Released in 2009, ‘Panic Switch’ became a number 1 song for Silversun Pickups.
The song reached number one on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart, becoming their first number-one single on any Billboard chart. “Panic Switch” was the first song by an independent artist to reach number one on the chart in 11 years. After a one-week stay at number one, it spent 11 weeks at number two behind Linkin Park’s “New Divide”. It is also their first Hot 100 entry, peaking at number 92.