Chariot (song)

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"Chariot"
Chariot single.jpg
Single by Gavin DeGraw
from the album Chariot
Released March 1, 2005
Format CD, digital download
Genre Pop rock, piano rock, soul
Length 3:59
Label J Records
Writer(s) Gavin DeGraw
Producer(s) Gavin DeGraw
Gavin DeGraw singles chronology
"I Don't Want to Be"
(2004)
"Chariot"
(2005)
"Follow Through"
(2005)

"Chariot" is a single by Gavin DeGraw released in 2005, taken from his 2003 album of the same name. It's believed the song addresses the overwhelming feeling Gavin felt when he moved to New York from his rural hometown. In the song, he is supposedly pleading for a chariot to come and take him home (i.e. "You'll be my vacation away from this place/ You know what I want").

"Chariot" peaked at number thirty in July, 2005 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the U.S.[1] It was certified Platinum. It was featured prominently in a 2004 episode of Dead Like Me, in which he had prior guest starred.

DeGraw said on "Chariot":

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Chariot" was directed by Zach Braff, who also directed music videos for Joshua Radin. It stars model and actress Jaime King and also features a brief cameo from Donald Faison, who plays the role of Christopher Turk in the TV show Scrubs, in which Braff is also a cast member.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
Italian Singles Chart 27
Netherlands Singles Chart 12
Norwegian Singles Chart 19
UK Singles Chart 114
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 30
US Billboard Pop Songs[3] 17
US Billboard Adult Pop Songs[4] 5
US Billboard Adult Contemporary[5] 27

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