bums on seats

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bums on seats

  (British & Australian informal) also fannies in the seats (American informal)
if a public performance or a sports event puts bums on seats, many people pay to go and see it This production needs a big name to put bums on seats.
See also: bum, on, seat
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If you had (music industry) recognition but weren't selling records and putting fannies in the seats at concerts, it wouldn't mean anything.