Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: April 20, 2014

The Hunger for more.

It’s a kind of “Magic”.

DEBUTS
39. MAGIC! – Don’t Kill The Magic
36. SecondCity – I Wanna Feel | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
32. One Direction – You & I (40)
31. Katy Perry – Birthday (38)
27. Sheppard – Geronimo (32)
18. Ed Sheeran – Sing (30) | BIGGEST MOVER
15. Foster The People – Best Friend (20)
08. A Great Big World – Already Home (15)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne – Rather Be (13) | PEAK: #10
09. Passenger – Scare Away The Dark (12) | PEAK: #09
08. A Great Big World – Already Home (15) | PEAK: #08
07. Rixton – Me And My Broken Heart (11) | PEAK: #07
06. DJ Cassidy featuring Jessie J & Robin Thicke – Calling All Hearts (06) | PEAK: #06
05. Bastille – Bad Blood (02) | PEAK: #02
04. Neon Trees – Sleeping With A Friend (03) | PEAK: #01 for six weeks
03. Phillip Phillips – Raging Fire (05) | PEAK: #03
02. Bleachers – I Wanna Get Better (04) | PEAK: #02
01. Coldplay – Magic (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Taylor Henderson – When You Were Mine (1)
2. Disco Mystery – No Price (4)
3. Gary Barlow – Since I Saw You Last (3)
4. Donkeyboy – Crazy Something Normal (6)
5. Christina Perri – Burning Gold (7)
6. Saint Raymond – Everything She Wants (8)
7. The 1975 – Robbers (10)
8. Sebell – Till The Sun Burns Out (9)
9. Jeremy Redmore – Bad Philosophy (-)
10. The Seasons – Apples (-)

In The Mix:
Avril Lavigne – Give You What You Like
Clean Bandit featuring Sharna Bass – Extraordinary
Daughtry – Battleships
Imagine Dragons – Bleeding Out
Kylie Minogue – I Was Gonna Cancel
OneRepublic – Love Runs Out (new)
Paloma Faith – Only Love Can Hurt Like This
Passenger – Heart’s On Fire (new)
Ray LaMontagne – Supernova
Red Wanting Blue – You Are My Las Vegas
Sam Smith – Stay With Me
Sarah McLachlan – In Your Shoes
The Fray – Break Your Plans

Chart Notes:

  • As predicted last week, it’s a particularly active top ten this week as four songs enter into it. Two are by newcomers: Clean Bandit/Jess Glynne at #10 and Rixton at #7. For duo A Great Big World at #8, it’s their second top ten to date following the #2 “Say Something” from a few months ago. Lastly, there’s Passenger at #9, who is now four for four with top ten records dating back to his chart debut last year. His previous three, “Let Her Go”, “Holes” and “The Wrong Direction”, all climbed to #1.
  • Moving up twelve spots to #18 is the week’s Biggest Mover, “Sing” by Ed Sheeran. With a fast start at both radio and retail, it is well on its way to becoming one of this summer’s hottest singles. He recently performed it and a new song, “Don’t”, on Saturday Night Live.
  • Two debuts enter the chart this week — the highest, at #36, is by newcomer SecondCity. The DJ and producer was born in Chicago and is now based in London. “I Wanna Feel” interpolates the classic 1995 single by Toni Braxton, “You’re Makin’ Me High.” The song is out in the U.K. on May 25 and is already looking like a future winner on the charts across the pond.
  • Down at #39 is the second top 40 hit for the Canadian band MAGIC!, who recently peaked at #2 with debut single “Rude”. Their latest is “Don’t Kill The Magic”, which gives us two magical titles on the chart this week. (The other, by Coldplay, is at #1 for a second frame and is simply titled “Magic”.)

(See my full chart on the M4BCC message board)

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One response to “Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: April 20, 2014

  1. Jen

    Bleachers is so great! I really like the music video for ‘I Wanna Get Better.’ So many great comedians! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5osPtE7kXI

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