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Glad You Came as Gaeilge, by Coláiste Lurgan (TG Lurgan). "Glad You Came" is a song by British-Irish boy band The Wante more...

Glad You Came as Gaeilge, by Coláiste Lurgan (TG Lurgan). “Glad You Came” is a song by British-Irish boy band The Wanted, taken as the second single from their second studio album, Battleground. It was released on 10 July 2011. The dance-pop song was written by Steve Mac, Wayne Hector and Ed Drewett, and was produced by Steve Mac and Russell Steedle. It debuted at number one in the United Kingdom and Ireland. In the United States, it was released on 18 October 2011 as the second single from the band’s debut stateside release, The Wanted (EP). It peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was written and produced by Steve Mac. It serves as the second single from The Wanted’s second album, Battleground which was released on 7 November 2011. Band member Tom Parker said of the song, “We all felt it was a new, refreshing sound and a perfect song for the summer which really gets you in the mood for a party.” The song premiered on the radio on 24 May 2011. The song was also remixed by Alex Gaudino.] The American television series Glee covered the track in the episode “On My Way”, which was aired during the third season. It was performed at the Regionals competition between New Directions and the Dalton Academy Warblers. Sebastian (Grant Gustin) leads the performance.

“Glad You Came” debuted at number one in Ireland, making it the band’s first number-one single in the country. The song has been at number one for five weeks. In the United Kingdom, the song debuted at number one with first-week sales of over 117,000 copies, becoming the band’s second number-one single in the UK. As of May 2012, it is their biggest-selling single to date with 540,126 copies sold in the UK.
In Australia the song was certified Gold for shipping 35,000 copies. In the United States, the song became their first to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number three for four non-consecutive weeks after it was covered on the television series Glee, and becoming the highest American chart entry by a British boy band, surpassing Take That who peaked at number seven with “Back for Good” in November 1995. The song has sold 3,388,000 copies in the United States in 2012.

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Did you play a trick on me, trick on me?
Or maybe you even put
A spell on me, spell on me.
Do you think there’s
A nice look about me, look about me?
I’m downtrodden, you’re
Standing on me, standing on me.

Quench the lights now
And I’ll take your hand.
We’ll go dancing,
And we’ll chill.
Will you have the time?
The time is going,
Going far too fast,
Too fast because,
Because you came.

For my whole life long,
I wouldn’t be able
To stop at all. You are my world.
I will never be able to change
Because you came.

Chorus x3

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