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Number Ones: 2009-2021

18-Nov-09White Rabbits - Percussion Gun
23-Nov-09White Rabbits - Percussion Gun (2)
30-Nov-09Friendly Fires - Kiss of Life
7-Dec-09Friendly Fires - Kiss of Life (2)
14-Dec-09White Rabbits - The Lady Vanishes
21-Dec-09Pearl Jam - The End
28-Dec-09Friendly Fires - Kiss of Life (3)
4-Jan-10Pearl Jam - The Fixer
11-Jan-10Dizzee Rascal - Dirtee Cash
18-Jan-10Dizzee Rascal - Dirtee Cash (2)
25-Jan-10Vampire Weekend - Giving Up The Gun
1-Feb-10Friendly Fires - Kiss of Life (4)
8-Feb-10Friendly Fires - Kiss of Life (5)
15-Feb-10Two Door Cinema Club - I Can Talk
22-Feb-10Two Door Cinema Club - I Can Talk (2)
1-Mar-10Two Door Cinema Club - I Can Talk (3)
8-Mar-10Two Door Cinema Club - I Can Talk (4)
15-Mar-10The Model School - It's Hard To Dance When Your Legs Are On Fire
22-Mar-10Lily Allen - Who'd Have Known
29-Mar-10Two Door Cinema Club - What You Know
5-Apr-10Two Door Cinema Club - What You Know (2)
12-Apr-10Deep Sea Arcade - Lonely In Your Arms
19-Apr-10Two Door Cinema Club - Something Good Can Work
26-Apr-10MGMT - Flash Delirium
3-May-10MGMT - Flash Delirium (2)
10-May-10Two Door Cinema Club - Undercover Martyn
17-May-10Two Door Cinema Club - Undercover Martyn (2)
24-May-10Local Natives - Airplanes
31-May-10Passion Pit - The Reeling
7-Jun-10Passion Pit - The Reeling (2)
14-Jun-10Jay-Z - D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)
21-Jun-10Ou Est Le Swimming Pool - Dance The Way I Feel
28-Jun-10Vampire Weekend - Holiday
5-Jul-10Vampire Weekend - Holiday (2)
12-Jul-10Vampire Weekend - Holiday (3)
19-Jul-10Yves Klein Blue - Digital Love
26-Jul-10Sally Seltmann - Harmony To My Heartbeat
2-Aug-10Sally Seltmann - Harmony To My Heartbeat (2)
9-Aug-10Sally Seltmann - Harmony To My Heartbeat (3)
16-Aug-10Franz Ferdinand - Ulysses
23-Aug-10Franz Ferdinand - Ulysses (2)
30-Aug-10Grizzly Bear - Dory
6-Sep-10Grizzly Bear - Dory (2)
13-Sep-10Children Collide - My Eagle
20-Sep-10Children Collide - My Eagle (2)
27-Sep-10Children Collide - My Eagle (3)
4-Oct-10Children Collide - My Eagle (4)
11-Oct-10Children Collide - My Eagle (5)
18-Oct-10Ou Est Le Swimming Pool - Jackson's Last Stand
25-Oct-10Ou Est Le Swimming Pool - Jackson's Last Stand (2)
1-Nov-10Operator Please - Volcanic
8-Nov-10Operator Please - Volcanic (2)
15-Nov-10Cloud Control - There's Nothing In The Water We Can't Fight
22-Nov-10Gyroscope - What Do I Know About Pain?
29-Nov-10Deep Sea Arcade - Keep On Walking
6-Dec-10Washington - Underground
13-Dec-10Washington - Underground (2)
20-Dec-10!!! - Jamie, My Intentions Are Bass
27-Dec-10!!! - Jamie, My Intentions Are Bass (2)
3-Jan-11!!! - Jamie, My Intentions Are Bass (3)
10-Jan-11!!! - Jamie, My Intentions Are Bass (4)
17-Jan-11The Novocaines - Adhere To
24-Jan-11Kings of Leon - Pyro
31-Jan-11Kings of Leon - Pyro (2)
7-Feb-11The Novocaines - Adhere To (2)
14-Feb-11Those Dancing Days - Fuckarias
21-Feb-11Foo Fighters - White Limo
28-Feb-11Foo Fighters - White Limo (2)
7-Mar-11Those Dancing Days - Fuckarias (2)
14-Mar-11Those Dancing Days - Fuckarias (3)
21-Mar-11Those Dancing Days - Fuckarias (4)
28-Mar-11Lykke Li - Get Some
4-Apr-11Eddie Vedder - Longing To Belong
11-Apr-11Those Dancing Days - Fuckarias (5)
18-Apr-11Those Dancing Days - Fuckarias (6)
25-Apr-11Quiet Child - Underage & Well Behaved
2-May-11Friendly Fires - Live Those Days Tonight
9-May-11Friendly Fires - Live Those Days Tonight (2)
16-May-11Children Collide - Loveless
23-May-11Children Collide - Loveless (2)
30-May-11Children Collide - Loveless (3)
6-Jun-11Adele - Rolling In The Deep
13-Jun-11Adele - Rolling In The Deep (2)
20-Jun-11Adele - Rolling In The Deep (3)
27-Jun-11Adele - Rolling In The Deep (4)
4-Jul-11Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar
11-Jul-11Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar (2)
18-Jul-11Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar (3)
25-Jul-11Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar (4)
1-Aug-11Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar (5)
8-Aug-11Metronomy - The Look
15-Aug-11Metronomy - The Look (2)
22-Aug-11Metronomy - The Look (3)
29-Aug-11Metronomy - The Bay
5-Sep-11Taking Back Sunday - Sad Savior
12-Sep-11Kanye West & Jay-Z feat. Otis Redding - Otis
19-Sep-11Kanye West & Jay-Z feat. Otis Redding - Otis (2)
26-Sep-11Kanye West & Jay-Z feat. Otis Redding - Otis (3)
3-Oct-11Deep Sea Arcade - Girls
10-Oct-11Deep Sea Arcade - Girls (2)
17-Oct-11Kanye West & Jay-Z feat. Otis Redding - Otis (4)
24-Oct-11Kanye West & Jay-Z feat. Otis Redding - Otis (5)
31-Oct-11Deep Sea Arcade - Girls (3)
7-Nov-11Deep Sea Arcade - Girls (4)
14-Nov-11Children Collide - Asleep On My Feet
21-Nov-11Woe & Flutter - Cities Of The Red Night
28-Nov-11Geoffrey O'Connor - Whatever Leads Me To You
5-Dec-11Geoffrey O'Connor - Whatever Leads Me To You (2)
12-Dec-11Gotye feat. Kimbra - Somebody That I Used To Know
19-Dec-11BOY - Waitress
26-Dec-11BOY - Waitress (2)
2-Jan-12BOY - Waitress (3)
9-Jan-12BOY - Waitress (4)
16-Jan-12BOY - Little Numbers
23-Jan-12BOY - Waitress (5)
30-Jan-12BOY - Waitress (6)
6-Feb-12BOY - Waitress (7)
13-Feb-12BOY - Waitress (8)
20-Feb-12Deep Sea Arcade - Steam
27-Feb-12Deep Sea Arcade - Steam (2)
5-Mar-12The Charge - Follow Me Down
12-Mar-12The Charge - Follow Me Down (2)
19-Mar-12BOY - Waitress (9)
26-Mar-12BOY - Drive Darling
2-Apr-12Arctic Monkeys - R U Mine?
9-Apr-12Arctic Monkeys - R U Mine? (2)
16-Apr-12Arctic Monkeys - R U Mine? (3)
23-Apr-12Arctic Monkeys - R U Mine? (4)
30-Apr-12Arctic Monkeys - R U Mine? (5)
7-May-12SBTRKT feat. Sampha - Hold On
14-May-12SBTRKT feat. Sampha - Hold On (2)
21-May-12Django Django - Default
28-May-12Django Django - Default (2)
4-Jun-12Django Django - Default (3)
11-Jun-12Django Django - Default (4)
18-Jun-12Portugal. The Man - So American
25-Jun-12Portugal. The Man - So American (2)
2-Jul-12Portugal. The Man - So American (3)
9-Jul-12Firehorse - If You Don't Want To Be Alone
16-Jul-12Firehorse - If You Don't Want To Be Alone (2)
23-Jul-12Firehorse - If You Don't Want To Be Alone (3)
30-Jul-12Firehorse - If You Don't Want To Be Alone (4)
6-Aug-12Yeasayer - Henrietta
13-Aug-12Yeasayer - Henrietta (2)
20-Aug-12Grizzly Bear - Yet Again
27-Aug-12Grizzly Bear - Yet Again (2)
3-Sep-12Grizzly Bear - Yet Again (3)
10-Sep-12Grizzly Bear - Yet Again (4)
17-Sep-12Loon Lake - Fantastica
24-Sep-12Redcoats - Raven
1-Oct-12Redcoats - Raven (2)
8-Oct-12Grinspoon - Passerby
15-Oct-12Grinspoon - Passerby (2)
22-Oct-12Grinspoon - Passerby (3)
29-Oct-12Muse - Panic Station
5-Nov-12Grinspoon - Battleground
12-Nov-12Grinspoon - Battleground (2)
19-Nov-12The Magnetic Fields - Quick!
26-Nov-12The Magnetic Fields - Quick! (2)
3-Dec-12The Magnetic Fields - Quick! (3)
10-Dec-12The Magnetic Fields - Quick! (4)
17-Dec-12The Magnetic Fields - Quick! (5)
24-Dec-12Wave Machines - I Hold Loneliness
31-Dec-12Wave Machines - I Hold Loneliness (2)
7-Jan-13Wave Machines - I Hold Loneliness (3)
14-Jan-13The Soft Pack - Captain Ace
21-Jan-13The Soft Pack - Captain Ace (2)
28-Jan-13The Soft Pack - Captain Ace (3)
4-Feb-13Of Monsters and Men - Mountain Sound
11-Feb-13Of Monsters and Men - Mountain Sound (2)
18-Feb-13Of Monsters and Men - Mountain Sound (3)
25-Feb-13Bear In Heaven - The Reflection Of You
4-Mar-13Bear In Heaven - The Reflection Of You (2)
11-Mar-13Bear In Heaven - The Reflection Of You (3)
18-Mar-13Bear In Heaven - The Reflection Of You (4)
25-Mar-13Bear In Heaven - The Reflection Of You (5)
1-Apr-13Bear In Heaven - The Reflection Of You (6)
8-Apr-13Bear In Heaven - The Reflection Of You (7)
15-Apr-13Bear In Heaven - The Reflection Of You (8)
22-Apr-13Bear In Heaven - The Reflection Of You (9)
29-Apr-13Midnight Juggernauts - Ballad of the War Machine
6-May-13Midnight Juggernauts - Ballad of the War Machine (2)
13-May-13Midnight Juggernauts - Ballad of the War Machine (3)
20-May-13I Know The Chief - Creature
27-May-13I Know The Chief - Creature (2)
3-Jun-13Midnight Juggernauts - Ballad of the War Machine (4)
10-Jun-13Midnight Juggernauts - Ballad of the War Machine (5)
17-Jun-13Midnight Juggernauts - Ballad of the War Machine (6)
24-Jun-13Washed Out - It All Feels Right
1-Jul-13Arctic Monkeys - Do I Wanna Know?
8-Jul-13Franz Ferdinand - Right Action
15-Jul-13Franz Ferdinand - Right Action (2)
22-Jul-13Franz Ferdinand - Right Action (3)
29-Jul-13Franz Ferdinand - Right Action (4)
5-Aug-13Franz Ferdinand - Right Action (5)
12-Aug-13Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Jubilee Street
19-Aug-13Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Jubilee Street (2)
26-Aug-13Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Jubilee Street (3)
2-Sep-13Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Jubilee Street (4)
9-Sep-13Franz Ferdinand - Love Illumination
16-Sep-13Davey Lane - You're The Cops, I'm The Crime
23-Sep-13Arcade Fire - Reflektor
30-Sep-13Arcade Fire - Reflektor (2)
7-Oct-13Arcade Fire - Reflektor (3)
14-Oct-13Arcade Fire - Reflektor (4)
21-Oct-13Arcade Fire - Reflektor (5)
28-Oct-13The Jungle Giants - Home
4-Nov-13Arcade Fire - Reflektor (6)
11-Nov-13Arcade Fire - Reflektor (7)
18-Nov-13Franz Ferdinand - Evil Eye
25-Nov-13Franz Ferdinand - Evil Eye (2)
2-Dec-13The Fratellis - Rock N Roll Will Break Your Heart
9-Dec-13The Fratellis - Rock N Roll Will Break Your Heart (2)
16-Dec-13The Fratellis - Rock N Roll Will Break Your Heart (3)
23-Dec-13Obits - Operation Bikini
30-Dec-13Obits - Operation Bikini (2)
6-Jan-14Obits - Operation Bikini (3)
13-Jan-14Obits - Operation Bikini (4)
20-Jan-14Obits - Operation Bikini (5)
27-Jan-14Run The Jewels - A Christmas Fucking Miracle
3-Feb-14A$AP Rocky feat. Santigold - Hell
10-Feb-14A$AP Rocky feat. Santigold - Hell (2)
17-Feb-14A$AP Rocky feat. Santigold - Hell (3)
24-Feb-14Holy Holy - Impossible Like You
3-Mar-14Holy Holy - Impossible Like You (2)
10-Mar-14Metronomy - Love Letters
17-Mar-14Metronomy - Love Letters (2)
24-Mar-14Metronomy - Love Letters (3)
31-Mar-14Metronomy - Love Letters (4)
7-Apr-14Temples - Colours To Life
14-Apr-14Temples - Colours To Life (2)
21-Apr-14Temples - Colours To Life (3)
28-Apr-14Temples - Colours To Life (4)
5-May-14Temples - Colours To Life (5)
12-May-14Temples - Colours To Life (6)
19-May-14Run The Jewels - Get It
26-May-14Run The Jewels - Get It (2)
2-Jun-14Run The Jewels - Get It (3)
9-Jun-14Plague Vendor - Black Sap Scriptures
16-Jun-14Plague Vendor - Black Sap Scriptures (2)
23-Jun-14Plague Vendor - Black Sap Scriptures (3)
30-Jun-14DZ Deathrays - Keep Myself On Edge
7-Jul-14ScHoolboy Q - Man of the Year
14-Jul-14ScHoolboy Q - Man of the Year (2)
21-Jul-14Pulled Apart By Horses - Hot Squash
28-Jul-14Pulled Apart By Horses - Hot Squash (2)
4-Aug-14Pulled Apart By Horses - Hot Squash (3)
11-Aug-14Pulled Apart By Horses - Hot Squash (4)
18-Aug-14ScHoolboy Q - Man of the Year (3)
25-Aug-14Every Time I Die - Decayin' With The Boys
1-Sep-14Every Time I Die - Decayin' With The Boys (2)
8-Sep-14Every Time I Die - Decayin' With The Boys (3)
15-Sep-14Every Time I Die - Decayin' With The Boys (4)
22-Sep-14Every Time I Die - Decayin' With The Boys (5)
29-Sep-14Vic Mensa - Down On My Luck
6-Oct-14The Antlers - Palace
13-Oct-14The Antlers - Palace (2)
20-Oct-14The Love Junkies - In the Belly of My Beast
27-Oct-14The Love Junkies - In the Belly of My Beast (2)
3-Nov-14Jonathan Boulet - Creeper
10-Nov-14Jonathan Boulet - Creeper (2)
17-Nov-14Jonathan Boulet - Creeper (3)
24-Nov-14Jonathan Boulet - Creeper (4)
1-Dec-14Jonathan Boulet - Creeper (5)
8-Dec-14Jonathan Boulet - Creeper (6)
15-Dec-14Dry the River - Everlasting Light
22-Dec-14Dry the River - Everlasting Light (2)
29-Dec-14Dry the River - Everlasting Light (3)
5-Jan-15Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Shitsville
12-Jan-15Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Shitsville (2)
19-Jan-15Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Shitsville (3)
26-Jan-15Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Shitsville (4)
2-Feb-15Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Shitsville (5)
9-Feb-15Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Shitsville (6)
16-Feb-15Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Shitsville (7)
23-Feb-15BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah feat. DOOM - Ray Gun
2-Mar-15BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah feat. Danny Brown - Six Degrees
9-Mar-15BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah feat. Danny Brown - Six Degrees (2)
16-Mar-15Catfish and the Bottlemen - Pacifier
23-Mar-15Tame Impala - Let It Happen
30-Mar-15Tame Impala - Let It Happen (2)
6-Apr-15Tame Impala - Let It Happen (3)
13-Apr-15Mew - Satellites
20-Apr-15Mew - Satellites (2)
27-Apr-15Mew - Satellites (3)
4-May-15Mew - Satellites (4)
11-May-15BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah - Food
18-May-15Foam - Oil Well
25-May-15Foam - Oil Well (2)
1-Jun-15Nick Hill - Know This
8-Jun-15The Ocean Party - Charters Towers
15-Jun-15The Ocean Party - Charters Towers (2)
22-Jun-15BOY - We Were Here
29-Jun-15BOY - We Were Here (2)
6-Jul-15BOY - We Were Here (3)
13-Jul-15BOY - We Were Here (4)
20-Jul-15BOY - We Were Here (5)
27-Jul-15BOY - We Were Here (6)
3-Aug-15BOY - We Were Here (7)
10-Aug-15Django Django - Found You
17-Aug-15Django Django - Found You (2)
24-Aug-15Django Django - Found You (3)
31-Aug-15FIDLAR - West Coast
7-Sep-15FIDLAR - West Coast (2)
14-Sep-15Wolf Alice - Fluffy
21-Sep-15Wolf Alice - Fluffy (2)
28-Sep-15Wolf Alice - Fluffy (3)
5-Oct-15Wolf Alice - Silk
12-Oct-15Wolf Alice - Silk (2)
19-Oct-15Wolf Alice - Silk (3)
26-Oct-15BOY - Fear
2-Nov-15Metric - The Shade
9-Nov-15Metric - The Shade (2)
16-Nov-15Drake - Hotline Bling
23-Nov-15Beach Baby - Limousine
30-Nov-15Beach Baby - Limousine (2)
7-Dec-15Beach Baby - Limousine (3)
14-Dec-15Beach Baby - Limousine (4)
21-Dec-15Olympia - Tourists
28-Dec-15Beach Baby - Limousine (5)
4-Jan-16Beach Baby - Limousine (6)
11-Jan-16Heron Oblivion - Oriar
18-Jan-16Car Seat Headrest - Something Soon
25-Jan-16Car Seat Headrest - Something Soon (2)
1-Feb-16Car Seat Headrest - Something Soon (3)
8-Feb-16Dumbo Gets Mad - Andromedian Girl
15-Feb-16Sunflower Bean - Wall Watcher
22-Feb-16Sunflower Bean - Wall Watcher (2)
29-Feb-16The Dead Weather - Impossible Winner
7-Mar-16The Dead Weather - Impossible Winner (2)
14-Mar-16The Dead Weather - Impossible Winner (3)
21-Mar-16The Dead Weather - Impossible Winner (4)
28-Mar-16The Dead Weather - Impossible Winner (5)
4-Apr-16Thao & The Get Down Stay Down - Astonished Man
11-Apr-16Thao & The Get Down Stay Down - Astonished Man (2)
18-Apr-16Thao & The Get Down Stay Down - Astonished Man (3)
25-Apr-16Thao & The Get Down Stay Down - Astonished Man (4)
2-May-16The Last Shadow Puppets - Miracle Aligner
9-May-16The Last Shadow Puppets - Miracle Aligner (2)
16-May-16The Last Shadow Puppets - Miracle Aligner (3)
23-May-16The Last Shadow Puppets - Miracle Aligner (4)
30-May-16The Last Shadow Puppets - Miracle Aligner (5)
6-Jun-16The Last Shadow Puppets - Miracle Aligner (6)
13-Jun-16The Last Shadow Puppets - Miracle Aligner (7)
20-Jun-16The Last Shadow Puppets - Miracle Aligner (8)
27-Jun-16The Avalanches feat. Danny Brown & MF DOOM - Frankie Sinatra
4-Jul-16Autolux - Change My Head
11-Jul-16The Avalanches feat. Danny Brown & MF DOOM - Frankie Sinatra (2)
18-Jul-16Teleman - Düsseldorf
25-Jul-16Teleman - Düsseldorf (2)
1-Aug-16Teleman - Düsseldorf (3)
8-Aug-16Teleman - Düsseldorf (4)
15-Aug-16Teleman - Düsseldorf (5)
22-Aug-16Teleman - Düsseldorf (6)
29-Aug-16Crystal Castles - Char
5-Sep-16Crystal Castles - Char (2)
12-Sep-16Crystal Castles - Char (3)
19-Sep-16Glass Animals - Life Itself
26-Sep-16Hamilton Leithauser & Rostam - A 1000 Times
3-Oct-16Hamilton Leithauser & Rostam - A 1000 Times (2)
10-Oct-16Hamilton Leithauser & Rostam - A 1000 Times (3)
17-Oct-16Angel Olsen - Shut Up Kiss Me
24-Oct-16Angel Olsen - Shut Up Kiss Me (2)
31-Oct-16Angel Olsen - Shut Up Kiss Me (3)
7-Nov-16Angel Olsen - Shut Up Kiss Me (4)
14-Nov-16Sleigh Bells - I Can Only Stare
21-Nov-16Temples - Certainty
28-Nov-16Temples - Certainty (2)
5-Dec-16Temples - Certainty (3)
12-Dec-16Temples - Certainty (4)
19-Dec-16Temples - Certainty (5)
26-Dec-16Temples - Certainty (6)
2-Jan-17Temples - Certainty (7)
9-Jan-17Warpaint - So Good
16-Jan-17Warpaint - So Good (2)
23-Jan-17Warpaint - So Good (3)
30-Jan-17Warpaint - So Good (4)
6-Feb-17Peter Doherty - Down for the Outing
13-Feb-17Peter Doherty - Down for the Outing (2)
20-Feb-17Warpaint - So Good (5)
27-Feb-17The Jungle Giants - Feel the Way I Do
6-Mar-17The Jungle Giants - Feel the Way I Do (2)
13-Mar-17The Jungle Giants - Feel the Way I Do (3)
20-Mar-17King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Sleep Drifter
27-Mar-17King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Sleep Drifter (2)
3-Apr-17King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Sleep Drifter (3)
10-Apr-17Alt-J - 3WW
17-Apr-17Crooked Colours - Flow
24-Apr-17Kendrick Lamar - YAH.
1-May-17Kendrick Lamar - YAH. (2)
8-May-17Kendrick Lamar - HUMBLE.
15-May-17Kendrick Lamar - HUMBLE. (2)
22-May-17Kendrick Lamar - HUMBLE. (3)
29-May-17Kendrick Lamar - LUST.
5-Jun-17Kendrick Lamar - LUST. (2)
12-Jun-17Kendrick Lamar - LUST. (3)
19-Jun-17Grizzly Bear - Mourning Sound
26-Jun-17Grizzly Bear - Mourning Sound (2)
3-Jul-17Grizzly Bear - Mourning Sound (3)
10-Jul-17Grizzly Bear - Mourning Sound (4)
17-Jul-17GoldLink feat. Ciscero - Same Clothes As Yesterday
24-Jul-17GoldLink feat. Ciscero - Same Clothes As Yesterday (2)
31-Jul-17Slowdive - Don't Know Why
7-Aug-17Slowdive - Don't Know Why (2)
14-Aug-17Slowdive - Don't Know Why (3)
21-Aug-17Slowdive - Don't Know Why (4)
28-Aug-17Slowdive - Don't Know Why (5)
4-Sep-17Slowdive - Don't Know Why (6)
11-Sep-17Slowdive - Don't Know Why (7)
18-Sep-17Tiny Little Houses - Garbage Bin
25-Sep-17Tiny Little Houses - Garbage Bin (2)
2-Oct-17NAV & Metro Boomin - Call Me
9-Oct-17NAV & Metro Boomin - Call Me (2)
16-Oct-17NAV & Metro Boomin - Call Me (3)
23-Oct-17NAV & Metro Boomin - Call Me (4)
30-Oct-17NAV & Metro Boomin - Call Me (5)
6-Nov-17NAV & Metro Boomin - Call Me (6)
13-Nov-17SavageRealm & Le$Laflame - Feeling Great
20-Nov-17Samsaruh - Golden to Thrive
27-Nov-17Samsaruh - Golden to Thrive (2)
4-Dec-17Samsaruh - Golden to Thrive (3)
11-Dec-17CyHi the Prynce feat. Kanye West - Dat Side
18-Dec-17CyHi the Prynce feat. Kanye West - Dat Side (2)
25-Dec-17CyHi the Prynce feat. Kanye West - Dat Side (3)
1-Jan-18Protomartyr - Half Sister
8-Jan-18Protomartyr - Half Sister (2)
15-Jan-18Protomartyr - Half Sister (3)
22-Jan-18JANEVA feat. ZenSoFly - Humble Beginnings
29-Jan-18JANEVA feat. ZenSoFly - Humble Beginnings (2)
5-Feb-18JANEVA feat. ZenSoFly - Humble Beginnings (3)
12-Feb-18JANEVA feat. ZenSoFly - Humble Beginnings (4)
19-Feb-18JANEVA feat. ZenSoFly - Humble Beginnings (5)
26-Feb-18Migos - Stir Fry
5-Mar-18Migos - Stir Fry (2)
12-Mar-18Migos - Stir Fry (3)
19-Mar-18Migos - Stir Fry (4)
26-Mar-18Migos - Stir Fry (5)
2-Apr-18Migos - Stir Fry (6)
9-Apr-18Migos - Stir Fry (7)
16-Apr-18Django Django - Beam Me Up
23-Apr-18BlocBoy JB feat. Drake - Look Alive
30-Apr-18BlocBoy JB feat. Drake - Look Alive (2)
7-May-18Sarah Blasko - Never Let Me Go
14-May-18Sarah Blasko - Never Let Me Go (2)
21-May-18Sarah Blasko - Never Let Me Go (3)
28-May-18Sarah Blasko - Never Let Me Go (4)
4-Jun-18Sarah Blasko - Never Let Me Go (5)
11-Jun-18Sarah Blasko - Never Let Me Go (6)
18-Jun-18James Blake - Don't Miss It
25-Jun-18James Blake - Don't Miss It (2)
2-Jul-18The Carters - APESHIT
9-Jul-18Saba - LIFE
16-Jul-18Saba - LIFE (2)
23-Jul-18Saba - LIFE (3)
30-Jul-18Rich Brian feat. Joji - Introvert
6-Aug-18Rich Brian feat. Joji - Introvert (2)
13-Aug-18Saba - LIFE (4)
20-Aug-18Saba feat. theMIND - BUSY / SIRENS
27-Aug-18Saba feat. theMIND - BUSY / SIRENS (2)
3-Sep-18Saba feat. theMIND - BUSY / SIRENS (3)
10-Sep-18Saba feat. theMIND - BUSY / SIRENS (4)
17-Sep-18Saba feat. theMIND - BUSY / SIRENS (5)
24-Sep-18La Luz - California Finally
1-Oct-18La Luz - California Finally (2)
8-Oct-18La Luz - Mean Dream
15-Oct-18La Luz - Mean Dream (2)
22-Oct-18La Luz - Mean Dream (3)
29-Oct-18Lana Del Rey - Venice Bitch
5-Nov-18Lana Del Rey - Venice Bitch (2)
12-Nov-18Lana Del Rey - Venice Bitch (3)
19-Nov-18Lana Del Rey - Venice Bitch (4)
26-Nov-18Lana Del Rey - Venice Bitch (5)
3-Dec-18Lana Del Rey - Venice Bitch (6)
10-Dec-18Lana Del Rey - Venice Bitch (7)
17-Dec-18Lana Del Rey - Venice Bitch (8)
24-Dec-18Travis Scott - SICKO MODE
31-Dec-18Travis Scott - SICKO MODE (2)
7-Jan-19Travis Scott - SICKO MODE (3)
14-Jan-19AlunaGeorge feat. Cautious Clay - Superior Emotion
21-Jan-19The Pretty Littles - Don Dale
28-Jan-19The Pretty Littles - Don Dale (2)
4-Feb-19The Pretty Littles - Don Dale (3)
11-Feb-19Two People - Phone Call
18-Feb-19Fat White Family - Feet
25-Feb-19Fat White Family - Feet (2)
4-Mar-19Fat White Family - Feet (3)
11-Mar-19Fat White Family - Feet (4)
18-Mar-19Fat White Family - Feet (5)
25-Mar-19Fat White Family - Feet (6)
1-Apr-19Cage the Elephant - House of Glass
8-Apr-19Cage the Elephant - House of Glass (2)
15-Apr-19ScHoolboy Q - Numb Numb Juice
22-Apr-19ScHoolboy Q - Numb Numb Juice (2)
29-Apr-192 Chainz feat. Kendrick Lamar - Momma I Hit a Lick
6-May-192 Chainz feat. Kendrick Lamar - Momma I Hit a Lick (2)
13-May-192 Chainz feat. Kendrick Lamar - Momma I Hit a Lick (3)
20-May-192 Chainz feat. Kendrick Lamar - Momma I Hit a Lick (4)
27-May-19Stormzy - Vossi Bop
3-Jun-19Stormzy - Vossi Bop (2)
10-Jun-19King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Planet B
17-Jun-19King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Planet B (2)
24-Jun-19King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Planet B (3)
1-Jul-19King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Planet B (4)
8-Jul-19King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Planet B (5)
15-Jul-19The Voidz - The Eternal Tao
22-Jul-19Fontaines D.C. - Big
29-Jul-19YG - Stop Snitchin
5-Aug-19YG - Stop Snitchin (2)
12-Aug-19Richard Dawson - Jogging
19-Aug-19Richard Dawson - Jogging (2)
26-Aug-19Richard Dawson - Jogging (3)
2-Sep-19Richard Dawson - Jogging (4)
9-Sep-19Richard Dawson - Jogging (5)
16-Sep-19Samia - Ode To Artifice
23-Sep-19Samia - Ode To Artifice (2)
30-Sep-19Danny Brown - Dirty Laundry
7-Oct-19Danny Brown - Dirty Laundry (2)
14-Oct-19Danny Brown - Dirty Laundry (3)
21-Oct-19Danny Brown - Dirty Laundry (4)
28-Oct-19Danny Brown - Dirty Laundry (5)
4-Nov-19Danny Brown - Dirty Laundry (6)
11-Nov-19Slaughter Beach, Dog - Good Ones
18-Nov-19Slaughter Beach, Dog - Good Ones (2)
25-Nov-19Slaughter Beach, Dog - Good Ones (3)
2-Dec-19Two People - Dream Steppin'
9-Dec-19Two People - Dream Steppin' (2)
16-Dec-19Two People - Dream Steppin' (3)
23-Dec-19Two People - Dream Steppin' (4)
30-Dec-19Two People - Dream Steppin' (5)
6-Jan-20Two People - Dream Steppin' (6)
13-Jan-20Two People - Dream Steppin' (7)
20-Jan-20Two People - Dream Steppin' (8)
27-Jan-20Two People - Dream Steppin' (9)
3-Feb-20Two People - Dream Steppin' (10)
10-Feb-20Two People - Dream Steppin' (11)
17-Feb-20Two People - Dream Steppin' (12)
24-Feb-20Two People - Dream Steppin' (13)
2-Mar-20Melbs bb - Astrology (clothesline)
9-Mar-20Melbs bb - Astrology (clothesline) (2)
16-Mar-20Melbs bb - Astrology (clothesline) (3)
23-Mar-20Melbs bb - Astrology (clothesline) (4)
30-Mar-20EAST AV3 - Le Labo
6-Apr-20Jay Electronica - Ghost of Soulja Slim
13-Apr-20The Strokes - At The Door
20-Apr-20The Strokes - At The Door (2)
27-Apr-20The Strokes - At The Door (3)
4-May-20The Strokes - At The Door (4)
11-May-20Megan Thee Stallion - Savage
18-May-20Megan Thee Stallion - Savage (2)
25-May-20The Avalanches feat. Rivers Cuomo & Pink Siifu - Running Red Lights
1-Jun-20The Avalanches feat. Rivers Cuomo & Pink Siifu - Running Red Lights (2)
8-Jun-20The Avalanches feat. Rivers Cuomo & Pink Siifu - Running Red Lights (3)
15-Jun-20The Avalanches feat. Rivers Cuomo & Pink Siifu - Running Red Lights (4)
22-Jun-20The Avalanches feat. Rivers Cuomo & Pink Siifu - Running Red Lights (5)
29-Jun-20The Avalanches feat. Rivers Cuomo & Pink Siifu - Running Red Lights (6)
6-Jul-20The Avalanches feat. Rivers Cuomo & Pink Siifu - Running Red Lights (7)
13-Jul-20The Avalanches feat. Rivers Cuomo & Pink Siifu - Running Red Lights (8)
20-Jul-20IDLES - Mr. Motivator
27-Jul-20The Avalanches feat. Rivers Cuomo & Pink Siifu - Running Red Lights (9)
3-Aug-20Future Islands - For Sure
10-Aug-20Future Islands - For Sure (2)
17-Aug-20Future Islands - For Sure (3)
24-Aug-20Two People - Someone To Serve
31-Aug-20Two People - Someone To Serve (2)
7-Sep-20Two People - Someone To Serve (3)
14-Sep-20Empty Country - Becca
21-Sep-20Empty Country - Becca (2)
28-Sep-20Empty Country - Becca (3)
5-Oct-20Empty Country - Becca (4)
12-Oct-20Empty Country - Becca (5)
19-Oct-20Empty Country - Becca (6)
26-Oct-20IDLES - A Hymn
2-Nov-20IDLES - A Hymn (2)
9-Nov-20IDLES - A Hymn (3)
16-Nov-2021 Savage & Metro Boomin - No Opp Left Behind
23-Nov-2021 Savage & Metro Boomin - No Opp Left Behind (2)
30-Nov-2021 Savage & Metro Boomin - No Opp Left Behind (3)
7-Dec-20Spillage Village with JID & EARTHGANG feat. Ant Clemons - Baptize
14-Dec-2021 Savage & Metro Boomin - No Opp Left Behind (4)
21-Dec-20For Those I Love - I Have a Love
28-Dec-20For Those I Love - I Have a Love (2)
4-Jan-21NAV - Friends & Family
11-Jan-21NAV - Friends & Family (2)
18-Jan-21NAV - Friends & Family (3)
25-Jan-21IDLES - Carcinogenic
1-Feb-21IDLES - Carcinogenic (2)
8-Feb-21IDLES - Carcinogenic (3)
15-Feb-21IDLES - Kill Them With Kindness
22-Feb-21IDLES - Kill Them With Kindness (2)
1-Mar-21IDLES - Kill Them With Kindness (3)
8-Mar-21Freddie Gibbs feat. ScHoolboy Q - Gang Signs
15-Mar-21Freddie Gibbs feat. ScHoolboy Q - Gang Signs (2)
22-Mar-21Freddie Gibbs feat. ScHoolboy Q - Gang Signs (3)
29-Mar-21For Those I Love - Birthday / The Pain
5-Apr-21For Those I Love - Birthday / The Pain (2)
12-Apr-21For Those I Love - Birthday / The Pain (3)
19-Apr-21King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - K.G.L.W.
26-Apr-21For Those I Love - Birthday / The Pain (4)
3-May-21For Those I Love - Birthday / The Pain (5)
10-May-21For Those I Love - Birthday / The Pain (6)
17-May-21For Those I Love - Birthday / The Pain (7)
24-May-21Liars - Sekwar
31-May-21Liars - Sekwar (2)
7-Jun-21Liars - Sekwar (3)
14-Jun-21Liars - Sekwar (4)
21-Jun-21Liars - Sekwar (5)
28-Jun-21Liars - Sekwar (6)
5-Jul-21Famous - The Beatles
12-Jul-21Famous - The Beatles (2)
19-Jul-21Famous - Stars
26-Jul-21Famous - Stars (2)
2-Aug-21Famous - Stars (3)
9-Aug-21Famous - Stars (4)
16-Aug-21Famous - Stars (5)
23-Aug-21Famous - Stars (6)
30-Aug-21Famous - Stars (7)
6-Sep-21Famous - Stars (8)
13-Sep-21Famous - Stars (9)
20-Sep-21Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Vortex
27-Sep-21Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Vortex (2)
4-Oct-21alt-J - U&ME
11-Oct-21alt-J - U&ME (2)
18-Oct-21alt-J - U&ME (3)
25-Oct-21Crowded House - Love Isn't Hard At All
1-Nov-21Crowded House - Love Isn't Hard At All (2)
8-Nov-21Crowded House - Love Isn't Hard At All (3)
15-Nov-21Crowded House - Love Isn't Hard At All (4)
22-Nov-21alt-J - Get Better
29-Nov-21alt-J - Get Better (2)
6-Dec-21alt-J - Get Better (3)
13-Dec-21The Horrors - Against The Blade
20-Dec-21The Horrors - Against The Blade (2)
27-Dec-21The Horrors - Against The Blade (3)

