SILVERCHAIR's "The Greatest View" has debuted at #5 on the Canadian single charts this week. This is the band's first top 5 single in a country outside Australasia.The track has been receiving strong alternative and rock radio airplay in Canada and is in rotation on music TV channel Much Music. SILVERCHAIR's latest CD, Diorama, is due to be released in Canada on July 2 — four weeks before the US and European street date. In Brazil, "The Greatest View" is in high rotation on Radio Cicada FM, 89 FM, Mix FM, Brasil 2000 FM and Transamerica. It is already ranked #10 airplay in Sao Paolo and #14 in Rio.
The song is also receiving early radio airplay in Europe and the US where the song has only just been serviced to stations. In other SILVERCHAIR news, frontman Daniel Johns has been inundated with get well cards, good wishes and treatment suggestions from people throughout the world since announcing his current illness. "I want to say thanks to everyone who has got in touch over the last week or so", said Daniel. "It's been overwhelming to receive so much positive support from so many people and I really do appreciate it."