The Last Of Us Episode 3 makes the song from 1970 explode 4,900% in Spotify streams
Sunday night’s new episode of The Last of Us is memorable for a number of reasons, one of which is its use of the song “Long Long Time” by Linda Ronstadt, which is also the name of the episode. The song, which was first released in 1970, saw a sharp increase in Spotify streams on Sunday night.
According to Spotify, the song gained more than 4,900% streams in the US on January 29, from 11 p.m. to midnight ET, after the episode aired. An increase from last week. However, Spotify hasn’t announced exactly how many streams of the song last week or this week during the growth period. In any case, people clearly watched The Last of Us and then heard the song, unlike how Kate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill” saw an explosion in popularity. after being introduced in the latest installment of Stranger Things.
The reveal for episode three of The Last of Us follows below.
The episode “Long Long Time” has a plot related to the relationship between Bill (Nick Offerman) and Frank (Murray Bartlett). For more, check out GameSpot interview with Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin about the episode. You can also read more about how Episode 3 confirmed a fan theory with a twist.
New episodes of The Last of Us air Sunday nights on HBO, leading up to the final episode of Season 1 on March 12. HBO just announced that Part 2 is in the worksand fans believe it will follow the events of The Last of Us: Part II, and introduce Abbyamong other characters.
for more, Watch the trailer for the next episode this Sunday.
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