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Number Ones: 2022

3-Jan-22The Horrors - Against The Blade (4)
10-Jan-22The Antlers - Green to Gold
17-Jan-22The Antlers - Green to Gold (2)
24-Jan-22The Antlers - Green to Gold (3)
31-Jan-22The Antlers - Green to Gold (4)
7-Feb-22The Antlers - Green to Gold (5)
14-Feb-22The Antlers - Green to Gold (6)
21-Feb-22Adam Newling - Sweetness
28-Feb-22Augie March - The Derangement
7-Mar-22Augie March - The Derangement (2)
14-Mar-22Augie March - The Derangement (3)
21-Mar-22Augie March - The Derangement (4)
28-Mar-22Denzel Curry - Walkin
4-Apr-22Denzel Curry - Walkin (2)
11-Apr-22Denzel Curry - Walkin (3)
18-Apr-22Denzel Curry - Walkin (4)
25-Apr-22Northlane - Plenty
2-May-22Northlane - Plenty (2)
9-May-22Yard Act - Tall Poppies
16-May-22Yard Act - Tall Poppies (2)
23-May-22Yard Act - Tall Poppies (3)
30-May-22Yard Act - Tall Poppies (4)
6-Jun-22Yard Act - Tall Poppies (5)
13-Jun-22Yard Act - Tall Poppies (6)
20-Jun-22Yard Act - Tall Poppies (7)
27-Jun-22Ocean Alley - Deepest Darkness
4-Jul-22Ocean Alley - Deepest Darkness (2)
11-Jul-22Vince Staples - ROSE STREET
18-Jul-22Perfume Genius - Photograph
25-Jul-22Perfume Genius - Photograph (2)
1-Aug-22Perfume Genius - Photograph (3)
8-Aug-22Perfume Genius - Photograph (4)
15-Aug-22Sputnik Sweetheart - Lindy Hop
22-Aug-22Sputnik Sweetheart - Lindy Hop (2)
29-Aug-22Sputnik Sweetheart - Lindy Hop (3)
5-Sep-22Sputnik Sweetheart - Heavenly
12-Sep-22Sputnik Sweetheart - Heavenly (2)
19-Sep-22Sputnik Sweetheart - Heavenly (3)
26-Sep-22Sputnik Sweetheart - Heavenly (4)

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Chart Statistics

Most entries by country

5New Zealand70

Most entries by Australian State/Territory

1New South Wales595
4Western Australia219
5South Australia55
8Northern Territory8

Most weeks at #1

1Two PeopleDream Steppin'201913
 Bear In HeavenThe Reflection of You20139
 The AvalanchesRunning Red Lights (ft. Rivers Cuomo & Pink Siifu)20209
6The Last Shadow PuppetsMiracle Aligner20168
 Lana Del ReyVenice Bitch20188
8Arcade FireReflektor20137
 Freddie Gibbs & MadlibShitsville20157
 BOYWe Were Here20157
 SlowdiveDon't Know Why20177
 MigosStir Fry20187
 For Those I LoveBirthday / The Pain20217
 Yard ActTall Poppies20227
16Those Dancing DaysFuckarias20116
 Midnight JuggernautsBallad of the War Machine20136
 TemplesColours To Life20146
 Jonathan BouletCreeper20146
 Beach BabyLimousine20156
 NAV & Metro BoominCall Me20176
 Sarah BlaskoNever Let Me Go20186
 Fat White FamilyFeet20196
 Danny BrownDirty Laundry20196
 Empty CountryBecca20206
 The AntlersGreen to Gold20226

Most entries by artist

53Kendrick Lamar17Beach House12Surfer Blood
44King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard17British India12The Fratellis
34Kanye West17Grinspoon12The Rubens
33Franz Ferdinand17Kasabian12Tkay Maidza
30Drake17La Luz12Warpaint
30Flume17Pearl Jam12Yeasayer
29Jay-Z16Beyoncé11Bombay Bicycle Club
2621 Savage16Cloud Control11Everything Everything
26alt-J16Darwin Deez11Foster The People
26Father John Misty16DZ Deathrays11Interpol
26Tame Impala16Jack White11Jonathan Boulet
25Kings of Leon16James Blake11Metronomy
24A$AP Rocky16Owl Eyes11Offset
24Denzel Curry16Pharrell Williams11Red Hot Chili Peppers
24Django Django16The Strokes11The Killers
23Children Collide15clipping.11The National
23MGMT15Fontaines D.C.11The Soft Pack
23Vampire Weekend15Glass Animals11Those Dancing Days
22Friendly Fires15Methyl Ethel11Vince Staples
22Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs15Pusha T102 Chainz
21Danny Brown15ScHoolboy Q10A$AP Ferg
21Freddie Gibbs15The Jungle Giants10Arcade Fire
21Muse15White Rabbits10Bruno Mars
21The Love Junkies14Anderson .Paak10Cadence Weapon
20Run The Jewels14Calvin Harris10CHVRCHES
19Migos14Parquet Courts10Cloud Nothings
19Taking Back Sunday14The Presets10Firehorse
19The Avalanches14The Weeknd10Future Islands
19Two Door Cinema Club14Wolf Alice10J. Cole
18Ball Park Music13Foals10JID
18Billie Eilish13Foo Fighters10Little Dragon
18BOY13San Cisco10Midnight Juggernauts
18Courtney Barnett13The Black Keys10OK Go
18Deep Sea Arcade13The Drums10Operator Please
18Grizzly Bear13The Temper Trap10Portugal. The Man
18Lana Del Rey13Tiny Little Houses10Rihanna
18Madlib13Two People10slowthai
18Metro Boomin13Tyler, The Creator10Sunflower Bean
18Temples12Big Sean10The Kills
18Travis Scott12Kid Cudi10The Magnetic Fields
17Arctic Monkeys12Mac DeMarco10Washington

# of debuts per week


# of debuts per year (2009 average does not include the 3 weeks where the chart was expanded)


Retirees - 75 weeks

White RabbitsPercussion Gun2009
Franz FerdinandLive Alone2009
Franz FerdinandUlysses2009
Franz FerdinandNo You Girls2009
Friendly FiresKiss of Life2009
Vampire WeekendCousins2009
Grizzly BearReady, Able2010
Grizzly BearTwo Weeks2010
Two Door Cinema ClubI Can Talk2010
Deep Sea ArcadeLonely In Your Arms2010
Operator PleaseLogic2010
MGMTFlash Delirium2010
Ou Est Le Swimming PoolDance The Way I Feel2010
Children CollideMy Eagle2010
Those Dancing DaysFuckarias2011
Bear In HeavenThe Reflection of You2013
Pulled Apart By HorsesHot Squash2014
Jonathan BouletCreeper2014
FIDLARWest Coast2015
The Last Shadow PuppetsMiracle Aligner2016
MigosStir Fry2018
MigosWalk It Talk It (ft. Drake)2018
King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardPlanet B2019
Two PeopleDream Steppin'2019
The AvalanchesRunning Red Lights (ft. Rivers Cuomo & Pink Siifu)2020

#1 debuts

White RabbitsPercussion Gun2009
Friendly FiresKiss of Life2009
Vampire WeekendGiving Up The Gun2010
Two Door Cinema ClubI Can Talk2010
Local NativesAirplanes2010
Foo FightersWhite Limo2011
Eddie VedderLonging To Belong2011
Deep Sea ArcadeGirls2011
Deep Sea ArcadeSteam2012
Wave MachinesI Hold Loneliness2013
Franz FerdinandRight Action2013
The Jungle GiantsHome2013
Pulled Apart By HorsesHot Squash2014
BoyWe Were Here2015
Wolf AliceFluffy2015
Car Seat HeadrestSomething Soon2016
Hamilton Leithauser & RostamA 1000 Times2016
Kendrick LamarYAH.2017
SlowdiveDon't Know Why2017
Lana Del ReyVenice Bitch2018
Richard DawsonJogging2019
Two PeopleDream Steppin'2019
Melbs bbAstrology (clothesline)2020

Entire albums that have charted

Pearl JamBackspacer2009
White RabbitsIt's Frightening2009
Operator PleaseGloves2010
Two Door Cinema ClubTourist History2010
Taking Back SundayTaking Back Sunday2011
Those Dancing DaysDaydreams And Nightmares2011
Franz FerdinandRight Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action2013
The Love JunkiesMaybelene2013
Two PeopleSecond Body2020

# of H100 entries immediately charting after a countdown
(i.e. starting with 2009 H100 entries charting in 2010)

H100EntriesHighest peak (if tied, most weeks in)PKW1
20096Jay-Z - D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)11
20105Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks3 
20115M83 - Midnight City11 
201217Everything Everything - Cough Cough5 
201318The Amity Affliction - Born To Die41 
201413Childish Gambino - Sweatpants12 
201510Seth Sentry - Hell Boy10 
201614PNAU - Chameleon8 
20174Ball Park Music - Exactly How You Are7 
201817Thundamentals - Everybody But You34 
201916Juice WRLD - Robbery10 
202023Sycco - Dribble8 
202123Adam Newling - Sweetness11

# of Mega Playlist Of Doom entries (songs that chart in preparation for EOY)
(i.e. starting with 2016 EOY songs which charted in early 2017 or late 2016)

MPODEntriesHighest peak (if tied, most weeks in)PKW1
20165Cass McCombs - Bum Bum Bum4 
201847The Pretty Littles - Don Dale13
201914Maxo Kream - Meet Again2 
202023Zella Day - My Game2 
202117Raj Mahal - REDICLUS2 

Artists with the most #1s

BOY - 5
Deep Sea Arcade, Franz Ferdinand, IDLES, Kendrick Lamar, Two Door Cinema Club - 4
alt-J, BADBADNOTGOOD, Children Collide, Danny Brown, Django Django, Ghostface Killah, Grizzly Bear, Jay-Z, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Metronomy, ScHoolboy Q, Two People - 3

Artists with the most top 5 hits

Kendrick Lamar - 17
Children Collide, Franz Ferdinand, Muse - 9
alt-J, Deep Sea Arcade, Father John Misty, IDLES - 8
BOY, Danny Brown, Kanye West, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - 7
Drake, Friendly Fires, Jay-Z, MGMT, Travis Scott, Two Door Cinema Club - 6

Above stats up-to-date as at & including 26 September
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IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 3/1/22
Edition No.634
Songs retire at 75 weeks

If you're online this Wednesday and/or Thursday night, a note that my big 2021 shindig is on

Also random to place this here but I've decided I'm no longer satisfied with my crediting format in the song column of the chart. To keep it in line with my EOY tables, moving forward I'm now going to have only the song title in the song column, and then any features will be added inside the artist column. And no more "ft.", which may be iconic with my chart over the years, but it still doesn't look right to me With my chart database it makes no difference to my stats and this change just looks cleaner imo.

New year, same chaos. The Horrors are #1 again for a 4th week with "Against The Blade". Raj Mahal makes the seemingly inevitable rise up to #2 with "REDICLUS", but will he be able to make the much bigger step next week? It blew right past Jean Dawson slipping down to #3, ahead of The Antlers debuting at #4 and IDLES keeping strong at #5.

