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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: April 13, 2008

Supermusical Superflashack.

REMembering my favorite 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 nine years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of April 13, 2008…

Debuts:
40. LADY ANTEBELLUM, “Love Don’t Live Here”
39. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Our Song”

Biggest Mover(s):
MADONNA featuring JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, “4 Minutes” (31-22, nine spots)

10. FERRAS, “Hollywood’s Not America” (up 2)
Album: Aliens & Rainbows (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #6

09. THE LAST GOODNIGHT, “Stay Beautiful” (up 1)
Album: Poison Kiss (2007, Virgin Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

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

07. JACK JOHNSON, “If I Had Eyes” (up 1)
Album: Sleep Through The Static (2008, Brushfire/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

06. ADELE, “Chasing Pavements” (steady, second week)
Album: 19 (2008, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

05. LIFEHOUSE, “Whatever It Takes” (down 1)
Album: Who We Are (2007, Geffen Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

04. THE BRAVERY, “Believe” (up 1)
Album: The Sun And The Moon (2007, Island/IDJMG Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

03. MATCHBOX TWENTY, “These Hard Times” (steady, second week)
Album: Exile On Mainstream (2007, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

02. R.E.M., “Supernatural Superserious” (steady, second week)
Album: Accelerate (2008, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #2 for six weeks

01. LEONA LEWIS, “Bleeding Love” (steady, sixth week)
Album: Spirit (2008, Syco/J/RMG Records)
Peak: #1 for fourteen 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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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: September 14, 2008

"So" eight years ago.

“So” eight years ago.

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 September 14, 2008…

Debuts:
37. CHRISTINA AGUILERA, “Keeps Gettin’ Better”
35. SNOW PATROL, “Take Back The City”

Biggest Mover(s):
GAVIN DEGRAW, “Cheated On Me” (39-30, ten spots)

10. LIFEHOUSE, “Broken” (up 1)
Album: Who We Are (2007, Geffen Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

09. KID ROCK, “All Summer Long” (down 1)
Album: Rock N Roll Jesus (2008, Top Dog/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #8

08. DAVID COOK, “The Time Of My Life” (down 4)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

07. O.A.R., “Shattered (Turn The Car Around)” (steady, third week)
Album: All Sides (2008, Everfine/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for five weeks

06. LEONA LEWIS, “Better In Time” (steady, third week)
Album: Spirit (2008, Syco/J/RMG Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

05. JON MCLAUGHLIN, “Beating My Heart” (down 2)
Album: OK Now (2008, Island/IDJMG Records)
Peak: #3 for six weeks

04. P!NK, “So What” (up 5)
Album: Funhouse (2008, LaFace Records/Zomba Music Group)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

03. DELTA GOODREM, “In This Life” (up 2)
Album: Delta (2008, Mercury/Decca Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

02. COLDPLAY, “Viva La Vida” (steady, third week)
Album: Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. DANIEL POWTER, “Next Plane Home” (steady, third week)
Album: Under The Radar (2008, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for six 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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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: April 6, 2008

"Eyes" on 2008.

“Eyes” on 2008.

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 April 6, 2008…

Debuts:
40. PADDY CASEY, “Fear”
31. MADONNA featuring JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, “4 Minutes”

Biggest Mover(s):
GAVIN DEGRAW, “In Love With A Girl” (28-24)
FERRAS, “Hollywood’s Not America” (16-12)
THE BRAVERY, “Believe” (9-5, four spots)

(If you’re wondering if a move of four notches is the smallest jump to ever earn a Biggest Mover title, it likely is. Pretty slow!)

10. THE LAST GOODNIGHT, “Stay Beautiful” (steady, second week)
Album: Poison Kiss (2007, Virgin Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

09. EMERSON HART, “I Wish The Best For You” (down 3)
Album: Cigarettes And Gasoline (2007, Manhattan Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

08. MAROON 5, “Won’t Go Home Without You” (down 3)
Album: It Won’t Be Soon Before Long (2007, A&M/Octone Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

07. JACK JOHNSON, “If I Had Eyes” (up 1)
Album: Sleep Through The Static (2008, Brushfire/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

06. ADELE, “Chasing Pavements” (up 1)
Album: 19 (2008, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

05. THE BRAVERY, “Believe” (up 4)
Album: The Sun And The Moon (2007, Island Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

04. LIFEHOUSE, “Whatever It Takes” (down 1)
Album: Who We Are (2007, Geffen Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

03. MATCHBOX TWENTY, “These Hard Times” (down 1)
Album: Exile On Mainstream (2007, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

02. R.E.M., “Supernatural Superserious” (up 2)
Album: Accelerate (2008, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #2 for six weeks

01. LEONA LEWIS, “Bleeding Love” (steady, fifth week)
Album: Spirit (2008, Syco/J Records)
Peak: #1 for fourteen 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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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of September 11, 2015

His "Lose" is winning.

