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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: February 13, 2005

A top ten rich with great songs.

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 15 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of February 13, 2005…

Debuts:
40. LIFEHOUSE, “You And Me”
37. WILL SMITH, “Switch”
28. DANIEL BEDINGFIELD, “Wrap My Words Around You”

Biggest Mover(s):
U2, “Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own” (39-20, nineteen spots)

10. MAROON 5, “Sunday Morning” (down 3)
Album: Songs About Jane (2002, Octone/J Records)
Peak: #3 for five weeks

09. THE KILLERS, “Mr. Brightside” (up 13)
Album: Hot Fuss (2004, Island Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

08. 3 DOORS DOWN, “Let Me Go” (down 2)
Album: Seventeen Days (2005, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

07. DURAN DURAN, “What Happens Tomorrow” (up 2)
Album: Astronaut (2004, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

06. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Home” (up 4)
Album: It’s Time (2005, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #3 for four weeks

05. GWEN STEFANI featuring EVE, “Rich Girl” (steady, third week)
Album: Love. Angel. Music. Baby. (2004, Interscope Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

04. LOW MILLIONS, “Eleanor” (steady, second week)
Album: Ex-Girlfriends (2004, EMI/Manhattan Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

03. CARBON LEAF, “Life Less Ordinary” (steady, second week)
Album: Indian Summer (2004, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #2

02. DARREN HAYES, “Darkness” (steady, second week)
Album: The Tension And The Spark (2004, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. ROB THOMAS, “Lonely No More” (steady, second week)
Album: …Something To Be (2005, Melisma/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 16, 2007

Up, “Down” and around the chart.

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 12 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of December 16, 2007…

Debuts:
39. SCOUTING FOR GIRLS, “Elvis Ain’t Dead”
34. BUCKCHERRY, “Sorry”

Biggest Mover(s):
ONEREPUBLIC, “Stop And Stare” (up 28-15, thirteen spots)

10. DARREN HAYES, “Me, Myself And (I)” (steady, second week)
Album: This Delicate Thing We’ve Made (2007, Powdered Sugar Records)
Peak: #10 for three weeks

09. CELINE DION, “Taking Chances” (down 1)
Album: Taking Chances (2007, Columbia Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

08. MAROON 5, “Won’t Go Home Without You” (up 1)
Album: It Won’t Be Soon Before Long (2007, A&M/Octone Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

07. EMERSON HART, “I Wish The Best For You” (up 5)
Album: Cigarettes And Gasoline (2007, Manhattan Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

06. DURAN DURAN, “Falling Down” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Red Carpet Massacre (2007, Epic Records)
Peak: #4

05. MATCHBOX TWENTY, “How Far We’ve Come” (down 1)
Album: Exile On Mainstream (2007, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

04. ROZ BELL, “Papercut” (up 1)
Album: The First Sunbeams (2007, Universal Records – Canada)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

03. TIMBALAND presents ONEREPUBLIC, “Apologize” (steady, second week)
Album: Dreaming Out Loud (2007, Mosley/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

02. GRAHAM COLTON, “Best Days” (steady, second week)
Album: Here Right Now (2007, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. MATT NATHANSON, “Car Crash” (steady, third week)
Album: Some Mad Hope (2007, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 11, 2005

Savin’ the chart world, one song at a time.

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 14 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of December 11, 2005…

Debuts:
39. SANTANA featuring STEVEN TYLER, “Just Feel Better”
35. JAMES BLUNT, “Goodbye My Lover”
33. CASCADA, “Everytime We Touch”

Biggest Mover(s):
SHAKIRA, “Don’t Bother” (up 34-24, ten spots)
(see #10 below)

10. INXS featuring J.D. FORTUNE, “Pretty Vegas” (up 10)
Album: Switch (2005, Burnett/Epic Records)
Peak: #4 for six weeks

09. CARRIE UNDERWOOD, “Some Hearts” (steady, second week)
Album: Some Hearts (2005, 19/Arista Nashville Records)
Peak: #9 for four weeks

08. JAMIE CULLUM, “Get Your Way” (down 2)
Album: Catching Tales (2005, Verve Records)
Peak: #4

07. DARREN HAYES, “So Beautiful” (up 1)
Album: Truly Madly Completely: The Best Of Savage Garden (2005, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

06. DANIEL POWTER, “Free Loop (One Night Stand)” (up 1)
Album: Daniel Powter (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

05. KELLY CLARKSON, “Because Of You” (down 1)
Album: Breakaway (2004, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

04. HOWIE DAY, “She Says” (up 1)
Album: Stop All The World Now (2003, Epic Records)
Peak: #4

03. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Save The Last Dance For Me” (steady, second week)
Album: It’s Time (2005, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #3 for nine weeks

02. NATASHA BEDINGFIELD, “Unwritten” (steady, third week)
Album: Unwritten (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for ten weeks

01. JAMES BLUNT, “You’re Beautiful” (steady, third week)
Album: Back To Bedlam (2005, Custard/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 10, 2004

A good Day for a flashback.