The Antlers put out a terrific album last year and the title track "Green to Gold" is a lovely moment even if it is a longer track. Their 6th entry is #4.

One artist that was a bit more ubiquitous overall in 2021 was Billie Eilish. Her 17th entry "Billie Bossa Nova" is #24.

It took me several listens of the new Augie March single to mishear Glenn nearly singing about one of the great modern metropolises, but instead he said Taormina which is apparently in Sicily. "Clay" is a delicate piece of indie folk and it's quite a delight. Their 2nd entry is #33.

In light of me doing my EOY earlier this time around (shameless plug again for Wednesday), I chose to cut off my album listening at a certain popular soul / R&B collaboration album unless anything major came up before the end of the year. Of course Nas had the audacity to drop another album with Hit-Boy on Christmas Eve, which although may not have the depth of "King's Disease II", does have this particular number. "Meet Joe Black" is quite catchy and it debuts at #38 for his 6th entry.

And from that aforementioned popular soul / R&B collaboration album, Silk Sonic are in again at #52 with "Blast Off" and at #73 (so close!!) with "777", which makes for Bruno's 10th and Anderson's 13th entries respectively, wow.

This Tiny Little Houses deep cut got stuck in my head the other day interchanging with the other song of theirs that debuted last week. "Take a Swing" is #62 for a 13th entry.

I am aware of The Diplomats and especially when Denzel Curry shouted them out on "RICKY", but I was not aware that Jim Jones is a part of it until after I was sold on this track. Okay, it's a collaboration with Migos that I'm sure many people will just roll their eyes and say it's phoned in etc. etc., but I can never resist when their rap flow is as fun as it is here. "We Set The Trends" at #67 is Jim Jones' 1st entry and it takes Migos up to 19.

111014The HorrorsAgainst The Blade
2422 Raj MahalREDICLUS
3232 Jean Dawson feat. Mac DeMarcoMENTHOL*
4NEW14 The AntlersGreen to Gold
5575 IDLESThe Wheel
61126 girl in redBody And Mind
71827 Kills BirdsRabbit
81328 Pearl CharlesOnly for Tonight
96813alt-JGet Better
10373 flowerkidi met the devil at 4 years old
11979 The Lazy EyesCome On Let's Go
1236212 IDLESWhen The Lights Come On
1319813 Silk SonicSmokin Out The Window
14773 Wet & Blood OrangeBound
1540615 AlldayEyes On The Prize
1629616 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
17211217 Boyfrienders feat. DoglegThe Moment
1824518 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
1935816 Megan Thee StallionEat It
2012126 BluBecause the Sky is Blu(e)
2210210 Joy Orbison & Léa Senbetter
23885 Uffiecool
24NEW124 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
2516216 GodlandsOut My Face
262599 Flo MilliIce Baby
271495 Crowded HouseShow Me The Way
2838428 Pink SiifuBACK'!
2932329 Ruby FrostNever Be Your Baby
3017126 NasDeath Row East
3237332 Haiku Hands feat. Suburban DarkConclusions
33NEW133 Augie MarchClay
3451234 Bruiser WolfDope Game $tupid
35271214 LowWhite Horses
3630425 Crowded HouseTo The Island
3723146 Pink Siifu feat. BbyMuthaBig Ole
38NEW138 NasMeet Joe Black
3944239 Silk SonicPut On A Smile
4028919 Helado NegroThere Must Be a Song Like You
4154241 Tiny Little HousesI'm Doing Just The Best That I Can
42221316 Drake feat. Future & Young ThugWay 2 Sexy
43261414Crowded HouseLove Isn't Hard At All
4439431 Crowded HouseToo Good For This World
4531182 NgaiireHim
4634923 Post MaloneMotley Crew
4741144 bbno$i remember
4849248 Ghost CareKevin Garnett
4933233 flowerkid feat. KUČKAit's happening again
5046840 Ed SheeranTides
5145332 Joyner Lucas & Lil BabyRamen & OJ
52NEW152 Silk SonicBlast Off
5342148 Nick Cave & Warren EllisHand of God
54531928 Denzel CurryThe Game
5547426 The Pool NoodlesDance In Oblivion
5658646 ACRAZE feat. CherishDo It To It
5748931 Animal CollectivePrester John
5843732 Pink Siifu feat. Butch DawsonDoin Tew Much. (In My Mama Name)
5965553 JAY1Ocean
60501717 La LuzThe Pines
6155631 SnakehipsAll Over U
62NEW162 Tiny Little HousesTake a Swing
6359259 The Goon SaxIn the Stone
6452537 AdeleLove Is A Game
6568565 Mick Jenkins feat. serpentwithfeetScottie Pippen
6669458 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersMiss Your Birthday
67NEW167 Jim Jones & MigosWe Set The Trends
6862262 Bloc PartyTraps
6960260 Cousin Tony's Brand New FirebirdWhen This Is Over
70571817 Dave feat. StormzyClash
71671710 HalseyI am not a woman, I'm a god
72561810 Tropical Fuck StormG.A.F.F.
73NEW173 Silk Sonic777
74763212FamousThe Beatles
7577275 Mel Blue & Lola ScottYou're the Worst Thing To Happen To Me Since 1993
76701814 Rain Radio & DJ Craig GormanTalk About
7764830 MastodonTeardrinker
7872361 Julian HamiltonHeartbeat Won't Wait
7966217 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersAHHHH!
80611316 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursThe Distance
81801434 Nessa Barretti hope ur miserable until ur dead
8263926 SpoonThe Hardest Cut
8398283 Silk SonicSkate
84831710 Billie EilishOverHeated
8587657 Young Franco & Tkay Maidza feat. NerveReal Nice (H.C.T.F.)
8671734 SpiritualizedAlways Together With You
8796202 Isaiah Rashad feat. Lil Uzi VertFrom the Garden
8875275 Dugong Jr & Blush'koLove Lost
8993873 ArcaPrada
9091849 Kobie Dee feat. Peter JamesIn My Zone
91952211 Isaiah RashadHeadshots (4r Da Locals)
9278364 illuminati hottiesCheap Shoes
93821622 J Balvin & SkrillexIn Da Getto
94741312 Wet LegWet Dream
9585821 Teenage DadsPiano Girl
9790389 Godspeed You! Black Emperor“GOVERNMENT CAME” (9980.0kHz 3617.1kHz 4521.0 kHz) / Cliffs Gaze / cliffs’ gaze at empty waters’ rise / ASHES TO SEA or NEARER TO THEE
9894294 Party DozenThe Worker
9981829 Jordana & TV GirlSummer's Over
10086286 spill tabAnybody Else

73360 Wet LegOh No
79668 Courtney BarnettIf I Don't Hear From You Tonight
881121 Lisa MitchellZombie
89544 The Amity AfflictionGive Up The Ghost
92192 The Pool NoodlesTasty
97197 Courtney BarnettWrite A List Of Things To Look Forward To
99752 George AliceMid Years
100368 070 Shake feat. NLE ChoppaLose My Cool

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IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 10/1/22
Edition No.635
Songs retire at 75 weeks

This week is nearly all about the fallout from my EOY, and in particular the fairly new chart hits from it. The Antlers take top spot with "Green to Gold" really growing on me so much in the past month. Raj Mahal is blocked from top spot as "REDICLUS" holds steady at #2. This sees The Horrors slip down two places to #3 while Jean Dawson has to settle for #4, with alt-J debuting at #5.

A pretty lean week for debuts with just five on the docket, but they're mostly from big name favourites of mine. alt-J's 4th album is set to be released in a month's time and they get themselves a third big debut out of three singles so far. While I'm hopeful that "Hard Drive Gold" could catch on with people outside the fanbase, it didn't need to convince me for too long. They have 19 entries, with surely more to come soon, and this is #5.

It's entirely possible that this is the first 2022 song released in the whole world when you account for time zones. This is because The Presets premiered this song on the Australian New Year fireworks coverage and it appeared on music platforms within the hour following that. And while I thought it felt a little bit mid at first, it's certainly growing on me. "You Belong" is their 14th entry in at #43.

Speaking of big names on my chart, it doesn't get much bigger than Josh Tillman a.k.a. Father John Misty. With a new album on the way, "Funny Girl" is our first taste from it and it debuts at #56 for his 24th entry.

The 31 December new releases were extremely thin, which was great news for me while I was trying to put my EOY together. ZHU released a deluxe version of his album including a number of new songs, one of which is "Mannequins & Egos" incorporating uncredited vocals from Jay-R Marv. It debuts at #64 for ZHU's 4th entry.

Parquet Courts close out the week with 14 entries to date, with the title track to "Sympathy for Life" slotting in at #91.

14211The AntlersGreen to Gold
2232 Raj MahalREDICLUS
311114The HorrorsAgainst The Blade
4342 Jean Dawson feat. Mac DeMarcoMENTHOL*
5NEW15 alt-JHard Drive Gold
6585 IDLESThe Wheel
7636 girl in redBody And Mind
8838 Pearl CharlesOnly for Tonight
9737 Kills BirdsRabbit
109913alt-JGet Better
1115711 AlldayEyes On The Prize
121189 The Lazy EyesCome On Let's Go
1316713 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
1412312 IDLESWhen The Lights Come On
151083 flowerkidi met the devil at 4 years old
1613913 Silk SonicSmokin Out The Window
17171317 Boyfrienders feat. DoglegThe Moment
1819916 Megan Thee StallionEat It
1918618 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
211483 Wet & Blood OrangeBound
2224222 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
2333223 Augie MarchClay
2420136 BluBecause the Sky is Blu(e)
2538225 NasMeet Joe Black
262395 Uffiecool
2728527 Pink SiifuBACK'!
2826109 Flo MilliIce Baby
2927105 Crowded HouseShow Me The Way
3029429 Ruby FrostNever Be Your Baby
3130136 NasDeath Row East
3237156 Pink Siifu feat. BbyMuthaBig Ole
3341333 Tiny Little HousesI'm Doing Just The Best That I Can
3439334 Silk SonicPut On A Smile
3534334 Bruiser WolfDope Game $tupid
3632432 Haiku Hands feat. Suburban DarkConclusions
38351314 LowWhite Horses
3925316 GodlandsOut My Face
4022310 Joy Orbison & Léa Senbetter
41401019 Helado NegroThere Must Be a Song Like You
4236525 Crowded HouseTo The Island
43NEW143 The PresetsYou Belong
4452244 Silk SonicBlast Off
45421416 Drake feat. Future & Young ThugWay 2 Sexy
4645192 NgaiireHim
47542028 Denzel CurryThe Game
4844531 Crowded HouseToo Good For This World
4947154 bbno$i remember
50431514Crowded HouseLove Isn't Hard At All
5149333 flowerkid feat. KUČKAit's happening again
52461023 Post MaloneMotley Crew
5350940 Ed SheeranTides
5448348 Ghost CareKevin Garnett
5551342 Joyner Lucas & Lil BabyRamen & OJ
56NEW156 Father John MistyFunny Girl
5756746 ACRAZE feat. CherishDo It To It
58RET933 The Lazy EyesWhere's My Brain???
59571031 Animal CollectivePrester John
6053158 Nick Cave & Warren EllisHand of God
6158832 Pink Siifu feat. Butch DawsonDoin Tew Much. (In My Mama Name)
6262262 Tiny Little HousesTake a Swing
6359653 JAY1Ocean
64NEW164 ZHUMannequins & Egos
65601817 La LuzThe Pines
6663359 The Goon SaxIn the Stone
6767267 Jim Jones & MigosWe Set The Trends
6855526 The Pool NoodlesDance In Oblivion
6965665 Mick Jenkins feat. serpentwithfeetScottie Pippen
7068362 Bloc PartyTraps
7166558 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersMiss Your Birthday
72RET562 Billie EilishHalley's Comet
7373273 Silk Sonic777
74701917 Dave feat. StormzyClash
7569360 Cousin Tony's Brand New FirebirdWhen This Is Over
76841810 Billie EilishOverHeated
7761731 SnakehipsAll Over U
78711810 HalseyI am not a woman, I'm a god
7964637 AdeleLove Is A Game
80761914 Rain Radio & DJ Craig GormanTalk About
81743312FamousThe Beatles
8287212 Isaiah Rashad feat. Lil Uzi VertFrom the Garden
8385757 Young Franco & Tkay Maidza feat. NerveReal Nice (H.C.T.F.)
8475375 Mel Blue & Lola ScottYou're the Worst Thing To Happen To Me Since 1993
8577930 MastodonTeardrinker
86931722 J Balvin & SkrillexIn Da Getto
87912311 Isaiah RashadHeadshots (4r Da Locals)
88721910 Tropical Fuck StormG.A.F.F.
8979227 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersAHHHH!
9083383 Silk SonicSkate
91NEW191 Parquet CourtsSympathy for Life
92RET1826 Nick Cave & Warren EllisBalcony Man
9397399 Godspeed You! Black Emperor“GOVERNMENT CAME” (9980.0kHz 3617.1kHz 4521.0 kHz) / Cliffs Gaze / cliffs’ gaze at empty waters’ rise / ASHES TO SEA or NEARER TO THEE
9578461 Julian HamiltonHeartbeat Won't Wait
96RET2610 GrouploveDeadline
9788375 Dugong Jr & Blush'koLove Lost
98RET1241 Westminster Day SurgeryDaisies
99801416 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursThe Distance
100RET2531 MadGicMars Only pt. 3

811434 Nessa Barretti hope ur miserable until ur dead
82926 SpoonThe Hardest Cut
86734 SpiritualizedAlways Together With You
89873 ArcaPrada
90849 Kobie Dee feat. Peter JamesIn My Zone
92364 illuminati hottiesCheap Shoes
941312 Wet LegWet Dream
95821 Teenage DadsPiano Girl
98294 Party DozenThe Worker
99829 Jordana & TV GirlSummer's Over
100286 spill tabAnybody Else
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 17/1/22
Edition No.636
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Two weeks at the top for The Antlers. Raj Mahal again stalls at #1, which is just absurd. Pushing up to #3 is "Hard Drive Gold" with alt-J challenging for three consecutive #1 hits, with The Horrors slipping down to #4 as a result. IDLES sneak back in at #5.

For DJ Shadow to do a version of "Black Hot Soup" that so comfortably exceeded my expectations, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are an enigma. However I would say it's important to add that this is basically a DJ Shadow song rather than coming across as an actual remix (or re-write), as it sounds nothing like the original on KG's last album. Anyway, it's a bit of a mess to credit especially when I've just tidied that process up on here (THANKS FOR THAT) but it debuts at #9, for KG's 39th and DJ Shadow's 3rd entries respectively. WOO.

Leikeli47's "Girl Blunt" is still an absolute bop and this hits similar territory. Undoubtedly named after one of my least favourite rappers of last decade, "Chitty Bang" is her highest peaking track already coming in at #25 for her 3rd entry to date.

They had a sushi counter. And a counter that did pastry and mixed salads. In Hendon. Or so says Album Lady's favourite band of 2021, Dry Cleaning, on their track "A.L.C". It was a song that broke through while I was revisiting all of the 2021 songs for my EOY preparations, so it's only fair that I give it the debut it deserves. It's #34 for their 3rd entry.

And the 2022 music is coming quickly with yet another one of my recent faves making a big return! Fontaines D.C. are going to reach three albums in what feels like no time at all, with "Jackie Down the Line" their 12th entry at #44.

January 2017 was about a million years ago but it was when Sage the Gemini came through with a considerable hit in Australia. After listening to it just now it's barely recognisable even though I didn't mind it at the time. Fast forward five years later and he makes the chart with the very catchy but misleading "Numero Uno". It's his 1st entry at #50.

Jaguar Jonze keeps up her run of singles at least sometimes making this chart. "CUT" is her 7th entry at #62.

There's nothing wrong with a reminder that I love Radiohead, so whenever Thom Yorke does some sort of side-project, I'm usually at least within reach. This is a trio also involving Jonny Greenwood from the band, and recruiting Tom Skinner from Sons of Kemet. The band is called The Smile and the song is titled "You Will Never Work In Television Again", for their 1st entry to date at #76.

And no longer involving Ta-ku henceforth becoming a solo project, HWLS are surely the lesser known version of What So Not. I say that because this is Justin Elwin's 2nd entry having previously worked with Flume on the outrageous banger "High Beams". Anyway there's a HWLS album on the way and "Dithering" is pretty neat. In for a 2nd entry at #80.

11312The AntlersGreen to Gold
2242 Raj MahalREDICLUS
3523 alt-JHard Drive Gold
431214The HorrorsAgainst The Blade
5695 IDLESThe Wheel
6452 Jean Dawson feat. Mac DeMarcoMENTHOL*
7746 girl in redBody And Mind
81188 AlldayEyes On The Prize
9NEW19 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardBlack Hot Soup (DJ Shadow "My Own Reality" Re-Write)
1013810 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
11101013alt-JGet Better
12848 Pearl CharlesOnly for Tonight
13947 Kills BirdsRabbit
141299 The Lazy EyesCome On Let's Go
15171415 Boyfrienders feat. DoglegThe Moment
1614412 IDLESWhen The Lights Come On
1723317 Augie MarchClay
18161013 Silk SonicSmokin Out The Window
19181016 Megan Thee StallionEat It
201593 flowerkidi met the devil at 4 years old
2225322 NasMeet Joe Black
2319718 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
2422322 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
25NEW125 Leikeli47Chitty Bang
2624146 BluBecause the Sky is Blu(e)
272193 Wet & Blood OrangeBound
2827627 Pink SiifuBACK'!
2935429 Bruiser WolfDope Game $tupid
3043230 The PresetsYou Belong
3126105 Uffiecool
3234432 Silk SonicPut On A Smile
3330529 Ruby FrostNever Be Your Baby
34NEW134 Dry CleaningA.L.C
3531146 NasDeath Row East
3629115 Crowded HouseShow Me The Way
3728119 Flo MilliIce Baby
3836532 Haiku Hands feat. Suburban DarkConclusions
3933433 Tiny Little HousesI'm Doing Just The Best That I Can
4132166 Pink Siifu feat. BbyMuthaBig Ole
42451516 Drake feat. Future & Young ThugWay 2 Sexy
43381414 LowWhite Horses
44NEW144 Fontaines D.C.Jackie Down the Line
4556245 Father John MistyFunny Girl
46411119 Helado NegroThere Must Be a Song Like You
4739416 GodlandsOut My Face
4840410 Joy Orbison & Léa Senbetter
4946202 NgaiireHim
50NEW150 Sage the GeminiNumero Uno
51521123 Post MaloneMotley Crew
5248631 Crowded HouseToo Good For This World
53472128 Denzel CurryThe Game
5442625 Crowded HouseTo The Island
55501614Crowded HouseLove Isn't Hard At All
5644344 Silk SonicBlast Off
5764257 ZHUMannequins & Egos
5854448 Ghost CareKevin Garnett
5949164 bbno$i remember
6057846 ACRAZE feat. CherishDo It To It
61531040 Ed SheeranTides
62NEW162 Jaguar JonzeCUT
6360168 Nick Cave & Warren EllisHand of God
6455352 Joyner Lucas & Lil BabyRamen & OJ
65591131 Animal CollectivePrester John
6662362 Tiny Little HousesTake a Swing
67581033 The Lazy EyesWhere's My Brain???
6863753 JAY1Ocean
6951433 flowerkid feat. KUČKAit's happening again
7070462 Bloc PartyTraps
7166459 The Goon SaxIn the Stone
7267367 Jim Jones & MigosWe Set The Trends
7361932 Pink Siifu feat. Butch DawsonDoin Tew Much. (In My Mama Name)
74761910 Billie EilishOverHeated
75651917 La LuzThe Pines
76NEW176 The SmileYou Will Never Work In Television Again
7771658 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersMiss Your Birthday
78742017 Dave feat. StormzyClash
79781910 HalseyI am not a woman, I'm a god
80NEW180 HWLSDithering
8169765 Mick Jenkins feat. serpentwithfeetScottie Pippen
8272662 Billie EilishHalley's Comet
83861822 J Balvin & SkrillexIn Da Getto
8475460 Cousin Tony's Brand New FirebirdWhen This Is Over
8579737 AdeleLove Is A Game
86813412FamousThe Beatles
8773373 Silk Sonic777
88802014 Rain Radio & DJ Craig GormanTalk About
89851030 MastodonTeardrinker
90872411 Isaiah RashadHeadshots (4r Da Locals)
9177831 SnakehipsAll Over U
9282222 Isaiah Rashad feat. Lil Uzi VertFrom the Garden
9368626 The Pool NoodlesDance In Oblivion
9483857 Young Franco & Tkay Maidza feat. NerveReal Nice (H.C.T.F.)
9584475 Mel Blue & Lola ScottYou're the Worst Thing To Happen To Me Since 1993
9690483 Silk SonicSkate
9793409 Godspeed You! Black Emperor“GOVERNMENT CAME” (9980.0kHz 3617.1kHz 4521.0 kHz) / Cliffs Gaze / cliffs’ gaze at empty waters’ rise / ASHES TO SEA or NEARER TO THEE
99882010 Tropical Fuck StormG.A.F.F.
100921926 Nick Cave & Warren EllisBalcony Man

89227 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersAHHHH!
91191 Parquet CourtsSympathy for Life
95461 Julian HamiltonHeartbeat Won't Wait
962610 GrouploveDeadline
97375 Dugong Jr & Blush'koLove Lost
981241 Westminster Day SurgeryDaisies
991416 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursThe Distance
1002531 MadGicMars Only pt. 3
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 24/1/22
Edition No.637
Songs retire at 75 weeks

It's three weeks at #1 for The Antlers, but otherwise it's pretty shaky ground for a lot of the contenders. IDLES zoom up to #2 after dropping out of the top 5 just two weeks ago, with Raj Mahal slipping to #3. King Gizzard bullet to #4 with the DJ Shadow version of "Black Hot Soup", while alt-J collapse to #5.

A week before the annual triple j impact, we have just six debuts and it's kicked off by Father. Nope, it's not Tillman, but rather the Atlanta-based rapper who I've known about for a while but enters for the first time here. "Pay N Spray" is a Grand Theft Auto reference which I think is pretty neat. Fortunately it's a brilliantly performed hip hop tune and one of the best songs of the new year so far. It's #7.

It's slightly ambiguous but Buñuel count as Italian, adding to my chart stats to provide much-needed company for the likes of The Bloody Beetroots, Benny Benassi, Giorgio Moroder and MEDUZA and absolutely no one else. Other than this being another electronic artist, this trio have quite a wild brand of rock not unlike The Mars Volta or black midi. "Crack Shot" is the second teaser for an album which is dropping next month and it enters at #37 for their 1st entry.

MICHELLE are in fact a collective and not one person which I was surprised to learn. "EXPIRATION DATE" is pretty neat and for their 1st entry it enters at #54.

You could say that I'm still torn on The Weeknd's new album even if I haven't given up on some of the other cuts. "How Do I Make You Love Me?" has of course already left the ARIA top 50 but it's still worthy to come in here, bringing him up to 14 entries by coming in at #60.

Also from Canada is Dom Vallie who has Belizean heritage, but unfortunately under those circumstances does not add to my chart stats. I discovered after it was too late that "Been Himma" actually came out last month but whatever. His debut entry is #67.

This had quite a wide range of where it could debut, but unfortunately for JID (8th entry), 21 Savage (21st) and Yung Baby Tate (2nd) it comes in as the lowest new entry of the week. "Surround Sound" is #70.