His “Lose” is winning.

This week’s New Music Friday takes us to the Prairie State and beyond with a solid pack of releases, including a number of great new singles and instant grat tracks. Here’s a look at the week’s new album and single releases:

  • BRETT ELDREDGE — Illinois (iTunes)
    • His last studio album just missed the top ten on the Billboard 200 a few years ago, but I think Eldredge has a great chance to make it in this time around. Of course, his latest effort is being aided by the single “Lose My Mind”, a top five single on the Country radio chart that could grab the top spot come October. We shall see pretty soon.
  • BRING ME THE HORIZON — That’s The Spirit (iTunes)
    • This English quintet has a bigger following overseas, especially in Australia, than in the United States, but they get a fair amount of fans out for the first week. Like Eldredge, they’ve debuted in the top 20 on the Billboard 200, but a top ten set has yet to happen. Perhaps their spirits will be lifted with the final result this time.
  • DURAN DURAN — Paper Gods (iTunes)
    • It’s incredible to see this act still putting out great music several decades into their career. If you read up on my top 40 chart, you know that their single “Pressure Off” has been #1 for three weeks now. There are many shining tunes in this set of songs and it’s definitely my pick of the week.
  • More albums out this week: Austin Plaine‘s Austin Plaine (iTunes), Beirut‘s No No No (iTunes), Ben Folds‘s So There (iTunes), Colton Dixon‘s The Calm Before The Storm (iTunes), Gary Clark Jr.‘s The Story Of Sonny Boy Slim (iTunes), Hollywood Vampires‘s Hollywood Vampires (iTunes), Jay Rock‘s 90059 (iTunes), Jess Glynne‘s I Cry When I Laugh (U.S. edition) (iTunes), Jewel‘s Picking Up The Pieces (iTunes), Leona Lewis‘s I Am (iTunes), Nero‘s Between II Worlds (iTunes), Slayer‘s Repentless (iTunes)
  • More EPs out this week: Aaron Krause‘s Jade (iTunes), Dallas Smith‘s Kids With Cars (iTunes), Francesco Yates‘s Francesco Yates (iTunes), Marty‘s Marty For President (iTunes)

New digital-only singles that you can buy this week include:

  • “As Time Goes”, JR JR (iTunes)
  • “Big Trouble”, Outasight (iTunes)
  • “Book Of Love”, Felix Jaehn featuring Polina (iTunes)
  • “Catfish”, Tamar Braxton (iTunes)
  • “Clean”, The Japanese House (iTunes)
  • “Clearest Blue”, CHVRCHES (iTunes)
  • “Crazy”, Timeflies (iTunes)
  • “Do You Ever” and “Every Time I’m With You”, Seal (iTunes)
  • “Fell In The Sun”, Big Grams (iTunes)
  • “Friends”, Raury featuring Tom Morello (iTunes)
  • “I Feel Good”, Thomas Rhett featuring LunchMoney Lewis (iTunes)
  • “Movin’ On”, Firekid (iTunes)
  • “Music To Watch Boys To”, Lana Del Rey (iTunes)
  • “Never Forget You”, MNEK and Zara Larsson (iTunes)
  • “No Harm Is Done”, Christine And The Queens featuring Tunji Ige (iTunes)
  • “Ooh Girl”, Jovanie (iTunes)
  • “Outcast”, Shinedown (iTunes)
  • “Rum Is The Reason”, Toby Keith (iTunes)
  • “Same Old Love”, Selena Gomez (iTunes)
  • “Stand By You”, Rachel Platten (iTunes)
  • “Story To Tell”, Alicia Keys featuring QB (iTunes)
  • “Today’s The Day”, P!nk (iTunes)
  • “Train In The Distance”, Don Henley (iTunes)

Next Friday, our preview will include new albums from Andy Mineo, Mac MillerShinedown and more. See you then!

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: September 7, 2008

The "Heart" of the chart.

The “Heart” of the chart.

