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Forum - Personal Charts: Your Charts - Hijinx's Personal Chart (2017)

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Past #1's

17/03/08Birds of TokyoSilhouettic
24/03/08Birds of TokyoSilhouettic
31/03/08Birds of TokyoSilhouettic
07/04/08GyroscopeAll in on One
14/04/08GyroscopeAll in on One
21/04/08GyroscopeAll in on One
28/04/08GyroscopeAll in on One
05/05/08GyroscopeAll in on One
12/05/08Birds of TokyoBroken Bones
19/05/08Birds of TokyoBroken Bones
26/05/08Birds of TokyoBroken Bones
02/06/08Birds of TokyoBroken Bones
09/06/08Birds of TokyoBroken Bones
16/06/08Birds of TokyoBroken Bones
23/06/08Birds of TokyoBroken Bones
30/06/08Tom Ugly (formerly [is])Cult Romance
07/07/08Tom Ugly (formerly [is])Cult Romance
14/07/08Tom Ugly (formerly [is])Cult Romance
21/07/08The Living EndWhite Noise
28/07/08The Living EndWhite Noise
04/08/08CogSay Your Last Goodbye
11/08/08CogSay Your Last Goodbye
18/08/08CogSay Your Last Goodbye
25/08/08CogSay Your Last Goodbye
01/09/08Kings of LeonSex on Fire
08/09/08Kings of LeonSex on Fire
15/09/08GyroscopeThese Days
22/09/08GyroscopeThese Days
29/09/08GyroscopeThese Days
05/10/08GyroscopeThese Days
12/10/08GyroscopeThese Days
19/10/08MGMTWeekend Wars
26/10/08MGMTWeekend Wars
02/11/08Harlequin LeagueAgain and Again
09/11/08Harlequin LeagueAgain and Again
16/11/08Harlequin LeagueAgain and Again
23/11/08Harlequin LeagueAgain and Again
30/11/08Harlequin LeagueAgain and Again
07/12/08Harlequin LeagueAgain and Again
14/12/08Harlequin LeagueAgain and Again
21/12/08Tom UglyRoll Again
28/12/08Tom UglyRoll Again
04/01/09Tom UglyRoll Again
11/01/09Tom UglyRoll Again
18/01/09Tom UglyRoll Again
25/01/09Tom UglyRoll Again
01/02/09Tom UglyRoll Again
08/02/09Children CollideFarewell Rocketship
15/02/09Children CollideFarewell Rocketship
22/02/09Children CollideFarewell Rocketship
01/03/09The Butterfly EffectIn These Hands
08/03/09The Butterfly EffectIn These Hands
15/03/09The Butterfly EffectIn These Hands
22/03/09The Temper TrapScience of Fear
29/03/09The Temper TrapScience of Fear
05/04/09The Temper TrapScience of Fear
12/04/09The Temper TrapScience of Fear
19/04/09SiaSoon We'll Be Found
26/04/09Silversun PickupsPanic Switch
03/05/09Silversun PickupsPanic Switch
10/05/09VaudevilleRunning on Empty
17/05/09Tom UglyBad With Love
24/05/09Tom UglyBad With Love
31/05/09KarnivoolSet Fire to the Hive
07/06/09KarnivoolSet Fire to the Hive
14/06/09KarnivoolSet Fire to the Hive
21/06/09KarnivoolSet Fire to the Hive
28/06/09KarnivoolSet Fire to the Hive
05/07/09MetricSick Muse
12/07/09MetricSick Muse
19/07/09MetricSick Muse
26/07/09MetricSick Muse
20/09/09Silversun PickupsIt's Nice to Know You Work Alone
27/09/09Silversun PickupsIt's Nice to Know You Work Alone
04/10/09Silversun PickupsIt's Nice to Know You Work Alone
11/10/09MuseUnnatural Selection
18/10/09MuseUnnatural Selection
25/10/09MuseUnnatural Selection
01/11/09MetricGimme Sympathy
08/11/09MetricGimme Sympathy
15/11/09Midnight JuggernautsThis New Technology
22/11/09Midnight JuggernautsThis New Technology
29/11/09Them Crooked VulturesNew Fang
06/12/09Them Crooked VulturesNew Fang
13/12/09Them Crooked VulturesNew Fang
20/12/09Them Crooked VulturesNew Fang
27/12/09Them Crooked VulturesNew Fang
03/01/10MuseMK Ultra
10/01/10MuseMK Ultra
17/01/10MuseMK Ultra
24/01/10GyroscopeLive Without You
31/01/10GyroscopeLive Without You
07/02/10GyroscopeLive Without You
14/02/10GyroscopeLive Without You
21/02/10White RabbitsPercussion Gun
28/02/10GyroscopeLive Without You
07/03/10British IndiaBeneath the Satellites
14/03/10MGMTFlash Delirium
21/03/10MGMTFlash Delirium
28/03/10MGMTFlash Delirium
18/04/10Birds of TokyoThe Saddest Thing I Know
25/04/10Birds of TokyoThe Saddest Thing I Know
02/05/10Two Door Cinema ClubUndercover Martyn
09/05/10Two Door Cinema ClubUndercover Martyn
16/05/10Two Door Cinema ClubUndercover Martyn
23/05/10Two Door Cinema ClubUndercover Martyn
13/06/10Plan BShe Said
20/06/10Plan BShe Said
27/06/10Arcade FireThe Suburbs
04/07/10Arcade FireThe Suburbs
11/07/10Arcade FireThe Suburbs
18/07/10Arcade FireThe Suburbs
25/07/10Brandon FlowersCrossfire
01/08/10Brandon FlowersCrossfire
08/08/10Brandon FlowersCrossfire
26/09/10Birds of TokyoIn the Veins of Death Valley
03/10/10Birds of TokyoIn the Veins of Death Valley
10/10/10My Chemical RomanceNa Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)
17/10/10My Chemical RomanceNa Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)
24/10/10My Chemical RomanceNa Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)
31/10/10GyroscopeWhat Do I Know About Pain?
07/11/10Band of HorsesCompliments
14/11/10Cee Lo GreenBright Lights Bigger City
21/11/10Cee Lo GreenBright Lights Bigger City
28/11/10Jimmy Eat WorldMy Best Theory
05/12/10Jimmy Eat WorldMy Best Theory
12/12/10Art vs ScienceFinally See Our Way
19/12/10Art vs ScienceFinally See Our Way
26/12/10Art vs ScienceFinally See Our Way
02/01/11Art vs ScienceFinally See Our Way
09/01/11Art vs ScienceFinally See Our Way
23/01/11Boy & BearFall at Your Feet
30/01/11Boy & BearFall at Your Feet
06/02/11Boy & BearFall at Your Feet
13/02/11Boy & BearFall at Your Feet
20/02/11Young KnivesLove My Name
27/02/11Young KnivesLove My Name
06/03/11Young KnivesLove My Name
13/03/11Young KnivesLove My Name
17/04/11Foo FightersRope
24/04/11Rise AgainstArchitects
01/05/11Rise AgainstArchitects
08/05/11Rise AgainstArchitects
15/05/11Rise AgainstArchitects
22/05/11Rise AgainstArchitects
29/05/11Friendly FiresLive Those Days Tonight
05/06/11Calling All CarsReptile
12/06/11Boy & BearFeeding Line
19/06/11Boy & BearFeeding Line
26/06/11Boy & BearFeeding Line
03/07/11Boy & BearFeeding Line
10/07/11The WombatsOur Perfect Disease
17/07/11The WombatsOur Perfect Disease
24/07/11Owl EyesRaiders
31/07/11Owl EyesRaiders
07/08/11Owl EyesRaiders
14/08/11Owl EyesRaiders
21/08/11GotyeSomebody That I Used To Know (feat Kimbra)
28/08/11GotyeSomebody That I Used To Know (feat Kimbra)
04/09/11Owl EyesFaces
11/09/11Owl EyesFaces
18/09/11Owl EyesFaces
25/09/11Owl EyesFaces
02/10/11Owl EyesFaces
09/10/11Owl EyesFaces
16/10/11Trial KennedyLiving Undesigned
23/10/11Lana Del ReyVideo Games
30/10/11Lana Del ReyVideo Games
06/11/11Lana Del ReyVideo Games
13/11/11Lana Del ReyVideo Games
20/11/11Young The GiantCough Syrup
27/11/11Young The GiantCough Syrup
04/12/11Lana Del ReyVideo Games
11/12/11Portugal. The ManSo American
18/12/11The JezabelsTrycolour
25/12/11Portugal. The ManSo American
01/01/12Portugal. The ManSo American
08/01/12Portugal. The ManSo American
15/01/12Portugal. The ManSo American
22/01/12Portugal. The ManSo American
29/01/12HuskyThe Woods
05/02/12HuskyThe Woods
12/02/12HuskyThe Woods
19/02/12HuskyThe Woods
26/02/12HuskyThe Woods
04/03/12HuskyThe Woods
11/03/12HuskyThe Woods
18/03/12Sleigh BellsComeback Kid
25/03/12Father John MistyHollywood Forever Cemetery Sings
01/04/12Father John MistyHollywood Forever Cemetery Sings
08/04/12Father John MistyHollywood Forever Cemetery Sings
15/04/12The Temper TrapRabbit Hole
22/04/12The Temper TrapRabbit Hole
29/04/12The Temper TrapRabbit Hole
06/05/12Owl EyesCrystalised
13/05/12Owl EyesCrystalised
20/05/12Owl EyesCrystalised
27/05/12LadyhawkeSunday Drive
03/06/12LadyhawkeSunday Drive
10/06/12Beach HouseMyth
17/06/12Beach HouseMyth
24/06/12The Gaslight Anthem45
01/07/12Beach HouseMyth
08/07/12Beach HouseMyth
15/07/12Beach HouseMyth
22/07/12Beach HouseMyth
29/07/12Beach HouseLazuli
05/08/12MS MRHurricane
12/08/12MS MRHurricane
19/08/12MS MRHurricane
26/08/12MS MRHurricane
02/09/12MS MRHurricane
09/09/12Frank OceanSweet Life
16/09/12Owl EyesLove Run Dry
23/09/12Frank OceanSweet Life
30/09/12Frank OceanSweet Life
07/10/12Owl EyesLove Run Dry
14/10/12Owl EyesLove Run Dry
21/10/12MetricSpeed The Collapse
28/10/12MetricSpeed The Collapse
04/11/12MetricSpeed The Collapse
11/11/12Of Monsters and MenMountain Sound
18/11/12Of Monsters and MenMountain Sound
25/11/12Flight FacilitiesClair de lune (feat Christine Hoberg)
02/12/12Flight FacilitiesClair de lune (feat Christine Hoberg)
09/12/12Flight FacilitiesClair de lune (feat Christine Hoberg)
16/12/12Flight FacilitiesClair de lune (feat Christine Hoberg)
23/12/12Flight FacilitiesClair de lune (feat Christine Hoberg)
30/12/12Flight FacilitiesClair de lune (feat Christine Hoberg)
06/01/13Flight FacilitiesClair de lune (feat Christine Hoberg)
13/01/13Cloud NothingsWasted Days
20/01/13Cloud NothingsWasted Days
27/01/13Cloud NothingsWasted Days
03/02/13Flight FacilitiesClair de lune (feat Christine Hoberg)
10/02/13Winter PeopleTwo's Company
17/02/13Winter PeopleTwo's Company
24/02/13Winter PeopleTwo's Company
03/03/13Winter PeopleTwo's Company
10/03/13British IndiaSummer Forgive Me
17/03/13James BlakeRetrograde
24/03/13James BlakeRetrograde
31/03/13James BlakeRetrograde
07/04/13James BlakeRetrograde
14/04/13James BlakeRetrograde
21/04/13Owl EyesClosure
28/04/13Owl EyesClosure
05/05/13Owl EyesClosure
12/05/13CHVRCHESThe Mother We Share
19/05/13CHVRCHESThe Mother We Share
26/05/13CHVRCHESThe Mother We Share
02/06/13CHVRCHESThe Mother We Share
09/06/13Daft PunkGet Lucky (feat Pharrell Williams)
16/06/13Daft PunkGet Lucky (feat Pharrell Williams)
23/06/13Daft PunkGet Lucky (feat Pharrell Williams)
04/08/13Arctic MonkeysDo I Wanna Know?
18/08/13Arctic MonkeysDo I Wanna Know?
25/08/13PhoenixOblique City
32/08/13PhoenixOblique City
08/09/13Kings of LeonSupersoaker
15/09/13Arcade FireReflektor
22/09/13Arcade FireReflektor
29/09/13Arcade FireReflektor
06/10/13Arcade FireReflektor
13/10/13Arcade FireReflektor
20/10/13Arcade FireReflektor
27/10/13London GrammarStrong
03/11/13London GrammarStrong
08/12/13The CairosObsession
15/12/13The CairosObsession
22/12/13The CairosObsession
29/12/13Big ScaryBelgian Blues
05/01/14Big ScaryBelgian Blues
12/01/14Big ScaryBelgian Blues
19/01/14WarpaintLove Is To Die
26/01/14Broken BellsAfter The Disco
02/02/14Broken BellsAfter The Disco
09/02/14Broken BellsAfter The Disco
16/02/14Broken BellsAfter The Disco
23/02/14Broken BellsAfter The Disco
23/03/14Katy BCrying For No Reason
30/03/14Foster The PeoplePseudologia Fantastica
06/04/14Foster The PeoplePseudologia Fantastica
13/04/14Foster The PeoplePseudologia Fantastica
20/04/14Foster The PeoplePseudologia Fantastica
27/04/14Foster The PeoplePseudologia Fantastica
04/05/14The War On DrugsRed Eyes
11/05/14The War On DrugsRed Eyes
18/05/14The War On DrugsRed Eyes
25/05/14Porter RobinsonSad Machine
01/06/14Porter RobinsonSad Machine
08/06/14Porter RobinsonSad Machine
15/06/14Porter RobinsonSad Machine
22/06/14Porter RobinsonSad Machine
29/06/14Porter RobinsonSad Machine
06/07/14Pulled Apart By HorsesHot Squash
13/07/14Pulled Apart By HorsesHot Squash
20/07/14Pulled Apart By HorsesHot Squash
27/07/14Pulled Apart By HorsesHot Squash
03/08/14The AntlersPalace
10/08/14The AntlersPalace
17/08/14The AntlersPalace
24/08/14Cymbals Eat GuitarsWarning
31/08/14Cymbals Eat GuitarsWarning
07/09/14Cymbals Eat GuitarsWarning
14/09/14Cymbals Eat GuitarsWarning
21/09/14Cymbals Eat GuitarsWarning
28/09/14Cymbals Eat GuitarsWarning
05/10/14Cymbals Eat GuitarsWarning
26/10/14MastodonChimes At Midnight
02/11/14Royal BloodTen Tonne Skeleton
09/11/14Royal BloodTen Tonne Skeleton
16/11/14Royal BloodTen Tonne Skeleton
23/11/14Flight FacilitiesHeart Attack (feat Owl Eyes)
30/11/14Flight FacilitiesHeart Attack (feat Owl Eyes)
07/12/14Flight FacilitiesHeart Attack (feat Owl Eyes)
14/12/14The DøTrustful Hands
21/12/14The DøTrustful Hands
28/12/14The DøTrustful Hands
04/01/15The DøTrustful Hands
11/01/15The DøTrustful Hands
18/01/15The DøTrustful Hands
25/01/15D'Angelo & The VanguardAin't That Easy
01/02/15Purity RingBegin Again
08/02/15Purity RingBegin Again
15/02/15Kendrick LamarThe Blacker The Berry
22/02/15Kendrick LamarThe Blacker The Berry
01/03/15Kendrick LamarThe Blacker The Berry
08/03/15Kendrick LamarThe Blacker The Berry
15/03/15Kendrick LamarThe Blacker The Berry
22/03/15Kendrick LamarThe Blacker The Berry
29/03/15Kendrick LamarThe Blacker The Berry
05/04/15Kendrick LamarThe Blacker The Berry
12/04/15Kendrick LamarThe Blacker The Berry
19/04/15Tame ImpalaLet It Happen
26/04/15Tame ImpalaLet It Happen
03/05/15Tame ImpalaLet It Happen
10/05/15Tame ImpalaLet It Happen
17/05/15Jamie xxLoud Places (feat Romy)
24/05/15Jamie xxLoud Places (feat Romy)
31/05/15Sufjan StevensShould Have Known Better
07/06/15Sufjan StevensShould Have Known Better
14/06/15Sufjan StevensShould Have Known Better
21/06/15Sufjan StevensShould Have Known Better
28/06/15Sufjan StevensShould Have Known Better
05/07/15Sufjan StevensShould Have Known Better
12/07/15OlympiaThis Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things
19/07/15Wolf AliceFluffy
26/07/15Wolf AliceFluffy
02/08/15Wolf AliceFluffy
09/08/15Wolf AliceFluffy
16/08/15Wolf AliceFluffy
23/08/15WAAXI For An Eye
30/08/15WAAXI For An Eye
06/09/15Beach HouseSpace Song
13/09/15Beach HouseSpace Song
20/09/15Beach HouseSpace Song
27/09/15Ainslie WillsConstellations
04/10/15Ainslie WillsConstellations
11/10/15Big GramsGoldmine Junkie
18/10/15Big GramsGoldmine Junkie
25/10/15Big GramsGoldmine Junkie
01/11/15Big GramsGoldmine Junkie
08/11/15MontaigneClip My Wings
15/11/15Jamie WoonSharpness
22/11/15Jamie WoonSharpness
29/11/15Jamie WoonSharpness
06/12/15Jamie WoonSharpness
13/12/15Susanne SundførAccelerate
20/12/15Susanne SundførAccelerate
27/12/15Susanne SundførAccelerate
03/01/16Susanne SundførAccelerate
10/01/16Susanne SundførAccelerate
17/01/16Susanne SundførAccelerate
24/01/16Susanne SundførAccelerate
31/01/16Susanne SundførAccelerate
07/02/16HighasakiteSomeone Who'll Get It
14/02/16HighasakiteSomeone Who'll Get It
21/02/16HighasakiteSomeone Who'll Get It
28/02/16HighasakiteSomeone Who'll Get It
06/03/16Kanye WestUltralight Beam (feat Chance The Rapper, Kirk Franklin, Kelly Price & The-Dream)
13/03/16Kanye WestUltralight Beam (feat Chance The Rapper, Kirk Franklin, Kelly Price & The-Dream)
20/03/16Kanye WestUltralight Beam (feat Chance The Rapper, Kirk Franklin, Kelly Price & The-Dream)
27/03/16Kanye WestUltralight Beam (feat Chance The Rapper, Kirk Franklin, Kelly Price & The-Dream)
03/04/16Kanye WestUltralight Beam (feat Chance The Rapper, Kirk Franklin, Kelly Price & The-Dream)
10/04/16Kanye WestUltralight Beam (feat Chance The Rapper, Kirk Franklin, Kelly Price & The-Dream)
17/04/16Kanye WestUltralight Beam (feat Chance The Rapper, Kirk Franklin, Kelly Price & The-Dream)
15/05/16M83Go! (feat Mai Lan)
22/05/16M83Go! (feat Mai Lan)
29/05/16M83Go! (feat Mai Lan)
24/07/16GoldLinkUnique (feat Anderson .Paak) (Louis Futon Remix)
31/07/16GoldLinkUnique (feat Anderson .Paak) (Louis Futon Remix)
07/08/16GoldLinkUnique (feat Anderson .Paak) (Louis Futon Remix)
14/08/16GoldLinkUnique (feat Anderson .Paak) (Louis Futon Remix)
21/08/16Middle KidsEdge Of Town
28/08/16Middle KidsEdge Of Town
04/09/16Middle KidsEdge Of Town
11/09/16Gretta RayDrive
18/09/16Gretta RayDrive
25/09/16Gretta RayDrive
02/10/16Gretta RayDrive
09/10/16RöyksoppNever Ever (feat Susanne Sundfør)
16/10/16RöyksoppNever Ever (feat Susanne Sundfør)
23/10/16RöyksoppNever Ever (feat Susanne Sundfør)
30/10/16RöyksoppNever Ever (feat Susanne Sundfør)
06/11/16Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys
13/11/16Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys
20/11/16Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys
27/11/16Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys
04/12/16Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys
11/12/16Maggie RogersDog Years
18/12/16Maggie RogersDog Years
25/12/16A Tribe Called QuestDis Generation (feat Busta Rhymes)
#1s as of this thread
#2's Since '09

