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Counting Blue Cars” is a song by the alternative rock band Dishwalla that appears on their 1995 album Pet Your Friends. It was Dishwalla’s only hit song, making it onto the Billboard Hot 100 in 1996 through A&M Records. The song is recognizable by the line in the chorus, “Tell me all your thoughts on God (‘cause I’d really like to meet her)”.

The song was featured in the 1999 film Eight Days a Week.

Also in 1997, rock group Zilch (later Sonicflood) gave their answer to “Counting Blue Cars” with their tune “In the Sky” opening the second verse singing, “Let me tell you all my thoughts on God, cause I just talked with him this morning…”

“Counting Blue Cars” was highly popular on the radio, peaking at number five on pop airplay and number six on Hot AC airplay in 1996. It became a number-one Modern Rock Track for one week in June 1996. It peaked at number 15 on the Billboard Hot 100 and showed longevity by remaining on the chart for nearly a year at 48 weeks. It was also featured in the 1999 film Eight Days a Week.


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Must have been mid after noon.
I could tell by how far the child's shadow stretched out.
And he walked with a purpose in his sneakers down the street.
He had many questions like children often do.

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