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 end of my second full week of college and take a look at my favorite songs from this week in 2008…

Debuts:
40. GABE DIXON BAND, “Till You’re Gone”
39. GAVIN DEGRAW, “Cheated On Me”

Biggest Mover:
SIMON COLLINS, “Unconditional” (38-30) (8 spots)

10. JASON MRAZ, “I’m Yours” (down 2)
Album: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

09. PINK, “So What” (up 3)
Album: Funhouse (2008, LaFace Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

08. KID ROCK, “All Summer Long” (up 3)
Album: Rock N Roll Jesus (2008, Top Dog/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #8

07. O.A.R., “Shattered (Turn The Car Around)” (steady, second week)
Album: All Sides (2008, Everfine/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for five weeks

06. LEONA LEWIS, “Better In Time” (steady, second week)
Album: Spirit (2008, Syco/J/RMG Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

05. DELTA GOODREM, “In This Life” (steady, fifth week)
Album: Delta (2008, Mercury/Decca Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

04. DAVID COOK, “The Time Of My Life” (steady, third week)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

03. JON MCLAUGHLIN, “Beating My Heart” (steady, sixth week)
Album: OK Now (2008, Island/IDJMG Records)
Peak: #3 for six weeks

02. COLDPLAY, “Viva La Vida” (steady, second week)
Album: Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. DANIEL POWTER, “Next Plane Home” (steady, second week)
Album: Under The Radar (2008, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for six 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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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: June 29, 2008

"Kissed" by the "Summertime".

“Kissed” by the “Summertime”.

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 weekend of June and check out my favorite songs from this week in 2008…

Debuts:
40. O.A.R., “Shattered (Turn The Car Around)”
39. RICK SPRINGFIELD, “What’s Victoria’s Secret?”

Biggest Mover(s):
JON MCLAUGHLIN, “Beating My Heart” (31-21, ten spots)

10. 3 DOORS DOWN, “It’s Not My Time” (steady, fourth week)
Album: 3 Doors Down (2008, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #10 for four weeks

09. KATY PERRY, “I Kissed A Girl” (up 2)
Album: One Of The Boys (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

08. GAVIN DEGRAW, “In Love With A Girl” (down 3)
Album: Gavin DeGraw (2008, J/RMG Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

07. COLDPLAY, “Viva La Vida” (up 1)
Album: Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends (2008, Parlophone/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

06. DAVID COOK, “The Time Of My Life” (up 1)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

05. NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK, “Summertime” (up 1)
Album: The Block (2008, Interscope Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

04. LEONA LEWIS, “Bleeding Love” (down 1)
Album: Spirit (2008 – U.S. release, Syco/J/RMG Records)
Peak: #1 for fourteen weeks

03. JASON MRAZ, “I’m Yours” (up 1)
Album: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. (2008, Atlantic/RRP Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

02. DUFFY, “Mercy” (steady, third week)
Album: Rockferry (2008, Mercury/IDJMG Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

01. COLBIE CAILLAT, “Realize” (steady, third week)
Album: Coco (2007, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: April 20, 2008

Supermusical Superflashack.

Supermusical Superflashack.

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 weekend of the very first national Record Store Day and take a look at my favorite songs from this week in 2008…

Debuts:
40. WEEZER, “Pork And Beans”
35. 3 DOORS DOWN, “It’s Not My Time”

Biggest Mover(s):
GAVIN DEGRAW, “In Love With A Girl” (20-12, up 8 spots)

10. MAROON 5, “Won’t Go Home Without You” (down 2)
Album: It Won’t Be Soon Before Long (2007, A&M/Octone Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

09. FERRAS, “Hollywood’s Not America” (up 1)
Album: Aliens & Rainbows (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #6

08. JACK JOHNSON, “If I Had Eyes” (down 1)
Album: Sleep Through The Static (2008, Brushfire/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

07. ADELE, “Chasing Pavements” (down 1)
Album: 19 (2008, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

06. LIFEHOUSE, “Whatever It Takes” (down 1)
Album: Who We Are (2007, Geffen Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

05. THE LAST GOODNIGHT, “Stay Beautiful” (up 4)
Album: Poison Kiss (2007, Virgin Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

04. THE BRAVERY, “Believe” (steady, second week)
Album: The Sun And The Moon (2007, Island Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

03. MATCHBOX TWENTY, “These Hard Times” (steady, third week)
Album: Exile On Mainstream (2007, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

02. R.E.M., “Supernatural Superserious” (steady, third week)
Album: Accelerate (2008, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #2 for six weeks

01. LEONA LEWIS, “Bleeding Love” (steady, seventh week)
Album: Spirit (2008 – U.S. release, Syco/J Records)
Peak: #1 for fourteen 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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