4Birds of TokyoWhite Witch
2Empire of the SunWe Are the People
3PlaceboBattle For the Sun
1Birds of TokyoAn Ode to Death
1Manchester OrchestraI've Got Friends
2Numbers RadioBoring
1Passion PitThe Reeling
2MuseUnited States of Eurasia
3Arctic MonkeysCrying Lightning
1Simian Mobile DiscoAudacity of Huge
3Tegan & SaraHell
2Them Crooked VulturesMind Eraser, No Chaser
1SiaYou've Changed
1The Temper TrapLove Lost
1The xxCrystalised
4Miike SnowBillie Holiday
2MuseNeutron Star Collision (Love is Forever)
2Calling All CarsRun Away
2Serj TankianLeft of Center
2The Naked and FamousYoung Blood
1Ed KowalczykGrace
1Mark Ronson & The Business IntlThe Bike Song (feat Kyle Falconer & Spank Rock)
1Papa vs. PrettyWrecking Ball
3The StrokesUnder Cover of Darkness
1The NovocainesSummer Waiting
4The Black KeysLonely Boy
4HowlerBack Of Your Neck
1Black LipsFamily Tree
3BattleshipsIn Retrospect
2Tame ImpalaApocalypse Dreams
4PoliçaDark Star
2Atoms For PeaceDefault
2MusePanic Station
2Father John MistyNancy From Now On
1Midnight JuggernautsBallad Of The War Machine
1Mr. Little JeansOh Sailor (feat The Silverlake Conservatory Of Music Youth Chorale)
1Elizabeth RoseThe Good Life
1ÁsgeirGoing Home
2Architecture In HelsinkiI Might Survive
2JUCE!6th Floor
4Death Cab For CutieBlack Sun
2Kanye WestAll Day (feat Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney)
5Carly Rae JepsenMaking The Most Of The Night
2Susanne SundførDelirious
3Ali BarterFar Away
3BABYMETALAwadama Fever
2Danny BrownWhen It Rain
2Cymbals Eat GuitarsMallwalking
Most weeks at number one
1st9Kendrick LamarThe Blacker The Berry
2nd8Flight FacilitiesClair de lune (feat Christine Hoberg)
2nd8Susanne SundførAccelerate
4th7Birds of TokyoBroken Bones
4th7Harlequin LeagueAgain and Again
4th7Tom UglyRoll Again
4th7HuskyThe Woods
4th7Cymbals Eat GuitarsWarning
4th7Kanye WestUltralight Beam (feat Chance The Rapper, Kirk Franklin, Kelly Price & The-Dream)

Highest Debuts (Since '09)
1st1MGMTFlash Delirium
1st1ChvrchesThe Mother We Share
1st1Arcade FireReflektor
1st1Kendrick LamarThe Blacker The Berry
6th2Owl EyesFaces
6th2Beach HouseSpace Song
8th3Simian Mobile DiscoAudacity of Huge
8th3Kanye WestUltralight Beam (feat Chance The Rapper, Kirk Franklin, Kelly Price & The-Dream)
Most entries per artist
1stKendrick Lamar172Swimming Pools (Drank); F**kin' Problems; Never Catch Me; i; The Blacker The Berry; King Kunta; No More Parties In LA; untitled 08 l 09.06.2014; l untitled 02 l 06.23.2014; untitled 06 l 06.30.2014; Freedom; Really Doe; HUMBLE.; The Heart Part 4; LUST.; DNA.; XXX.
2ndBirds of Tokyo154Silhouettic; Broken Bones; Wild Eyed Boy; White Witch; Head In My Hands; An Ode to Death; The Saddest Thing I Know; Plans; In the Veins of Death Valley; Wild at Heart; Circles; This Fire; Lanterns; When The Night Falls Quiet; Brace
3rdMuse153Map of the Problematique; United States of Eurasia; Uprising; Resistance; Unnatural Selection; MK Ultra; Undisclosed Desires; Neutron Star Collision (Love is Forever); Survival; Madness; Follow Me; Panic Station; Psycho; Dead Inside; Reapers
4thMetric113Sick Muse; Gold Guns Girls; Gimme Sympathy; Eclipse (All Yours); Youth Without Youth; Synthetica; Speed The Collapse; The Shade; Cascades; Too Bad, So Sad; Fortunes
5thKanye West111Alors on danse; Ni**as In Paris; Black Skinhead; Thank You; Only One; All Day; Blessings; Real Friends; No More Parties In LA; Ultralight Beam; Champions
5thSia111Soon We'll Be Found; You've Changed; Stop Trying; Bring Night; Never Gonna Leave Me; Elastic Heart; Eye Of The Needle; Burn The Pages; Alive; Bird Set Free, Cheap Thrills
7thDrake110F**kin' Problems; Hold On, We're Going Home; 6 Man; Energy; Blessings; Hotline Bling; Jumpman; Summer Sixteen; Work; Passionfruit; Get It Together
8thOwl Eyes106It Can Wait; Raiders; Faces; Crystalised; Love Run Dry; Closure; Nightswim; Find Out; Something About Us; Heart Attack
9thBritish India102I Said I'm Sorry; God is Dead (Meet the Kids); Vanilla; Beneath the Satellites; Avalanche; March Into the Ocean; I Can Make You Love Me; Summer Forgive Me; Wrong Direction; I Thought We Knew Each Other
10thThe Weeknd100Twenty Eight; Elastic Heart; Often; Love Me Harder; The Hills; Can't Feel My Face; Tell Your Friends; In The Night; 6 Inch; Starboy

Not far behind
11thMGMT, Kings Of Leon
13thKimbra, Tame Impala
18thBeach House
19thBoy & Bear, Silversun Pickups, The Temper Trap
22ndArctic Monkeys, Art vs. Science, Children Collide, Foster The People, Frank Ocean, MS MR, Rise Against
29thBeyonce, Disclosure, Florence + The Machine, Gorillaz, Lorde

Titles which have charted twice

AliveAdrian Lux/Sia
Broken BonesBirds of Tokyo/The Holidays
BrotherLittle Birdy/Matt Corby
Carry Onfun./Tkay Maidza
Coming Of AgeFoster The People/Julia Jacklin
ControlJebediah/Broken Bells
CrystalisedThe xx/Owl Eyes
DefaultDjango Django/Atoms For Peace
DemonsFenech-Soler/The National
Do It AgainEdwyn Collins/Röyksopp & Robyn
DriveAinslie Wills/Gretta Ray
EmbracePnau/Oliver Tank
Far AwayCut Copy/Ali Barter
GhostTkay Maidza/Husky
GoDelilah/The Chemical Brothers
GraceEd Kowalczyk/The View
HalcyonDelphic/Glass Towers
HappyKitchen Knife Wife/Mitski
HandsThe Ting Tings/Alpine
HomeAustra/Joe Goddard
MiracleThe Temper Trap/Kimbra
MonsterProfessor Green/Paramore
MythBeach House/Tsar B
Need You NowCut Copy/Hot Chip
Only OneKanye West/Sarah Blasko
ParadiseColdplay/Cub Sport
RadioactiveKings of Leon/Imagine Dragons
ReptileCalling All Cars/Citizens!
Say My NameODESZA/Peking Duk
SonWarpaint/City Calm Down
SunlightBag Raiders/The Magician
Take Me OverCut Copy/Peking Duk
Wake UpDead Letter Circus/Circa Waves

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Most played on triple j 12/06/2006 -> 17/04/2013 (to be updated one day)