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 15 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of October 10, 2004:

Debuts:
40. MAROON 5, “Sunday Morning”
39. JET, “Look What You’ve Done”
36. GOO GOO DOLLS, “Give A Little Bit”
34. MARC BROUSSARD, “Where You Are”

Biggest Mover(s):
GWEN STEFANI, “What You Waiting For?” (34-21, thirteen spots)

10. DARREN HAYES, “Pop!ular” (down 3)
Album: The Tension and the Spark (2004, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

09. BRYAN ADAMS, “Open Road” (up 4)
Album: Room Service (2004, Mercury Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

08. BOWLING FOR SOUP, “1985” (down 3)
Album: A Hangover You Don’t Deserve (2004, Jive Records/Zomba Music Group)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

07. GREEN DAY, “American Idiot” (up 4)
Album: American Idiot (2004, Reprise Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

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

05. PHIL COLLINS, “Don’t Let Him Steal Your Heart Away” (up 5)
Album: Love Songs: A Compilation… Old And New (2004, Atlantic/Rhino Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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

03. VANESSA CARLTON, “White Houses” (steady, second week)
Album: Harmonium (2004, A&M/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2

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

01. U2, “Vertigo” (steady, second week)
Album: How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (2004, Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: August 19, 2007

“Far” up this week’s chart.

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 twelve years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of August 19, 2007…

Debuts:
40. THE ALTERNATE ROUTES, “Ordinary”
39. THREE DAYS GRACE, “Never Too Late”
37. KAISER CHIEFS, “Love’s Not A Competition (But I’m Winning)”
33. GLEN HANSARD & MARKETA IRGLOVA, “Falling Slowly”

Biggest Mover(s):
LIFEHOUSE, “Broken” (39-32, seven spots)

10. MATT NATHANSON, “Car Crash” (steady, second week)
Album: Some Mad Hope (2007, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

09. SARA BAREILLES, “Love Song” (steady, second week)
Album: Little Voice (2007, Epic Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

08. CROWDED HOUSE, “Don’t Stop Now” (steady, second week)
Album: Time On Earth (2007, Capitol Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

07. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Everything” (down 2)
Album: Call Me Irresponsible (2007, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

06. MATCHBOX TWENTY, “How Far We’ve Come” (up 1)
Album: Exile On Mainstream (2007, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

05. BOYS LIKE GIRLS, “The Great Escape” (up 1)
Album: Boys Like Girls (2007, Columbia Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

04. LIFEHOUSE, “First Time” (down 1)
Album: Who We Are (2007, Geffen Records)
Peak: #2

03. ROZ BELL, “Yesterday Man” (down 1)
Album: The First Sunbeams (2007, Universal Records – Canada)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

02. DARREN HAYES, “On The Verge Of Something Wonderful” (up 2)
Album: This Delicate Thing We’ve Made (2007, Powdered Sugar Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

01. EMERSON HART, “If You’re Gonna Leave” (steady, fifth week)
Album: Cigarettes And Gasoline (2007, Manhattan Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: July 31, 2011

Carney vs. Kearney: battling for bullets.

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 eight years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of July 24, 2011…

Debuts:
40. CAROLINA LIAR, “Drown”
39. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, “The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie”

Biggest Mover(s):
THE SCRIPT, “Nothing” (26-16, ten spots)

10. MATT NATHANSON, “Faster” (down 4)
Album: Modern Love (2011, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

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

08. ONEREPUBLIC, “Good Life” (down 3)
Album: Waking Up (2009, Mosley/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

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

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

05. DARREN HAYES, “Talk Talk Talk” (up 5)
Album: Secret Codes and Battleships (2011, Mercury Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

04. MAROON 5 featuring CHRISTINA AGUILERA, “Moves Like Jagger” (up 4)
Album: Hands All Over (re-issue) (2011, A&M/Octone Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

03. LADY ANTEBELLUM, “Just A Kiss” (steady, second week)
Album: Own The Night (2011, Capitol Nashville Records)
Peak: #2

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

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

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: July 4, 2004

Not “Out” of big hits.

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 15 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of July 4, 2004…

Debuts:
39. KELLY CLARKSON, “Breakaway”
38. TOBY LIGHTMAN, “Real Love”
37. SKYE SWEETNAM, “Tangled Up In Me”
34. BOWLING FOR SOUP, “1985”
(see #2 below)

Biggest Mover(s):
MAROON 5, “She Will Be Loved” (30-18, twelve spots)

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

09. TRAIN, “Ordinary” (steady, second week)
Album: Music from and Inspired by Spider-Man 2 (2004, Columbia Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

08. HILARY & HAYLIE DUFF, “Our Lips Are Sealed” (steady, second week)
Album: A Cinderella Story: Original Soundtrack (2004, Hollywood Records)
Peak: #7

07. MIS-TEEQ, “Scandalous” (down 2)
Album: Mis-Teeq (2004, Reprise Records)
Peak: #5

06. NICKELBACK, “Feelin’ Way Too Damn Good” (steady, second week)
Album: The Long Road (2003, Roadrunner Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

05. JOJO, “Leave (Get Out)” (down 3)
Album: JoJo (2004, BlackGround/Universal Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

04. LOS LONELY BOYS, “Heaven” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Los Lonely Boys (2004, Or Music/Epic Records)
Peak: #4 for five weeks

03. ASHLEE SIMPSON, “Pieces Of Me” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Autobiography (2004, Geffen Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

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

01. RYAN CABRERA, “On The Way Down” (steady, fifth week)
Album: Take It All Away (2004, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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