Saturday, August 13, 2016

Brit Sweep: August 14, 2016...


Let's cross the Atlantic one more time to check out the songs and albums making the charts in the UK this week...

On their official singles chart, Major Lazer with Justin Bieber and MØ hold at #1 for a second week with "Cold Water"....

Last year Major Lazer went to #2 with MØ and French DJ/producer DJ Snake with "Lean On". This week DJ Snake, aka William Grigahcine, also hooks up with Bieber and finds himself at #2 with "Let Me Love You"...


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Swedish singer/songwriter Tove Lo drops in at #55 with "Cool Girl". It previews her upcoming October release Lady Wood. She's had two top ten hits in the UK, both at #6; "Habits (Stay High)" and "Heroes" with Alesso...



As the Suicide Squad comic book-turn-movie debuted in cinemas worldwide, three more songs from the soundtrack make their way into the list, as twenty-one pilots' "Heathens" leaps into the top ten at #9 and "Sucker For Pain" from Lil' Wayne and friends rockets to #28. At #61 is dubstep king Skrillex (in apparent and convincing Corey Feldman cosplay) and rapper Rick Ross with "Purple Lamborghini"...


R&B singer Kehlani, who had been nominated for a Grammy earlier this year for Urban Contemporary album, also is in with a cut from Suicide Squad, "Gangsta", at #75...


Modern rockers Panic! At the Disco complete the trio of Suicide Squad songs debuting at #80 with their cover of Queen's classic "Bohemian Rhapsody"...


Canadian hip-hop artist Tory Lanez enters at #81 with his first British hit, "Luv"...


Joe Jonas' dance-rock side project, DNCE, follow up their top-10 hit "Cake By The Ocean" with the song at #91, "Toothbrush"...


Manchester-area modern rock band Blossoms slip in at #98 with a song from their new #1 album, "Charlemagne"...


Meanwhile, on the albums chart in the UK, the Blossoms strike #1 gold with their self-titled debut album...


London-based "grime" rapper Giggs scores his first top-10 album at #2 with Landlord...


Wild Beasts, an indie-rock band from the town of Kendal in northwest England, get their second consecutive top ten album with Boy King at #9...


Emo rockers Moose Blood, from the city of Canterbury, gallop in at #10 with their second album Blush...


The "King", Elvis Presley, returns to the albums chart at #16 with the two-disc Way Down in The Jungle Room, a collection of recordings from the sessions that would end up on his Elvis Presley Boulevard and Moody Blue albums. It's named for the infamous room in Graceland where he had a mobile studio set up...


Alternative rock veterans Dinosaur Jr. are back at #23 with their eleventh studio set Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not. In 1993 they went to #10 in the UK with Where You Been...


Swedish psychedelic rock act Blues Pills pop in at #31 with Lady In Gold. Their third album is their first to make the top 40 in Britain...


The American alt-country trio Cadillac Three, led by hit songwriter Jaren Johnston, jumps in at #33 with their second full-length Bury Me In My Boots...


 The Dead Daisies, a collective of ace rock musicians from Australia and America, come in at #35 with Make Some Noise...





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