1. Hilltop Hoods
2. Bloc Party
3. Muse
4. The Presets
5. Birds of Tokyo
6. British India
7. Arctic Monkeys
8. Tame Impala
9. Cut Copy
10. Children Collide
11. Kings of Leon
12. Hot Chip
13. Vampire Weekend
14. Arcade Fire
15. John Butler Trio
16. Sarah Blasko
17. Bliss N Eso
18. Radiohead
19. Florence + The Machine
20. The Grates
21. Kanye West
22. Kaiser Chiefs
23. Midnight Juggernauts
24. Yeah Yeah Yeahs
25. Josh Pyke
26. Architecture in Helsinki
27. The Chemical Brothers
28. Lupe Fiasco
29. The Wombats
30. Gotye
31. Pnau
32. Cold War Kids
33. LCD Soundsystem
34. Bluejuice
35. Gyroscope
36. Sparkadia
37. Dizzee Rascal
38. Lily Allen
39. Art vs. Science
40. Angus and Julia Stone
41. Phoenix
42. MGMT
43. Little Red
44. The Temper Trap
45. Kasabian
46. Drapht
47. Regina Spektor
48. Bertie Blackman
49. Oh Mercy
50. Urthboy
51. The White Stripes
52. Sia
53. The Black Keys
54. Lisa Mitchell
55. Simian Mobile Disco
56. The Living End
57. Jamie T
58. Silverchair
59. The Rapture
60. The Shins
61. Metric
62. Washington
63. Dappled Cities
64. M.I.A.
65. Mark Ronson
66. Ladyhawke
67. Grinspoon
68. The Strokes
69. Ball Park Music
70. Pendulum
71. Two Door Cinema Club
72. The Killers
73. The John Steel Singers
74. Hungry Kids of Hungary
75. Beck
76. Operator Please
77. Illy
78. The Panics
79. Passion Pit
80. Laura Marling
81. The Herd
82. Miami Horror
83. Friendly Fires
84. The Hives
85. Franz Ferdinand
86. Foo Fighters
87. Bag Raiders
88. The Jezabels
89. Justice
90. Wolfmother
91. The Cat Empire
92. Calvin Harris
93. Cloud Control
94. TZU
95. Spoon
96. TV On The Radio
97. Santigold
98. Klaxons
99. Muph & Plutonic
100. Interpol

101. Mumford & Sons
102. Queens of the Stone Age
103. Weezer
104. Yeasayer
105. Dead Letter Circus
106. Crystal Castles
107. Gossip
108. Phrase
109. Band of Horses
110. Clare Bowditch
111. Faker
112. Boy & Bear
113. Tegan and Sara
114. The Vines
115. The Beautiful Girls
116. You Am I
117. Gorillaz
118. The Bloody Beetroots
119. Eskimo Joe
120. Augie March
121. Katalyst
122. The Aston Shuffle
123. Silversun Pickups
124. Nick Cave
125. Blue King Brown
126. Calling All Cars
127. Basement Jaxx
128. Bob Evans
129. 360
130. Rise Against
131. Ben Kweller
132. Groove Armada
133. Foster the People
134. Muscles
135. Plan B
136. Philadelphia Grand Jury
137. Digitalism
138. Eddy Current Suppression Ring
139. Lykke Li
140. Fleet Foxes
141. Kimbra
142. Modest Mouse
143. Ben Folds
144. The Kooks
145. Miike Snow
146. Something For Kate
147. The Drums
148. Foals
149. Jonathan Boulet
150. Kisschasy
151. Trial Kennedy
152. Goldfrapp
153. Regurgitator
154. Little Birdy
155. Powderfinger
156. Death Cab For Cutie
157. Karnivool
158. Deadmau5
159. Bjork
160. Ash Grunwald
161. Grizzly Bear
162. Empire of the Sun
163. Howling Bells
164. Beastie Boys
165. Deep Sea Arcade
166. Placebo
167. San Cisco
168. Van She
169. The Vasco Era
170. Hot Hot Heat
171. Flight of the Conchords
172. Gypsy & The Cat
173. Alpine
174. Daft Punk
175. Seth Sentry
176. Peaches
177. The Roots
178. Bon Iver
179. Last Dinosaurs
180. The Butterfly Effect
181. Band of Skulls
182. Peter Bjorn & John
183. Grouplove
184. The Fratellis
185. Cog
186. Wolf and Cub
187. Ween
188. The Ting Tings
189. Girl Talk
190. Seabellies
191. La Roux
192. Gnarls Barkley
193. Delphic
194. The Middle East
195. Whitley
196. Maximo Park
197. Jebediah
198. M83
199. Xavier Rudd
200. Regular John

201. Bumblebeez
202. Horrorshow
203. Major Lazer
204. Dan Kelly
205. Hunting Grounds
206. The Holidays
207. Big Scary
208. Royksopp
209. Papa vs. Pretty
210. Feist
211. The Prodigy
212. The Go! Team
213. N.E.R.D.
214. Animal Collective
215. Wiley
216. The Gaslight Anthem
217. Hermitude
218. Yuksek
219. The Rubens
220. Sleigh Bells
221. Dialectrix
222. Cut Off Your Hands
223. Funkoars
224. Gold Fields
225. PJ Harvey
226. My Morning Jacket
227. The Flaming Lips
228. Darren Hanlon
229. Downsyde
230. The Saboteurs
231. Air
232. Red Riders
233. Jinja Safari
234. The Futureheads
235. Kate Nash
236. Chairlift
237. The Mess Hall
238. ShockOne
239. Kid Cudi
240. Custom Kings
241. Paul Dempsey
242. Abbe May
243. The xx
244. Old Man River
245. The Getaway Plan
246. Lana Del Rey
247. Expatriate
248. Nero
249. The National
250. The Vaccines
251. Eels
252. Mystery Jets
253. Flight Facilities
254. Stonefield
255. Does It Offend You, Yeah?
256. Little Dragon
257. Strange Talk
258. Missy Higgins
259. Numbers Radio
260. Astronomy Class
261. Eagles of Death Metal
262. Bat For Lashes
263. Loon Lake
264. The Drones
265. Cassius
266. Wavves
267. City and Colour
268. Violent Soho
269. Flume
270. Koolism
271. Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire!
272. Tom Ugly
273. Youth Group
274. Owl Eyes
275. Nas
276. CSS
277. Diafrix
278. Robyn
279. Lady Sovereign
280. Yves Klein Blue
281. New Young Pony Club
282. My Chemical Romance
283. Grafton Primary
284. The Cops
285. Noah and the Whale
287. The Knife
288. Jack White
289. Supergrass
290. Beach House
291. Ben Folds Five
292. Datarock
293. Jay-Z
294. Talib Kweli
295. Jose Gonzalez
296. Ou Est Le Swimming Pool
297. Pez
298. Underworld
299. Glasvegas
300. Thundamentals
Jan 1st

A new year and oddly enough a new #1 to go with it! Well only in one sense as the incumbent is rather much fresher than the new #1, but that can be the case at this time of year! Anyway, this week welcomes Car Seat Headrest to the winner's table, as "Drunk Drivers / Killer Whales" askews its 1 position a week moving pattern to jump straight from #4 to #1 this week. It's thus good times for the US who can claim the last 4 #1s! As per that, the US also claims the entire top 3 this week, with A Tribe Called Quest sliding to #2, and Maggie Rogers bumped to #3. Some other countries get a go for the rest of the top 5 though, with Sløtface at #4 and PUP at #5, which is a new peak for the latter. Also newly in the top 10 this week is A.B. Original, whose "January 26" continues to climb, now at #9 in its 6th week charting. Childish Gambino is giving the top 10 another go with "Redbone" replacing "Me And Your Mama" in the #11 slot, though he faces competition from K.I.D whose "Taker" is fast rising up to #12.


You may or may not know this, but "Run The Jewels 3" was released last week and unsurprisingly it is very good. It was released so late in the year that I've done a rare showing of deciding to represent it in my 2017 year end lists when the time comes. I've also spared listening to it too much as I work on those 2016 proceedings, but for now, I'm picking out one of the earlier released singles that WILL represent 2016 (provided it makes the cut). Now you may or may not recall, or have any reason to recall that "Run The Jewels 2" was my favourite album of 2014. My favourite track on it was "Early", which featured the singer BOOTS, who I assume bares no relation to the Captain Commando 7th stage boss who is incapable of falling down or being beaten without cheap tactics. He's turned up on the new album in another cracking role with "2100" which enters at #17. It's the 5th time Run The Jewels have charted.
A song I've been hearing on an ad for a festival in which this band won a competition to play in, but I've never been able to catch the band's name prior until I heard the full song which I found myself enjoying about as much as I'd hoped, even if it's less gazey than I had initially perceived. The Money War get their first chart representation with "Recall" at #31.
Speaking of Australian bands who have won competitions, we've got Vallis Alps, who are best known for their killer single "Young" from 2015, which just narrowly missed my chart at the time. Is it injustice or compensation that sees them get their chart debut with "Fading" this week? Time will tell, though it does forever favour the young. "Fading" is in at #34 anyhow.
Lastly a debut that's been trying for quite a while to get in. It's UK musician SOHN, who is charting for the first time ever with the rather engaging "Conrad" at #39.

1441Car Seat HeadrestDrunk Drivers / Killer Whales {1 Week @ #1}
2171A Tribe Called QuestDis Generation (feat Busta Rhymes) {1 Week @ #1}
3281Maggie RogersDog Years {2 Weeks @ #1}
4373SløtfaceEmpire Records
65111Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys {5 Weeks @ #1}
7676A Tribe Called QuestWe The People....
8858Danny BrownAin't It Funny
91369A.B. OriginalJanuary 26 (feat Dan Sultan)
109103TigertownTake Me Away (feat filous)
1114511Childish GambinoRedbone
131078A Tribe Called QuestKids... (feat Andre 3000)
1411611Childish GambinoMe And Your Mama
1512152Cymbals Eat GuitarsMallwalking
1615191Gretta RayDrive {4 Weeks @ #1}
17NE117Run The Jewels2100 (feat BOOTS)
1817810The xxOn Hold
1918135PhantogramCruel World
2020818Cherry GlazerrNurse Ratched
2121421Tinpan OrangeSee You In The Water
2227322KAYTRANADATOGETHER (feat AlunaGeorge & GoldLink)
2319911WAAXSame Same
2425224FridaEverything (Is You)
2522717Sleigh BellsI Can Only Stare
2630926Camp CopeDone
2724720Violent SohoBlanket
2826426Lady LeshurrWhere Are You Now? (feat Wiley)
2923171RöyksoppNever Ever (feat Susanne Sundfør) {4 Weeks @ #1}
3028628Circa WavesWake Up
31NE131The Money WarRecall
3234232Sara HartmanFrom The Other Side Of The World
34NE134Vallis AlpsFading
3529129Julia JacklinComing Of Age
3735435Kid CudiSurfin' (feat Pharrell Williams)
3831144Tash SultanaJungle
4033725The Smith Street BandDeath To The Lads

4136108SolangeCranes In The Sky
4338528JapandroidsNear To The Wild Heart Of Life
46391113Tired LionAgoraphobia
4940520Nick MurphyStop Me (Stop You)
Aww at no Legend Has It But nice for Fading and ooh very unlike your chart in recent years for a song to only get a week at #1. Great to see January 26 into the top 10 and TOGETHER also move up.
Listened to RTJ3 again this morning and 2100 still stands out, so yay. Excellent to see Vallis Alps crack the top 40 too and I liked the Recall song. Wow @ Car Seat Headrest #EOYhype but also good jumps for PUP, Childish Gambino and Mitski.
Jan 8th

As tends to be the case, things are probably going to slow down in the quiet times of January, although this week had enough going on for me to get in a typical 4 entries, and two of them even came out this year! The top of the chart doesn't really change though, with Car Seat Headrest holding #1, A Tribe Called Quest at #2 and Maggie Rogers at #3. PUP are able to get a new peak of #4 which pushes "Empire Records" down to #5. Jumping into the top 10 this week is last week's top debut for Run The Jewels. "2100" moves up 7 places to #10 and becomes their 3rd top 10 hit after "Blockbuster Night Pt. 1" and "Born To Shine". Also making big waves this week is actually Camp Cope, who after 10 weeks in the chart, reach a big new peak of #10 with "Done", having previously been as high as #26.


Now if I said that I have 2 new entries that came out this year, and you know anything about me, and also have been keeping an eye on new music, you probably know exactly which songs I'm talking about. Otherwise I'll put you at ease and introduce London Grammar into the chart, who haven't had a debut since late 2013! 2013 was a year that was kind to them, notably notching a #1 in "Strong". They now pick up their 4th chart entry to date with the especially haunting "Rooting For You" at #18.
Next up is a bit of a holdover from last year, as we see A.B. Original getting a 2nd entry on the chart, this time teaming up with the lovely Thelma Plum on the song "I C U", which I'm really quite surprised isn't more popular as it really sounds like a hit. It comes in at #27 this week.
And of course that other 2017 entry comes from The xx, who follow up their top 10 hit "On Hold" with another wacky sample. At #35 we find the track "Say Something Loving" which is their 5th charting entry to date.
Lastly we have a debutant artist, though one that's been kicking around for quite a while. I've been aware of Clubfeet for several years now without taking *too* much interest though they had the occasional spark of quality. They are of course most famous for having a really sweet video made for one of their songs, and then One Direction coming out with a video a year later using a similar technique, and as per that, "Everything You Wanted" has a rather grim dislike bar, help skew it back the right way if you have the chance. Anyway, this new song "Canyons" feels like a different turn for the band that you can barely recognise, and it has been trying to get into the chart for a few weeks now, and succeeds, landing in at #39.

