Lilly Wood and Robin Schulz storm to Number 1 with Prayer In C

Lilly Wood top the Official Singles Chart with the Robin Schulz remix of their 2010 release, Prayer In C.

Alternative pop/folk duo Lilly Wood have scored their debut UK Number 1 with Prayer In C, while Robin Schulz lends his production fingers to his second UK chart topper of 2014.

Prayer In C was originally released by the French-Israeli duo in 2010 but after being remixed by German DJ and producer Robin Schulz found popularity on the continent, scoring the Number 1 spot in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxemburg, The Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Sweden and Switzerland.

Prayer In C is Robin’s second Official Singles Chart Number 1 this year, having topped the chart with his remix of Mr Probz’s Waves back in May.

"This is unbelievable and words can´t describe how happy I am," Robin told, "I want to thank everybody who bought this record, my team and all my fans and hope to see you on the dance floor, somewhere in the world, during my DJ gigs."

Prayer In C will feature on Robin’s debut album Prayer, set for UK release on September 22, alongside the DJ/producer’s remix of Mr Probz’s Waves and a new mix of Clean Bandit’s Rather Be FT Jess Glynne.

Over 8% of Prayer In C’s combined chart sales figure comes from audio streams, having been streamed over 700,000 times in the last seven days. Meanwhile, Magic!’s Rude (Number 6) is the most streamed track of the week, racking up over 1.1 million plays.

Maroon 5 are new at Number 2 with Maps, the lead single from upcoming album V. Maps scores the group their 14th Top 40 and 6th Top 5 Official Singles Chart hit.

Last week’s Number 1, David Guetta’s Lovers On The Sun FT Sam Martin slides two places to Number 3, while Taylor Swift spends a second week in the Top 5 with surprise new single Shake It Off (4).

Rounding out this week’s Top 5 are Norwegian duo Nico & Vinz with Am I Wrong (5).

New Entries

Other than Lilly Wood & Robin Schulz’s Prayer In C (Number 1) and Maroon 5’s Maps (Number 2) there a three new entries in this week’s Official Singles Chart Top 40.

Lethal Bizzle is a Number 11 with Rari WorkOut FT JME & Tempa T, while US pop princess Ariana Grande scores her second Official Singles Chart Top 20 with Break Free FT Zedd (20).

Finally, Katy Perry climbs 20 places with new single This Is How We Do (38).