11413The AntlersGreen to Gold
25102 IDLESThe Wheel
3252 Raj MahalREDICLUS
4924 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardBlack Hot Soup (DJ Shadow "My Own Reality" Re-Write)
5333 alt-JHard Drive Gold
6662 Jean Dawson feat. Mac DeMarcoMENTHOL*
7NEW17 FatherPay N Spray
841314The HorrorsAgainst The Blade
9898 AlldayEyes On The Prize
10756 girl in redBody And Mind
1110910 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
12111113alt-JGet Better
1317413 Augie MarchClay
1424414 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
151357 Kills BirdsRabbit
1614109 The Lazy EyesCome On Let's Go
171258 Pearl CharlesOnly for Tonight
1822418 NasMeet Joe Black
19151515 Boyfrienders feat. DoglegThe Moment
20181113 Silk SonicSmokin Out The Window
2125221 Leikeli47Chitty Bang
2230322 The PresetsYou Belong
23191116 Megan Thee StallionEat It
2416512 IDLESWhen The Lights Come On
2523818 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
2744227 Fontaines D.C.Jackie Down the Line
2826156 BluBecause the Sky is Blu(e)
2920103 flowerkidi met the devil at 4 years old
3029529 Bruiser WolfDope Game $tupid
31421616 Drake feat. Future & Young ThugWay 2 Sexy
3234232 Dry CleaningA.L.C
3350233 Sage the GeminiNumero Uno
3427103 Wet & Blood OrangeBound
3532532 Silk SonicPut On A Smile
3628727 Pink SiifuBACK'!
37NEW137 BuñuelCrack Shot
3845338 Father John MistyFunny Girl
3931115 Uffiecool
4037129 Flo MilliIce Baby
4162241 Jaguar JonzeCUT
4233629 Ruby FrostNever Be Your Baby
4438632 Haiku Hands feat. Suburban DarkConclusions
4535156 NasDeath Row East
4641176 Pink Siifu feat. BbyMuthaBig Ole
4760946 ACRAZE feat. CherishDo It To It
4836125 Crowded HouseShow Me The Way
4947516 GodlandsOut My Face
50461219 Helado NegroThere Must Be a Song Like You
5139533 Tiny Little HousesI'm Doing Just The Best That I Can
5266452 Tiny Little HousesTake a Swing
53431514 LowWhite Horses
5554725 Crowded HouseTo The Island
5657356 ZHUMannequins & Egos
5749212 NgaiireHim
58511223 Post MaloneMotley Crew
5959174 bbno$i remember
60NEW160 The WeekndHow Do I Make You Love Me?
6152731 Crowded HouseToo Good For This World
6248510 Joy Orbison & Léa Senbetter
63532228 Denzel CurryThe Game
64551714Crowded HouseLove Isn't Hard At All
65742010 Billie EilishOverHeated
66611140 Ed SheeranTides
67NEW167 Dom VallieBeen Himma
6858548 Ghost CareKevin Garnett
6964362 Joyner Lucas & Lil BabyRamen & OJ
70NEW170 JID feat. 21 Savage & Baby TateSurround Sound
7163178 Nick Cave & Warren EllisHand of God
7256444 Silk SonicBlast Off
73863512FamousThe Beatles
7480274 HWLSDithering
7576275 The SmileYou Will Never Work In Television Again
76671133 The Lazy EyesWhere's My Brain???
7768853 JAY1Ocean
78651231 Animal CollectivePrester John
7972467 Jim Jones & MigosWe Set The Trends
8070562 Bloc PartyTraps
81752017 La LuzThe Pines
8269533 flowerkid feat. KUČKAit's happening again
83902511 Isaiah RashadHeadshots (4r Da Locals)
8494957 Young Franco & Tkay Maidza feat. NerveReal Nice (H.C.T.F.)
85792010 HalseyI am not a woman, I'm a god
86782117 Dave feat. StormzyClash
8782762 Billie EilishHalley's Comet
8871559 The Goon SaxIn the Stone
8977758 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersMiss Your Birthday
90731032 Pink Siifu feat. Butch DawsonDoin Tew Much. (In My Mama Name)
91882114 Rain Radio & DJ Craig GormanTalk About
9285837 AdeleLove Is A Game
931002026 Nick Cave & Warren EllisBalcony Man
9484560 Cousin Tony's Brand New FirebirdWhen This Is Over
9592232 Isaiah Rashad feat. Lil Uzi VertFrom the Garden
96831922 J Balvin & SkrillexIn Da Getto
9781865 Mick Jenkins feat. serpentwithfeetScottie Pippen
9891931 SnakehipsAll Over U
9987473 Silk Sonic777
100891130 MastodonTeardrinker

93626 The Pool NoodlesDance In Oblivion
95475 Mel Blue & Lola ScottYou're the Worst Thing To Happen To Me Since 1993
96483 Silk SonicSkate
97409 Godspeed You! Black Emperor“GOVERNMENT CAME” (9980.0kHz 3617.1kHz 4521.0 kHz) / Cliffs Gaze / cliffs’ gaze at empty waters’ rise / ASHES TO SEA or NEARER TO THEE
992010 Tropical Fuck StormG.A.F.F.
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 31/1/22
Edition No.638
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Without too much fuss, The Antlers have spent most of the month in the #1 spot, just ahead of Father who lays his claim with a bullet up to #2. From there it's anyone's game to snatch the remaining positions in the top 5, with IDLES slipping down just one spot and King Gizzard & DJ Shadow retaining #4. Raj Mahal isn't done with yet but "REDICLUS" could be on the decline further than #5.

Okey dokey, it's silly season. And some will say that has a double meaning, because they'd rather a two-minute offcut in the guise of a commercial pop song beat a timeless Australian band covering a timeless Australian song. Anywho, it's The Wiggles who commence the annual H100 shenanigans on this chart, they are #17 with their amazing rendition of "Elephant", and it is unsurprisingly their 1st entry.

Those fellow WT followers will recall that one of the big surprises came from Adam Newling. At first I wasn't sure what to think of "Sweetness" because many of you may know that harmonica isn't my favourite instrument, but I'll be damned if this song isn't what it says on the can. He has his 1st entry in at #20.

Neither a new release or H100 song, "ALL FUTURES" was one I admittedly underrated from The Armed's album. They have 4 entries with one at #26.

I will need to get through this commentary quickly this week. The Jungle Giants are #38 with title track "Love Signs".

Honestly the only Lorde song last year I have time for is "Stoned at the Nail Salon" which funnily enough is the silliest song title of the lot. She has 8 entries with this one in at #40.

Both new to the chart are Das Sound Kollektiv and IHAKA. Hoping to avoid the cyber abuse I have decided to debut "Fuel for the Fire" at #44.

I have been known to liken certain artists to aus-charts members and in some cases I have been charted these artists... in other news AZ is new to the chart at #52 with "Motorola Era". Also it inducts 2 Chainz to the 10 entries club which is extremely cool.

Fatlip is not a rapper I knew anything about previously but it seems he is collaborating on an album thing with Blu, with this track produced by the one and only Madlib. "Gangsta Rap" is #56 is Fatlip's 1st, Blu's 5th and Madlib's 17th entries to date.

Flying the flag for the NT, King Stingray have 2 entries with "Milkumana" at #58.

Flying the flag for Grizzly Bear, Daniel Rossen is also up to 2 entries with "Shadow in the Frame" at #64.

The Jungle Giants close out their day with 15 entries to date, as "Treat You Right" enters at #65.

New stuff from Methyl Ethel who are inducted into the 10 entries club with "Proof" at #67, it's also a 7th entry for Stella Donnelly who features on the track.

Two hip new artists that were yet to feature on this chart before this. "Little Things" from Ziggy Ramo and Paul Kelly is #79.

Jumping to 3 entries are Wet Leg who I hope had a lie down on the "Chaise Longue" after their jjj interview. The song is #81.

Yep Idris Elba is in the chart, and yep that means so are Lime Cordiale. The Aussie duo are up to 4 entries with "What's Not to Like" easily the better of their two Hottest 100 offerings, in at #82.

Admittedly I did not hear this until hundo day but I loved it straight away of course. Tame Impala are up to 25 entries with the "A Girl Like You" LAV at #85.

Aluna has charted before as part of AlunaGeorge (3 entries) but never as a soloist, teaming up with Diplo (6th entry) and Durante (1st) on "Forget About Me" at #87.

I regret not charting "Rumors" last year but here it is now at #88, Lizzo has 3 entries and Cardi B has 6.

Ocean Alley have 5 entries with their big Pink Floyd thing at #95.

Spacey Jane aren't far behind on 4 entries with "Lots of Nothing" at #96.

Sam Fender has a 1st entry with his big The War On Drugs thing at #98.

Peking Duk have 4 entries with their big M83 thing at #99.

11514The AntlersGreen to Gold
2722 FatherPay N Spray
32112 IDLESThe Wheel
4434 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardBlack Hot Soup (DJ Shadow "My Own Reality" Re-Write)
5362 Raj MahalREDICLUS
6543 alt-JHard Drive Gold
7672 Jean Dawson feat. Mac DeMarcoMENTHOL*
89108 AlldayEyes On The Prize
91459 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
1081414The HorrorsAgainst The Blade
11111010 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
12121213alt-JGet Better
131066 girl in redBody And Mind
1413513 Augie MarchClay
151567 Kills BirdsRabbit
1618516 NasMeet Joe Black
17NEW117 The WigglesElephant (triple j Like a Version)
1816119 The Lazy EyesCome On Let's Go
1922419 The PresetsYou Belong
20NEW120 Adam NewlingSweetness
211768 Pearl CharlesOnly for Tonight
2221321 Leikeli47Chitty Bang
2327323 Fontaines D.C.Jackie Down the Line
24191615 Boyfrienders feat. DoglegThe Moment
25201213 Silk SonicSmokin Out The Window
2725918 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
29231216 Megan Thee StallionEat It
3024612 IDLESWhen The Lights Come On
3130629 Bruiser WolfDope Game $tupid
3228166 BluBecause the Sky is Blu(e)
3333333 Sage the GeminiNumero Uno
3437234 BuñuelCrack Shot
3538435 Father John MistyFunny Girl
36311716 Drake feat. Future & Young ThugWay 2 Sexy
3741337 Jaguar JonzeCUT
38NEW138 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
3934113 Wet & Blood OrangeBound
40NEW140 LordeStoned at the Nail Salon
4136827 Pink SiifuBACK'!
4232332 Dry CleaningA.L.C
4329113 flowerkidi met the devil at 4 years old
44NEW144 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
4535632 Silk SonicPut On A Smile
4740139 Flo MilliIce Baby
49471046 ACRAZE feat. CherishDo It To It
5039125 Uffiecool
5144732 Haiku Hands feat. Suburban DarkConclusions
52NEW152 AZ & 2 ChainzMotorola Era
5342729 Ruby FrostNever Be Your Baby
5446186 Pink Siifu feat. BbyMuthaBig Ole
5545166 NasDeath Row East
56NEW156 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
5760257 The WeekndHow Do I Make You Love Me?
58NEW158 King StingrayMilkumana
5951633 Tiny Little HousesI'm Doing Just The Best That I Can
60531614 LowWhite Horses
6155825 Crowded HouseTo The Island
6249616 GodlandsOut My Face
6348135 Crowded HouseShow Me The Way
64NEW164 Daniel RossenShadow in the Frame
65NEW165 The Jungle GiantsTreat You Right
66581323 Post MaloneMotley Crew
67NEW167 Methyl Ethel feat. Stella DonnellyProof
6861831 Crowded HouseToo Good For This World
6956456 ZHUMannequins & Egos
7067267 Dom VallieBeen Himma
71652110 Billie EilishOverHeated
72501319 Helado NegroThere Must Be a Song Like You
7357222 NgaiireHim
7470270 JID feat. 21 Savage & Baby TateSurround Sound
7552552 Tiny Little HousesTake a Swing
7674374 HWLSDithering
77661240 Ed SheeranTides
7859184 bbno$i remember
79NEW179 Ziggy Ramo feat. Paul KellyLittle Things
8075375 The SmileYou Will Never Work In Television Again
81NEW181 Wet LegChaise Longue
82NEW182 Lime Cordiale & Idris ElbaWhat's Not to Like
83761233 The Lazy EyesWhere's My Brain???
8468648 Ghost CareKevin Garnett
85NEW185 Tame ImpalaA Girl Like You (triple j Like a Version)
8669372 Joyner Lucas & Lil BabyRamen & OJ
87NEW187 Aluna, Diplo & DuranteForget About Me
88NEW188 Lizzo feat. Cardi BRumors
89632328 Denzel CurryThe Game
9062610 Joy Orbison & Léa Senbetter
91641814Crowded HouseLove Isn't Hard At All
9271188 Nick Cave & Warren EllisHand of God
93733612FamousThe Beatles
9472544 Silk SonicBlast Off
95NEW195 Ocean AlleyBreathe / Comfortably Numb / Money (triple j Like a Version)
96NEW196 Spacey JaneLots of Nothing
97852110 HalseyI am not a woman, I'm a god
98NEW198 Sam FenderSeventeen Going Under
99NEW199 Peking DukChemicals
10095242 Isaiah Rashad feat. Lil Uzi VertFrom the Garden

77853 JAY1Ocean
781231 Animal CollectivePrester John
79467 Jim Jones & MigosWe Set The Trends
80562 Bloc PartyTraps
812017 La LuzThe Pines
82533 flowerkid feat. KUČKAit's happening again
832511 Isaiah RashadHeadshots (4r Da Locals)
84957 Young Franco & Tkay Maidza feat. NerveReal Nice (H.C.T.F.)
862117 Dave feat. StormzyClash
87762 Billie EilishHalley's Comet
88559 The Goon SaxIn the Stone
89758 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersMiss Your Birthday
901032 Pink Siifu feat. Butch DawsonDoin Tew Much. (In My Mama Name)
912114 Rain Radio & DJ Craig GormanTalk About
92837 AdeleLove Is A Game
932026 Nick Cave & Warren EllisBalcony Man
94560 Cousin Tony's Brand New FirebirdWhen This Is Over
961922 J Balvin & SkrillexIn Da Getto
97865 Mick Jenkins feat. serpentwithfeetScottie Pippen
98931 SnakehipsAll Over U
99473 Silk Sonic777
1001130 MastodonTeardrinker
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 7/2/22
Edition No.639
Songs retire at 75 weeks

There seems to be little stopping The Antlers at the moment as they celebrate a 5th week at the summit. Father is chasing close behind but perhaps it has done its dash stuck at #2? Raj Mahal is back on the up once again swapping with IDLES for the #3 spot, while King Gizzard & DJ Shadow get straight 4s by again holding their spot.

I try to block out ads and recommended videos on YouTube when finding new music given it feels so inorganic in my own head. However the rarely used approach did result in "Waitress" becoming a thing, so it's not always a total waste of time you might say. Anyway this came up as an ad perhaps while either watching Office Hours or Geography Now and it was one of those full music video ads. The expected response from me would be to usually hit skip as soon as it allows you to, but the opening seconds I was subjected to was enough to pique my interest. I think the reason why is that the production on this track would not feel out of place if it was a Metro Boomin production with either NAV, SZA or someone similar rapping and/or crooning over it. And instead it's a little known R&B singer from New York City who doesn't have a single song with one million Spotify streams or more. So in short, this track is quite obscure but totally not in the obscure sphere of music that I usually draw from, and Kyla Imani ends up here both on merit and in quite a fortuitous manner. "Big Plans" most certainly does the job, it's her 1st entry, and it's #11.

So you could say that we're back to regularly scheduled programming now for this next entry. Denzel Curry has been fairly regular on the chart for quite a few years and this is his 20th entry. And to celebrate, "Walkin" is #20.

This is so intriguing that I still feel like I'm digesting it. Nilüfer Yanya always keeps us on our toes and 6th entry "midnight sun" does just that, perhaps with some Radiohead vibes sprinkled in just for fun. It enters at #22.

2022 so far is looking good for previous Hottest 100 #1 artists, with Augie March retweeting my positive response to their album, and in this case The Whitlams dropping their first album in 16 years. "Sancho" didn't quite live up to the quality of "Nobody Knows I Love You" but that's okay. It's a lovely tune and their 1st entry is #30.

This feels quite esoteric and geeky and therefore perhaps in my wheelhouse. But regardless, yeah this is a bop. Ed Schrader's Music Beat are a Baltimore duo and this is the first taste of a new album coming out next month. "This Thirst" is their 1st entry at #36.

I promise there will not be an essay this time. What to say about the other new Franz Ferdinand song? Well, "Curious" is better than "Billy Goodbye", and I think it's because it seems to lean more effectively on their post punk heyday. It's safely better than most of the deep cuts from "Always Ascending" too, and honestly has me quite intrigued for what may (or may not) come after this GH drops. And who knows, if this is it, what an unexpectedly cool way to sign off. They have 33 entries and it's #47.

Okay onto hundo things now. The Terrys are from Gerringong which is a town I went to once. "Our Paradise" is their 1st entry at #61.

Mild Orange are quickly back in the chart to follow up their entry from late last year. "Oh Yeah" is #70.

It's the annual tradition of charting the FISHER song that made the H100. "Just Feels Tight" is #72 for his 4th entry.

I can't recall if I heard this before H100 day but it's very nice. Telenova are new to the chart in at #85 with "Bones".

PUP aren't far off from a new album and "Robot Writes A Love Song" is another cleverly executed track. Their 6th track is #93.

Amazingly, Holy Holy are nearly in the 10 entries club with this being their 9th. They teamed up with CLEWS (4th entry) for "The Aftergone", which I didn't mind before H100 day but as it often goes, I've spent enough time with it now to squeeze it in. It does so at #96.

I also didn't expect Hayden James' H100 entry to grow on me as well, especially as there have been four previous efforts that have missed the cut. Hence "Waiting for Nothing" follows up his only other entry on this chart "Something About You" from seven years ago (fuck). It's #97 and a 1st entry for Yaeger.

I still think this is just a Gang of Youths song but oh well, it's good Tyne-James Organ is new to the chart at #99 with "Sunday Suit".

11615The AntlersGreen to Gold
2232 FatherPay N Spray
3572 Raj MahalREDICLUS
4444 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardBlack Hot Soup (DJ Shadow "My Own Reality" Re-Write)
53122 IDLESThe Wheel
6653 alt-JHard Drive Gold
78117 AlldayEyes On The Prize
82028 Adam NewlingSweetness
9969 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
10782 Jean Dawson feat. Mac DeMarcoMENTHOL*
11NEW111 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
12101514The HorrorsAgainst The Blade
1314613 Augie MarchClay
1417214 The WigglesElephant (triple j Like a Version)
15121313alt-JGet Better
16111110 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
1716616 NasMeet Joe Black
1819518 The PresetsYou Belong
1926219 The ArmedALL FUTURES
20NEW120 Denzel CurryWalkin
211376 girl in redBody And Mind
22NEW122 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
231577 Kills BirdsRabbit
2423423 Fontaines D.C.Jackie Down the Line
2522421 Leikeli47Chitty Bang
2618129 The Lazy EyesCome On Let's Go
27271018 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
2937429 Jaguar JonzeCUT
30NEW130 The WhitlamsNobody Knows I Love You
3134331 BuñuelCrack Shot
32241715 Boyfrienders feat. DoglegThe Moment
3340233 LordeStoned at the Nail Salon
34291316 Megan Thee StallionEat It
352178 Pearl CharlesOnly for Tonight
36NEW136 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
37251313 Silk SonicSmokin Out The Window
38361816 Drake feat. Future & Young ThugWay 2 Sexy
3933433 Sage the GeminiNumero Uno
4035535 Father John MistyFunny Girl
4131729 Bruiser WolfDope Game $tupid
4238238 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
4332176 BluBecause the Sky is Blu(e)
4430712 IDLESWhen The Lights Come On
4544244 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
4642432 Dry CleaningA.L.C
47NEW147 Franz FerdinandCurious
4839123 Wet & Blood OrangeBound
5152251 AZ & 2 ChainzMotorola Era
52491146 ACRAZE feat. CherishDo It To It
5343123 flowerkidi met the devil at 4 years old
5447149 Flo MilliIce Baby
5541927 Pink SiifuBACK'!
5657356 The WeekndHow Do I Make You Love Me?
5755176 NasDeath Row East
5853829 Ruby FrostNever Be Your Baby
5979259 Ziggy Ramo feat. Paul KellyLittle Things
60RET260 Kevin Abstract feat. $NOT & slowthaiSLUGGER
61NEW161 The TerrysOur Paradise
6245732 Silk SonicPut On A Smile
6356256 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
6450135 Uffiecool
6551832 Haiku Hands feat. Suburban DarkConclusions
66601714 LowWhite Horses
6767267 Methyl Ethel feat. Stella DonnellyProof
6854196 Pink Siifu feat. BbyMuthaBig Ole
6974369 JID feat. 21 Savage & Baby TateSurround Sound
70NEW170 Mild OrangeOh Yeah
7161925 Crowded HouseTo The Island
72NEW172 FISHERJust Feels Tight
7358258 King StingrayMilkumana
7469556 ZHUMannequins & Egos
7568931 Crowded HouseToo Good For This World
7662716 GodlandsOut My Face
7765265 The Jungle GiantsTreat You Right
7863145 Crowded HouseShow Me The Way
7959733 Tiny Little HousesI'm Doing Just The Best That I Can
8073232 NgaiireHim
81771340 Ed SheeranTides
82661423 Post MaloneMotley Crew
83712210 Billie EilishOverHeated
8464264 Daniel RossenShadow in the Frame
85NEW185 TelenovaBones
8682282 Lime Cordiale & Idris ElbaWhat's Not to Like
87831333 The Lazy EyesWhere's My Brain???
88933712FamousThe Beatles
8985285 Tame ImpalaA Girl Like You (triple j Like a Version)
90721419 Helado NegroThere Must Be a Song Like You
9181281 Wet LegChaise Longue
9270367 Dom VallieBeen Himma
93NEW193 PUPRobot Writes A Love Song
9487287 Aluna, Diplo & DuranteForget About Me
9578194 bbno$i remember
96NEW196 Holy Holy feat. CLEWSThe Aftergone
97NEW197 Hayden James feat. YaegerWaiting for Nothing
9876474 HWLSDithering
99NEW199 Tyne-James OrganSunday Suit
10088288 Lizzo feat. Cardi BRumors

75552 Tiny Little HousesTake a Swing
80375 The SmileYou Will Never Work In Television Again
84648 Ghost CareKevin Garnett
86372 Joyner Lucas & Lil BabyRamen & OJ
892328 Denzel CurryThe Game
90610 Joy Orbison & Léa Senbetter
911814Crowded HouseLove Isn't Hard At All
92188 Nick Cave & Warren EllisHand of God
94544 Silk SonicBlast Off
95195 Ocean AlleyBreathe / Comfortably Numb / Money (triple j Like a Version)
96196 Spacey JaneLots of Nothing
972110 HalseyI am not a woman, I'm a god
98198 Sam FenderSeventeen Going Under
99199 Peking DukChemicals
100242 Isaiah Rashad feat. Lil Uzi VertFrom the Garden

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IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 14/2/22
Edition No.640
Songs retire at 75 weeks

I was almost sure that The Antlers' luck had run out, but they manage to keep steady for a 6th week at #1 for "Green to Gold". Perhaps it should have been Father's big week but "Pay N Spray" stalls at #2, and with some competition coming up from behind, could that spell further trouble? Impressively though, Raj Mahal isn't going away without a fight, still at #3 with "REDICLUS". There are two new songs to the top 5, both of which were complete unknowns to me not long ago, but in their own respective contexts have made a huge impact. Adam Newling's "Sweetness" was the find of H100 season for me, rocketing up to #4 with all the signs for a song that may just go higher again next week. And then at #5 coming off the big debut from last week, Kyla Imani moves up with "Big Plans".

As much as I could try to contextualise the week or so that I've had into why there is so much chaos on the chart this week, it's just a randomly strong week for new music and there's not much rhyme or reason to it. It's kicked off by Arlo Parks, still relatively fresh off her EOY success with "Hope", and now a 2nd entry to join it. "Softly" was a song that I kept coming back to this week and it debuts strongly at #8.

I've always had a lot of general respect for Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever despite never quite having any wow factor. "The Way It Shatters" is a funny song title really, because they've absolutely taken things to the next level. For some reason it partly reminds me of Pinkshinyultrablast and possibly something else(??) but the synthy bit is a winner. Who knows where it will go from here, but at least for now their 4th entry is #10.

Maybe I just love being tweeted at by famous people, as extremely rare those occurrences are. However, I had decided Augie March's album was quality even before that and there were two cuts that emerged from the consistent track list for me. The first of which is the frantic "The Derangement", where I've never heard them have this much menace and bite, and it's enthralling. It's #14.