1151Car Seat HeadrestDrunk Drivers / Killer Whales {1 Week @ #1}
2281A Tribe Called QuestDis Generation (feat Busta Rhymes) {1 Week @ #1}
3391Maggie RogersDog Years {2 Weeks @ #1}
5483SløtfaceEmpire Records
6786A Tribe Called QuestWe The People....
76121Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys {5 Weeks @ #1}
8978A.B. OriginalJanuary 26 (feat Dan Sultan)
9868Danny BrownAin't It Funny
1017210Run The Jewels2100 (feat BOOTS)
1211611Childish GambinoRedbone
1310113TigertownTake Me Away (feat filous)
141388A Tribe Called QuestKids... (feat Andre 3000)
15261015Camp CopeDone
1622416KAYTRANADATOGETHER (feat AlunaGeorge & GoldLink)
1715162Cymbals Eat GuitarsMallwalking
18NE118London GrammarRooting For You
1920918Cherry GlazerrNurse Ratched
2014711Childish GambinoMe And Your Mama
2116201Gretta RayDrive {4 Weeks @ #1}
2218910The xxOn Hold
2319145PhantogramCruel World
2421521Tinpan OrangeSee You In The Water
25231011WAAXSame Same
2631226The Money WarRecall
27NE127A.B. OriginalI C U (feat Thelma Plum)
2825817Sleigh BellsI Can Only Stare
2927820Violent SohoBlanket
3124324FridaEverything (Is You)
3328526Lady LeshurrWhere Are You Now? (feat Wiley)
3434234Vallis AlpsFading
35NE135The xxSay Something Loving
3629181RöyksoppNever Ever (feat Susanne Sundfør) {4 Weeks @ #1}
3732332Sara HartmanFrom The Other Side Of The World
3830728Circa WavesWake Up
4035139Julia JacklinComing Of Age

4137435Kid CudiSurfin' (feat Pharrell Williams)
4438144Tash SultanaJungle
4540725The Smith Street BandDeath To The Lads

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Great to see Gambino in here! Hopefully he can have a decent run, especially Redbone!
Great #1 still. Good to see Camp Cope/Kaytranada go up and The xx get in.
I couldn't really get into the London Grammar and The xx tracks so much but yay Canyons! I had forgotten Clubfeet were the band ripped off by One Direction Go January 26 and TOGETHER.
The xx's song is good and I hope it pushes up. I can say that for Mitski as well, great album opener We The People.... being so close to the top 5 is excellent, and not surprised at 2100's quick rise into the top 10! Good moves for The Money War and PUP as ewll.
Jan 15th

It's a bit of a slow week this week, I have been busy with prepping my end of year list, and there has been a certain week long speedrunning marathon which leads to not a lot of time for music. Car Seat Headrest have #1 for a 3rd week in a row, while Maggie Rogers climbs back up to #2 with "Dog Years". A Tribe Called Quest sit at #3 this week with "Dis Generation", but they also have "We The People...." reaching a new peak of #5. PUP round out the top 5 with "DVP" holding at #4. New into the top 10 this week is K.I.D's "Taker" up from #11 to #10. Despite this slow week, there are some big moves lower down the chart. A.B. Original, SOHN & Clubfeet take strong gains, but totally dwarfed by The xx soaring 16 places to #19 with "Say Something Loving".


Just the one this week, and it's not particularly new either. After a somewhat lengthy campaign up the bottom end of the chart, Left. manage to take advantage of a slow week with "Midnight" sneaking through at #37.

1161Car Seat HeadrestDrunk Drivers / Killer Whales {3 Weeks @ #1}
23101Maggie RogersDog Years {2 Weeks @ #1}
3291A Tribe Called QuestDis Generation (feat Busta Rhymes) {1 Week @ #1}
5695A Tribe Called QuestWe The People....
6593SløtfaceEmpire Records
77131Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys {5 Weeks @ #1}
8888A.B. OriginalJanuary 26 (feat Dan Sultan)
91039Run The Jewels2100 (feat BOOTS)
11978Danny BrownAin't It Funny
1212711Childish GambinoRedbone
13151113Camp CopeDone
1418214London GrammarRooting For You
1516515KAYTRANADATOGETHER (feat AlunaGeorge & GoldLink)
161498A Tribe Called QuestKids... (feat Andre 3000)
1713123TigertownTake Me Away (feat filous)
18191018Cherry GlazerrNurse Ratched
1935219The xxSay Something Loving
2017172Cymbals Eat GuitarsMallwalking
2127221A.B. OriginalI C U (feat Thelma Plum)
2226322The Money WarRecall
2321211Gretta RayDrive {4 Weeks @ #1}
24221010The xxOn Hold
2520811Childish GambinoMe And Your Mama
2623155PhantogramCruel World
2824621Tinpan OrangeSee You In The Water
30251111WAAXSame Same
3134331Vallis AlpsFading
3229920Violent SohoBlanket
3328917Sleigh BellsI Can Only Stare
3531424FridaEverything (Is You)
3633626Lady LeshurrWhere Are You Now? (feat Wiley)
3836191RöyksoppNever Ever (feat Susanne Sundfør) {4 Weeks @ #1}
3937432Sara HartmanFrom The Other Side Of The World
40RE535Kid CudiSurfin' (feat Pharrell Williams)

4338728Circa WavesWake Up
4140139Julia JacklinComing Of Age
Listened to the #1, It's an interesting tune. Not necasserily for me, but I'm glad I listened to it anyway. Great to see The XX entries as well as the gambino stuff.
Great to see Childish Gambino still doing well.
For the record comments are appreciated and I really want to reciprocate them, and perhaps will once I am no longer devoting my free time to all Hottest 100 business

Jan 22nd

I'm very sleepy and Car Seat Headrest are still #1.


I've frequently making jokes about the relation between The xx and Milky Chance on the flimsy comparison that they both released their lead off singles on the same week and have tracked with comparable success. Imagine if you combined both of those bands together, you'd probably get "Wait" by NoMBe which is in at #24.
Remember back in 2013 when I charted My Bloody Valentine of all bands? Well wouldn't you know that some contemporaries of theirs whose "Souvlaki" album I deeply love just so happen to be doing a similar comeback thingy. Of course I'm talking about Slowdive who see their first ever entry with "Star Roving" at #26.
Lastly we have a familiar face in the chart, so familiar that he got his first debut this year, and it's still on the way up. SOHN makes it to a 2nd entry as "Proof" debuts at #29.

1171Car Seat HeadrestDrunk Drivers / Killer Whales {4 Weeks @ #1}
23101A Tribe Called QuestDis Generation (feat Busta Rhymes) {1 Week @ #1}
32111Maggie RogersDog Years {2 Weeks @ #1}
45104A Tribe Called QuestWe The People....
66103SløtfaceEmpire Records
77141Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys {5 Weeks @ #1}
8948Run The Jewels2100 (feat BOOTS)
9898A.B. OriginalJanuary 26 (feat Dan Sultan)
11131211Camp CopeDone
1212811Childish GambinoRedbone
1314313London GrammarRooting For You
141188Danny BrownAin't It Funny
1515615KAYTRANADATOGETHER (feat AlunaGeorge & GoldLink)
1619316The xxSay Something Loving
17181117Cherry GlazerrNurse Ratched
1821318A.B. OriginalI C U (feat Thelma Plum)
1916108A Tribe Called QuestKids... (feat Andre 3000)
2017133TigertownTake Me Away (feat filous)
2122421The Money WarRecall
2220182Cymbals Eat GuitarsMallwalking
2523221Gretta RayDrive {4 Weeks @ #1}
26NE126SlowdiveStar Roving
28241110The xxOn Hold
3025911Childish GambinoMe And Your Mama
3131431Vallis AlpsFading
3326165PhantogramCruel World
34301211WAAXSame Same
3528721Tinpan OrangeSee You In The Water
36321020Violent SohoBlanket
38331017Sleigh BellsI Can Only Stare
3936726Lady LeshurrWhere Are You Now? (feat Wiley)
4035524FridaEverything (Is You)

4238191RöyksoppNever Ever (feat Susanne Sundfør) {4 Weeks @ #1}
4339432Sara HartmanFrom The Other Side Of The World
4140535Kid CudiSurfin' (feat Pharrell Williams)
It is so great to see that Royksopp had a very long run in your chart Hijinx! 19 weeks is enough for a Top 40

I dont know any of the other songs, wtf
Slowdive! Now that's a band I need to hear more of, I'll put it on the list I would have no issue in either ATCQ getting to #1, but WTP.... would be especically cool. Also I heard a different SOHN song and didn't think much of it honestly
Jan 29th

There is really not much action to note in the top end of the chart, it's the same 5 songs as it was a fortnight ago. Which means that Car Seat Headrest notch up a 5th week at the top, "Dis Generation" holds #2 while "Dog Years" holds #3. Just below that, PUP swaps places with A Tribe Called Quest again, resulting in "DVP" at #4 and "We The People...." at #5. What's more of note below that is that after 13 weeks on the chart, Camp Cope's "Done" cracks the top 10 in style, landing at #7 this week.


We've got a lot of fresh faces this week. The first of which is me playing catch up in the sense that I've frequently gotten into Methyl Ethel songs but rather a bit too late to put them on my chart. Things have changed rapidly as I now include a song of theirs that only just came out this week, I'm talking about "Ubu" which enters at #18.
A similar case though not to the same degree. I quite like Hellions' album they put out next year, and thanks to the radio singles continuing on into the new year, I've found myself really getting into their song "Nightliner Rhapsody", so it makes a debut at #24. Let it be known that we don't skimp on diversity here.
The one chart veteran this week is Spoon, and they go way back. They first charted in 2010, and reached the top 5 with their song "The Mystery Zone", and apart from that it's just been gentle jabs into the chart here and there. They instantly have their equal second highest charter with new single "Hot Thoughts" which debuts at #30, their 4th chart entry, and first in over 2 and a half years.
Now we have an artist that may as well be familiar to the chart, as they had a respectable bubbler last year, from a pretty incredible album that should have been better represented. Well now's their chance as King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard get their first ever entry at #32 with their latest single "Sleep Drifter".
As Camp Cope reach the top 10 this week, it's worth noting that they just recently released a split EP with the band Cayetana. I haven't gotten to listening to it yet, but one of the latter band's efforts has landed in the chart this week, "Mesa" at #35.

1181Car Seat HeadrestDrunk Drivers / Killer Whales {5 Weeks @ #1}
22111A Tribe Called QuestDis Generation (feat Busta Rhymes) {1 Week @ #1}
33121Maggie RogersDog Years {2 Weeks @ #1}
54114A Tribe Called QuestWe The People....
6856Run The Jewels2100 (feat BOOTS)
711137Camp CopeDone
86113SløtfaceEmpire Records
97151Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys {5 Weeks @ #1}
109108A.B. OriginalJanuary 26 (feat Dan Sultan)
1213412London GrammarRooting For You
1312911Childish GambinoRedbone
1416414The xxSay Something Loving
151498Danny BrownAin't It Funny
1618416A.B. OriginalI C U (feat Thelma Plum)
1721517The Money WarRecall
18NE118Methyl EthelUbu
20171217Cherry GlazerrNurse Ratched
2115715KAYTRANADATOGETHER (feat AlunaGeorge & GoldLink)
2326223SlowdiveStar Roving
24NE124HellionsNightliner Rhapsody
2619118A Tribe Called QuestKids... (feat Andre 3000)
2820143TigertownTake Me Away (feat filous)
2922192Cymbals Eat GuitarsMallwalking
30NE130SpoonHot Thoughts
3125231Gretta RayDrive {4 Weeks @ #1}
32NE132King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardSleep Drifter
3331531Vallis AlpsFading
36301011Childish GambinoMe And Your Mama
37281210The xxOn Hold
38361120Violent SohoBlanket
3933175PhantogramCruel World

41341211WAAXSame Same
4235721Tinpan OrangeSee You In The Water
47381017Sleigh BellsI Can Only Stare
4639726Lady LeshurrWhere Are You Now? (feat Wiley)
5240524FridaEverything (Is You)
Great to see Childish Gambino still in here.
urgh I forget the Hellions song that I liked... I don't think it was that one yayyyyy King Gizzard and Methyl Ethel, yet to hear that Spoon track. go DVP!
Feb 5th

Car Seat Headrest continue to have the only #1 so far this year with "Drunk Drivers / Killer Whales" notching up a 6th week at the top. They have competition with a hotshot debut at #2, but more on that later. A Tribe Called Quest move down to #3 with "Dis Generation", while PUP have their 4th non-consecutive week at #4 with "DVP". Maggie Rogers closes the top 5 with "Dog Years", which has now spent 10 weeks in that upper echelon. New to the top 10 is London Grammar, whose "Rooting For You" becomes their 2nd top 10 hit after "Strong", reaching #9 this week. Methyl Ethel will try to do the same next week with "Ubu", but they don't quite have the biggest mover of the week, that goes to Hellions with "Nightliner Rhapsody" up 6 places to #18.


I've kind of been holding off on "Run The Jewels 3" for a while, partly because I've been so busy and also because I've primarily been using a computer that doesn't have my music on it. They've had "2100" doing well reaching #6 last week, but that's been eclipsed now by the big new entry for "Thursday In The Danger Room" all the way up at #2. It's a great lyrical track and also features a commendable feature from saxophonist Kamasi Washington. It's their 5th chart entry to date, and also highest charter to date.
Stepping down a little lower, we have a debutant to the charts, with Bonobo having recently released a new album, and featuring a new single which features Nick Murphy, and inherits his fancying for releasing a long song with an edit alongside it. "No Reason" comes through at #22.
Now we have some artists returning to the chart from a variety of stop gaps. For Temples now, this is their first time in the chart since 2014, when they notably picked up a #1 with "Mesmerise", and followed with a top 10 in "Move With The Seasons". They now return to the chart with their 3rd entry "Strange Or Be Forgotten" at #30.
Now we have an artist that really doesn't hurry between entries. I'm talking about Goldfrapp, who I do have a lot of love for, though they've only sparingly made this chart. Firstly in 2010 with "Rocket" barely scraping through, but then returning in a big way with a #1 hit "Drew" in late 2013. They now pick up their 3rd entry "Anymore" at #32, and I await to see if they can finally chart two tracks from the same album.
Now for a third consecutive #1 artist in a row, though the most recent of the batch. I'm talking about Middle Kids who had the longest running entry of the year with "Edge Of Town" which hit #1 in August. They have a 3rd charting entry now with "Never Start" which immediately matches the peak of previous entry "Your Love", meaning it's #35 this week.

