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

Viva la Coldplay.

Just chillin’ at the top.

DEBUTS
39. Sheppard – Something’s Missing
38. Mary Lambert – Secrets | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
33. Ferreck Dawn & Redondo – Love Too Deep (40)
25. The Griswolds – Beware The Dog (32)
24. Ed Sheeran – Don’t (33) | BIGGEST MOVER
18. Jesse McCartney – Superbad (24)
16. The Madden Brothers – We Are Done (21)
08. Train – Angel In Blue Jeans (13)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Charli XCX – Boom Clap (14) | PEAK: #10
09. American Authors – Believer (10) | PEAK: #09
08. Train – Angel In Blue Jeans (13) | PEAK: #08
07. Maroon 5 – Maps (11) | PEAK: #07
06. Passenger – Scare Away The Dark (06) | PEAK: #01 for one week
05. A Great Big World – Already Home (05) | PEAK: #01 for seven weeks
04. Christina Perri – Burning Gold (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Jamie Scott – My Hurricane (03) | PEAK: #03
02. Graffiti6 – The Bridge (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Coldplay – A Sky Full Of Stars (01) | PEAK: #01 for three weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. The Script – Superheroes (-)
2. Fitz & The Tantrums – Fools Gold (7)
3. The Vamps featuring Demi Lovato – Somebody To You (1)
4. Stu Larsen – Thirteen Sad Farewells (2)
5. Grouplove – I’m With You (4)
6. Bastille – Flaws (6)
7. Mausi – My Friend Has A Swimming Pool (8)
8. Kim Churchill – Window To The Sky (5)
9. Matt Nathanson featuring Lolo – Headphones (10)
10. Heymous Molly – Life’s A Beach (-)

In The Mix:
Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness – Cecilia And The Satellite (new)
Betty Who – Somebody Loves You
Connell Cruise – Into The Wild
Counting Crows – Scarecrow (new)
Francesco Yates – Call
Graffiti6 – U Got The Sunshine
Leon Else – River Full Of Liquor
Moko – Your Love
Paloma Faith – Only Love Can Hurt Like This
Paolo Nutini – Let Me Down Easy
Sander Kleinenberg – We-R-Superstars
Sara Bareilles – Chasing The Sun
Scars On 45 – Crazy For You
The Young Wild – Moment Goes (new)
Twin Atlantic – Heart And Soul
Vance Joy – Mess Is Mine
Walk The Moon – Shut Up And Dance

Chart Notes:

  • Three songs are new to the top ten this week. Solo newcomer Charli XCX rises 14-10 with “Boom Clap”; it’s lifted from the soundtrack to The Fault In Our Stars. Leaping 13-8 is the newest single from the duo Train, titled “Angel In Blue Jeans”. “Angel” becomes the 14th top ten hit on my chart for the band since they arrived with in the fall of 1999 (and the 15th for leader Pat Monahan, who scored a #1 solo single in 2007 with “Her Eyes”.) Another chart mainstay, Maroon 5, advances 11-7 with “Maps”. It’s their 16th trek into the top ten in nearly eleven years.
  • After debuting two weeks ago at #38, Ed Sheeran‘s “Don’t” took a modest rise to #33, and this week, becomes the Biggest Mover on the countdown with a leap up to #24, a gain of nine notches. It’s also picking up pretty quickly at several radio formats. It’s the second single to chart from X; first release “Sing” recently peaked at #2 and now sits just outside the top ten.
  • This week’s Highest Debut is from the 25-year-old based singer and songwriter named Mary Lambert; she enters at #38 with “Secrets”. It’s taken from her forthcoming album Heart On My Sleeve, due in October. Back in 2010, it was OneRepublic who had another song called “Secrets” in the top 40, which ultimately peaked at #4. (Lambert’s single is not a remake, but perhaps it’ll climb just as high!)
  • At #39 is the week’s second debut, which becomes the fourth chart hit for the Australian sextet named Sheppard. The song is “Something’s Missing”, from their recent release Bombs Away. Though it’s not available in the U.S. as of yet, the set did debut at #2 on the ARIA charts. The band’s previous single, “Geronimo”, finds itself on Republic Records in the States after being picked up recently.

(See my full chart on the M4BCC message board)

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