And they're not done yet... and okay I'm really not sure what to make of the album title and this title track in particular. Ultimately none of it matters because that synth drags you in and it's just so catchy and relaxing. Augie March end the day with 4 entries to date with "Bloodsport and Porn" at #17.

A tribute to the late Young Dolph who passed away late last year, with Key Glock making his first Billboard Hot 100 appearance with this track. He is also new here, with "Proud" coming in at #27.

New. Country. For. The. Stats. Trupa Trupa are from Poland which I would never have guessed, and this track funnily enough reminds me of Wunder Wunder but also Temples. The surprisingly short (given how memorable it is) "Uniforms" enters at #28 for their first entry.

Four years ago, Saba came through with one of the best hip hop albums of that year, so yes I was interested to hear his new album. And while it doesn't quite get there overall for me, "If I Had A Dollar" is good stuff. His 8th entry and a 1st for Benjamin Earl Turner, it's #33.

I'm still not sure if I was being fair by being underwhelmed by Death By Denim's last few singles or if I was just expecting more songs at the quality of "Wiggy". But nonetheless, it's problem solved because here they manage to re-scratch that itch somewhat. "Make It Up As We Go" is full of lush and fuzzy riffs coming in at #35 for their 4th entry.

So this is a mix between "I'm Closing In" by Obits and "Couple's Fight" by Custard while simultaneously whetting my everpresent appetite for Aussie bands that do this sort of thing. The Grogans have a 2nd entry at #36 with "Be Your Man".

I'm really not sure why I needed to wait longer for this to grow on me because it's very catchy and well-produced. "5FT FREESTYLE" by Tasman Keith is very cool even though if it's unclear whether or not he is indeed shorter than me. In at #46 for his 2nd entry.

So yeah, alt-J only went and released the second biggest album of the day on Friday. "The Actor" came a few days earlier hence I've had a bit more time with it. They are up to 20 entries and it's #50.

King Von appeared on "Body Count" by Mozzy before tragically passing away in late 2020, although I was late to the party in charting it myself. Posthumous releases are still very much order of the day and sometimes they're not in terrible taste. "Don't Play That" might not be incredibly unique on the surface but it's playing with some really fun production. In at #55, it's his 2nd entry and a 22nd for 21 Savage who contributes quite a cool verse.

I am pretty hyped for the return of Warpaint and here they are. 11 entries up, "Champion" is #58.

You'd be mistaken for thinking at this stage that an Irish post-punk band releasing a song called "Database" is pretty much a given for making the chart. And well, yeah. Naked Lungs are new and this is quite a ferocious banger, in at #62.

Skegss never seem to leave much time in between releases as I feel there's almost always new stuff from them. "Stranger" continues their prolific run on this chart too, in at #68 for their 8th entry.

Even though it was clearly because of the feature, it was so awesome to see Benny the Butcher also debut on Billboard. "Johnny P's Caddy" doesn't compromise his style too, with some really good verses from him and J. Cole. In at #75 it's their 6th and 9th entries respectively.

A nice positivity anthem from an artist that makes his debut on the chart despite being a relatively big name. Rex Orange County is #84 with "KEEP IT UP".

A three year absence from the chart is over for an artist that I do like more than their chart history would suggest. 2nd entry for Camp Cope as "Running with the Hurricane" comes in at #89.

So the H100 stuff ends today with two final tracks to throw in. Genesis Owusu achieves an interesting feat of charting in three separate years from the same album. "Gold Chains" is #95 for his 6th entry.

I suppose this counts as 2022 H100 stuff but yeah the new Flume song is solid. "Say Nothing" at #96 is his 28th entry with MAY-A being new to the chart.

And officially closing it out, The Amity Affliction just doing what they do well. "Like Love" is their 6th charter to date in at #99.

11716The AntlersGreen to Gold
2242 FatherPay N Spray
3382 Raj MahalREDICLUS
4834 Adam NewlingSweetness
51125 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
65132 IDLESThe Wheel
7663 alt-JHard Drive Gold
8NEW18 Arlo ParksSoftly
9979 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
10NEW110 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
117127 AlldayEyes On The Prize
12454 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardBlack Hot Soup (DJ Shadow "My Own Reality" Re-Write)
131092 Jean Dawson feat. Mac DeMarcoMENTHOL*
14NEW114 Augie MarchThe Derangement
1530215 The WhitlamsNobody Knows I Love You
1618616 The PresetsYou Belong
17NEW117 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
18121614The HorrorsAgainst The Blade
1914314 The WigglesElephant (triple j Like a Version)
2017716 NasMeet Joe Black
2113713 Augie MarchClay
2220220 Denzel CurryWalkin
23161210 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
24151413alt-JGet Better
2522222 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
2629526 Jaguar JonzeCUT
27NEW127 Key GlockProud
28NEW128 Trupa TrupaUniforms
2919319 The ArmedALL FUTURES
3036230 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
3142331 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
33NEW133 Saba feat. Benjamin Earl TurnerIf I Had A Dollar
3424523 Fontaines D.C.Jackie Down the Line
35NEW135 Death By DenimMake It Up As We Go
36NEW136 The GrogansBe Your Man
372186 girl in redBody And Mind
3847238 Franz FerdinandCurious
39271118 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
402387 Kills BirdsRabbit
4131431 BuñuelCrack Shot
4226139 The Lazy EyesCome On Let's Go
4339533 Sage the GeminiNumero Uno
4459344 Ziggy Ramo feat. Paul KellyLittle Things
4533333 LordeStoned at the Nail Salon
46NEW146 Tasman Keith5FT FREESTYLE
4725521 Leikeli47Chitty Bang
48381916 Drake feat. Future & Young ThugWay 2 Sexy
49321815 Boyfrienders feat. DoglegThe Moment
50NEW150 alt-JThe Actor
5145344 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
52371413 Silk SonicSmokin Out The Window
53341416 Megan Thee StallionEat It
55NEW155 King Von & 21 SavageDon't Play That
5669456 JID feat. 21 Savage & Baby TateSurround Sound
5740635 Father John MistyFunny Girl
58NEW158 WarpaintChampion
5941829 Bruiser WolfDope Game $tupid
603588 Pearl CharlesOnly for Tonight
6148133 Wet & Blood OrangeBound
62NEW162 Naked LungsDatabase
6351351 AZ & 2 ChainzMotorola Era
64551027 Pink SiifuBACK'!
6560360 Kevin Abstract feat. $NOT & slowthaiSLUGGER
6657186 NasDeath Row East
6758929 Ruby FrostNever Be Your Baby
68NEW168 SkegssStranger
6962832 Silk SonicPut On A Smile
7046532 Dry CleaningA.L.C
7164145 Uffiecool
7244812 IDLESWhen The Lights Come On
7443186 BluBecause the Sky is Blu(e)
75NEW175 Benny the Butcher & J. ColeJohnny P's Caddy
7663356 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
7770270 Mild OrangeOh Yeah
7872272 FISHERJust Feels Tight
7956456 The WeekndHow Do I Make You Love Me?
8054159 Flo MilliIce Baby
8161261 The TerrysOur Paradise
82521246 ACRAZE feat. CherishDo It To It
8353133 flowerkidi met the devil at 4 years old
84NEW184 Rex Orange CountyKEEP IT UP
8567367 Methyl Ethel feat. Stella DonnellyProof
86711025 Crowded HouseTo The Island
87821523 Post MaloneMotley Crew
8877365 The Jungle GiantsTreat You Right
89NEW189 Camp CopeRunning with the Hurricane
90751031 Crowded HouseToo Good For This World
9191381 Wet LegChaise Longue
9286382 Lime Cordiale & Idris ElbaWhat's Not to Like
9365932 Haiku Hands feat. Suburban DarkConclusions
9484364 Daniel RossenShadow in the Frame
95NEW195 Genesis OwusuGold Chains
96NEW196 Flume feat. MAY-ASay Nothing
97661814 LowWhite Horses
9878155 Crowded HouseShow Me The Way
99NEW199 The Amity AfflictionLike Love
10068206 Pink Siifu feat. BbyMuthaBig Ole

73258 King StingrayMilkumana
74556 ZHUMannequins & Egos
76716 GodlandsOut My Face
79733 Tiny Little HousesI'm Doing Just The Best That I Can
80232 NgaiireHim
811340 Ed SheeranTides
832210 Billie EilishOverHeated
85185 TelenovaBones
871333 The Lazy EyesWhere's My Brain???
883712FamousThe Beatles
89285 Tame ImpalaA Girl Like You (triple j Like a Version)
901419 Helado NegroThere Must Be a Song Like You
92367 Dom VallieBeen Himma
93193 PUPRobot Writes A Love Song
94287 Aluna, Diplo & DuranteForget About Me
95194 bbno$i remember
96196 Holy Holy feat. CLEWSThe Aftergone
97197 Hayden James feat. YaegerWaiting for Nothing
98474 HWLSDithering
99199 Tyne-James OrganSunday Suit
100288 Lizzo feat. Cardi BRumors

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Out of interest, what was the other Camp Cope song to make your chart?
I've followed them for quite a while but previously only "The Face Of God" has made it in back in early 2019 at a peak of #26, it also made #143 in my 2018 EOY as a result of getting into it late
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 21/2/22
Edition No.641
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Sometimes I do think I'm crazy for downloading every song that makes the H100 in spite of the annual occurrences of songs that I've already made my mind up on, which in many cases results in me giving some token scrobbles to various average meh songs all the way through to the occasional absolute dross. But perhaps once or twice a year something catches my ear (or preferably both ears), and if it's really lucky, it might even grow into a full blown major hit. Ruby Fields is one of those artists who had the one-week chart entry due to H100 ("Dinosaurs" three years ago) so without being harsh I guess I'm not a massive fan even though I do like her sound. However, it turns out that Adam Newling who tours with her came out with one of the delights of this H100 season. "Sweetness" has grown on me heaps. It was the big WT surprise that none of us aus-charters probably saw coming, only for it to end up just scraping through. And luckily it did, because it ascends to the top of the chart in its 4th week, and just the 2nd post-H100 song to do so ("D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)" being the other, although technically that was a case of me being late to that album and it just so happened to make that preceding countdown). And that sees The Antlers finally drop to #2 but they might be falling down further, as Augie March rockets up to #3 with "The Derangement", and Kyla Imani sees further growth up to #4 with "Big Plans". Raj Mahal hangs on at #5 with "REDICLUS" at the expense of Father.

While I am firmly in stan mode with the latest alt-J album, I was perhaps a bit more measured rather than listening to it 100 times in a row. I can see this track not exactly being everyone's favourite, even I was somewhat taken aback by it at first. But yeah, "Philadelphia" is creative and bizarre but yet it all works so well. Their 21st entry is #19.

Over the years I have continued to tick off many of the big names across Australian music, some of which with just a token very low entry because lol. So it only makes sense that I get to give a debut entry to a band that has previously just continued to pass me by, rightly or wrongly. "Plenty" more than makes up for Northlane's absence up until this point as it really does hit the spot for what they do well. It's in at #38.

Now for a band that had my 6th favourite album of 2016, but due to release date chaos failed to actually make the EOY songs list. And since then, sadly I had been pretty underwhelmed by Sunflower Bean to such an extent that I had doubts if they'd ever return to my chart. "Who Put You Up To This?" is certainly the sound of a band that has evolved over time, as it doesn't scratch the same itch of bangers like "Wall Watcher" or "I Was Home", but it's still impressive in its own way. They are up to 8 entries with this one at #47.
Here is a random NMF thing that is incredibly ambitious in what it's trying to do, with the result being something quite fun. BEAM actually appeared on Justin Bieber's album last year and Beibz actually returned the favour for the album from which this song is taken. "PLANET BEAM" is his 1st entry in at #52.

It may be a new year, but here I am still charting random Billboard hip hop songs that many people unsurprisingly don't like. Gucci Mane has 5 entries and it's a first for Lil Durk, as "Rumors" comes in at #59, sadly just a week after Lizzo left with the song of the same name.

Me happily looking at my entries tab of my chart database: la la la, Hatchie is up to her 2nd entry with "Quicksand" which debuts at #64
Chart database angrily reminding me that Hatchie in fact featured on the LAV of "I Try" by Hockey Dad: HEY. SHE HAS THREE ENTRIES
Me, shocked: oh?!
I have fun here.

When I chart two album tracks from an album that otherwise didn't massively stand out to me, it's natural for me to second guess whether I need to dive back into it... meh, I was probably right. Saba has 9 entries, Black Thought is up to 4 and it's a 1st for Eryn Allen Kane, as "Few Good Things" enters at #67.

Already I think this is the better song from The Smile, which is further proved by the fact that it has already outpeaked the first one. "The Smoke" is #71.

I was not sure if I had charted vaporwave ever before (or even downloaded it), but I'm a bit more sure now. death's dynamic shroud have a debut entry at #73 with "Judgment Bolt".

Copy and paste what I said for Saba with The Whitlams' album to an extent, but oh well. "Catherine Wheel" is #80 for their 2nd entry.

Erin Rae is on the same label as Nicole Atkins and Mia Dyson, which is interesting but it also makes sense. "California Belongs to You" is her 1st entry in at #86.

Yot Club is a solo project dressed up as a band dressed up as an events venue on the Gold Coast. Or alternatively I'm not good at researching things. The Gorillaz-sounding "It's Easy" is a debut entry in at #91.

14411Adam NewlingSweetness
21816The AntlersGreen to Gold
31423 Augie MarchThe Derangement
4534 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
5392 Raj MahalREDICLUS
6252 FatherPay N Spray
76142 IDLESThe Wheel
81028 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
9828 Arlo ParksSoftly
10773 alt-JHard Drive Gold
11989 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
1211137 AlldayEyes On The Prize
131264 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardBlack Hot Soup (DJ Shadow "My Own Reality" Re-Write)
1417214 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
1515315 The WhitlamsNobody Knows I Love You
1613102 Jean Dawson feat. Mac DeMarcoMENTHOL*
1716716 The PresetsYou Belong
1822318 Denzel CurryWalkin
19NEW119 alt-JPhiladelphia
2026620 Jaguar JonzeCUT
2119414 The WigglesElephant (triple j Like a Version)
2221813 Augie MarchClay
23181714The HorrorsAgainst The Blade
2435224 Death By DenimMake It Up As We Go
25231310 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
2628226 Trupa TrupaUniforms
2730327 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
2827227 Key GlockProud
2929419 The ArmedALL FUTURES
30241513alt-JGet Better
3120816 NasMeet Joe Black
3236232 The GrogansBe Your Man
3325322 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
3431431 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
3633233 Saba feat. Benjamin Earl TurnerIf I Had A Dollar
3734623 Fontaines D.C.Jackie Down the Line
38NEW138 NorthlanePlenty
3956539 JID feat. 21 Savage & Baby TateSurround Sound
4041531 BuñuelCrack Shot
4138338 Franz FerdinandCurious
4244442 Ziggy Ramo feat. Paul KellyLittle Things
4355243 King Von & 21 SavageDon't Play That
443796 girl in redBody And Mind
4550245 alt-JThe Actor
46391218 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
47NEW147 Sunflower BeanWho Put You Up To This?
4843633 Sage the GeminiNumero Uno
494097 Kills BirdsRabbit
5051444 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
5142149 The Lazy EyesCome On Let's Go
5346246 Tasman Keith5FT FREESTYLE
54641127 Pink SiifuBACK'!
5558255 WarpaintChampion
57482016 Drake feat. Future & Young ThugWay 2 Sexy
5845433 LordeStoned at the Nail Salon
59NEW159 Gucci Mane feat. Lil DurkRumors
6057735 Father John MistyFunny Girl
6162261 Naked LungsDatabase
62491915 Boyfrienders feat. DoglegThe Moment
63531516 Megan Thee StallionEat It
64NEW164 HatchieQuicksand
65521513 Silk SonicSmokin Out The Window
6665460 Kevin Abstract feat. $NOT & slowthaiSLUGGER
67NEW167 Saba feat. Black Thought & Eryn Allen KaneFew Good Things
6847621 Leikeli47Chitty Bang
6975269 Benny the Butcher & J. ColeJohnny P's Caddy
7061143 Wet & Blood OrangeBound
71NEW171 The SmileThe Smoke
7268268 SkegssStranger
73NEW173 death's dynamic shroudJudgment Bolt
746098 Pearl CharlesOnly for Tonight
7566196 NasDeath Row East
7659929 Bruiser WolfDope Game $tupid
77671029 Ruby FrostNever Be Your Baby
7974196 BluBecause the Sky is Blu(e)
80NEW180 The WhitlamsCatherine Wheel
8163451 AZ & 2 ChainzMotorola Era
8289282 Camp CopeRunning with the Hurricane
8371155 Uffiecool
8477370 Mild OrangeOh Yeah
8580169 Flo MilliIce Baby
86NEW186 Erin RaeCalifornia Belongs to You
8792482 Lime Cordiale & Idris ElbaWhat's Not to Like
8869932 Silk SonicPut On A Smile
8976456 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
9078372 FISHERJust Feels Tight
91NEW191 Yot ClubIt's Easy
92821346 ACRAZE feat. CherishDo It To It
9379556 The WeekndHow Do I Make You Love Me?
9470632 Dry CleaningA.L.C
95901131 Crowded HouseToo Good For This World
9672912 IDLESWhen The Lights Come On
97871623 Post MaloneMotley Crew
9899298 The Amity AfflictionLike Love
9996296 Flume feat. MAY-ASay Nothing
10095295 Genesis OwusuGold Chains

81261 The TerrysOur Paradise
83133 flowerkidi met the devil at 4 years old
84184 Rex Orange CountyKEEP IT UP
85367 Methyl Ethel feat. Stella DonnellyProof
861025 Crowded HouseTo The Island
88365 The Jungle GiantsTreat You Right
91381 Wet LegChaise Longue
93932 Haiku Hands feat. Suburban DarkConclusions
94364 Daniel RossenShadow in the Frame
971814 LowWhite Horses
98155 Crowded HouseShow Me The Way
100206 Pink Siifu feat. BbyMuthaBig Ole
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 28/2/22
Edition No.642
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Last week had some considerable movement at the top and it's happened again, arguably with even more drama. Augie March take top spot with "The Derangement" after being locked in quite a contest all week with Methyl Ethel, who ultimately settle for a debut at #2. Adam Newling slips down to #3, while Kyla Imani keeps strong at #4 with "Big Plans". She is in fact the only non-Aussie in the top 5 because Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever shatter into the #5 position with "The Way It Shatters".

Okay this is big. I have always been a fan of Methyl Ethel without them really having a huge hit to show for it. As far as their best previously, I probably waver between "No. 28" being an EOY entry and "Twilight Driving" giving me those H100 memories, but now all that has theoretically been blown open. Their new album is quite cool, but "One and Beat" stands out and it knows it. Starting off with a dramatic "Pyramid Song" vibe, it then breaks into loud static only to then divert into something so zany not unlike the album version of Franz Ferdinand's "Lucid Dreams". Big this certainly is, and their 11th entry was so so so close to breaking that elusive #1 debut drought. Augie March might have won this week, but they are far from comfortable as Methyl Ethel debut at #2.

I will eventually be able to better explain why I'm loving "Big Plans" right now, but now we have another brilliantly performed R&B tune, albeit a more upbeat one. Queen Naija is new to the chart and it's Big Sean's 12th entry who is co-credited on "Hate Our Love", which enters at #11.

Despite the barrage of entries this week only the above two could really make a big impact straight away on the chart. We scroll down a bit to see the next one which is an Augie March album track. They have two on the docket this week, with the repetitive but lovely "Cossack Tide" entering at #47 and the perhaps political "Uncanny Island" at #75, leaving them with 6 entries to date.

There's a new Kurt Vile LP coming soon, and last time he charted with a couple of very long songs, so here the trend continues with (the slightly shorter) "Like Exploding Stones". Always exploring different directions with his music, this one is his 6th entry in at #52.

And now we have this downright banger from Future Islands, outside of the dancey synth it's still very familiar territory for them though. Nothing wrong with that I say, as "King of Sweden" enters at #55 for a 10th (yay!) entry.

Speaking of surprising bangers, Foals rarely sound this electronic but they do well to keep a consistent groove here. "2am" is their 13th entry at #59.

I probably need to make a list of the big albums that I'm anticipating as I usually do so on my albums spreadsheet, but it won't surprise anyone to learn that the Father John Misty hype is growing steadily. "Q4" is his 25th entry at #61.

Speaking of big albums, alt f**king j. I'm seeing them in September, the album is out and it's great. Maybe part of me was expecting more... but I'm giving this plenty of time. As it is they literally have 7 songs on the chart right now, with "Powers" debuting at #64 and "Bane" in at #88, and in the process they have 23 entries to date.

Cat & Calmell didn't need much time to convince me on this track. "Cry" is a neat 2nd entry in at #66.

Meanwhile there's plenty of hype being shown for Fontaines D.C. as well. "I Love You" is a gritty cut not unlike "The Lotts" or "You Said". They are up to 13 entries with this one at #70.

I was worried that maybe Psychedelic Porn Crumpets may struggle to chart after it seemed they were stagnating, but they're back here with a new album on the way. "Bubblegum Infinity" is a 7th entry, in which they do the fuzzy guitar thing, and it's #71.

A first timer this week with a song that reminds me of too many things to list. Carla Geneve is #83 with "Brighter Than Blue".

It was crazy that I randomly checked if Fight Ibis had done anything lately, only to discover they had just dropped a brand new song days earlier. "American Android" is not a Radiohead nod as far as I can tell; but surprisingly takes things in quite a '90s Britpop direction, as I'm hearing both Suede and Blur on this. They are up to 3 entries with this one at #89.

I wonder if this takes the record for the longest chronological gap in chart/EOY entries, with Screamfeeder having achieved two EOY entries in my 1996 list and now having a brand new song chart. That means "Don't Get Me Started" is their 1st to chart here at least, and it's #92.

New. country. alert... and this one was surprising! Newbies HYBS are a duo from Thailand apparently which I did not see coming. "Go Higher" is #93.

And Jack White finishes proceedings off at #100 with "Fear Of The Dawn", his 15th solo entry to date.