1191Car Seat HeadrestDrunk Drivers / Killer Whales {6 Weeks @ #1}
2NE12Run The JewelsThursday In The Danger Room (feat Kamasi Washington)
32121A Tribe Called QuestDis Generation (feat Busta Rhymes) {1 Week @ #1}
53131Maggie RogersDog Years {2 Weeks @ #1}
67146Camp CopeDone
7666Run The Jewels2100 (feat BOOTS)
85124A Tribe Called QuestWe The People....
91259London GrammarRooting For You
109161Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys {5 Weeks @ #1}
118123SløtfaceEmpire Records
1210118A.B. OriginalJanuary 26 (feat Dan Sultan)
1318213Methyl EthelUbu
1414514The xxSay Something Loving
16131011Childish GambinoRedbone
1824218HellionsNightliner Rhapsody
1916516A.B. OriginalI C U (feat Thelma Plum)
2023320SlowdiveStar Roving
22NE122BonoboNo Reason (feat Nick Murphy)
2315108Danny BrownAin't It Funny
2417617The Money WarRecall
2730227SpoonHot Thoughts
2832228King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardSleep Drifter
29201317Cherry GlazerrNurse Ratched
30NE130TemplesStrange Or Be Forgotten
3321815KAYTRANADATOGETHER (feat AlunaGeorge & GoldLink)
3426128A Tribe Called QuestKids... (feat Andre 3000)
35NE135Middle KidsNever Start
3631241Gretta RayDrive {4 Weeks @ #1}
3729202Cymbals Eat GuitarsMallwalking
3828153TigertownTake Me Away (feat filous)
3933631Vallis AlpsFading
40381220Violent SohoBlanket

41361011Childish GambinoMe And Your Mama
44371210The xxOn Hold
4739175PhantogramCruel World
One of the things I like least about my job is missing out on commenting on people's personal charts I'm pleased to see Midnight, Wait, No Reason and Anymore (was surprised to not see this last week in fact) debut recently. Good to see Wait move up but ouch I quite like four of the dropouts this week and have charted three of them
Hmm Thursday In The Danger Room doesn't stand out much for me, but then again neither did the album tbh The other four debuts are good, in particular Temples of course, whom I'm glad have made an impact on your chart too. yass rises for Camp Cope, Methyl Ethel, Slowdive, Spoon and King Gizz!
Feb 12th

It's taken a while but 2017 finally has its 2nd #1 hit. Call me a sucker for a poignant lyrical tale (or two), but Run The Jewels' "Thursday In The Danger Room" has really made its mark for me, and becomes their first ever #1 hit. It dispatches Car Seat Headrest after 6 weeks at #1, now sitting at #2. Bolting up to #3, up 10 places is Methyl Ethel with "Ubu", the first time an Australian artist has cracked the top 3 since November last year. PUP thus remain yet again hoisted at #4 with "DVP", while Camp Cope continue their obscenely slow ascent and reach a new height of #5 with "Done".


I am fully embracing both my /r/triplej and /r/indieheads sides this week as 2017 is really starting to kick into gear. The top debut this week comes from Gang Of Youths, who continue to do no wrong, and find all new chart heights this week with "What Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?". They reached #14 with "Strange Diseases" last year, now they're debuting straight in at #11.
Another returning artist with a slightly longer absence, we've got Future Islands making their 3rd chart appearance to date. They're best known for the huge top 5 hit "Seasons (Waiting On You)", and maybe they can repeat their fortunes with a strong start at #14 for "Ran".
An even slightly longer absence next, as this week sees the return of Australian post-rock giants sleepmakeswaves. They had a huge hit in 2014 with "Something Like Avalanches" climbing all the way up to #3. Now they finally get a 2nd entry with new single "Tundra" at #22.
Slightly less of a wait now, as we have the return to the charts for Father John Misty, who is seemingly chucking out singles all over the place, but until the album comes out, I'll be satiated with the title track "Pure Comedy", which is as biting as it is beautiful. Entering at #23, it's his 5th chart entry to date.
Lastly we have what is generally agreed to be the most massive tune on the radio at the moment, as SLUMBERJACK team up with Vera Blue of all people to deliver "Fracture". I also like to note that it was co-written by Owl Eyes who has been absent from this chart for far too long for my liking, but I'll take this. It's in at #37.

1221Run The JewelsThursday In The Danger Room (feat Kamasi Washington) {1 Week @ #1}
21101Car Seat HeadrestDrunk Drivers / Killer Whales {6 Weeks @ #1}
31333Methyl EthelUbu
56155Camp CopeDone
63131A Tribe Called QuestDis Generation (feat Busta Rhymes) {1 Week @ #1}
75141Maggie RogersDog Years {2 Weeks @ #1}
8968London GrammarRooting For You
9776Run The Jewels2100 (feat BOOTS)
108134A Tribe Called QuestWe The People....
11NE111Gang Of YouthsWhat Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?
1210171Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys {5 Weeks @ #1}
1314613The xxSay Something Loving
14NE114Future IslandsRan
1518315HellionsNightliner Rhapsody
1612128A.B. OriginalJanuary 26 (feat Dan Sultan)
1711133SløtfaceEmpire Records
2020420SlowdiveStar Roving
2122221BonoboNo Reason (feat Nick Murphy)
23NE123Father John MistyPure Comedy
24161111Childish GambinoRedbone
2628326King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardSleep Drifter
2730227TemplesStrange Or Be Forgotten
2927327SpoonHot Thoughts
3119616A.B. OriginalI C U (feat Thelma Plum)
3335233Middle KidsNever Start
3423118Danny BrownAin't It Funny
3624717The Money WarRecall
37NE137SLUMBERJACKFracture (feat Vera Blue)
38291417Cherry GlazerrNurse Ratched
3936251Gretta RayDrive {4 Weeks @ #1}
4033915KAYTRANADATOGETHER (feat AlunaGeorge & GoldLink)

4434128A Tribe Called QuestKids... (feat Andre 3000)
4237202Cymbals Eat GuitarsMallwalking
4638153TigertownTake Me Away (feat filous)
4739631Vallis AlpsFading
43401220Violent SohoBlanket
Go Fracture! The last time there was an Australian artist in my top 3 was May last year when Whenever I'm With You was top 3 Three Australian songs have made it to #4 since then though Good to see Say Something Loving, Wait, No Reason and Anymore move up.
Interesting moves at the top now and go Methyl Ethel!! Really nice to see FJM, Future Islands and Slumberjack debut, and neat moves for King Gizzard, Bonobo, Middle Kids and The xx. Awww come on Slowdive
Feb 19th

It's one of those weeks wherein a vague state of equilibrium has been reached and the top 5 remains the same. Run The Jewels at #1, Car Seat Headrest #2, Methyl Ethel #3, PUP #4 & Camp Cope #5. That's not to say there isn't stuff happening in the chart, just not in the top 5. After all, Gang Of Youths have stormed up to score their first ever top 10, with "What Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?" at #6. Future Islands are not far off grabbing their 2nd either, while Father John Misty & sleepmakeswaves have good momentum from their debuts to crack the top 20.


I'm here to slightly alleviate my role in perpetuating the state of Australian female singers who get their biggest hits when they guest on songs by male producers/rappers. So here's Airling getting her first solo entry, and rather high up at #18. She previously guested on "Forces" by Japanese Wallpaper, but now she's in with her own track "Not A Fighter".
Now a new artist to the chart, we have K.Flay who had a bit of a hit last year with "Blood In The Cut", but now it's her latest single that's really caught my attention. The raucous "Black Wave" is in at #30, you don't wanna test her.
Lastly a technical debut even though this is an artist that has worked on two top 10 EOY tracks for me. Talking about Thundercat who of course produced Kimbra's #2 hit "Miracle", as well as Kendrick Lamar's "These Walls", but now he's out on his own with "Friend Zone", which is better than the title may make you think.

1131Run The JewelsThursday In The Danger Room (feat Kamasi Washington) {2 Weeks @ #1}
22111Car Seat HeadrestDrunk Drivers / Killer Whales {6 Weeks @ #1}
3343Methyl EthelUbu
55165Camp CopeDone
61126Gang Of YouthsWhat Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?
76141A Tribe Called QuestDis Generation (feat Busta Rhymes) {1 Week @ #1}
8878London GrammarRooting For You
97151Maggie RogersDog Years {2 Weeks @ #1}
10986Run The Jewels2100 (feat BOOTS)
1114211Future IslandsRan
1210144A Tribe Called QuestWe The People....
1315413HellionsNightliner Rhapsody
1413713The xxSay Something Loving
1512181Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys {5 Weeks @ #1}
1623216Father John MistyPure Comedy
18NE118AirlingNot A Fighter
2021320BonoboNo Reason (feat Nick Murphy)
2116138A.B. OriginalJanuary 26 (feat Dan Sultan)
2317143SløtfaceEmpire Records
2420520SlowdiveStar Roving
2527325TemplesStrange Or Be Forgotten
2726426King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardSleep Drifter
28241211Childish GambinoRedbone
30NE130K.FlayBlack Wave
3129427SpoonHot Thoughts
3237232SLUMBERJACKFracture (feat Vera Blue)
3333333Middle KidsNever Start
35NE135ThundercatFriend Zone
3731716A.B. OriginalI C U (feat Thelma Plum)
3834128Danny BrownAin't It Funny
40381517Cherry GlazerrNurse Ratched

4136717The Money WarRecall
4239251Gretta RayDrive {4 Weeks @ #1}
4440915KAYTRANADATOGETHER (feat AlunaGeorge & GoldLink)

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My chart is the opposite lately, seems to get a shakeup each week because of a lack of really strong hits And this week I got my first Aussie song in the top 3 since May 2015, thanks Ms Dhu I'm pleased to see Not A Fighter debut and make it in so high already, while the new peaks for No Reason and Fracture are good too. Pity Anymore is already losing momentum, though.
So I think the debuts should be flipped and then they'd be in the right order Interesting to see the top 5 look even more settled than mine and omg Future Islands sharing the same spot! yay FJM, Cayetana and Slumberjack moving up. also come on Slowdive and Spoon, wrong direction
Feb 26th

Stability around the top region continues to a lesser extent. Run The Jewels still see you now at #1 for a 3rd week with "Thursday In The Danger Room", while Car Seat Headrest are in the backseat of this car at #2 with "Drunk Drivers / Killer Whales". Methyl Ethel can only which that this metaphorical hair could be cut so "Ubu" can move up from its peak of #3. Climbing up to a new peak however this week is Gang Of Youths with what continues to be their best charting hit to date, with "What Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?" up 2 places to #4, while PUP have finally completed their month long 180 on the Don Valley Chartway with "DVP" falling 1 place to #5. We also have a newcomer to the top 10 with Future Islands getting their 2nd ever in "Ran" which is up 4 places to #7. Father John Misty is aiming for his first since 2013 while sleepmakeswaves were last there in 2014. K.Flay has the biggest climb of the week with last week's debut "Black Wave" up 7 places to #23.


Starting off with some familiar faces this week, firstly so familiar that they hadn't even left yet. Spoon of course had "Hot Thoughts" debuting a month ago to some moderate success, now they get a bit higher with "Can I Sit Next To You" which instantly outpeaks that as it debuts at #20, which is their 5th charting song to date.
Next up we go just a little further back to a band who debuted at the start of the year and dropped out last week. Talking about The Money War who thrilled me with their song "Recall" and its vaguely Arcade Fire-ish groove. Latest single "Stars" has a similarly nostalgic feel to it though I'd not point this one to Arcade Fire. Remains to be seen if they can reach new heights, but for now, "Stars" is in at #28.
Now here's an oddity. For the past few weeks I've been under the strange circumstance of having multiple Jamiroquai singles bubbling under my chart, and this week one of them breaks through, with thanks to their new music being far better than I had any reason to expect. It's like an odyssey of sorts, and so they appear on this chart for the first time ever with "Automaton" at #33.
Finally I don't have much of a story for this one apart from finding it on Spotify and liking it quite a bit. Marika Hackman makes her debut to the chart with "Boyfriend" at #39.

1141Run The JewelsThursday In The Danger Room (feat Kamasi Washington) {3 Weeks @ #1}
22121Car Seat HeadrestDrunk Drivers / Killer Whales {6 Weeks @ #1}
3353Methyl EthelUbu
4634Gang Of YouthsWhat Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?
65175Camp CopeDone
71137Future IslandsRan
8888London GrammarRooting For You
97151A Tribe Called QuestDis Generation (feat Busta Rhymes) {1 Week @ #1}
109161Maggie RogersDog Years {2 Weeks @ #1}
1116311Father John MistyPure Comedy
121096Run The Jewels2100 (feat BOOTS)
1413513HellionsNightliner Rhapsody
1512154A Tribe Called QuestWe The People....
1618216AirlingNot A Fighter
1714813The xxSay Something Loving
1820418BonoboNo Reason (feat Nick Murphy)
1915191Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys {5 Weeks @ #1}
20NE120SpoonCan I Sit Next To You
2225422TemplesStrange Or Be Forgotten
2330223K.FlayBlack Wave
2624620SlowdiveStar Roving
2732327SLUMBERJACKFracture (feat Vera Blue)
28NE128The Money WarStars
2927526King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardSleep Drifter
3035230ThundercatFriend Zone
3121148A.B. OriginalJanuary 26 (feat Dan Sultan)
3223153SløtfaceEmpire Records
34281311Childish GambinoRedbone
3533433Middle KidsNever Start
3731527SpoonHot Thoughts
39NE139Marika HackmanBoyfriend

4437716A.B. OriginalI C U (feat Thelma Plum)
4538128Danny BrownAin't It Funny
47401517Cherry GlazerrNurse Ratched
omg Automaton! I was wondering if it were ever going to make it I remembered it as debuting at #32 though, but maybe that's just because #32 is where it debuted on my chart #33 is still awesome though Good to see Fracture move up but apart from that nothing else for me to comment on this week.
Big fan of Spoon's new stuff and I don't mind The Money War and Jamiroquai either, or at least I liked the former's previous chart hit of yours. Pure Comedy appears to be going on a much more conventional run here than for me, therefore I hope that if it gets to the top 10 it can actually do something yay for Temples, Thundercat, Cayetana and Bonobo moving up too.
Mar 5th

Some increased activity in the top echelons of the chart this week. Not at the very top though as Run The Jewels rack up a 4th week at #1 with "Thursday In The Danger Room". Their competition is heating up however, with Methyl Ethel taking "Ubu" up to #2, while Gang Of Youths' "What Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?" now rides at #3. This is the first time in 5 months that two Australian singles have occupied the top 3 together. Thus Car Seat Headrest are knocked back to #4, while Future Islands climb to #5 with "Ran", their second top 5 peak after "Seasons (Waiting On You)" reached #4. Father John Misty is also in the top 10 now with "Pure Comedy" at #7, which is his 3rd top 10 hit after "Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings" and "Nancy From Now On". This week also features healthy 7 places climbs for Spoon and The Money War.


