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Music Report – August 5, 2020

by Jay Boeding on August 4, 2020

The Beths keep the top rung as the #1 album this week with Jump Rope Gazers. Becca Mancari continues to ascent the chart, moving up one after a big move last week. Water Liars debuts on the chart at #3 and looks like a strong challenger. HAIM drops down to #4 with Sports Team making a leap up to #5. Ohmme, PINS and Sammy Brue all crack the top 10 for the first time.

A huge group of album adds this week, with The Naked and Famous leading the way. Washed Out and Fontaines D.C. both return to our playlist with new tracks.

Haim makes a big chart move up from #5 to land the #1 song on this week’s chart. Christian Lee Hutson continues to have sucess, this time with “Northsiders” up four to #2. Perfume Genius is third, with strong Top 10 debuts from both PINS and Ohmme.

Top 10 Albums of the Week

1. The Beths – Jump Rope Gazers
2. Becca Mancari – The Greatest Part
3. Water Liars – Roll On
4. HAIM – Women In Music Pt. III
5. Sports Team – Deep Down Happy
6. Ohmme – Fantasize Your Ghost
7. PINS – Hot Slick
8. Sammy Brue – Crash Test Kid
9. 2nd Grade – Hit To Hit
10. Christian Lee Hutson – Beginners

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. The Naked and Famous – Recover (AWAL)
2. Washed Out – Purple Noon (Sub Pop)
3. Fontaines D.C. – A Hero’s Death (Partisan)
4. Land of Talk – Indistinct Conversations (Saddle Creek)
5. Madeline Kenney – Sucker’s Lunch (Carpark)
6. Alex Lilly – Love In Three Colors EP (Release Me)
7. Le Ren – Morning & Meloncholia EP (Secretly Canadian)
8. Wicca Phase Springs Eternal – This Moment I Miss (Run For Cover)
9. Hockey Dad – Brain Candy (BMG)
10. Morgan Harper-Jones – Breathe EP (PIAS)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. HAIM – I Know Alone
2. Christian Lee Hutson – Northsiders
3. Perfume Genius – Nothing At All
4. PINS – Ponytail
5. Ohmme – Ghost
6. Kidbug – Good Inside
7. Jeff Rosenstock – Scram
8. Porches – I Wanna Ride
9. Porridge Radio – Give/Take
10. HAIM – Don’t Wanna

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