13311Augie MarchThe Derangement
2NEW12 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
31511Adam NewlingSweetness
4444 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
5835 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
67152 IDLESThe Wheel
72916The AntlersGreen to Gold
8662 FatherPay N Spray
95102 Raj MahalREDICLUS
10938 Arlo ParksSoftly
11NEW111 Queen Naija & Big SeanHate Our Love
1218412 Denzel CurryWalkin
1319213 alt-JPhiladelphia
141083 alt-JHard Drive Gold
1515415 The WhitlamsNobody Knows I Love You
161199 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
1738217 NorthlanePlenty
1814314 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
1920719 Jaguar JonzeCUT
2012147 AlldayEyes On The Prize
2143321 King Von & 21 SavageDon't Play That
221374 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardBlack Hot Soup (DJ Shadow "My Own Reality" Re-Write)
2328323 Key GlockProud
2426324 Trupa TrupaUniforms
2527425 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
2624324 Death By DenimMake It Up As We Go
2717816 The PresetsYou Belong
2816112 Jean Dawson feat. Mac DeMarcoMENTHOL*
2921514 The WigglesElephant (triple j Like a Version)
3032330 The GrogansBe Your Man
31251410 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
3233422 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
3329519 The ArmedALL FUTURES
3439634 JID feat. 21 Savage & Baby TateSurround Sound
35231814The HorrorsAgainst The Blade
3622913 Augie MarchClay
38301613alt-JGet Better
3945339 alt-JThe Actor
4034531 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
4159241 Gucci Mane feat. Lil DurkRumors
4242542 Ziggy Ramo feat. Paul KellyLittle Things
4331916 NasMeet Joe Black
4436333 Saba feat. Benjamin Earl TurnerIf I Had A Dollar
4537723 Fontaines D.C.Jackie Down the Line
4641438 Franz FerdinandCurious
47NEW147 Augie MarchCossack Tide
4847247 Sunflower BeanWho Put You Up To This?
4950544 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
5053346 Tasman Keith5FT FREESTYLE
5173251 death's dynamic shroudJudgment Bolt
52NEW152 Kurt VileLike Exploding Stones
54461318 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
55NEW155 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
5644106 girl in redBody And Mind
5748733 Sage the GeminiNumero Uno
5855355 WarpaintChampion
59NEW159 Foals2am
6040631 BuñuelCrack Shot
61NEW161 Father John MistyQ4
6358533 LordeStoned at the Nail Salon
64NEW164 alt-JPowers
6564264 HatchieQuicksand
66NEW166 Cat & CalmellCry
6761361 Naked LungsDatabase
68541227 Pink SiifuBACK'!
69572116 Drake feat. Future & Young ThugWay 2 Sexy
70NEW170 Fontaines D.C.I Love You
71NEW171 Psychedelic Porn CrumpetsBubblegum Infinity
7260835 Father John MistyFunny Girl
7367267 Saba feat. Black Thought & Eryn Allen KaneFew Good Things
74631616 Megan Thee StallionEat It
75NEW175 Augie MarchUncanny Island
7651159 The Lazy EyesCome On Let's Go
77651613 Silk SonicSmokin Out The Window
7889556 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
7966560 Kevin Abstract feat. $NOT & slowthaiSLUGGER
8071271 The SmileThe Smoke
8149107 Kills BirdsRabbit
8280280 The WhitlamsCatherine Wheel
83NEW183 Carla GeneveBrighter Than Blue
84622015 Boyfrienders feat. DoglegThe Moment
8682382 Camp CopeRunning with the Hurricane
8785179 Flo MilliIce Baby
88NEW188 alt-JBane
89NEW189 Fight IbisAmerican Android
9079206 BluBecause the Sky is Blu(e)
9170153 Wet & Blood OrangeBound
92NEW192 ScreamfeederDon't Get Me Started
93NEW193 HYBSGo Higher
9486286 Erin RaeCalifornia Belongs to You
95921446 ACRAZE feat. CherishDo It To It
96100395 Genesis OwusuGold Chains
9799396 Flume feat. MAY-ASay Nothing
98951231 Crowded HouseToo Good For This World
9969369 Benny the Butcher & J. ColeJohnny P's Caddy
100NEW1100 Jack WhiteFear Of The Dawn

68621 Leikeli47Chitty Bang
72268 SkegssStranger
7498 Pearl CharlesOnly for Tonight
75196 NasDeath Row East
76929 Bruiser WolfDope Game $tupid
771029 Ruby FrostNever Be Your Baby
81451 AZ & 2 ChainzMotorola Era
83155 Uffiecool
84370 Mild OrangeOh Yeah
87482 Lime Cordiale & Idris ElbaWhat's Not to Like
88932 Silk SonicPut On A Smile
90372 FISHERJust Feels Tight
91191 Yot ClubIt's Easy
93556 The WeekndHow Do I Make You Love Me?
94632 Dry CleaningA.L.C
96912 IDLESWhen The Lights Come On
971623 Post MaloneMotley Crew
98298 The Amity AfflictionLike Love
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 7/3/22
Edition No.643
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Some easy decisions were made this week, with Augie March pretty comfortably securing that all important second week at #1. Methyl Ethel hold firm at #2 ahead of tough competition from Kyla Imani moving up to #3. Denzel Curry also makes his case as "Walkin" sprints up to #4. And, just like a bad smell, IDLES refuse to go away as "The Wheel" rebounds back to #5.

There is quite some hype for the Denzel Curry album when that hopefully drops soon. "Zatoichi" is his 21st entry and slowthai's 10th in at #22.

I only just realised the Methyl Ethel song debuting this week is even longer than "One and Beat", and after a quick Google search this song title means "disciplines, laughing manners" in Latin. "Castigat Ridendo Mores" is #27 for their 12th entry.

This is a pretty cool collaboration and it works quite seamlessly. Winston Surfshirt (5th entry) and Genesis Owusu (7th) are #58 with "There's Only One".

Not every RY X song I've heard has ended up charting, but the two before today both ended up being EOY successes as well. So, there's clearly no pressure on "Let You Go", which for now at least makes for his 3rd entry in at #nice.

Opportunity clearly lost as this debuts six positions too low. But this Bloc Party song partly resembles "The Love Within" which I assure you is in fact a good thing. "Sex Magik" doesn't appear to relate to Red Hot Chili Peppers though outside of the song title. They have 6 entries with this in at #75.

Bakar has another entry with this one catching on pretty quickly for me. "Free" is his 4th at #79.

Ending a seven-year absence from the chart is Florence + the Machine. "King" sneaks in for a 5th entry, coming in at #98.

11412Augie MarchThe Derangement
2222 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
3453 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
41254 Denzel CurryWalkin
56162 IDLESThe Wheel
6545 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
73611Adam NewlingSweetness
81338 alt-JPhiladelphia
91129 Queen Naija & Big SeanHate Our Love
1071016The AntlersGreen to Gold
1117311 NorthlanePlenty
129112 Raj MahalREDICLUS
13872 FatherPay N Spray
141048 Arlo ParksSoftly
151493 alt-JHard Drive Gold
1632516 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
1715515 The WhitlamsNobody Knows I Love You
1818414 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
1916109 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
2023420 Key GlockProud
2119819 Jaguar JonzeCUT
22NEW122 Denzel Curry feat. slowthaiZatoichi
2321421 King Von & 21 SavageDon't Play That
2426424 Death By DenimMake It Up As We Go
252284 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardBlack Hot Soup (DJ Shadow "My Own Reality" Re-Write)
2634726 JID feat. 21 Savage & Baby TateSurround Sound
27NEW127 Methyl EthelCastigat Ridendo Mores
2820157 AlldayEyes On The Prize
2924424 Trupa TrupaUniforms
30311510 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
3125525 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
3229614 The WigglesElephant (triple j Like a Version)
3330430 The GrogansBe Your Man
3427916 The PresetsYou Belong
3533619 The ArmedALL FUTURES
3628122 Jean Dawson feat. Mac DeMarcoMENTHOL*
3739437 alt-JThe Actor
3941339 Gucci Mane feat. Lil DurkRumors
4040631 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
41381713alt-JGet Better
4251342 death's dynamic shroudJudgment Bolt
43351914The HorrorsAgainst The Blade
4449644 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
4578645 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
4648346 Sunflower BeanWho Put You Up To This?
4746538 Franz FerdinandCurious
48361013 Augie MarchClay
4961249 Father John MistyQ4
5055250 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
5142642 Ziggy Ramo feat. Paul KellyLittle Things
52431016 NasMeet Joe Black
5373353 Saba feat. Black Thought & Eryn Allen KaneFew Good Things
5450446 Tasman Keith5FT FREESTYLE
5644433 Saba feat. Benjamin Earl TurnerIf I Had A Dollar
5766257 Cat & CalmellCry
58NEW158 Winston Surfshirt feat. Genesis OwusuThere's Only One
59541418 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
6045823 Fontaines D.C.Jackie Down the Line
6157833 Sage the GeminiNumero Uno
6252252 Kurt VileLike Exploding Stones
6364263 alt-JPowers
6447247 Augie MarchCossack Tide
6559259 Foals2am
6658455 WarpaintChampion
6856116 girl in redBody And Mind
69NEW169 RY XLet You Go
7071270 Psychedelic Porn CrumpetsBubblegum Infinity
71681327 Pink SiifuBACK'!
7263633 LordeStoned at the Nail Salon
7365364 HatchieQuicksand
74692216 Drake feat. Future & Young ThugWay 2 Sexy
75NEW175 Bloc PartySex Magik
7660731 BuñuelCrack Shot
7770270 Fontaines D.C.I Love You
78741716 Megan Thee StallionEat It
79NEW179 BakarFree
8067461 Naked LungsDatabase
8179660 Kevin Abstract feat. $NOT & slowthaiSLUGGER
8280371 The SmileThe Smoke
8372935 Father John MistyFunny Girl
8482380 The WhitlamsCatherine Wheel
8576169 The Lazy EyesCome On Let's Go
8696486 Genesis OwusuGold Chains
8794386 Erin RaeCalifornia Belongs to You
8975275 Augie MarchUncanny Island
9081117 Kills BirdsRabbit
91771713 Silk SonicSmokin Out The Window
9293292 HYBSGo Higher
93951546 ACRAZE feat. CherishDo It To It
9488288 alt-JBane
9586482 Camp CopeRunning with the Hurricane
9687189 Flo MilliIce Baby
9797496 Flume feat. MAY-ASay Nothing
98NEW198 Florence + the MachineKing
9992292 ScreamfeederDon't Get Me Started
10091163 Wet & Blood OrangeBound

83183 Carla GeneveBrighter Than Blue
842015 Boyfrienders feat. DoglegThe Moment
89189 Fight IbisAmerican Android
90206 BluBecause the Sky is Blu(e)
981231 Crowded HouseToo Good For This World
99369 Benny the Butcher & J. ColeJohnny P's Caddy
1001100 Jack WhiteFear Of The Dawn
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 14/3/22
Edition No.644
Songs retire at 75 weeks

With the top of the chart being especially strong at the moment, it's only further kudos to Augie March for extending their stay at the top of the chart in relative comfort. With "The Derangement" now up to 3 weeks at #1, a new challenger emerges at #2 with Denzel Curry moving on up with "Walkin". Kyla Imani manages to hold her spot at #3 meaning that Methyl Ethel slide all the way back to #4, even though it's a song that I'm not getting sick of or anything. And yep, IDLES are #5 again.

I wonder if Adam Newling was wanting to quickly rush a single following his H100 success. At least it worked on me because now he has a second entry. "Singing Blackbird" is #34.

Methyl Ethel debut for the third consecutive week, if only they had other songs they've recently released to help keep that streak going. Oh well. "Kids on Holiday" is #54 for a 13th entry.

Speaking of albums, two further alt-J tracks are in this week bringing them up to 25 entries to date. "Walk A Mile" is #59 and "Happier When You're Gone" is #73.

I was supposed to see Midnight Oil this past week but it has been delayed a few weeks due to the drummer getting COVID. This is the standout from their latest album and holds up quite well relative to their older material. "At the Time of Writing" is their 1st entry on the chart in at #64.

Perth-based Paul Wood releases music under the moniker Good news, now we can eat all the vampires; because of course he does. "Aviary" is #80 for a debut entry.

And lastly, I wasn't huge on that big Pusha T song recently but this newest one is better. "Hear Me Clearly" is his 12th and Nigo's 1st entries to date, closing out the week at #88.

11513Augie MarchThe Derangement
2462 Denzel CurryWalkin
3363 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
4232 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
55172 IDLESThe Wheel
6655 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
71147 NorthlanePlenty
8848 alt-JPhiladelphia
9939 Queen Naija & Big SeanHate Our Love
107711Adam NewlingSweetness
11101116The AntlersGreen to Gold
1216612 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
1315103 alt-JHard Drive Gold
141458 Arlo ParksSoftly
1512122 Raj MahalREDICLUS
1618514 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
1720517 Key GlockProud
181382 FatherPay N Spray
1917615 The WhitlamsNobody Knows I Love You
2019119 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
2124521 Death By DenimMake It Up As We Go
2221919 Jaguar JonzeCUT
2323521 King Von & 21 SavageDon't Play That
2427224 Methyl EthelCastigat Ridendo Mores
2522222 Denzel Curry feat. slowthaiZatoichi
2631625 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
27301610 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
2844728 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
292594 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardBlack Hot Soup (DJ Shadow "My Own Reality" Re-Write)
3026826 JID feat. 21 Savage & Baby TateSurround Sound
3128167 AlldayEyes On The Prize
3242432 death's dynamic shroudJudgment Bolt
3329524 Trupa TrupaUniforms
34NEW134 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
3545735 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
36341016 The PresetsYou Belong
3737537 alt-JThe Actor
3840731 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
4032714 The WigglesElephant (triple j Like a Version)
4163341 alt-JPowers
4250342 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
4347638 Franz FerdinandCurious
4439439 Gucci Mane feat. Lil DurkRumors
4549345 Father John MistyQ4
4633530 The GrogansBe Your Man
47411813alt-JGet Better
48591518 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
4935719 The ArmedALL FUTURES
5046446 Sunflower BeanWho Put You Up To This?
51432014The HorrorsAgainst The Blade
5236132 Jean Dawson feat. Mac DeMarcoMENTHOL*
53481113 Augie MarchClay
54NEW154 Methyl EthelKids on Holiday
5551742 Ziggy Ramo feat. Paul KellyLittle Things
5653453 Saba feat. Black Thought & Eryn Allen KaneFew Good Things
5858258 Winston Surfshirt feat. Genesis OwusuThere's Only One
59NEW159 alt-JWalk A Mile
60521116 NasMeet Joe Black
6154546 Tasman Keith5FT FREESTYLE
6256533 Saba feat. Benjamin Earl TurnerIf I Had A Dollar
6357357 Cat & CalmellCry
64NEW164 Midnight OilAt the Time of Writing
6575265 Bloc PartySex Magik
6665359 Foals2am
6862352 Kurt VileLike Exploding Stones
69711427 Pink SiifuBACK'!
7073464 HatchieQuicksand
7184471 The WhitlamsCatherine Wheel
7260923 Fontaines D.C.Jackie Down the Line
73NEW173 alt-JHappier When You're Gone
7461933 Sage the GeminiNumero Uno
7568126 girl in redBody And Mind
7669269 RY XLet You Go
7766555 WarpaintChampion
7876831 BuñuelCrack Shot
7972733 LordeStoned at the Nail Salon
80NEW180 Good news, now we can eat all the vampiresAviary
8164347 Augie MarchCossack Tide
82781816 Megan Thee StallionEat It
8387483 Erin RaeCalifornia Belongs to You
8486584 Genesis OwusuGold Chains
8579279 BakarFree
8690127 Kills BirdsRabbit
8781760 Kevin Abstract feat. $NOT & slowthaiSLUGGER
88NEW188 Pusha T & NigoHear Me Clearly
8970370 Psychedelic Porn CrumpetsBubblegum Infinity
9082471 The SmileThe Smoke
91742316 Drake feat. Future & Young ThugWay 2 Sexy
9285179 The Lazy EyesCome On Let's Go
9377370 Fontaines D.C.I Love You
94831035 Father John MistyFunny Girl
95931646 ACRAZE feat. CherishDo It To It
9680561 Naked LungsDatabase
9797596 Flume feat. MAY-ASay Nothing
9892392 HYBSGo Higher
99100173 Wet & Blood OrangeBound
10095582 Camp CopeRunning with the Hurricane

89275 Augie MarchUncanny Island
911713 Silk SonicSmokin Out The Window
94288 alt-JBane
96189 Flo MilliIce Baby
98198 Florence + the MachineKing
99292 ScreamfeederDon't Get Me Started
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 21/3/22
Edition No.645
Songs retire at 75 weeks

It certainly was a week with a bit more consolidation of the status quo, as the top 5 stays in exactly the same order. It was pretty close between Augie March and Denzel Curry but the former wins out again for a 4th week. Kyla Imani wins her respective battle against Methyl Ethel for the #3 spot, while yeah, for now IDLES simply won't die.

I think above all else this production is stunning. Newcomer to the chart Just A Gent has been a name I've been vaguely aware of, but I'm so glad I gave this an eventual chance. Meanwhile it's a second entry for Arno Faraji who notable made my EOY two years ago. "Who Would Have Thought" is #11.

This sounds quite like "Blow My High (Members Only)" by Kendrick Lamar and I won't be convinced otherwise. It's a fairly familiar set of artists collaborating though in the form of EARTHGANG (5th entry), JID (9th) and J. Cole (10th!). "WATERBOYZ" comes in at #27.

It's important contextually to point out that the last Black Keys album was full of covers; while I was nonplussed by it, it's harsh to write them off on that basis. "Wild Child" is proof that they've still got fun rockers in them with this one having maybe a pinch of Django Django in it (probably not). It's their 12th entry at #30.

I'm not going to compare this anything but I will say just how impressively well written this is. Lisa Mitchell follows up from her 2021 chart presence with 4th entry "Dreaming, Swimming" in at #36.

The Stroppies sounded pretty Australian to me before I even looked them up, and yes it turns out they're a supergroup including members of Dick Diver and The Stevens among others. At least in the lo-fi nature of it, "The Perfect Crime" isn't too far removed from "Middle Sea" by Yuck but just without the grungey riffs. They are new to the chart with this one in at #40.

And here we have The Temper Trap's Dougy Mandagi going full Thom Yorke on top of a minimalist electronic production - where do I sign? The frontman has his first solo entry via the project BLOODMOON, with "Disarm" in at #46.

The weird intro here is "Little Acorns" by The White Stripes hours, except that's where the similarities end. It's a lovely Augie March tune that really invites you in like much of the record does. "The Animals" is their 7th entry at #48.

Vein.fm include a feature from EOY alumnus Bones on their latest album and have also toured with Every Time I Die. And yes, their band name implies that I should be calling them Veinie. "Wavery" is a little different to what I typically listen to / chart but their 1st entry is #60.

I'm glad George Alice is back in the chart so soon. "Haunted" is her 2nd entry in at #67.

This new Johnny Hunter song sounds like the SEN radio station theme song thingy. I am full of amazing takes this week, meanwhile "Endless Days" is their 4th entry to date in at #75.

I will be seeing Wet Leg live later this year which shall be fun. "Angelica" is their 4th entry at #84.

Speaking of seeing bands live soon, Pond are another one, and this comes from their deluxe version of their last album. "Lights of Leeming'" is a 9th track to debut on the chart at #90.

11614Augie MarchThe Derangement
2272 Denzel CurryWalkin
3373 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
4442 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
55182 IDLESThe Wheel
6756 NorthlanePlenty
7665 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
8948 Queen Naija & Big SeanHate Our Love
9858 alt-JPhiladelphia
1012710 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
11NEW111 Just A Gent & Arno FarajiWho Would Have Thought
1210811Adam NewlingSweetness
13111216The AntlersGreen to Gold
1417614 Key GlockProud
1513113 alt-JHard Drive Gold
161468 Arlo ParksSoftly
1716614 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
1828818 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
1915132 Raj MahalREDICLUS
2019715 The WhitlamsNobody Knows I Love You
211892 FatherPay N Spray
2220129 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
23221019 Jaguar JonzeCUT
2421621 Death By DenimMake It Up As We Go
2532525 death's dynamic shroudJudgment Bolt
2623621 King Von & 21 SavageDon't Play That
2833624 Trupa TrupaUniforms
2926725 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
30NEW130 The Black KeysWild Child
3124324 Methyl EthelCastigat Ridendo Mores
32271710 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
3325322 Denzel Curry feat. slowthaiZatoichi
3435834 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
3538831 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
36NEW136 Lisa MitchellDreaming, Swimming
3745437 Father John MistyQ4
3841438 alt-JPowers
3929104 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardBlack Hot Soup (DJ Shadow "My Own Reality" Re-Write)
40NEW140 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
4134234 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
4340814 The WigglesElephant (triple j Like a Version)
4431177 AlldayEyes On The Prize
4537637 alt-JThe Actor
4730926 JID feat. 21 Savage & Baby TateSurround Sound
48NEW148 Augie MarchThe Animals
49361116 The PresetsYou Belong
5043738 Franz FerdinandCurious
51471913alt-JGet Better
5256552 Saba feat. Black Thought & Eryn Allen KaneFew Good Things
5366453 Foals2am
5449819 The ArmedALL FUTURES
5542442 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
5664256 Midnight OilAt the Time of Writing
5744539 Gucci Mane feat. Lil DurkRumors
5850546 Sunflower BeanWho Put You Up To This?
59481618 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
60NEW160 Vein.fmWavery
6252142 Jean Dawson feat. Mac DeMarcoMENTHOL*
6346630 The GrogansBe Your Man
6455842 Ziggy Ramo feat. Paul KellyLittle Things
65512114The HorrorsAgainst The Blade
6662633 Saba feat. Benjamin Earl TurnerIf I Had A Dollar
67NEW167 George AliceHaunted
6884668 Genesis OwusuGold Chains
6959259 alt-JWalk A Mile
7065365 Bloc PartySex Magik
7177655 WarpaintChampion
73691527 Pink SiifuBACK'!
7458358 Winston Surfshirt feat. Genesis OwusuThere's Only One
75NEW175 Johnny HunterEndless Days
7654254 Methyl EthelKids on Holiday
7763457 Cat & CalmellCry
78531213 Augie MarchClay
79601216 NasMeet Joe Black
8073273 alt-JHappier When You're Gone
8176369 RY XLet You Go
8261646 Tasman Keith5FT FREESTYLE
8379833 LordeStoned at the Nail Salon
84NEW184 Wet LegAngelica
8568452 Kurt VileLike Exploding Stones
86741033 Sage the GeminiNumero Uno
87821916 Megan Thee StallionEat It
8885379 BakarFree
8970564 HatchieQuicksand
90NEW190 PondLights of Leeming
9183583 Erin RaeCalifornia Belongs to You
92721023 Fontaines D.C.Jackie Down the Line
9389470 Psychedelic Porn CrumpetsBubblegum Infinity
9486137 Kills BirdsRabbit
9578931 BuñuelCrack Shot
9680280 Good news, now we can eat all the vampiresAviary
9771571 The WhitlamsCatherine Wheel
9875136 girl in redBody And Mind
9981447 Augie MarchCossack Tide
10092189 The Lazy EyesCome On Let's Go

87760 Kevin Abstract feat. $NOT & slowthaiSLUGGER
88188 Pusha T & NigoHear Me Clearly
90471 The SmileThe Smoke
912316 Drake feat. Future & Young ThugWay 2 Sexy
93370 Fontaines D.C.I Love You
941035 Father John MistyFunny Girl
951646 ACRAZE feat. CherishDo It To It
96561 Naked LungsDatabase
97596 Flume feat. MAY-ASay Nothing
98392 HYBSGo Higher
99173 Wet & Blood OrangeBound
100582 Camp CopeRunning with the Hurricane
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 28/3/22
Edition No.646
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Despite the significant shift, the #1 was actually quite an easy decision this week. In fact, with Denzel Curry finally getting his first #1 with "Walkin", it was actually the #2 spot which was more closely contested, as Kyla Imani moves up a spot with "Big Plans" which sees Augie March slide down to #3. Northlane make a decent move into #4 with Methyl Ethel making up the numbers down to #5.

So there were a duo of songs from the Nigo album thing that have made a very big / late impression on me. First up, the absolute insanity of "Paper Plates" which should not work as well as it does, and it's #13 for Pharrell Williams' 13th and A$AP Ferg's 10th entries to date; then we have the poorly credited "Punch Bowl" where crediting Pusha T just for the added name value makes for a rather confusing situation, however it's #17 for Clipse's 1st entry. Nigo ends the day with 3 entries himself.

If not for that, Horror My Friend were initially on track for the highest debut of the week lol. "Devotion" is a rocker and it's #40 for their 3rd entry.

Not much to this one and I can't say I'm Kodak Black's biggest fan, but against the Kanye(?)-esque beat this works quite nicely. "I Wish" is Kodak's 2nd entry in at #54.

You won't see a rant about the state of the charts from me, I'm just happy there's a song that could redeem the dismal situation on the IPAC last week. Megan Thee Stallion (9th entry) and Dua Lipa (7th) collaborate on "Sweetest Pie" at #57.

Annie Hamilton has a 3rd entry at #nice with "Night Off", a very foreign and bizarre concept for yours truly.

Okey dokey. You may be aware that King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are a band that release music with frightening frequency, but as far as I am aware this is one of if not their longest tracks to date. "The Dripping Tap" is 18 minutes of varying familiar sounds which may not be at their best form, but it's worth the journey. For their 40th entry to date, it comes in at #83.

