Arcade Fire Scores Second Adult Alternative Airplay No. 1 with ‘Unconditional I (Lookout Kid)’

Arcade fire hits No. 1 on Billboard’s Adult Alternative Airplay chart for the second time when “Unconditional I (Lookout Kid)” crowns the rankings dated July 2nd.

The song follows the six-week reign of the band’s first ruler, “Everything Now,” beginning in July 2017.

In between “Now” and “Unconditional”, the band appeared on Adult Alternative Airplay twice, with “Creature Comfort” (No. 21 peak, December 2017) and “The Lightning I & II” (No. 23, this April).

Arcade Fire first appeared on Adult Alternative Airplay in April 2007 with “Keep the Car Running,” which hit No. 19 that May.

At the same time, “Unconditional” bullets at No. 24, after reaching No. 22, will on Alternatively Airplay (Arcade Fire’s highest-ranking contribution since “Now” hit No. 12). In the all-rock format, audience-based Rock & Alternative Airplay chart, “Unconditional” lifts 23-22, a new high (and the band’s best ranking since No. 16 peak “Now”) with 1.7 million audience impressions, an increase of 5%, according to Luminate.

“Unconditional” is the second radio single from WE, Arcade Fire’s sixth studio album, after “Lightning”. The set debuted at No. 1 on the Top Rock Albums and Top Alternative Albums charts dated May 21 and has earned 59,000 similar album units since its release.

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