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Music Report – September 16, 2020

by Jay Boeding on September 15, 2020

Bully jumps to the top of the Album Chart this week with “Sugaregg”. Last week’s chart-topper Dream Wife falls to #2, and the biggest gainer of the week is Illuminati Hotties moving up six to #3. Dizzy has an impressive move as well, up to #4 with chart debuts from Bright Eyes and Girl Friday.

Lots of familiar names on this week’s New Albums list, as The Flaming Lips return with American Head. New albums arrive from Cults and San Cisco, as well as a new release from Doves, their first release in nine years.

Dream Wife “Hasta La Vista” tops the chart, jumping three notches. Khruangbin moves even more, gaining four spots to #2. Dehd and Illuminati Hotties follow at #3 & #4, with the top chart debut of the week from Cults rounding out the Top 5.

Top 10 Albums of the Week

1.  Bully – SUGAREGG
2. Dream Wife – So When You Gonna…
3. Illuminati Hotties – FREE I.H
4. Dizzy – The Sun and Her Scorch
5. Dehd – Flower of Devotion
6. Bright Eyes – Down In The Weeds, Where The World Once Was
7. Girl Friday – Androgynous Mary
8. Washed Out – Purple Noon
9. Fontaines D.C. – A Hero’s Death
10. Fast Romantics – Pick It Up

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. The Flaming Lips – American Head (Bella Union)
2. Cults – Host (Sinderlyn)
3. Doves – The Universal Want (Imperial)
4. San Cisco – Between You And Me (Nettwerk)
5. Naked Giants – The Shadow (New West)
6. Everything Everything – RE-ANIMATOR (AWAL)
7. Chuck is a Band – Tender Kid [EP] (Wy Guy)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Dream Wife – Hasta La Vista
2. Khruangbin – Time (You and I)
3. Dehd – No Time
4. Illuminati Hotties – freequent letdown
5. Cults – Trials
6. JR JR – This Side of Paradise
7. Dizzy – Roman Candles
8. The Beths – I’m Not Getting Excited
9. Washed Out – Too Late
10. Yukon Blonde – Get Precious

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