12811Denzel CurryWalkin
2382 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
31714Augie MarchThe Derangement
4664 NorthlanePlenty
5452 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
65192 IDLESThe Wheel
7857 Queen Naija & Big SeanHate Our Love
81128 Just A Gent & Arno FarajiWho Would Have Thought
9968 alt-JPhiladelphia
10775 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
1110810 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
1214712 Key GlockProud
13NEW113 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
14131316The AntlersGreen to Gold
1518915 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
1637516 Father John MistyQ4
17NEW117 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
1812911Adam NewlingSweetness
1915123 alt-JHard Drive Gold
2017714 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
2119142 Raj MahalREDICLUS
2230222 The Black KeysWild Child
231678 Arlo ParksSoftly
2434924 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
2521102 FatherPay N Spray
2735927 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
2840228 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
2925625 death's dynamic shroudJudgment Bolt
30231119 Jaguar JonzeCUT
3120815 The WhitlamsNobody Knows I Love You
3238532 alt-JPowers
3322139 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
34321810 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
3536235 Lisa MitchellDreaming, Swimming
3626721 King Von & 21 SavageDon't Play That
3760237 Vein.fmWavery
3824721 Death By DenimMake It Up As We Go
3929825 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
40NEW140 Horror My FriendDevotion
4128724 Trupa TrupaUniforms
4256342 Midnight OilAt the Time of Writing
4339114 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardBlack Hot Soup (DJ Shadow "My Own Reality" Re-Write)
4531424 Methyl EthelCastigat Ridendo Mores
4650838 Franz FerdinandCurious
4733422 Denzel Curry feat. slowthaiZatoichi
4845737 alt-JThe Actor
4941334 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
5053550 Foals2am
51491216 The PresetsYou Belong
5257639 Gucci Mane feat. Lil DurkRumors
5346246 BLOODMOONDisarm
54NEW154 Kodak BlackI Wish
55512013alt-JGet Better
5668756 Genesis OwusuGold Chains
57NEW157 Megan Thee Stallion & Dua LipaSweetest Pie
5843914 The WigglesElephant (triple j Like a Version)
5952652 Saba feat. Black Thought & Eryn Allen KaneFew Good Things
6055542 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
61471026 JID feat. 21 Savage & Baby TateSurround Sound
6244187 AlldayEyes On The Prize
6371755 WarpaintChampion
6448248 Augie MarchThe Animals
6558646 Sunflower BeanWho Put You Up To This?
6662152 Jean Dawson feat. Mac DeMarcoMENTHOL*
6770465 Bloc PartySex Magik
6854919 The ArmedALL FUTURES
69NEW169 Annie HamiltonNight Off
70591718 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
7166733 Saba feat. Benjamin Earl TurnerIf I Had A Dollar
7274458 Winston Surfshirt feat. Genesis OwusuThere's Only One
7467267 George AliceHaunted
75652214The HorrorsAgainst The Blade
7664942 Ziggy Ramo feat. Paul KellyLittle Things
77731627 Pink SiifuBACK'!
78791316 NasMeet Joe Black
79781313 Augie MarchClay
8063730 The GrogansBe Your Man
8269359 alt-JWalk A Mile
83NEW183 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardThe Dripping Tap
8488479 BakarFree
8581469 RY XLet You Go
8675275 Johnny HunterEndless Days
8785552 Kurt VileLike Exploding Stones
8890288 PondLights of Leeming
8980373 alt-JHappier When You're Gone
90861133 Sage the GeminiNumero Uno
9183933 LordeStoned at the Nail Salon
9282746 Tasman Keith5FT FREESTYLE
9377557 Cat & CalmellCry
94872016 Megan Thee StallionEat It
9589664 HatchieQuicksand
9684284 Wet LegAngelica
97921123 Fontaines D.C.Jackie Down the Line
9891683 Erin RaeCalifornia Belongs to You
9976354 Methyl EthelKids on Holiday
10096380 Good news, now we can eat all the vampiresAviary

93470 Psychedelic Porn CrumpetsBubblegum Infinity
94137 Kills BirdsRabbit
95931 BuñuelCrack Shot
97571 The WhitlamsCatherine Wheel
98136 girl in redBody And Mind
99447 Augie MarchCossack Tide
100189 The Lazy EyesCome On Let's Go
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 4/4/22
Edition No.647
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Never in doubt was Denzel Curry who celebrates a 2nd week at #1. Kyla Imani has a non-zero chance of top spot at some stage though, as "Big Plans" refuses to give up at #2. Augie March won't go away quickly either, still at #3 ahead of Northlane and a big bump for Clipse and Nigo.

I was not going to chart this until next week, but at the same time this has grown on me very quickly. Midnight Oil have a second entry with "We Resist", which was the opener to their excellent set last week. Who knows what it will do from here but for now it's #14.

It appeared possible that Arcade Fire would never get beyond 9 entries but they do get their 10th today. "The Lightning II" is one of two teasers from an upcoming album and it calls to mind a lot of their "The Suburbs" material, which is a good thing. It's #26.

This is perhaps the strangest Guerilla Toss song I've heard to date and yet it has no issue charting for me. "Live Exponential" is #37 for their 4th entry.

Well ahead of Baker Boy, Jessica Mauboy and Birdz, the true kings of Northern Territory as far as this chart is concerned is King Stingray. 3 entries in now as "Camp Dog" comes in at #50.

I wish I could get into Melody's Echo Chamber more but she always has at least some hit potential whenever new music pops up. "Personal Message" (and not "massage" like I keep reading oops) is #63 for a 3rd entry.

Michael Dunstan hails from Northam in inland WA, which is interesting because this feels way more coasty/surfy. "Walk the Streets on Sunrise" is some lovely stuff in at #63 for his 1st entry.

Racking up the entries now is BENEE, as "Never Ending" is her 8th entry at #75.

Jack White is dropping some real oddball songs at the moment. I was not keen on the Q-Tip collab but this b-side (or song released at the same time) is much more enjoyable. "Queen Of The Bees" is #83 for his 16th solo entry.

Following on from their debut entry not long ago, Ghost Care name a song after a road that I have travelled on once. "Bussell Hwy" is their 2nd entry in at #86.

There's definitely a bit of Fatboy Slim in this Wongo song namely "Weapon of Choice", although I might be the only one who can hear it. "Funky & Chunky" is Wongo's 4th and Tony Romera's 1st entries, in at #88.

And another artist flying the flag for WA this week, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets push up to 8 entries with "Bob Holiday" at #96.

11912Denzel CurryWalkin
2292 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
33814Augie MarchThe Derangement
4474 NorthlanePlenty
51725 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
66202 IDLESThe Wheel
7562 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
815108 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
91329 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
10838 Just A Gent & Arno FarajiWho Would Have Thought
1116611 Father John MistyQ4
12767 Queen Naija & Big SeanHate Our Love
131085 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
14NEW114 Midnight OilWe Resist
1512812 Key GlockProud
16978 alt-JPhiladelphia
1722317 The Black KeysWild Child
1854218 Kodak BlackI Wish
1911910 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
20141416The AntlersGreen to Gold
22181011Adam NewlingSweetness
2328323 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
2421152 Raj MahalREDICLUS
2519133 alt-JHard Drive Gold
26NEW126 Arcade FireThe Lightning II
27241024 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
2820814 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
2925112 FatherPay N Spray
302388 Arlo ParksSoftly
31271027 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
3237332 Vein.fmWavery
3340233 Horror My FriendDevotion
3429725 death's dynamic shroudJudgment Bolt
3542435 Midnight OilAt the Time of Writing
3632632 alt-JPowers
37NEW137 Guerilla TossLive Exponential
38341910 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
39301219 Jaguar JonzeCUT
4035335 Lisa MitchellDreaming, Swimming
4133149 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
4236821 King Von & 21 SavageDon't Play That
4338821 Death By DenimMake It Up As We Go
4431915 The WhitlamsNobody Knows I Love You
4641824 Trupa TrupaUniforms
4752739 Gucci Mane feat. Lil DurkRumors
4839925 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
4957249 Megan Thee Stallion & Dua LipaSweetest Pie
50NEW150 King StingrayCamp Dog
5146938 Franz FerdinandCurious
5260642 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
5363853 WarpaintChampion
5453346 BLOODMOONDisarm
5549434 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
5648837 alt-JThe Actor
5743124 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardBlack Hot Soup (DJ Shadow "My Own Reality" Re-Write)
5856856 Genesis OwusuGold Chains
59511316 The PresetsYou Belong
60552113alt-JGet Better
6147522 Denzel Curry feat. slowthaiZatoichi
6250650 Foals2am
63NEW163 Melody's Echo ChamberPersonal Message
64581014 The WigglesElephant (triple j Like a Version)
6545524 Methyl EthelCastigat Ridendo Mores
66NEW166 Michael DunstanWalk the Streets on Sunrise
6767565 Bloc PartySex Magik
6869268 Annie HamiltonNight Off
6964348 Augie MarchThe Animals
70611126 JID feat. 21 Savage & Baby TateSurround Sound
7159752 Saba feat. Black Thought & Eryn Allen KaneFew Good Things
72701818 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
7471833 Saba feat. Benjamin Earl TurnerIf I Had A Dollar
75NEW175 BENEENever Ending
76681019 The ArmedALL FUTURES
7782459 alt-JWalk A Mile
7866162 Jean Dawson feat. Mac DeMarcoMENTHOL*
79752314The HorrorsAgainst The Blade
8062197 AlldayEyes On The Prize
8172558 Winston Surfshirt feat. Genesis OwusuThere's Only One
8265746 Sunflower BeanWho Put You Up To This?
83NEW183 Jack WhiteQueen Of The Bees
84781416 NasMeet Joe Black
85771727 Pink SiifuBACK'!
86NEW186 Ghost CareBussell Hwy
87761042 Ziggy Ramo feat. Paul KellyLittle Things
88NEW188 Wongo & Tony RomeraFunky & Chunky
9092846 Tasman Keith5FT FREESTYLE
9186375 Johnny HunterEndless Days
9288388 PondLights of Leeming
9374367 George AliceHaunted
9480830 The GrogansBe Your Man
9589473 alt-JHappier When You're Gone
96NEW196 Psychedelic Porn CrumpetsBob Holiday
9784579 BakarFree
9885569 RY XLet You Go
9998783 Erin RaeCalifornia Belongs to You
100791413 Augie MarchClay

83183 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardThe Dripping Tap
87552 Kurt VileLike Exploding Stones
901133 Sage the GeminiNumero Uno
91933 LordeStoned at the Nail Salon
93557 Cat & CalmellCry
942016 Megan Thee StallionEat It
95664 HatchieQuicksand
96284 Wet LegAngelica
971123 Fontaines D.C.Jackie Down the Line
99354 Methyl EthelKids on Holiday
100380 Good news, now we can eat all the vampiresAviary
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 11/4/22
Edition No.648
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Turns out the chart is quite stable at the moment. To be clear it's far from stale though, as Denzel Curry continues to wow me with "Walkin" spending a 3rd week at the top, ahead of Kyla Imani and Augie March still close behind at #2 and #3 respectively. Northlane seem to be stuck at #4 but "Plenty" is still very much holding its ground. The big surprise was Clipse and Nigo slipping out of the top 5 after the bullet last week, as Das Sound Kollektiv and IHAKA sneak a few places up to #5 with "Fuel for the Fire".

You could say it's quite on brand for me to go back to the same well for chart hits, and yeah I've got one here. The new alt-J album is probably only their third best, but there are many deep cuts on it that seem to have gone under the radar. My best explanation for this is that "Losing My Mind" is absolutely a slow burner but it hits hard. They are up to 26 entries with this one at #15.

So I'm trying to catch up on album listening, and while I wasn't totally sold on Yard Act's album, there were a couple tracks that stood out. "Tall Poppies" is also a slow burner in itself as it's not another "Fixer Upper" by any means; however James Smith's delivery and the brilliant storytelling makes it hard to ignore. Although not for everyone it's absolutely my thing, as it debuts at #24. Also a bit further down the chart it's worth shouting out "100% Endurance" at #80, which aids them in getting to 5 entries following today.

All of this week's highest 3 debuts are album cuts. Again the Nigo album wasn't consistent enough (despite the fact that this is the 4th entry from it lol), but this one is a bop. Tyler, The Creator adds a comma to make sure he isn't copying The Lazy Eyes, but "Come On, Let's Go" is his 11th and Nigo's 4th entries to date in at #31.

This latest one from Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers kicks all sorts of ass. I can definitely see "Girl Sports" becoming an absolute anthem and my fingers are crossed. It's #41 for their 3rd entry.

A$AP Ant is admittedly one of the lesser known members of the A$AP Mob, but as he apparently contributed to "Yamborghini High" this is his 2nd entry! "The God Hour" has some potential I reckon, and it's helped by a decent contribution by A$AP Rocky of course (22nd entry). It's #46.

Back fairly soon following their last entry are The Belligerents. "9 Times Out of 10" is a bit long but it's really catchy, in at #51 for their 7th entry.

Art d'Ecco appears to be quite an enigmatic character as it's apparently not known who he is. "Palm Slave" is extremely eclectic though and definitely a strong recommendation for basically anyone on this site tbh. It's #66 for his debut entry.

Orlando... is... finally... releasing... A SECOND ALBUM. That's right, and by the time the second Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs LP drops, it will have been just over a decade since the last one. Has it been too long of an absence? Only time will tell, as some of the standalone singles and various tracks have been decent and there have been occasional misses. "Blood In the Snow" is rather interesting and I can't quite put my finger on why it works, but it does. It's #70 for (only) his 21st entry to date.

Across the ditch, Aldous Harding clocks up her 5th entry in at #72, which is timely because it's called "Tick Tock".

All this week lacks is Teenage Joans it seems, because Teenage Dads have themselves a 2nd entry. At #75 "Exit Sign" is the most Strokesy thing I have heard in years and that's including everything from the last Strokes album.

I'm still not quite sold on that initial Superorganism single but this next one is quite good. "It's Raining" at #78 is their 4th entry and a 1st each for Dylan Cartlidge and Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus.

Harry Styles is in my chart, yep. I suppose it shouldn't be a surprise at all for anyone that has heard "As It Was", which is an undeniable tune that scratches many of my itches. His debut entry on the chart is #84.

No shock however that King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have debuted. "Magenta Mountain" is in fact less mountainous than the last single, but at #89 it's their 41st entry so far.

T-Pain is in my chart, yep. The Denzel Curry album is very good and I suppose you should expect some further entries to come. "Troubles" is his 22nd and T-Pain's 1st entries to date and it's #90.

I caught wind of 1300 covering "Gangnam Style" from Like a Version recently, and I suppose I'd be more interested in this making more of a H100 push next January. "Rocksta" is their 1st entry and it's #93.

Hans Zimmer has made my chart for his debut en- okay not quite. Marlon Craft basically sounds like Benny the Butcher on this track and that's all you need to know really. It's #97 for the New York rapper's debut entry.

111013Denzel CurryWalkin
22102 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
33914Augie MarchThe Derangement
4484 NorthlanePlenty
58115 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
6535 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
76212 IDLESThe Wheel
8938 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
91179 Father John MistyQ4
10772 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
1114211 Midnight OilWe Resist
121048 Just A Gent & Arno FarajiWho Would Have Thought
1317413 The Black KeysWild Child
141395 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
15NEW115 alt-JLosing My Mind
1615912 Key GlockProud
1718317 Kodak BlackI Wish
181277 Queen Naija & Big SeanHate Our Love
2023420 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
211688 alt-JPhiladelphia
2226222 Arcade FireThe Lightning II
23191010 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
24NEW124 Yard ActTall Poppies
25201516The AntlersGreen to Gold
2625143 alt-JHard Drive Gold
27221111Adam NewlingSweetness
2833328 Horror My FriendDevotion
2932429 Vein.fmWavery
3024162 Raj MahalREDICLUS
31NEW131 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
3252732 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
33271124 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
3436732 alt-JPowers
3528914 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
3637236 Guerilla TossLive Exponential
3729122 FatherPay N Spray
383098 Arlo ParksSoftly
3934825 death's dynamic shroudJudgment Bolt
40311127 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
41NEW141 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersGirl Sports
42382010 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
4335535 Midnight OilAt the Time of Writing
4440435 Lisa MitchellDreaming, Swimming
4550245 King StingrayCamp Dog
46NEW146 A$AP ANT & A$AP RockyThe God Hour
47391319 Jaguar JonzeCUT
48441015 The WhitlamsNobody Knows I Love You
4942921 King Von & 21 SavageDon't Play That
5054446 BLOODMOONDisarm
51NEW151 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
5258952 Genesis OwusuGold Chains
54481025 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
5546924 Trupa TrupaUniforms
5641159 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
57511038 Franz FerdinandCurious
5843921 Death By DenimMake It Up As We Go
5947839 Gucci Mane feat. Lil DurkRumors
6149349 Megan Thee Stallion & Dua LipaSweetest Pie
6256937 alt-JThe Actor
6366263 Michael DunstanWalk the Streets on Sunrise
64721918 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
6562750 Foals2am
66NEW166 Art d'EccoPalm Slave
6755534 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
6853953 WarpaintChampion
6986269 Ghost CareBussell Hwy
70NEW170 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursBlood In the Snow
71602213alt-JGet Better
72NEW172 Aldous HardingTick Tock
7357134 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardBlack Hot Soup (DJ Shadow "My Own Reality" Re-Write)
7468368 Annie HamiltonNight Off
75NEW175 Teenage DadsExit Sign
7663263 Melody's Echo ChamberPersonal Message
77641114 The WigglesElephant (triple j Like a Version)
78NEW178 Superorganism feat. Dylan Cartlidge & Stephen MalkmusIt's Raining
79591416 The PresetsYou Belong
80NEW180 Yard Act100% Endurance
81701226 JID feat. 21 Savage & Baby TateSurround Sound
8375275 BENEENever Ending
84NEW184 Harry StylesAs It Was
8561622 Denzel Curry feat. slowthaiZatoichi
8681658 Winston Surfshirt feat. Genesis OwusuThere's Only One
8765624 Methyl EthelCastigat Ridendo Mores
8871852 Saba feat. Black Thought & Eryn Allen KaneFew Good Things
89NEW189 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardMagenta Mountain
90NEW190 Denzel Curry feat. T-PainTroubles
9183283 Jack WhiteQueen Of The Bees
9267665 Bloc PartySex Magik
93NEW193 1300Rocksta
9469448 Augie MarchThe Animals
9592488 PondLights of Leeming
9691475 Johnny HunterEndless Days
97NEW197 Marlon CraftHans Zimmer
9888288 Wongo & Tony RomeraFunky & Chunky
9999883 Erin RaeCalifornia Belongs to You
100792414The HorrorsAgainst The Blade

74833 Saba feat. Benjamin Earl TurnerIf I Had A Dollar
761019 The ArmedALL FUTURES
77459 alt-JWalk A Mile
78162 Jean Dawson feat. Mac DeMarcoMENTHOL*
80197 AlldayEyes On The Prize
82746 Sunflower BeanWho Put You Up To This?
841416 NasMeet Joe Black
851727 Pink SiifuBACK'!
871042 Ziggy Ramo feat. Paul KellyLittle Things
90846 Tasman Keith5FT FREESTYLE
93367 George AliceHaunted
94830 The GrogansBe Your Man
95473 alt-JHappier When You're Gone
96196 Psychedelic Porn CrumpetsBob Holiday
97579 BakarFree
98569 RY XLet You Go
1001413 Augie MarchClay
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 18/4/22
Edition No.649
Songs retire at 75 weeks

I might only be trying to describe the difficult chart decisions I need to make in different ways, but there was a lot of pressure on much of the top 10 this week. The #1 spot was one notable exception, as Denzel Curry looks more and more comfortable sitting in top spot with "Walkin" now up to four weeks. Northlane make a pretty big move up to #2 with "Plenty" after it looked like it would go no further than #4 for many weeks. This sees Kyla Imani slip down to #3, which likely sees her #1 ambitions dashed for now. Das Sound Kollektiv and IHAKA push up to #4, and Clipse and Nigo snatch back the #5 spot, with the result being that Augie March are booted out of the top 5 altogether.

First up this week is Brittney Parks who releases music under the moniker Sudan Archives. I'm pretty impressed by "Home Maker", which is her first ever entry in at #31.

The new Father John Misty album has not been as well received as I would have thought or wanted, but I like it. "Buddy's Rendezvous" unsurprisingly has nothing to do with Lance, but it is Tillman's 26th entry to date in at #34.

Before I even heard the track, I saw plenty of hype about this collaboration and it makes me wonder just how an entire album from all three would go down. For now "Neck & Wrist" at #52 is seemingly just a standalone song, with Pusha T (13th entry) the main artist featuring Jay-Z (29th) and Pharrell Williams (14th).

"In A Minute, Sublime" is the only man-oh-man-you-think-you're-so-un-American song to debut this week, and the iTunes metadata had me in a spin this morning when I discovered that this is exactly 0.04 seconds longer than "Buddy's Rendezvous". But anyway it makes for Methyl Ethel's 14th entry at #56.

I do like the new ScHoolboy Q song. but given the artist and song title, some on this forum may have expected it to debut higher. "Soccer Dad" is his 15th entry with it coming in at #71.

It seems there won't be a song called "Lerp" on the new Interpol album, which is clearly a missed opportunity to complete the other part of the anagram started by dropping "Toni". In any case it's their 9th entry at #80.

And lastly, Father follows up his hit from earlier this year, made even cooler by debuting in the same week as a FJM song. "Horsepower" is #84 for a 2nd entry.

111114Denzel CurryWalkin
2492 NorthlanePlenty
32112 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
45124 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
5645 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
631014Augie MarchThe Derangement
77222 IDLESThe Wheel
81528 alt-JLosing My Mind
9848 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
10989 Father John MistyQ4
1124211 Yard ActTall Poppies
1213512 The Black KeysWild Child
131082 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
1414105 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
1511311 Midnight OilWe Resist
161258 Just A Gent & Arno FarajiWho Would Have Thought
1720517 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
18161012 Key GlockProud
1922319 Arcade FireThe Lightning II
2017417 Kodak BlackI Wish
2132821 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
221887 Queen Naija & Big SeanHate Our Love
23231110 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
2529525 Vein.fmWavery
2631226 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
2726153 alt-JHard Drive Gold
2828428 Horror My FriendDevotion
292198 alt-JPhiladelphia
30251616The AntlersGreen to Gold
31NEW131 Sudan ArchivesHome Maker
32271211Adam NewlingSweetness
3330172 Raj MahalREDICLUS
34NEW134 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
3546235 A$AP ANT & A$AP RockyThe God Hour
3641236 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersGirl Sports
3734832 alt-JPowers
38351014 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
3951239 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
4036336 Guerilla TossLive Exponential
4145341 King StingrayCamp Dog
43331224 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
44401227 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
4537132 FatherPay N Spray
4643635 Midnight OilAt the Time of Writing
4738108 Arlo ParksSoftly
4844535 Lisa MitchellDreaming, Swimming
49422110 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
5039925 death's dynamic shroudJudgment Bolt
51481115 The WhitlamsNobody Knows I Love You
52NEW152 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
5363353 Michael DunstanWalk the Streets on Sunrise
55571138 Franz FerdinandCurious
56NEW156 Methyl EthelIn a Minute, Sublime
57491021 King Von & 21 SavageDon't Play That
58521052 Genesis OwusuGold Chains
59541125 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
60471419 Jaguar JonzeCUT
6166261 Art d'EccoPalm Slave
62551024 Trupa TrupaUniforms
6369363 Ghost CareBussell Hwy
6470264 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursBlood In the Snow
6561449 Megan Thee Stallion & Dua LipaSweetest Pie
6650546 BLOODMOONDisarm
6767634 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
6872268 Aldous HardingTick Tock
6974468 Annie HamiltonNight Off
7059939 Gucci Mane feat. Lil DurkRumors
71NEW171 ScHoolboy QSoccer Dad
7280272 Yard Act100% Endurance
7376363 Melody's Echo ChamberPersonal Message
7475274 Teenage DadsExit Sign
75642018 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
7656169 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
7765850 Foals2am
78581021 Death By DenimMake It Up As We Go
79712313alt-JGet Better
80NEW180 InterpolToni
81681053 WarpaintChampion
82621037 alt-JThe Actor
8384283 Harry StylesAs It Was
84NEW184 FatherHorsepower
85811326 JID feat. 21 Savage & Baby TateSurround Sound
8690286 Denzel Curry feat. T-PainTroubles
8786758 Winston Surfshirt feat. Genesis OwusuThere's Only One
8878278 Superorganism feat. Dylan Cartlidge & Stephen MalkmusIt's Raining
8973144 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardBlack Hot Soup (DJ Shadow "My Own Reality" Re-Write)
9085722 Denzel Curry feat. slowthaiZatoichi
91771214 The WigglesElephant (triple j Like a Version)
9289289 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardMagenta Mountain
9383375 BENEENever Ending
95791516 The PresetsYou Belong
9687724 Methyl EthelCastigat Ridendo Mores
9791383 Jack WhiteQueen Of The Bees
9893293 1300Rocksta
9995588 PondLights of Leeming
10094548 Augie MarchThe Animals

88852 Saba feat. Black Thought & Eryn Allen KaneFew Good Things
92665 Bloc PartySex Magik
96475 Johnny HunterEndless Days
97197 Marlon CraftHans Zimmer
98288 Wongo & Tony RomeraFunky & Chunky
99883 Erin RaeCalifornia Belongs to You
1002414The HorrorsAgainst The Blade
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 25/4/22
Edition No.650
Songs retire at 75 weeks

When it comes to how many Aussie metalcore #1s have occurred on this chart, I can't say that I've had plenty, but I can at least now say I've had "Plenty". In likely the most notable surprise on my chart this year thus far, Northlane take the #1 from Denzel Curry who previously seemed unstoppable. While "Walkin" slips down to #2, "Big Plans", "Fuel for the Fire" and "Punch Bowl" keep their respective positions proving how much of an arm wrestle this chart continues to be.

