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Music Report – May 15, 2019

by Jay Boeding on May 14, 2019

Broken Social Scene knocks Jenny Lewis off the top of the album chart. Cayucas continues to climb, coming in at #3 with Cage The Elephant in fourth place and Wintersleep holding at #5. The top debut this week is Craig Finn with I Need A New War, edging out other debuts from Vampire Weekend and Local Natives.

Bear Hands leads off a fine group of new albums added to the playlist this week. Some laid back summer tracks from Jon Bryant, Lewis Capaldi and Tamino to check out, plus a new record from The Get Up Kids.

Broken Social Scene captures the top spot on the Top 10 Songs of the Week chart, moving up three from #4. Ex Hex also moves up three but can’t unseat BSS. Two Door Cinema Club and Telekinesis go #3 and #4 with Du Blonde completing the top five. Tame Impala, Ra Ra Riot, Meat Puppets, Julia Jacklin and Beirut all debut on the chart.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Broken Social Scene – Let’s Try The After
2. Jenny Lewis – On The Line
3. Cayucas – Real Life
4. Cage The Elephant – Social Cues
5. Wintersleep – In The Land Of
6. Craig Finn – I Need A New War
7. Vampire Weekend – Father Of The Bride
8. Local Natives – Violet Street
9. Ex Hex – It’s Real
10. Strand of Oaks – Eraserland

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Bear Hands – Fake Tunes (Spensive Sounds)
2. The Get Up Kids – Problems (Polyvinyl)
3. Tamino – Amir (Arts & Crafts)
4. Maps – Colours. Reflect. Time. Loss. (Mute)
5. SYML – SYML (Nettwerk)
6. Jon Bryant – Cult Classic (Nettwerk)
7. Lewis Capaldi – Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent (Capitol)
8. The Dream Syndicate – These Times (Anti-)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Broken Social Scene – Can’t Find My Heart
2. Ex Hex – Tough Enough
3. Two Door Cinema Club – Talk
4. Telekinesis – Cut the Quick
5. Du Blonde – BUDDY
6. Tame Impala – Borderline
7. Ra Ra Riot – Bad To Worse
8. Julia Jacklin – Pressure To Party
9. Meat Puppets – Warranty
10. Beirut – Varieties of Exile

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