrol’s biggest-selling single to date, ending 2006 as that year’s 14th best-selling single in the UK and it was the UK’s 34th best-selling single of 2007. At the 2007 Grammy Awards, “Chasing Cars” was nominated for Best Rock Song, and at the 2007 Brit Awards it was nominated for Best British Single.