ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: August 14, 2011

"Talk" about retro.

“Talk” about retro.

It’s the start of another weekend, which means it’s time for 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 feature the highlights of a past countdown. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on.

This week, we stroll back five years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of August 14, 2011…

Debuts:
38. JACK’S MANNEQUIN, “My Racing Thoughts”
37. PARACHUTE, “Kiss Me Slowly”
36. SKYLAR GREY, “Invisible”

Biggest Mover(s):
CAROLINA LIAR, “Drown” (33-25, eight spots)

10. BRITNEY SPEARS, “I Wanna Go” (steady, second week)
Album: Femme Fatale (2011, Jive Records)
Peak: #8 for three weeks

09. TRAIN, “Save Me, San Francisco” (steady, second week)
Album: Save Me, San Francisco (2009, Columbia Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

08. MAT KEARNEY, “Hey Mama” (down 2)
Album: Young Love (2011, Aware/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #3 for four weeks

07. THE SCRIPT, “Nothing” (up 1)
Album: Science & Faith (2011, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

06. REEVE CARNEY featuring BONO & THE EDGE, “Rise Above 1” (up 1)
Album: Music from Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (2011, Interscope Records)
Peak: #6 for three weeks

05. DARREN HAYES, “Talk Talk Talk” (steady, third week)
Album: Secret Codes and Battleships (2011, Mercury Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

04. KATY PERRY, “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)” (down 2)
Album: Teenage Dream (2010, Capitol Records)
Peak: #2 for five weeks

03. MAROON 5 featuring CHRISTINA AGUILERA, “Moves Like Jagger” (up 1)
Album: Hands All Over (re-issue) (2011, A&M/Octone Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

02. LADY ANTEBELLUM, “Just A Kiss” (up 1)
Album: Own The Night (2011, Capitol [Nashville] Records)
Peak: #2

01. COLDPLAY, “Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall” (steady, sixth week)
Album: Mylo Xyloto (2011, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for seven 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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