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This month's stats are based on elapsed clock time for all songs played in FATpick during March 2021. ("Clock time" as opposed to "media time". I.e,. playing a song at 1/2 speed accounts for twice as much clock time as playing a song the full tempo.)

Play time for all tracks are aggregated into the song total.

See last month's post for the February 2021 chart.

Donut Chart of FATpick's 10 Most Played Songs for March 2021

10 Most Played Songs

Despite 7 new entries in this month's top 10 Limp Bizkit holds on to the top spot with Behind Blue Eyes.

Rank Δ Artist Song % Total Play Time
1 +0 Limp Bizkit Behind Blue Eyes 10.8%
2 new Green Day Boulevard of Broken Dreams 4.5%
3 new 10,000 Maniacs Hey Jack Kerouac 3.5%
4 -2 Scale Exercise Major Pentatonic Scale (Guitar) - P1 3.3%
5 new Highly Suspect Serotonia 3.2%
6 new AC/DC Back in Black 2.4%
7 +0 Anonymous 12-Bar Blues Exercise 2.4%
8 new Metallica Enter Sandman 1.4%
9 new Oasis Wonderwall 1.4%
10 new Arctic Monkeys Do I Wanna Know? 1.4%
      ALL OTHER SONGS 65.7%

10 Most Played NEW Songs

FATpick's song catalog is growing steadily. Over 200 tabs were shared this month - 150% more than the previous month's total. This is probably a factor in the 70% month-over-month churn in the top 10 songs.

Here are the 10 most played songs (by clock time) that were added in March of 2021. I think you'll agree they demonstrate a pleasing diversity of genres, styles and time-periods.

Rank Artist Song Album Overall Rank
1 Highly Suspect Serotonia 5
2 Arctic Monkeys Do I Wanna Know? 10
3 Judy Garland Somewhere Over The Rainbow Wizard of OZ
4 Queen It's Late News Of The World
5 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Pure Imagination
6 John Denver Country Roads
7 The B-52s Love Shack Cosmic Thing
8 Motley Crue Shout at the Devil Decade of Decadance 81-91
9 Nirvana Smells Like Teen Spirit Nevermind
10 The Rolling Stones Paint It Black Aftermath

Note that we haven't pro-rated or normalized play time based on when in the month the song was first imported. A song that was shared on March 1st has had 30 days to accumulate plays, while a song shared on the 30th has only had one day.

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