I normally ward them off by this point, but I found a late 2016 single that I love too much to give it no appreciation. And let's be honest, my chart can always use more all-caps artists. So ELKI has her bouncy piano driven pop tune "Golden Age" debuting at #17, and not the last of its kind this week.
Another debutant to follow, though one I've been much longer aware of. I am talking about Denmark's finest Mew, whose back catalogue I have some select love for. They've finally caught onto me with a recent single though, so their "85 Videos" gets in at #26. As Gengahr couldn't quite manage an entry in 2015, this makes them the most popular Pokemon band I think.
Now a song I didn't think I would be debuting this soon, but I've quickly found myself unable to resist its charms. We've got the long awaited return of Lorde who was last seen on the chart in late 2015 alongside Disclosure on "Magnets", and has amassed quite a few hits over those years. Including features, she ticks off a 7th chart entry now with new single "Green Light".
Lastly we have another 2016 track which is sort of disappointing because I only dropped out two 2016 tracks this week, meaning my chart is no more up to date than it was last week. Unlike ELKI though, this is less of a debut, and more of a slow climb from the lower rungs of the chart. It comes courtesy of Big Sean who has appeared in my top 80 so many times I've lost count, though for top 40 this is only his 4th entry. "Bounce Back" comes in at #34.

1151Run The JewelsThursday In The Danger Room (feat Kamasi Washington) {4 Weeks @ #1}
2362Methyl EthelUbu
3443Gang Of YouthsWhat Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?
42131Car Seat HeadrestDrunk Drivers / Killer Whales {6 Weeks @ #1}
5745Future IslandsRan
71147Father John MistyPure Comedy
86185Camp CopeDone
9898London GrammarRooting For You
109161A Tribe Called QuestDis Generation (feat Busta Rhymes) {1 Week @ #1}
1210171Maggie RogersDog Years {2 Weeks @ #1}
1320213SpoonCan I Sit Next To You
1416314AirlingNot A Fighter
1512106Run The Jewels2100 (feat BOOTS)
1614613HellionsNightliner Rhapsody
17NE117ELKIGolden Age
1815164A Tribe Called QuestWe The People....
1918518BonoboNo Reason (feat Nick Murphy)
2023323K.FlayBlack Wave
2128221The Money WarStars
2222522TemplesStrange Or Be Forgotten
2317913The xxSay Something Loving
2419201Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys {5 Weeks @ #1}
2527525SLUMBERJACKFracture (feat Vera Blue)
26NE126Mew85 Videos
2830328ThundercatFriend Zone
31NE131LordeGreen Light
3326720SlowdiveStar Roving
34NE134Big SeanBounce Back
3529626King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardSleep Drifter
3639236Marika HackmanBoyfriend
3735533Middle KidsNever Start
3831158A.B. OriginalJanuary 26 (feat Dan Sultan)
3932163SløtfaceEmpire Records
40341411Childish GambinoRedbone

4137527SpoonHot Thoughts
Green Light! <3 Bounce Back is cool too. Great to see Automaton move up, I hope it can make the top 20.
Ubu would be an interesting #1 but I can see Gang Of Youths leapfrogging them. Great to see Future Islands, FJM, Thundercat, Jamiroquai, Spoon and The Money War all move up. Wasn't huge on 85 Videos but I do like Bounce Back.
Mar 12th

It's now been 5 weeks on top for Run The Jewels, which is one for every word in the title. If they were to use that title as an intimidation factor, the point would be lost this week as last week's #2 "Ubu" has moved down to #3 to be replaced by last week's #3, the rather lengthily titled "What Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?". Future Islands match their previous best peak as "Ran" climbs to #4, while Car Seat Headrest are still hanging around in the top 5 at #5. Also reaching the top 10 this time are two bands who've been there just once before. For Spoon this is their first outing there since "The Mystery Zone" which was incidentally sitting at #7 at the same time 7 years ago, which is where their new single "Can I Sit Next To You" is this week. The other band returning to these heights is sleepmakeswaves, whose previous hit was "Something Like Avalanches" in 2014. Now they also have "Tundra" as a #9 hit at least.


Big week for debuts, many coming from artists I wouldn't have expected to see here a few weeks or so prior. The first one comes from Laura Marling, an artist I've always admired and whose albums I usually give a listen to when they come out. She continues to impress me with the way her music has evolved, and I'm singing high praises of her latest album as a result. The song that piqued my interest in particular here was "Always This Way", so that enters the chart this week at #15. She'd only previously charted once with "False Hope" back in 2015, and that only reached #20 so this is instantly her highest charter.
Next up it's an album that's not released until next week, though plenty of it is out and about to be heard. It's also quite a long time between drinks for Milky Chance who haven't been on the chart since their big top 5 hit "Stolen Dance" in 2013. It's been the title track "Blossom" which I've cottoned onto this time, which sounds oddly like Lost Frequencies' "Reality" put through a Milky Chance filter. Nonetheless it scores them their 2nd ever entry at #25 this week.
Next is a track I've been meaning to chart for a little while but have only just now remembered to actually put it on the chart. Nonetheless, we've got the debut appearance on the chart for Stormzy, who is practically paving a music movement as we speak and I couldn't be happier for him. His album also includes a colossal banger in the form of "Big For Your Boots" which I've just been enamoured with lately. It's new in at #29.
Next up we have one of those random tracks that caught me by surprise on the new releases list given it could have easily just been a dull non-event. But as fate would have it, the new collaboration between Yellow motherf**king Claw, DJ Snake & Elliphant is very potent indeed, and features a tremendously strong outro that makes me think of "Told You I'd Be With The Guys" if it were a dance song. For Yellow Claw & Elliphant, this is actually their first time in the chart, while DJ Snake is back for a 3rd time following his 2015 hits "Lean On" and "Middle". "Good Day" debuts at #32 this week.
Now, a more expected artist at this stage, we have the 2nd entry now for Methyl Ethel, who of course have been riding high with their anti-haircut anthem in recent weeks. While that song title was quite brief, they've gone the other way for the next single, with the title "L'Heure des Sorcières" which is the French name for the Anne Rice novel "The Witching Hour", because why not. It debuts at #36 this week.
Next up we have another one of those solo female artists I don't know very much about but I like their song. This one's a very tightly produced track that I have trouble pigeonholing, but is very interesting. "Don't Wait" by Annie Bass is new at #37.
And because I've broken through the oddity of having a Jamiroquai song in my chart, let's not stop at one and add another. They now also have "Cloud 9" at #40.

1161Run The JewelsThursday In The Danger Room (feat Kamasi Washington) {5 Weeks @ #1}
2352Gang Of YouthsWhat Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?
3272Methyl EthelUbu
4554Future IslandsRan
54141Car Seat HeadrestDrunk Drivers / Killer Whales {6 Weeks @ #1}
6757Father John MistyPure Comedy
71337SpoonCan I Sit Next To You
108195Camp CopeDone
119108London GrammarRooting For You
1210171A Tribe Called QuestDis Generation (feat Busta Rhymes) {1 Week @ #1}
1314413AirlingNot A Fighter
1417214ELKIGolden Age
15NE115Laura MarlingAlways This Way
1621316The Money WarStars
1720417K.FlayBlack Wave
1812181Maggie RogersDog Years {2 Weeks @ #1}
1915116Run The Jewels2100 (feat BOOTS)
2016713HellionsNightliner Rhapsody
2125621SLUMBERJACKFracture (feat Vera Blue)
2218174A Tribe Called QuestWe The People....
2326223Mew85 Videos
2431224LordeGreen Light
25NE125Milky ChanceBlossom
2622622TemplesStrange Or Be Forgotten
2719618BonoboNo Reason (feat Nick Murphy)
29NE129StormzyBig For Your Boots
3028428ThundercatFriend Zone
3124211Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys {5 Weeks @ #1}
32NE132Yellow ClawGood Day (feat DJ Snake & Elliphant)
3334233Big SeanBounce Back
34231013The xxSay Something Loving
36NE136Methyl EthelL'Heure des Sorcières
37NE137Annie BassDon't Want
3836336Marika HackmanBoyfriend
40NE140JamiroquaiCloud 9

4233720SlowdiveStar Roving
4435626King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardSleep Drifter
4337533Middle KidsNever Start
4838158A.B. OriginalJanuary 26 (feat Dan Sultan)
4639163SløtfaceEmpire Records
47401411Childish GambinoRedbone
Have yet to hear that Stormzy song but I do recall liking Good Day and I love seeing Cloud 9 make the chart of course. Great to see rises for Not A Fighter, Fracture, Green Light and Automaton.
wooo Stormzy and Methyl Ethel! not as keen on Cloud 9 but that's only based on 1 play. yass Automaton and Stars both up. Really liking the top 5 at the moment and Gang of Youths would be a good #1.
Mar 19th

Top end of the chart is pretty relaxed at the moment, but perhaps an uprising is on the way? Not yet though, Run The Jewels take up residence for a 6th week with "Thursday In The Danger Room". Gang Of Youths remain just behind with "What Can I Do If There Fire Goes Out?" at #2, while Methyl Ethel also maintain "Ubu"'s #3 position. Spoon see their outright highest ever charter this week with "Can I Sit Next To You" all the way up to #4, while Future Islands have the odd one out of the top 5 for having a song whose length and title are both not obscenely long, "Ran" sitting at #5 this week. The top 10 was also in danger of turning into a sausage-fest last week, but coming to save the day in that regard is Laura Marling whose "Always This Way" climbs up 7 places to #8, her first ever top 10 hit. Similarly healthy climbs this week come from Lorde, Stormzy & Yellow Claw.


If you are a regular reader of this chart, then you might recall a little song called "Drive" last year by Gretta Ray which took the chart by storm, rightly so as it was my favourite song of last year. It was followed by a respectable lesser hit in "Unwind" which reached #25. The new single is out now and it's perhaps back on that winning form, if nothing else, it can lay claim to debuting higher than "Drive" did. So Gretta Ray gets her 3rd ever entry with "Towers" all the way up at #6.
But she's been in the chart recently, so let's go back to some less familiar faces. This next artist in question has only charted once before and that was at the start of 2009, over 8 years ago now. But, Fleet Foxes are at last back and doing what's expected of them with their lovely, warm harmonies. They're also doing what's not expected of them and introducing their album with a teaser track that is 9 minutes long and has a title I can't even pronounce. Still it does them the goods here, with "Third Of May / Ōdaigahara" debuting at #32, their 2nd ever entry following top 20 hit "White Winter Hymnal".
Lastly, it's that wonderful occasional time where amidst his endless stream of releases, Calvin Harris managed to put out something I can get behind. It'd be easy to credit his guest stars but I don't think that's fair as he definitely stepped up his game this time around. Nonetheless, "Slide" comes through at #37 giving Calvin his 4th ever entry, his first since 2014's "Pray To God". Frank Ocean is more of a chart regular when he puts out music, so this is his 7th entry, while it's the first time in the top 40 for Migos, who came ever so close with "Bad and Boujee" climbing to #42. Feel free to blame Lil Uzi Vert.

1171Run The JewelsThursday In The Danger Room (feat Kamasi Washington) {6 Weeks @ #1}
2262Gang Of YouthsWhat Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?
3382Methyl EthelUbu
4744SpoonCan I Sit Next To You
5464Future IslandsRan
6NE16Gretta RayTowers
7666Father John MistyPure Comedy
81528Laura MarlingAlways This Way
105151Car Seat HeadrestDrunk Drivers / Killer Whales {6 Weeks @ #1}
1113511AirlingNot A Fighter
1214312ELKIGolden Age
1416414The Money WarStars
1517515K.FlayBlack Wave
1610205Camp CopeDone
1711118London GrammarRooting For You
1824318LordeGreen Light
1912181A Tribe Called QuestDis Generation (feat Busta Rhymes) {1 Week @ #1}
2021720SLUMBERJACKFracture (feat Vera Blue)
2125221Milky ChanceBlossom
2229222StormzyBig For Your Boots
2323323Mew85 Videos
2419126Run The Jewels2100 (feat BOOTS)
2532225Yellow ClawGood Day (feat DJ Snake & Elliphant)
2720813HellionsNightliner Rhapsody
2818191Maggie RogersDog Years {2 Weeks @ #1}
2922184A Tribe Called QuestWe The People....
3033330Big SeanBounce Back
3130528ThundercatFriend Zone
32NE132Fleet FoxesThird Of May / Ōdaigahara
3326722TemplesStrange Or Be Forgotten
3436234Methyl EthelL'Heure des Sorcières
3527718BonoboNo Reason (feat Nick Murphy)
3631221Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys {5 Weeks @ #1}
37NE137Calvin HarrisSlide (feat Frank Ocean & Migos)
3840238JamiroquaiCloud 9
3937237Annie BassDon't Want

41341013The xxSay Something Loving
4338336Marika HackmanBoyfriend
Can't remember if I heard new Gretta Ray or not. But I can definitely praise Slide, woo! I hope Not A Fighter can get into the top 10 next week, and I love seein Green Light, Fracture, Automaton, Bounce Back and Cloud 9 all move up.
still time to comment! ooh Spoon are very high now although I much prefer Hot Thoughts. Good moves for The Money War, Lorde, Big Sean, Stormzy, Methyl Ethel and Jamiroquai.
Mar 26th

It hasn't happened often this year but this week there is a new #1 in town. Having previously scored a top 20 hit last year, Gang Of Youths have gone all the way in 2017 with their track "What Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?" climbing to the top spot. If you're thinking to yourself that it's quite a mouthful of a title, I'm here to say that it is not the longest title that a #1 has ever had. Depending on whether or not you count spaces, it's the 2nd longest, with the longest either being "Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)" or "Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings". Nonetheless, it's also the first #1 hit in quite a while, the last one being Gretta Ray's "Drive", which got there by knocking off another song that ended a lengthy drought for Australian #1s. I'm not saying that'll necessarily happen again, but she does have "Towers" climbing up to #3. Inbetween these two songs is Run The Jewels' now former #1 "Thursday In The Danger Room". Spoon hold at #4 with "Can I Sit Next To You", while Methyl Ethel finish off the top 5 with "Ubu", continuing to judge you for your hygiene. There's one change in the top 10 this week and it brings in The Money War's "Stars". The band have only first charted this year and this is their first top 10 hit.


