The Walking Dead season 7: 'Easy Street' enters charts with Spotify streams set to triple in two days

The earworm has also cracked the iTunes UK top ten 

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We're willing to bet you haven't yet stopped humming 'Easy Street" yet, the song used in the most recent episode of AMC series The Walking Dead.

Shortly after the episode aired, we tracked down the song's writer Jim Bianco who told us he's clueless as to how the show's producers found it. Despite the song being used to torture the imprisoned fan favourite Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus), Bianco remains overjoyed by its usage.

We're certain his joy will go into overdrive after he learns that Spotify streaming of the song is poised to triple in just two days. 

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Following the episode's UK airing on FOX last Monday (7 November), streams for the earworm were on 32,875 - impressive for a song that was uploaded less than a week before (4 November).

This figure is on track to be tripled - just two days later, they've reached a staggering 80,935; the song is also rising up the iTunes UK chart, currently sitting at nine.

Bianco told us: "I didn't really understand why a show like The Walking Dead would want to use such an upbeat over-the-top, in your face "happy" song but now I understand - to torture someone, of course."

In case you've forgotten how it goes, here's a reminder.

You can read our review of the latest episode here, as well as our recap of its five major talking points (which didn't include this walker that looked a lot like America's new president, Donald Trump).

The Walking Dead season 7 continues in the US on Sunday with the episode airing the following evening in the UK at 9pm on FOX.