Listen to Johnny Mathis’ ‘Chances Are’ from Riverdale, Season 5, Episode 7, “

Iconic American pop and jazz singer songwriter Johnny Mathis’ ‘Chances Are‘ was played on the latest episode of the teen drama series Riverdale last night — Riverdale, Season 5, Episode 7, ” Chapter Eighty-Three: Fire in the Sky“, which aired on March 10th, 2021.

The song was heard during a flashback to the diner when a light beams in and everyone goes outside.

Johnny Mathis’ ‘Chances Are‘ was first released in August, 1957 and immediately became a new hit for the singer being certified Gold. It was then included on his 1958 album Johnny’s Greatest Hits.

He also re-recorded the song with Liza Minelli in 1996 for her album Gently.


Mathis singing ‘Chances Are’ live

In 1998, the song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame as one of the most-recognized and most-liked songs of the last few decades.

Listen to Johnny Mathis’ ‘Chances Are‘ as heard on Riverdale on the single release version of the song below.

There is also a beautiful live performance of the song Mathis’ gave many many years ago that is well worth a watch below.

Riverdale itself, which has descended into an absolute mess of a terrible show in recent seasons, is currently airing on The CW and has already been greenlit for a sixth season.

About Michelle Topham

Brit-American journalist based in Austria, former radio DJ at 97X WOXY, and Founder/CEO of Leo Sigh. I've covered anime, manga, K-drama and music news for over a decade.