Listen to Glass Animals’ Heat Waves’ from Never Have I Ever, Season 2, Episode 9

British electro pop band Glass Animals’ ‘Heat Waves‘ was played on the second season of the Netflix drama Never Have I Ever this week — Never Have I Ever, Season 2, Episode 9, “…stalked my own mother“.

The song was heard as Paxton arrives in Devi’s room, and during the episode’s end credits.



Glass Animals’ ‘Heat Waves‘ is a single from the band’s third studio album Dreamland, which was released in mid-2020 via Polydor and Republic record labels.

The song didn’t do particularly well upon release for the British band, but then became a worldwide hit in March, 2021 starting in Australia, where it hit the top spot on the Aussie ARIA charts.

Heat Waves‘ eventually charted in 19 countries.

It charted in the UK at #19 on the UK Singles chart, and in the United States on five charts. The track’s highest placing in the U.S. was on the Billboard Hot Rock & Alternative Songs chart where it ranked at #2.

Heat Waves‘ was also certified Platinum in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the U.S., and Gold in the UK.

Listen to Glass Animals’ ‘Heat Waves‘ as heard on Never Have I Ever in the song’s official video.

The video mourns the live music industry that will now never recover due to Covid-19 restrictions.

The Glass Animals track has also been featured on Siesta Key, Good Trouble, and Love Island (UK) among other hit series.

Season 2 of Never Have I Ever is currently available for streaming on Netflix.

 

Michelle Topham