Depending on your demographic, there's a chance that the big release of the week was Drake's new playlist "More Life". Drake has been relatively absent from the chart of late, so this is his first time debuting in a little over a year, "Views" is not very good. But "More Life" has a bit more going for it. Largely thanks to the fact that worthwhile guests haven't been shunted for more Drake, but that's not to say he's not doing his part either. Case in point with the top debut predictably being "Passionfruit". It makes for his 10th chart entry to date, and surprisingly with its #16 debut, his 2nd highest charter behind only "Hotline Bling".
In a similar sense, depending on your demographic, it might be big news that there's been quite a bit of Gorillaz news this week. This has been quite a long time coming and I do not begrudge you if you cannot recall a Gorillaz era on my chart. As a matter of fact, they had 5 chart entries all up just in 2010, and who's to say they couldn't repeat that when all 4 of their new songs are to my liking. For the time being, they just have one debut, the Vince Staples-assisted "Ascension" at #21.
Back to Drake! I am in this instance a very predictable and obvious person, so like many others, my other highlight is "Get It Together", which features Black Coffee and also Jorja Smith, who had a #35 hit in "Blue Lights" about a year ago. "Get It Together" is in at #26 and makes for 11 Drake entries.
Now for some chart veterans who've been absent for a little while. I'm talking about Cold War Kids who have an interesting distinction of being regular charters, but have never had two debuts in the same year. They started with "Something Is Not Right With Me" in 2008, and now have 6 entries courtesy of new track "So Tied Up", which also features Bishop Briggs though not very prominently. "So Tied Up" is in at #31.
Lastly, we've got Father John Misty in again with another entry from his upcoming album that got leaked ages ago but I haven't heard it yet. It's perhaps my favourite song that insinuates having sex with Taylor Swift, there's context to it I swear. "Total Entertainment Forever" debuts at #34, giving him 6 entries to date.

1271Gang Of YouthsWhat Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out? {1 Week @ #1}
2181Run The JewelsThursday In The Danger Room (feat Kamasi Washington) {6 Weeks @ #1}
3623Gretta RayTowers
4454SpoonCan I Sit Next To You
5392Methyl EthelUbu
6836Laura MarlingAlways This Way
9574Future IslandsRan
9776Father John MistyPure Comedy
1014510The Money WarStars
1112411ELKIGolden Age
1211611AirlingNot A Fighter
1315613K.FlayBlack Wave
1410161Car Seat HeadrestDrunk Drivers / Killer Whales {6 Weeks @ #1}
1518415LordeGreen Light
1721317Milky ChanceBlossom
1922319StormzyBig For Your Boots
2020820SLUMBERJACKFracture (feat Vera Blue)
21NE121GorillazAscension (feat Vince Staples)
2225322Yellow ClawGood Day (feat DJ Snake & Elliphant)
2316215Camp CopeDone
2417128London GrammarRooting For You
2519191A Tribe Called QuestDis Generation (feat Busta Rhymes) {1 Week @ #1}
26NE126DrakeGet It Together (feat Jorja Smith & Black Coffee)
2732227Fleet FoxesThird Of May / Ōdaigahara
2923423Mew85 Videos
3024136Run The Jewels2100 (feat BOOTS)
31NE131Cold War KidsSo Tied Up (feat Bishop Briggs)
3230430Big SeanBounce Back
3337233Calvin HarrisSlide (feat Frank Ocean & Migos)
34NE134Father John MistyTotal Entertainment Forever
3534334Methyl EthelL'Heure des Sorcières
3627913HellionsNightliner Rhapsody
3728201Maggie RogersDog Years {2 Weeks @ #1}
3829194A Tribe Called QuestWe The People....
3931628ThundercatFriend Zone
4038338JamiroquaiCloud 9

4433722TemplesStrange Or Be Forgotten
4635718BonoboNo Reason (feat Nick Murphy)
4336221Cherry GlazerrTold You I'd Be With The Guys {5 Weeks @ #1}
4139237Annie BassDon't Want
I wasn't that into Ascension so I hope some of those other Gorillaz tunes can make your top 40 too. Passionfruit is definitely cool stuff however. Pity Not A Fighter is starting to slip but at least Green Light and Slide are moving up.
Naturally at this time of the year I so quickly fall behind with new music, but I at least have heard the Gorillaz songs. To that end, I like Ascension more than the others so yay! Passionfruit is an excellent debut and hopefully it has a nice run for you. Also I should give Laura Marling's album a go. wd Gang of Youths
Apr 2nd

It's a 2nd week at the top now for Gang Of Youths' "What Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?". We now also have an all Australian top 2 with Gretta Ray's "Towers" climbing to #2. Run The Jewels move down a spot to #3, while Laura Marling enters the top 5 with "Always This Way" at #4. Spoon finish off this section with "Can I Sit Next To You" at #5, down from #4. There are strong moves from some of last week's debuts, with the biggest jump appropriately going to Gorillaz's "Ascension" up 7 places to #14.


All up it's been a busy few weeks for debuts, which continues with another 5 in now. The first of the lot is the most recently released, but it's fair to say that it was quick to make a strong impression. Kendrick Lamar is taking us on a wild ride with newly debuting "HUMBLE." at #8, adding to his hefty tally to make for 13 chart enries.
But let's not stop on 13, and rather go straight for 14. I've not got long to get my shit together, as noted on "The Heart Part 4" which comes in at #22.
Here's a name that's been long absent from the chart. It was way back in 2011 when Joe Goddard briefly popped in with the rather sublime in hindsight "Gabriel". He's gotten a fair bit higher now with his 2nd ever solo entry, "Home" at #26.
Time to repeat some more artists in the chart, as we have a Gorillaz debut for a 2nd week in a row. This time it's "Andromeda" which features D.R.A.M. who last had a hit here with "Broccoli" last year. For Gorillaz, this brings their tally up to 7 as they debut at #29.
Lastly, it's Lastlings. They've had a bit of action just below the chart, but now they're fortunate enough to sneak in for the first time. "Urges" is a #39 debut.

1181Gang Of YouthsWhat Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out? {1 Weeks @ #1}
2332Gretta RayTowers
3291Run The JewelsThursday In The Danger Room (feat Kamasi Washington) {6 Weeks @ #1}
4644Laura MarlingAlways This Way
5464SpoonCan I Sit Next To You
75102Methyl EthelUbu
8NE18Kendrick LamarHUMBLE.
91069The Money WarStars
10884Future IslandsRan
12986Father John MistyPure Comedy
1311511ELKIGolden Age
1421214GorillazAscension (feat Vince Staples)
1513713K.FlayBlack Wave
1615515LordeGreen Light
1719417StormzyBig For Your Boots
1817417Milky ChanceBlossom
1912711AirlingNot A Fighter
2026220DrakeGet It Together (feat Jorja Smith & Black Coffee)
2122421Yellow ClawGood Day (feat DJ Snake & Elliphant)
22NE122Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 4
2314171Car Seat HeadrestDrunk Drivers / Killer Whales {6 Weeks @ #1}
2420920SLUMBERJACKFracture (feat Vera Blue)
2527325Fleet FoxesThird Of May / Ōdaigahara
26NE126Joe GoddardHome
2831228Cold War KidsSo Tied Up (feat Bishop Briggs)
29NE129GorillazAndromeda (feat D.R.A.M.)
3033330Calvin HarrisSlide (feat Frank Ocean & Migos)
3123225Camp CopeDone
3234232Father John MistyTotal Entertainment Forever
3324138London GrammarRooting For You
3432530Big SeanBounce Back
3525201A Tribe Called QuestDis Generation (feat Busta Rhymes) {1 Week @ #1}
3635434Methyl EthelL'Heure des Sorcières
3829523Mew85 Videos
4030146Run The Jewels2100 (feat BOOTS)

4236913HellionsNightliner Rhapsody
4537201Maggie RogersDog Years {2 Weeks @ #1}
4438194A Tribe Called QuestWe The People....
4839628ThundercatFriend Zone
4140338JamiroquaiCloud 9
Quality debutts in Kendrick and Gorillaz. Amazed to see Towers doing so well! Nice to see Passionfruit, Milky Chance, Clavin, London, Laura Marling and Fracture! I've had that Fleet Foxes track on my "to listen list" for a few weeks, I need to get around that.
The debutts this week are pretty great for sure Not sure which Kendrick track I prefer, I'll have to wait for my AP to know that. But both are good. Andromeda and Urges are even better. Good improvements for Passionfruit, Good Day and Slide, but shame to see Green Light is already on the way down.
#1 is very good. Great to see Kendrick slaying and Home is also a bit of a tune.
The K-dot debuts are in the right order obvs. Home is nice too Really hope Gang of Youths can outlast the Gretta Ray song I haven't bothered to hear yet
Apr 9th

Well what would you know, it's new #1 time. And it's a case of deja vu, befitting of the week that J. Cole scored yet another platinum album with no features. How so? Well as I alluded to in previous commentary, last year we had a case of a long drought broken at the top for Australian #1s, which in fact would see two consecutive Australian #1s. And the peculiar case about it is that last year that second one was by Gretta Ray. Wouldn't you know it? She's done it again. "Towers" has become her second #1 hit after "Drive", achieving this with just 3 chart entries under her belt. Not the first time that's happened on this chart, so does that make her the aquatic counterpart for a certain perpetually out of action owl? Well who's more worthy of the aquatic tag is something that could be debated. What cannot be debated is that Gang Of Youths are certainly down to #2 this week, Laura Marling I'm quite positive hits a new peak of #3, forcing down Run The Jewels to #4. Finishing off the top 5 is Kendrick Lamar, who having debuted at #8 last week with "HUMBLE.", now sees a #5 peak, which I believe is his 4th song to get this high. Drake has also climbed into the top 10 with "Passionfruit", only his 2nd ever song to do so, but maybe there's more where that came from as "Get It Together" continues to climb within the top 20.


Another busy week, it was stacked with quality new releases for me, not to mention slightly older songs that have bubbled into here. The first debut is not one of those, but one that's been anticipated for quite a while, because unlike Kendrick, Melody's Echo Chamber seemingly stuck to the previously announced release date. It's also been a long wait because she's not released anything since "Shirim" in late 2014, which was a top 10 hit for me. All of this anticipation is off the back of my adoration of her self-titled album, and this newest release can only leave me more excited. "Cross My Heart" is an incredibly ambitious odyssey of sorts, complete with flute solo because that's the thing of 2017 I guess? "Cross My Heart" makes a big debut at #6 to give Melody her 2nd ever entry, and 2nd ever top 10 peaker.
Now for a track that's getting quite a bit of buzz lately for good reason. Billie Eilish is something of a prodigy it would seem, and possibly the youngest ever person to reach my chart. It took a little while to sink in for me, but now I'm fully in support of "Bellyache" as it debuts at #20 this week.
Now for an artist that's not been seen in some time, but that's normal behaviour for them. I'm talking about Husky! Their first ever entry was a big one with "The Woods" going on to be a 7 week #1 back at the start of 2012. They wouldn't chart again until seeing moderate success with "I'm Not Coming Back" in 2014. Now with almost the exact same length of time between debuts again, they see a 3rd ever entry with "Ghost" at #26.
Next up is an artist that is pretty new to me though I feel I've seen the name elsewhere before. Talking in this case about Grace Mitchell who sees her first ever chart action with newly released "Now" jumping straight into the chart at #33.
Now for a band that have been absent for a while, ∆! Oh I've missed doing that. Anyhow, despite their status, they've only been able to rack up minor hits on my chart thus far, with "Breezeblocks" reaching #28 and "Hunger Of The Pine" reaching #29. Will "3WW" fare any better? Perhaps the fact that Ellie from Wolf Alice is on it will give them that lucky boost, but nonetheless it's their 3rd entry to date as it comes in at #37.

1241Gretta RayTowers {1 Week @ #1}
2191Gang Of YouthsWhat Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out? {1 Weeks @ #1}
3453Laura MarlingAlways This Way
43101Run The JewelsThursday In The Danger Room (feat Kamasi Washington) {6 Weeks @ #1}
5825Kendrick LamarHUMBLE.
6NE16Melody's Echo ChamberCross My Heart
8574SpoonCan I Sit Next To You
9979The Money WarStars
117112Methyl EthelUbu
1214312GorillazAscension (feat Vince Staples)
1317513StormzyBig For Your Boots
141094Future IslandsRan
151296Father John MistyPure Comedy
1616615LordeGreen Light
1720317DrakeGet It Together (feat Jorja Smith & Black Coffee)
1822218Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 4
1913611ELKIGolden Age
20NE120Billie EilishBellyache
2115813K.FlayBlack Wave
2221521Yellow ClawGood Day (feat DJ Snake & Elliphant)
2326223Joe GoddardHome
2418517Milky ChanceBlossom
2529225GorillazAndromeda (feat D.R.A.M.)
2728327Cold War KidsSo Tied Up (feat Bishop Briggs)
2825425Fleet FoxesThird Of May / Ōdaigahara
2930429Calvin HarrisSlide (feat Frank Ocean & Migos)
3032330Father John MistyTotal Entertainment Forever
3119811AirlingNot A Fighter
3223181Car Seat HeadrestDrunk Drivers / Killer Whales {6 Weeks @ #1}
33NE133Grace MitchellNow
34241020SLUMBERJACKFracture (feat Vera Blue)
3536534Methyl EthelL'Heure des Sorcières
3934630Big SeanBounce Back
4031235Camp CopeDone

4233138London GrammarRooting For You
4135201A Tribe Called QuestDis Generation (feat Busta Rhymes) {1 Week @ #1}
5038523Mew85 Videos
4940146Run The Jewels2100 (feat BOOTS)
I can say I like Towers, although not as much as Drive or Unwind. I assume it'll grow though. Bellyache and Now are both good and 3WW was alright iirc. Nice to see HUMBLE. into the top 5, Passionfruit into the top 10 and moves for Big For Your Boots, The Heart Part 4, Andromeda, Slide and Urges as well.
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alt-J! <333 wow Billie Eilish is v young. Good moves for Laura, Kendrick, Drake, Kendrick, Joe Goddard, Father John Misty and Methyl Ethel.
Apr 16th

DAMN. Suffice to say that I got my shit together for good reason on Friday, and ended up listening to nothing but Kendrick all day. It's through this that we have a new #1 this week as "HUMBLE." shoots to the top in its 3rd week. This is Kendrick's 2nd ever #1, and he's so all over the chart this week that he also claims the #2 spot with "LUST." but more on that later. Gretta Ray can perhaps be considered lucky to have gotten to the top spot in time as "Towers" now slips down to #3. It's such an incredibly tight week that it almost pains me to only have Melody's Echo Chamber" at #4 with "Cross My Heart". Finishing off the top 5 is the always fitting in Laura Marling with "Always This Way". Gorillaz have also climbed into the top 10 this week with "Ascension", which is their 3rd ever top 10 hit after "Rhinestone Eyes" and "Doncamatic". I'd also like to note that this is an especially fresh chart, with all the remaining 2016 debutants ousted, the oldest song in the chart now is "Ubu" having charted for a ripe time of 12 weeks.


