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Music Report – May 8, 2019

by Jay Boeding on May 9, 2019

On The Line from Jenny Lewis stays atop the Top Ten Albums of the Week chart. Broken Social Scene jumps into second place, along with a jump from #10to #3 for Cage The Elephant. The top album debut this week is Real Life from Cayucas.

Vampire Weekend is the top new album this week, with the much-anticipated Father Of The Bride. Foxygen and Big Thief highlight artists returning to the playlist, with first-timers Alaskaalaska, Versing and A Fawn At Dawn landing in the top five.

Jenny Lewis holds on to the top song of the week for the second week in a row. Better Oblivion Community Center moves up from #4 to the runner-up spot on this week’s chart. Julia Jacklin lands in third with the top chart debuts from Broken Social Scene and Ex Hex go #4 and #5.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Jenny Lewis – On The Line
2. Broken Social Scene – Let’s Try The After
3. Cage The Elephant – Social Cues
4. Cayucas – Real Life (Park The Van)
5. Wintersleep – In The Land Of
6. Ex Hex – It’s Real
7. The Drums – Brutalism
8. Ages and Ages – Me You They We
9. Strand of Oaks – Eraserland
10. POND – Tasmania

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Vampire Weekend – Father Of The Bride (Spring Snow/Columbia)
2. Foxygen – Seeing Other People (Jagjaguwar)
3. Alaskalaska – The Dots (Marathon Artists)
4. Versing – 10000 (Ten Thousand) (Hardly Art)
5. A Fawn At Dawn – False Memory [EP] (Self-Released)
6. Big Thief – U.F.O.F. (4AD/Beggars Group)
7. AA Bondy – Enderness (Fat Possum)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Jenny Lewis – Heads Gonna Roll
2. Better Oblivion Community Center – Didn’t Know What I Was In For
3. Julia Jacklin – Head Alone
4. Broken Social Scene – Can’t Find My Heart
5. Ex Hex – Tough Enough
6. Two Door Cinema Club – Talk
7. Telekinesis – Cut the Quick
8. Du Blonde – BUDDY
9. The Head and the Heart – Missed Connection
10. Tame Impala – Patience

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