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Music Report – May 20, 2020

by Jay Boeding on May 19, 2020

The Strokes stays at the #1 spot on our Album Chart. Fiona Apple is the runner-up with her critically-acclaimed new record. Margaret Glaspy, Born Ruffians, Moaning and Anna Burch are all strong records in this group.

Thao and the Get Down Stay Down leads the pack of new albums this week. Hanni El Khatib and I Break Horses are returning artists, with playlist debuts from MAITA, Lady Legs and Arthur.

Pretenders make a huge leap into the top spot on this week’s Top 10 Songs Chart. Margaret Glaspy has her second top 5 song this year with Killing What Keeps Us Alive. AWOLNATION comes in at #3 with a chart debut from Wisconsin’s Disq.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. The Strokes – The New Abnormal
2. Fiona Apple – Fetch The Bolt Cutters
3. M. Ward – Migration Stories
4. Anna Burch – If You’re Dreaming
5. Car Seat Headrest – Making A Door Less Open
6. Sorry – 925
7. Moaning – Uneasy Laughter
8. Margaret Glaspy – Devotion
9. TOPS – I Feel Alive
10. Born Ruffians – Juice

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Thao and the Get Down Stay Down – Temple (Domino)
2. Hanni El Khatib – FLIGHT (Innovative Leisure)
3. MAITA – Best Wishes (Kill Rock Stars)
4. Lady Legs – Off Days (Communicating Vessels)
5. I Break Horses – Warnings (Bella Union-PIAS)
6. Arthur – Hair Of The Dog (Honeymoon)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Pretenders – The Buzz
2. Margaret Glaspy – Killing What Keeps Us Alive
3. AWOLNATION – The Best (f/Alice Merton)
4. Disq – Daily Routine
5. Moaning    – Fall In Love
6. Porridge Radio – Sweet
7. Circa Waves – Move To San Francisco
8. Porches – Do U Wanna
9. Coin – Youuu
10. Shasta – Ciao Fun

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