"Why Does It Always Rain on Me?" is a single by Scottish band Travis. It was the breakthrough single which earned the group international recognition. It was the third single from their second album, The Man Who, and their first Top 10 hit on the UK Singles Chart, peaking at #10. Outside of the UK, it peaked at #11 on the Australian charts, giving the band their biggest hit in that country. Regional singles were released for the UK, Austria, Japan, and USA. It was written by Fran Healy on a trip to the city of Eilat in Israel, which is known for its extremely dry climate, where the rain followed the Glasgow band both in and out of the city on this very rare occasion. That lie the song references is said to be that of Fran Healy working in a local bar at the age of 17 despite not legally being aloud to till age 18 by uk law
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