Out Of My League

Album: More Than Just A Dream (2013)
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Songfacts®:

  • Fitz and The Tantrums are a Soul/Pop band from Los Angeles consisting of vocalists Michael Fitzpatrick and Noelle Scaggs, guitarist and saxophinist James King, bass guitarist Joseph Karnes, keyboardist Jeremy Ruzumna and drummer John Wicks. This was released as the lead single from their second album More Than Just A Dream.
  • The song became the group's first #1 hit on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart. It made history by completing the slowest climb to the summit of the chart, at 33 weeks, surpassing the 32-week trek of Neon Trees' "Animal" in 2010.

    Fitz and the Tantrums' milestone was usurped by Meg Myers version of "Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)," which took 42 weeks to crawl to the top spot in 2019 and 2020.
  • An alternative rendition "Out of My League (version française)" was also released for French/Canadian radio. This version has most of the verses sung in French, while the chorus remains in English.

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