Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: September 22, 2013

Third time lucky.

Holed up at #1.

DEBUTS
40. Pink – Walk Of Shame
37. Daughtry – Waiting For Superman
36. Bastille – Laura Palmer | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
35. Conor Maynard – R U Crazy (40)
30. John Newman – Cheating (35)
25. Walk Off The Earth – Gang Of Rhythm (30)
24. Passenger – The Wrong Direction (31) | BIGGEST MOVER
22. American Authors – Best Day Of My Life (28)
15. Sheppard – Hold My Tongue (20)
07. Coldplay – Atlas (12)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Imagine Dragons – On Top Of The World (14) | PEAK: #10
09. Pink featuring Lily Rose Cooper – True Love (07) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks
08. Mika featuring Ariana Grande – Popular Song (09) | PEAK: #08
07. Coldplay – Atlas (12) | PEAK: #07
06. Passenger – Let Her Go (04) | PEAK: #01 for twelve weeks
05. Grouplove – Ways To Go (06) | PEAK: #05
04. Katy Perry – Roar (05) | PEAK: #04
03. The 1975 – Chocolate (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Bastille – Pompeii (02) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks
01. Passenger – Holes (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. NONONO – Pumpin’ Blood (4)
2. John Mayer featuring Katy Perry – Who You Love (1)
3. The 1975 – Girls (-)
4. Hudson Taylor – Care (-)
5. Phillip Phillips – Where We Came From (3)
6. Eminem – Berzerk (6)
7. Bruno Mars – Gorilla (9)
8. Kings Of Leon – Supersoaker (5)
9. Switchfoot – Who We Are (-)
10. A Great Big World – Say Something (-)

In The Mix:
Andrew Allen – Play With Fire
Atlas Genius – If So
Britney Spears – Work Bitch (new)
Bronze Radio Return – Further On (new)
Cedric Gervais & Howard Jones – Things Can Only Get Better
Celine Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
Daft Punk featuring Panda Bear – Doin’ It Right
David Myles featuring Classified – So Blind
Emblem3 – 3,000 Miles (new)
Hunter Hunted – Keep Together (new)
Justin Timberlake – TKO (new)
Kacey Musgraves – Follow Your Arrow (new)
Lee DeWyze – Fight (new)
Lily Kershaw – As It Seems
Lorde – Team
Marie Miller – You’re Not Alone
Mayer Hawthorne – Crime (new)
OneRepublic – Something I Need
Pet Shop Boys – Love Is A Bourgeois Construct
Plain White T’s – The Giving Tree
The Feeling – Rescue
The Killers – Shot At The Night (new)
Tom Odell – Hold Me (new)
Yuna – Rescue

Chart Notes:

  • From the Fun With Numbers department, ten of the songs on this week’s chart are either by or feature an act in my top 40 for the first time. Five are bands, including Bastille and The 1975, three are solo males, like Mayer Hawthorne and Passenger and two are solo females, Ariana Grande and Ashley Monroe.
  • The Biggest Mover of the week belongs to a familiar fellow; that would be Passenger with “The Wrong Direction”, up 31-24. Ironically, he took a bigger leap up the chart last week of nine spots, but that was squashed by the massive jump of 31-12 by Coldplay‘s “Atlas”. Each of the singer’s three singles thus far have held the title of Biggest Mover for at least one week during their chart run.
  • This week’s Highest Debut is the second hit in a row for the British quartet Bastille, “Laura Palmer”, which enters at #36. The song’s based off of a character from the 1990 television series Twin Peaks, in which the manners of her death during the first episode became one of the main arcs for the show. It was a minor hit earlier this year in several European countries, and is now actively charting in places like Belgium and Italy.
  • At #37 is the latest by Daughtry, who have gone a bit electro-pop on their latest single, “Waiting For Superman”. It’s from their forthcoming album titled Baptized. The debut of “Waiting” marks the band’s eleventh song to make my chart, two of which went to #1: 2009’s “No Surprise” and 2011’s “Crawling Back To You”.
  • Finally, at #40, is the latest song by Pink. “Walk Of Shame” is the fifth single to chart from The Truth About Love and is the followup to her recent #1 with Lily Rose Cooper, “True Love”. It’s already been serviced to radio in Australia and looks to be climbing up iTunes there as well.

See my full chart on the M4BCC message board.

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