It's nearly all about Kendrick this week as he put out yet another insanely good album. The song in particular that got the most attention from me was "LUST.", a dour sounding tune produced by BADBADNOTGOOD with some impeccable beat switching. It's a significant debut not just because it's all the way up at #2, but because it gives Kendrick his 15th ever charting entry, which ties him with Birds of Tokyo and Muse for most ever entries.
Did I say ties? Because why not just give Kendrick the record outright as he has another debut up next. Seemingly the fan favourite at the moment, it's the huge banger that is "DNA." coming in at #14. This is Kendrick's 16th ever entry and thus the most out of anyone, all of this achieved in just over 4 years.
But wait, there's more! Perhaps the most baffling one in concept because I don't think anyone expected it. There aren't many credited features on "DAMN.", and the most bizarre of the lot would be on track 11, which features none other than U2. But rather than be something to groan at, it serves as a reminder of how U2 were once a very politically charged band. Also those police sirens just oh mah gahd. "XXX." debuts at #27 and is Kendrick's 17th ever entry, and this is the first time ever charting for U2.
But wait I have other artists here as well. Considering what I noted earlier in the commentary, it's somewhat ironic that this next song is actually from 2016, though it's just recently been released on an album. US singer Alexandra Savior gets her first ever entry with "Shades" at #32.
Lastly it's a long time coming back into the chart for Little Dragon. They've been persistent in attempts to break into the chart post-"Wildfire", including having one of the biggest hits on this chart ever to miss the top 40. Now they've finally got a solo entry to their name as "Sweet" sneaks in at #36.

1531Kendrick LamarHUMBLE. {1 Week @ #1}
2NE12Kendrick LamarLUST.
3151Gretta RayTowers {1 Week @ #1}
4624Melody's Echo ChamberCross My Heart
5363Laura MarlingAlways This Way
62101Gang Of YouthsWhat Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out? {1 Weeks @ #1}
74111Run The JewelsThursday In The Danger Room (feat Kamasi Washington) {6 Weeks @ #1}
1012410GorillazAscension (feat Vince Staples)
11884SpoonCan I Sit Next To You
1213612StormzyBig For Your Boots
13989The Money WarStars
14NE114Kendrick LamarDNA.
1511122Methyl EthelUbu
1617416DrakeGet It Together (feat Jorja Smith & Black Coffee)
1720217Billie EilishBellyache
1816715LordeGreen Light
1918318Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 4
2014104Future IslandsRan
2115106Father John MistyPure Comedy
2225322GorillazAndromeda (feat D.R.A.M.)
2423323Joe GoddardHome
2533225Grace MitchellNow
2628525Fleet FoxesThird Of May / Ōdaigahara
27NE127Kendrick LamarXXX. (feat U2)
2819711ELKIGolden Age
2929529Calvin HarrisSlide (feat Frank Ocean & Migos)
3021913K.FlayBlack Wave
3122621Yellow ClawGood Day (feat DJ Snake & Elliphant)
32NE132Alexandra SaviorShades
3324617Milky ChanceBlossom
3427427Cold War KidsSo Tied Up (feat Bishop Briggs)
36NE136Little DragonSweet
3730430Father John MistyTotal Entertainment Forever
3835634Methyl EthelL'Heure des Sorcières
4031911AirlingNot A Fighter

4132181Car Seat HeadrestDrunk Drivers / Killer Whales {6 Weeks @ #1}
44341020SLUMBERJACKFracture (feat Vera Blue)
5039630Big SeanBounce Back
5140235Camp CopeDone
I guess it was pretty much inevitable that Kendrick would get to #1. I haven't gotten around to hearing any of those Kendrick tracks that have debuted, but I can definitely say it's great to see Sweet making it in! Ascension and Big For Your Boots have been growing on me so good to see them with improvements, while I also like seeing moves for Passionfruit, Bellyache, Andromeda, Now and 3WW.
Nice to see Drake, Alt-J and Fleeties up. I know all the debuts already, surely a first and as for the order of Kendrick debuts... I'll just say I like all of those ones Yay HUMBLE. though. holy crap Shades <3 SWEET YAS.
Apr 23rd

Once again it's Kung Fu Kenny ruling the top slots of the chart, but it's a bit different this week. Namely the order of those slots has changed, with "LUST." moving up a spot to take the top. In the space of a fortnight, Kendrick has tripled his count of #1 hits, and I recommend not extrapolating that. This means that "HUMBLE." is down to #2. Moving up a spot to #3 is Melody's Echo Chamber with "Cross My Heart", swapping with Gretta Ray's "Towers" at #4. Laura Marling continues to hold in the top 5 with "Always This Way". The top two isn't all that Kendrick is busy with though, he in fact has the two biggest climbers of the week. Most notably "DNA." moving up 7 places to #7 giving him a 9th top 10 hit. Perhaps it would be appropriate if his 10th came with the song whose name is all 10's in Roman numerals? It's auspicious that "XXX." climbs up 11 places to #16.


It's a mix of new and old faces this week. Coming out on top is a new track from Mac Demarco. He's had steady success in the past with previous top 40 entries "Passing Out Pieces" and "Another One", but now "On The Level" enters at #18 which is his first ever top 20 hit.
Next up is the only track this week to get an instant debut, the others being climbers from recent weeks. It comes from UK singer/songwriter Lucy Rose, whose "Is This Called Home" stood out as profoundly artful in composition to me, and nets a #26 debut.
She's missed her chance to perform at any presidential inaugurations in the near future, but George Maple does not lack determination, and has released quite the tune under the name "Kryptonite". All up including features under various names, this is her 5th time in the chart, and her first time back since her What So Not collaboration "Gemini" 2 years ago.
Next up is a bit of a more recent name, in fact they're so recent that their first ever chart entry came in just a month before George Maple's last one. I am of course talking about Tired Lion who continue to rack up the hits, though they're still yet to reach top 10 glory. Could this be their moment? "Cinderella Dracula" is their 5th entry to date at #33.
Lastly another debutant, but just like the last two entries, it's one from Australia. I don't know very much about Sloan Peterson though I suspect that's not her real name because it's suspiciously similar to that of a character from Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Her first single "105" is getting airplay apparently though I've not yet caught it on the radio myself, but it's quite good, and enters at #37.

1221Kendrick LamarLUST. {1 Week @ #1}
2141Kendrick LamarHUMBLE. {1 Week @ #1}
3433Melody's Echo ChamberCross My Heart
4361Gretta RayTowers {1 Week @ #1}
5573Laura MarlingAlways This Way
71427Kendrick LamarDNA.
86111Gang Of YouthsWhat Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out? {1 Weeks @ #1}
91059GorillazAscension (feat Vince Staples)
107121Run The JewelsThursday In The Danger Room (feat Kamasi Washington) {6 Weeks @ #1}
1212712StormzyBig For Your Boots
1317313Billie EilishBellyache
141194SpoonCan I Sit Next To You
1516515DrakeGet It Together (feat Jorja Smith & Black Coffee)
1627216Kendrick LamarXXX. (feat U2)
171399The Money WarStars
18NE118Mac DemarcoOn The Level
1915132Methyl EthelUbu
2022420GorillazAndromeda (feat D.R.A.M.)
2225322Grace MitchellNow
2318815LordeGreen Light
2426624Fleet FoxesThird Of May / Ōdaigahara
2519418Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 4
26NE126Lucy RoseIs This Called Home
2720114Future IslandsRan
2832228Alexandra SaviorShades
2921116Father John MistyPure Comedy
30NE130George MapleKryptonite
3129629Calvin HarrisSlide (feat Frank Ocean & Migos)
3224423Joe GoddardHome
33NE133Tired LionCinderella Dracula
3536235Little DragonSweet
3628811ELKIGolden Age
37NE137Sloan Peterson105
38301013K.FlayBlack Wave
3934527Cold War KidsSo Tied Up (feat Bishop Briggs)
4031721Yellow ClawGood Day (feat DJ Snake & Elliphant)

4133617Milky ChanceBlossom
4537430Father John MistyTotal Entertainment Forever
4238634Methyl EthelL'Heure des Sorcières
5140911AirlingNot A Fighter
I really should listen to LUST. and XXX. but for now I can say I do quite enjoy DNA. so pleased to see that move up. I was wondering if Kryptonite was close to charting for you, I'm very pleased that it debuted this week. Good rises for Ascension, Bellyache, Andromeda and Now.
Kung Fu Kenny I just found out Sloan Peterson is a band.
That one & Tired Lion are good debuts.
gooo Kenny. LUST. is a grower but definitely would have preferred HUMBLE. to stick around longer. Yay for the other two moving up also. Alexandra Savior, Fleeties, Alt-J and Little Dragon getting new peaks is sweet. Haven't heard that Mac tune but hopefully it's better than the last one
Apr 30th

This time around, Kendrick is able to maintain the top spot, so "LUST." makes 2 weeks at #1. There's a different contender on the rise though, with Melody's Echo Chamber up to #2 with "Cross My Heart". So "HUMBLE." slides down a spot to #3, meeting up with "Towers" which remains at #4. Climbing into the top 5 this week is "DNA." This means that Kendrick has 3 tracks in the top 5, which hasn't happened since Muse achieved the feat in 2009. If that's not enough, he also has "XXX." up to #10 which is his 10th top 10 hit, and U2's first. I suspect this is also a record that only Muse has achieved, when they had "Uprising", "Unnatural Selection", "Resistance" and "United States Of Eurasia" all in the top 10 for a week in 2009. Potentially on the way to the top 10, Billie Eilish is up to #11 and Mac Demarco is up to #13, for both artists this is as high as they've ever charted.


On the topic of artists accumulating multiple top 5 & top 10 hits in a short space of time, here's an artist we've not seen on the chart in quite a few years. I'm talking about Icelandic singer-songwriter Ásgeir, who picked up three big top 10 hits in short succession in 2014. He's not charted since, until now. Latest track "Afterglow" has really struck a chord with me, and gives him his 4th ever entry at #15.
Actually it's a bit of a similar case with our next artist. Much more recently, Sampa The Great collected some big hits at the start of last year, most notably top 5 hits "Black Dignity" and "Second Heartbeat". After roughly a year of absence, she's back with a new single "Everybody's Hero". Intriguingly, it seems to feature Estelle of "American Boy" fame, though I haven't yet been able to work out where she appears in the song. Nonetheless, it's a new entry at #21 this week, and the 4th entry overall for Sampa.
Next up it's a newbie to the chart. The newest track from Benjamin Booker really caught my ear when I heard it, reminding me of some stuff like former #2 hit "Summer Waiting" by The Novocaines. I love a visceral rock track and "Right On You" comes in at #30.
Lastly we have what is probably my favourite track from the new Goldfrapp album. They recently charted with lead single "Anymore" at #30, this time around it's the final track on the album, "Ocean", which enters at #33. This is the 4th Goldfrapp song to chart.

1131Kendrick LamarLUST. {2 Weeks @ #1}
2342Melody's Echo ChamberCross My Heart
3251Kendrick LamarHUMBLE. {1 Week @ #1}
4471Gretta RayTowers {1 Week @ #1}
5735Kendrick LamarDNA.
7583Laura MarlingAlways This Way
8968GorillazAscension (feat Vince Staples)
98121Gang Of YouthsWhat Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out? {1 Weeks @ #1}
1016310Kendrick LamarXXX. (feat U2)
1113411Billie EilishBellyache
1210131Run The JewelsThursday In The Danger Room (feat Kamasi Washington) {6 Weeks @ #1}
1318213Mac DemarcoOn The Level
1612812StormzyBig For Your Boots
1715615DrakeGet It Together (feat Jorja Smith & Black Coffee)
1822418Grace MitchellNow
1920519GorillazAndromeda (feat D.R.A.M.)
2014104SpoonCan I Sit Next To You
21NE121Sampa The GreatEverybody's Hero (feat Estelle)
2226222Lucy RoseIs This Called Home
2424724Fleet FoxesThird Of May / Ōdaigahara
2517109The Money WarStars
2630226George MapleKryptonite
2728327Alexandra SaviorShades
2819142Methyl EthelUbu
2933229Tired LionCinderella Dracula
30NE130Benjamin BookerRight On You
3123915LordeGreen Light
3237232Sloan Peterson105
3425518Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 4
3627124Future IslandsRan
3735335Little DragonSweet
3831729Calvin HarrisSlide (feat Frank Ocean & Migos)
3929126Father John MistyPure Comedy
4032523Joe GoddardHome

4436811ELKIGolden Age
45381013K.FlayBlack Wave
4639527Cold War KidsSo Tied Up (feat Bishop Briggs)
4840721Yellow ClawGood Day (feat DJ Snake & Elliphant)

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