"Don't Stop Believin'" is a popular song by the American rock band Journey, originally released as a single from their 1981 album Escape. The song became a top ten hit on the US Billboard Hot 100, the UK Singles Chart and the Australian Singles Chart. Allmusic has described the song as "an anthem for the young who wanted to feel free and unrestricted", featuring "one of the best opening keyboard riffs in rock."
The song enjoyed a resurgence in popularity in the late 2000s, first as digital downloads became prominent, then after its use in various television shows. It is the best-selling digital song released in the 20th century.
The song reached number eight on Billboard's Mainstream Rock chart, and number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The song was originally released in the United Kingdom in February 1982 and managed to peak only at number 62. However, the song, never re-released in the UK, retained a cult following and re-entered the UK Singles Chart in February 2009 at number 94, due to digital downloads. On December 22, 2009, it reached number 9 in the Christmas chart, and remained in the top 10 well into 2010, hitting a peak of number 6. It has now achieved 62 weeks on...