ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: August 22, 2004

"Pieces" of pop goodness.

“Pieces” of pop goodness.

It is time for yet another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I’ll be featuring a past countdown straight from chart files of Adam’s Top 40. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on. Alright, let’s get a move on back to the last few days of freedom before freshman year of high school and take a look at my favorite songs from this week in 2004…

Debuts:
37. GOOD CHARLOTTE, “Predictable”
36. JOSH GROBAN, “Remember When It Rained”
34. GREEN DAY, “American Idiot”

Biggest Mover:
ALANIS MORISSETTE, “Eight Easy Steps” (36-20) (16 spots)

10. VANESSA CARLTON, “White Houses” (up 4)
Album: Harmonium (2004, A&M Records)
Peak: #2

09. BLACK EYED PEAS, “Let’s Get It Started” (down 2)
Album: Elephunk (2003, A&M/Interscope Records)
Peak: #7

08. KELLY CLARKSON, “Breakaway” (up 1)
Album: The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Soundtrack (2004, Hollywood Records) and Breakaway (2004, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #3

07. AVRIL LAVIGNE, “My Happy Ending” (up 1)
Album: Under My Skin (2004, Arista/RMG Records)
Peak: #5

06. COUNTING CROWS, “Accidentally In Love” (steady, second week)
Album: Shrek 2: Motion Picture Soundtrack (2004, Geffen Records)
Peak: #5

05. ASHLEE SIMPSON, “Pieces Of Me” (down 1)
Album: Autobiography (2004, Geffen Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

04. SWITCHFOOT, “Dare You To Move” (up 1)
Album: The Beautiful Letdown (2003, Red Ink/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

03. MAROON 5, “She Will Be Loved” (down 1)
Album: Songs About Jane (2002, Octone/J/RMG Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

02. DARREN HAYES, “Pop!ular” (up 1)
Album: The Tension and the Spark (2004, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. BOWLING FOR SOUP, “1985” (steady, second week)
Album: A Hangover You Don’t Deserve (2004, Jive/Zomba Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback countdown and don’t forget to follow the blog by using the tab below or find PGTC on social media by clicking the “Get Social!” tab at the top of the page.

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