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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: September 7, 2014

The chart hits go Boom!

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 September 7, 2014…

Debuts:
40. COBRA STARSHIP featuring ICONA POP, “Never Been In Love”
39. JESSIE WARE, “Say You Love Me”

Biggest Mover(s):
FOSTER THE PEOPLE, “Are You What You Want To Be?” (39-30, nine spots)

10. CHRISTINA PERRI, “Burning Gold” (down 4)
Album: Head Or Heart (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

09. THE GRISWOLDS, “Beware The Dog” (steady, second week)
Album: Be Impressive (2014, Wind-up Records)
Peak: #9 for four weeks

08. RIXTON, “Wait On Me” (up 2)
Album: Let The Road (2015, Interscope Records)
Peak: #6 for five weeks

07. CHARLI XCX, “Boom Clap” (down 3)
Album: The Fault In Our Stars (Soundtrack) and Sucker (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

06. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Shake It Off” (up 5)
Album: 1989 (2014, Big Machine Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

05. TRAIN, “Angel In Blue Jeans” (steady, second week)
Album: Bulletproof Picasso (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

04. JAMIE SCOTT, “My Hurricane” (down 1)
Album: My Hurricane (2015, Virgin/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

03. ED SHEERAN, “Don’t” (up 4)
Album: x (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2

02. MAROON 5, “Maps” (steady, second week)
Album: V (2015, 222/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

01. THE SCRIPT, “Superheroes” (steady, second week)
Album: No Sound Without Silence (2014, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

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September 6, 2019 · 11:59 PM

ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: August 28, 2005

“Head” of the chart class.

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 August 23, 2005…

Debuts:
40. SIMPLY RED, “Perfect Love”
38. BEDOUIN SOUNDCLASH, “When The Night Feels My Song”
31. DANIEL POWTER, “Jimmy Gets High”

Biggest Mover(s):
RACHEL STEVENS, “I Said Never Again (But Here We Are)” (27-14, thirteen spots)

10. DURAN DURAN, “Nice” (up 7)
Album: Astronaut (2004, Epic Records)
Peak: #10 for two weeks

09. THE KILLERS, “All These Things That I’ve Done” (up 2)
Album: Hot Fuss (2004, Island Records/Island Def Jam Music Group)
Peak: #9 for two weeks

08. FEFE DOBSON, “Don’t Let It Go To Your Head” (up 2)
Album: Sunday Love (2006, Island Records/Island Def Jam Music Group)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

07. JACK JOHNSON, “Good People” (steady, second week)
Album: In Between Dreams (2005, Brushfire/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #7 for four weeks

06. KELLY CLARKSON, “Because Of You” (steady, second week)
Album: Breakaway (2004, RCA Records/RCA Music Group)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

05. HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH, “One Love” (steady, third week)
Album: Looking For Lucky (2005, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

04. JOSH KELLEY, “Only You” (steady, third week)
Album: Almost Honest (2005, Hollywood Records)
Peak: #3 for five weeks

03. DANIEL POWTER, “Bad Day” (steady, second week)
Album: Daniel Powter (2005, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks (2005) + #1 for ten weeks (2006)

02. D.H.T., “Listen To Your Heart” (steady, second week)
Album: Listen To Your Heart (2005, Robbins Entertainment)
Peak: #2 for seven weeks

01. ROB THOMAS, “This Is How A Heart Breaks” (steady, second week)
Album: …Something To Be (2005, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two 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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August 30, 2019 · 11:59 PM