The city of Liverpool isn't known for its big name bands sadly, but Courting are clearly keen to buck the trend. "Tennis" is a fairly low top debut this week, and it's their first in at #63.

I really loved the last Interpol album so it will be interesting to see how this upcoming one will compare. "Something Changed" is their 10th entry at #70.

I promise I'm not scraping the bottom of a barrel or anything, but Dean Lewis is in my chart after not being his biggest fan in recent years. "Hurtless" is good stuff in at #86 for his debut entry.

Three entries up for Sydney's Dear Seattle as they too have a new album on the way. "Feel the Weight" is #93.

211214Denzel CurryWalkin
33122 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
44134 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
5555 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
661114Augie MarchThe Derangement
71137 Yard ActTall Poppies
8958 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
97232 IDLESThe Wheel
10838 alt-JLosing My Mind
1114115 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
1212612 The Black KeysWild Child
131099 Father John MistyQ4
1419414 Arcade FireThe Lightning II
151392 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
1652216 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
1717617 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
1815411 Midnight OilWe Resist
191668 Just A Gent & Arno FarajiWho Would Have Thought
2021920 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
2120517 Kodak BlackI Wish
22181112 Key GlockProud
2325623 Vein.fmWavery
2431224 Sudan ArchivesHome Maker
252297 Queen Naija & Big SeanHate Our Love
2634226 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
2726326 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
2835328 A$AP ANT & A$AP RockyThe God Hour
2937929 alt-JPowers
31231210 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
3239332 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
3327163 alt-JHard Drive Gold
3428528 Horror My FriendDevotion
3529108 alt-JPhiladelphia
37321311Adam NewlingSweetness
3840436 Guerilla TossLive Exponential
3936336 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersGirl Sports
40301716The AntlersGreen to Gold
41381114 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
4241441 King StingrayCamp Dog
4333182 Raj MahalREDICLUS
44551238 Franz FerdinandCurious
4547118 Arlo ParksSoftly
4645142 FatherPay N Spray
47441327 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
49431324 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
5067734 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
5156251 Methyl EthelIn a Minute, Sublime
5248635 Lisa MitchellDreaming, Swimming
53492210 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
5446735 Midnight OilAt the Time of Writing
55591225 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
5664356 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursBlood In the Snow
5761357 Art d'EccoPalm Slave
58501025 death's dynamic shroudJudgment Bolt
5972359 Yard Act100% Endurance
60511215 The WhitlamsNobody Knows I Love You
61581152 Genesis OwusuGold Chains
6265549 Megan Thee Stallion & Dua LipaSweetest Pie
63NEW163 CourtingTennis
64571121 King Von & 21 SavageDon't Play That
6563463 Ghost CareBussell Hwy
6653453 Michael DunstanWalk the Streets on Sunrise
6769567 Annie HamiltonNight Off
68621124 Trupa TrupaUniforms
6973463 Melody's Echo ChamberPersonal Message
70NEW170 InterpolSomething Changed
71701039 Gucci Mane feat. Lil DurkRumors
72RET572 Johnny HunterEndless Days
73601519 Jaguar JonzeCUT
7468368 Aldous HardingTick Tock
75RET571 The SmileThe Smoke
7692376 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardMagenta Mountain
7783377 Harry StylesAs It Was
7871271 ScHoolboy QSoccer Dad
79752118 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
8074374 Teenage DadsExit Sign
8166646 BLOODMOONDisarm
8280280 InterpolToni
83781121 Death By DenimMake It Up As We Go
84792413alt-JGet Better
8576179 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
86NEW186 Dean LewisHurtless
8877950 Foals2am
8984284 FatherHorsepower
9086386 Denzel Curry feat. T-PainTroubles
9187858 Winston Surfshirt feat. Genesis OwusuThere's Only One
9289154 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardBlack Hot Soup (DJ Shadow "My Own Reality" Re-Write)
93NEW193 Dear SeattleFeel the Weight
9499688 PondLights of Leeming
9588378 Superorganism feat. Dylan Cartlidge & Stephen MalkmusIt's Raining
96811153 WarpaintChampion
97821137 alt-JThe Actor
98851426 JID feat. 21 Savage & Baby TateSurround Sound
99951616 The PresetsYou Belong
100911314 The WigglesElephant (triple j Like a Version)

90722 Denzel Curry feat. slowthaiZatoichi
93375 BENEENever Ending
96724 Methyl EthelCastigat Ridendo Mores
97383 Jack WhiteQueen Of The Bees
98293 1300Rocksta
100548 Augie MarchThe Animals
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 2/5/22
Edition No.651
Songs retire at 75 weeks

This week could be touted as the most eclectic top five I've ever had. It's topped by Northlane who celebrate a second week at the summit with "Plenty". Denzel Curry isn't far behind with "Walkin" still one of the strongest hits of the year. Making the big splash up to #3 is Yard Act with "Tall Poppies", it's now their standalone highest peaking track. Music industry powerhouses Kyla Imani and Das Sound Kollektiv are each down one place but retain top five status for now.

Today is a pretty momentous induction into the 10 entries club, with Vince Staples underwhelming me at first with "ROSE STREET", but the album has allowed it to grow on me. It might lack some of the unique identity many of his big hits have had in the past but it's a bop, and it's #26.

I rarely debut multiple songs from the same artist in the same week, and when I do subscribe to the album bomb, it's generally no more than two. That's what happened with Northlane, because as it turns out their new stuff is really cool. Title track "Obsidian" is #30 and recent single "Carbonized" is #55, taking them to 3 entries to date.

Editors are not a band I have followed much and perhaps unfairly so. "An End Has a Start" is an EOY entry jam from back in the day, because now I can start to look on my retrospective lists retrospectively; but after a bit of an absence the Birmingham band are back with a new single out. "Heart Attack" is their first entry on this chart as it comes in at #32.

In similar fashion to "ROSE STREET", I was aware of "Ur Mum" by Wet Leg already but the album put it in the spotlight for me. They have 5 entries with this one at #42.

Another British band back with a new tune is Hot Chip. "Down" seems to be reminscent of some of Joe Goddard's solo work, at least "Home" to an extent. For just the band's 2nd entry following up on the iconic "One Life Stand" all those years ago, it comes in at #57.

IDK has announced an EP exclusively produced by KAYTRANADA, which is great news for those who love all caps artists. "Taco" is his 5th entry at #61.

Two up-and-comers in the country right now are Tasman Keith and Genesis Owusu. They combine on "CHEQUE", which are their 3rd and 8th entries respectively. It has an "Otis" reference before switching up the beat less than a minute in, so yeah of course it's cool. It's #64.

Nine entries for Purity Ring who make a comeback with "graves" at #74.

Just A Gent doubles his money with "Lightspeed" in for a 2nd entry at #82.

I have been a casual watcher of Office Hours for a couple years now (basically since you-know-what), and for someone who didn't really know Tim Heidecker beforehand, I enjoy both his comedy and indie rock stylings. He didn't manage to chart from his 2020 album but his new single breaks through here for an initial entry. "Buddy" is #85.

The new ONEFOUR song titled "CAP" - debuting at #93 for their 3rd entry - contains the lyric "take that risk at your own risk". Make with that what you will.

I don't want to use the g word but just sometimes I am happy to vibe with a no-nonsense commercial-sounding clubby tune. Sofi Tukker have 3 entries and Mahmut Orhan is new as "Forgive Me" debuts at #95.

And lastly, in part because I still like them on Facebook so I noticed they had a new song, iamamiwhoami have a 2nd entry (although Jonna has another entry separately as ionnalee) with "Zeven" at... #97! :p

221314Denzel CurryWalkin
3743 Yard ActTall Poppies
43132 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
54144 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
6565 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
71277 The Black KeysWild Child
861214Augie MarchThe Derangement
9868 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
109242 IDLESThe Wheel
1116311 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
1211125 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
131048 alt-JLosing My Mind
1413109 Father John MistyQ4
1517715 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
1614514 Arcade FireThe Lightning II
1726317 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
18201018 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
1915102 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
2027420 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
2228422 A$AP ANT & A$AP RockyThe God Hour
2324323 Sudan ArchivesHome Maker
2432424 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
2523723 Vein.fmWavery
26NEW126 Vince StaplesROSE STREET
271978 Just A Gent & Arno FarajiWho Would Have Thought
2821617 Kodak BlackI Wish
2918511 Midnight OilWe Resist
30NEW130 NorthlaneObsidian
3125107 Queen Naija & Big SeanHate Our Love
32NEW132 EditorsHeart Attack
33311310 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
34221212 Key GlockProud
3539435 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersGirl Sports
3638536 Guerilla TossLive Exponential
3733173 alt-JHard Drive Gold
38371411Adam NewlingSweetness
3934628 Horror My FriendDevotion
40291029 alt-JPowers
4135118 alt-JPhiladelphia
42NEW142 Wet LegUr Mum
4351343 Methyl EthelIn a Minute, Sublime
44411214 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
45441338 Franz FerdinandCurious
46401816The AntlersGreen to Gold
4742541 King StingrayCamp Dog
4843192 Raj MahalREDICLUS
4950834 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
5056450 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursBlood In the Snow
5145128 Arlo ParksSoftly
52471427 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
55NEW155 NorthlaneCarbonized
5646152 FatherPay N Spray
57NEW157 Hot ChipDown
58532310 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
5959459 Yard Act100% Endurance
6063260 CourtingTennis
61NEW161 IDKTaco
6254835 Midnight OilAt the Time of Writing
63491424 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
64NEW164 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
6576465 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardMagenta Mountain
6657457 Art d'EccoPalm Slave
67551325 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
6852735 Lisa MitchellDreaming, Swimming
6981746 BLOODMOONDisarm
7077470 Harry StylesAs It Was
7170270 InterpolSomething Changed
7267667 Annie HamiltonNight Off
7378371 ScHoolboy QSoccer Dad
74NEW174 Purity Ringgraves
75611252 Genesis OwusuGold Chains
7675671 The SmileThe Smoke
7765563 Ghost CareBussell Hwy
7869563 Melody's Echo ChamberPersonal Message
7972672 Johnny HunterEndless Days
8062649 Megan Thee Stallion & Dua LipaSweetest Pie
81601315 The WhitlamsNobody Knows I Love You
82NEW182 Just A GentLightspeed
83711139 Gucci Mane feat. Lil DurkRumors
84581125 death's dynamic shroudJudgment Bolt
85NEW185 Tim HeideckerBuddy
86641221 King Von & 21 SavageDon't Play That
8786286 Dean LewisHurtless
8885189 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
89792218 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
9066553 Michael DunstanWalk the Streets on Sunrise
91681224 Trupa TrupaUniforms
94842513alt-JGet Better
95NEW195 Sofi Tukker & Mahmut OrhanForgive Me
96991716 The PresetsYou Belong
97NEW197 iamamiwhoamiZeven
9890486 Denzel Curry feat. T-PainTroubles
9994788 PondLights of Leeming
10089384 FatherHorsepower

731519 Jaguar JonzeCUT
74368 Aldous HardingTick Tock
80374 Teenage DadsExit Sign
82280 InterpolToni
831121 Death By DenimMake It Up As We Go
88950 Foals2am
91858 Winston Surfshirt feat. Genesis OwusuThere's Only One
92154 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardBlack Hot Soup (DJ Shadow "My Own Reality" Re-Write)
93193 Dear SeattleFeel the Weight
95378 Superorganism feat. Dylan Cartlidge & Stephen MalkmusIt's Raining
961153 WarpaintChampion
971137 alt-JThe Actor
981426 JID feat. 21 Savage & Baby TateSurround Sound
1001314 The WigglesElephant (triple j Like a Version)
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 9/5/22
Edition No.652
Songs retire at 75 weeks

We have a new number one with Yard Act making good on their momentum building in recent weeks. "Tall Poppies" beats out Northlane for top spot who slip to #2, with Denzel Curry also moving down one place to #3. Father John Misty makes a big move to #4 with "Buddy's Rendezvous" just ahead of Kyla Imani slipping to #5.

Fontaines D.C. manage two debuts from the new album in the top third of the chart. I don't want to attempt to pronounce "In ár gCroíthe go deo" but it translates to "in our hearts forever". It's #15, with "How Cold Love Is" also coming in at #31, with the Irish outfit landing on 15 entries following today's chart.

Hot new band The Smile continue their soaring rise in popularity out of nowhere, with "Free In the Knowledge" in at #28 for their 3rd entry.

Lykke Li had quite a lot of success in the first half of last decade, but other than one EOY entry she had little to show after that for me. "HIGHWAY TO YOUR HEART" is a redeeming return for her, her 5th entry at #38.

I'm far from done with the Denzel Curry album, with "Worst Comes To Worst" in at #39 for his 23rd entry (wow).

CLAMM are from the World's Greatest City™, with "Bit Much" their debut entry at #61.

Quickly building up the entries are Wet Leg, with "Convincing" their 6th at #76.

The other day I was too busy to flick on my phone music in the car so I had it on triple j, but they were playing something crap; so I turned it over to Unearthed and really enjoyed this banger. I've charted Ta-ku, Tuka and Wafia, so why not WA-FU? "Seek" is the NSW producer's first entry at #82.

Clearly the biggest album coming out this Friday is the one from The Black Keys. "It Ain't Over" is a 13th entry at #95.

And closing out the week is another Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs teaser track for the album coming soon! "Crosswalk" is Orlando's 22nd entry at #98.

13511Yard ActTall Poppies
321414Denzel CurryWalkin
41744 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
54142 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
6675 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
7787 The Black KeysWild Child
85154 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
981314Augie MarchThe Derangement
10978 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
1110252 IDLESThe Wheel
1211411 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
1326213 Vince StaplesROSE STREET
1412135 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
15NEW115 Fontaines D.C.In ár gCroíthe go deo
1622516 A$AP ANT & A$AP RockyThe God Hour
1816614 Arcade FireThe Lightning II
1924519 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
2014119 Father John MistyQ4
2120520 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
221358 alt-JLosing My Mind
2330223 NorthlaneObsidian
2415815 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
2523423 Sudan ArchivesHome Maker
26181118 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
2719112 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
28NEW128 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
2925823 Vein.fmWavery
302788 Just A Gent & Arno FarajiWho Would Have Thought
31NEW131 Fontaines D.C.How Cold Love Is
3228717 Kodak BlackI Wish
3332232 EditorsHeart Attack
3443434 Methyl EthelIn a Minute, Sublime
35331410 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
3635535 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersGirl Sports
3729611 Midnight OilWe Resist
39NEW139 Denzel CurryWorst Comes To Worst
4049934 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
4159541 Yard Act100% Endurance
4231117 Queen Naija & Big SeanHate Our Love
4357243 Hot ChipDown
44341312 Key GlockProud
4550545 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursBlood In the Snow
4637183 alt-JHard Drive Gold
4764247 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
4842242 Wet LegUr Mum
4941128 alt-JPhiladelphia
5039728 Horror My FriendDevotion
5136636 Guerilla TossLive Exponential
52381511Adam NewlingSweetness
53401129 alt-JPowers
54461916The AntlersGreen to Gold
55451438 Franz FerdinandCurious
5648202 Raj MahalREDICLUS
5751138 Arlo ParksSoftly
5976759 The SmileThe Smoke
60521527 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
61NEW161 CLAMMBit Much
6256162 FatherPay N Spray
6368835 Lisa MitchellDreaming, Swimming
64441314 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
6571365 InterpolSomething Changed
66582410 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
6761261 IDKTaco
6847641 King StingrayCamp Dog
6955255 NorthlaneCarbonized
7065565 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardMagenta Mountain
7166557 Art d'EccoPalm Slave
72631524 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
74671425 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
7560360 CourtingTennis
76NEW176 Wet LegConvincing
7770570 Harry StylesAs It Was
7879772 Johnny HunterEndless Days
7982279 Just A GentLightspeed
8078663 Melody's Echo ChamberPersonal Message
8162935 Midnight OilAt the Time of Writing
82NEW182 WA-FUSeek
8387383 Dean LewisHurtless
8474274 Purity Ringgraves
8577663 Ghost CareBussell Hwy
8669846 BLOODMOONDisarm
87831239 Gucci Mane feat. Lil DurkRumors
8885285 Tim HeideckerBuddy
8988199 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
9073471 ScHoolboy QSoccer Dad
91811415 The WhitlamsNobody Knows I Love You
92751352 Genesis OwusuGold Chains
9372767 Annie HamiltonNight Off
94100484 FatherHorsepower
95NEW195 The Black KeysIt Ain't Over
96942613alt-JGet Better
9799888 PondLights of Leeming
98NEW198 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursCrosswalk
99892318 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom
10090653 Michael DunstanWalk the Streets on Sunrise

80649 Megan Thee Stallion & Dua LipaSweetest Pie
841125 death's dynamic shroudJudgment Bolt
861221 King Von & 21 SavageDon't Play That
911224 Trupa TrupaUniforms
95195 Sofi Tukker & Mahmut OrhanForgive Me
961716 The PresetsYou Belong
97197 iamamiwhoamiZeven
98486 Denzel Curry feat. T-PainTroubles

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IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 16/5/22
Edition No.653
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Yard Act are the tallest poppy of all at the moment, with "Tall Poppies" celebrating two weeks on top. This matches the effort for Northlane, who remain at #2. Denzel Curry isn't going anywhere for now, with "Walkin" holding steady at #3 ahead of rises for Clipse & Nigo to #4 and Vince Staples at #5.

The more I looked at the top half of my chart, I realised just how much the Trupa Trupa album clicked with me this past week. While "Uniforms" makes a triumphant return, it's "Far Away" which takes the headlines. The Polish outfit have their second entry, with this one in at #7.

Obviously Kendrick Lamar is happening on the chart once again, regardless of the extent to which the album ends up growing on me. "The Heart Part 5" is the initial teaser prior to the full record having come out on Friday, it's #10 for his 45th entry.

And yet this might be even more of an unexpected debut on the chart this week than Trupa Trupa. In for a 3rd entry, Hooligan Hefs is #28 with "Make Money Not Friends".

Srirachi is not how you spell the sauce but much like Labrinth, it may be another example of music affecting my grasp of the English language. The Melburnian of Vietnamese heritage has come up with quite the bop here, excellent production and cool flow. "U Want More Sir?" is her 1st entry in at #49.

As he hits the top 5, Vince Staples gets another entry. "LEMONADE" is his 11th and Ty Dolla $ign's 6th entries respectively, in at #56.

I've been listening to a lot of Northlane lately so forgive me for thinking of them when this song kicks off. But indeed, it's definitely the return of Metric, in at #68 for a 7th entry with "All Comes Crashing".

Lizzo is impressively up to 4 entries on the chart. "About Damn Time" is some catchy fun, in at #89.

Closing out the week is actual Northlane, "Cypher" is their 4th entry at #91.

11612Yard ActTall Poppies
331514Denzel CurryWalkin
4684 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
51335 Vince StaplesROSE STREET
6454 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
7NEW17 Trupa TrupaFar Away
81528 Fontaines D.C.In ár gCroíthe go deo
95152 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
10NEW110 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
11797 The Black KeysWild Child
1291414Augie MarchThe Derangement
131088 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
1428214 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
1516615 A$AP ANT & A$AP RockyThe God Hour
1611262 IDLESThe Wheel
178164 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
1812511 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
1919619 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
2039220 Denzel CurryWorst Comes To Worst
2214145 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
2318714 Arcade FireThe Lightning II
2423323 NorthlaneObsidian
25RET1324 Trupa TrupaUniforms
2641626 Yard Act100% Endurance
2720129 Father John MistyQ4
28NEW128 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
3021620 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
3129923 Vein.fmWavery
3227122 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
3325523 Sudan ArchivesHome Maker
3424915 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
353098 Just A Gent & Arno FarajiWho Would Have Thought
362268 alt-JLosing My Mind
3731231 Fontaines D.C.How Cold Love Is
38261218 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
3934534 Methyl EthelIn a Minute, Sublime
4033332 EditorsHeart Attack
4137711 Midnight OilWe Resist
4232817 Kodak BlackI Wish
4347343 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
4445644 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursBlood In the Snow
45401034 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
46351510 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
4743343 Hot ChipDown
4848342 Wet LegUr Mum
49NEW149 SrirachiU Want More Sir?
5036635 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersGirl Sports
5146193 alt-JHard Drive Gold
5242127 Queen Naija & Big SeanHate Our Love
5359853 The SmileThe Smoke
54441412 Key GlockProud
55521611Adam NewlingSweetness
56NEW156 Vince Staples & Ty Dolla $ignLEMONADE
5749138 alt-JPhiladelphia
5876258 Wet LegConvincing
59551538 Franz FerdinandCurious
6161261 CLAMMBit Much
6270662 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardMagenta Mountain
63542016The AntlersGreen to Gold
6457148 Arlo ParksSoftly
65601627 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
6650828 Horror My FriendDevotion
6762172 FatherPay N Spray
68NEW168 MetricAll Comes Crashing
69641414 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
7051736 Guerilla TossLive Exponential
7156212 Raj MahalREDICLUS
72531229 alt-JPowers
7365465 InterpolSomething Changed
7467361 IDKTaco
7563935 Lisa MitchellDreaming, Swimming
76721624 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
7771657 Art d'EccoPalm Slave
7869355 NorthlaneCarbonized
7975460 CourtingTennis
8077670 Harry StylesAs It Was
8168741 King StingrayCamp Dog
8284374 Purity Ringgraves
8383483 Dean LewisHurtless
8480763 Melody's Echo ChamberPersonal Message
85662510 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
86741525 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
8778872 Johnny HunterEndless Days
8897988 PondLights of Leeming
89NEW189 LizzoAbout Damn Time
90871339 Gucci Mane feat. Lil DurkRumors
91NEW191 NorthlaneCypher
9288385 Tim HeideckerBuddy
9382282 WA-FUSeek
9479379 Just A GentLightspeed
9585763 Ghost CareBussell Hwy
9689209 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
97921452 Genesis OwusuGold Chains
9890571 ScHoolboy QSoccer Dad
99811035 Midnight OilAt the Time of Writing
100992418 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom

86846 BLOODMOONDisarm
911415 The WhitlamsNobody Knows I Love You
93767 Annie HamiltonNight Off
94484 FatherHorsepower
95195 The Black KeysIt Ain't Over
962613alt-JGet Better
98198 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursCrosswalk
100653 Michael DunstanWalk the Streets on Sunrise

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IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 23/5/22
Edition No.654
Songs retire at 75 weeks

A lot of genuinely big moves happened this week, but that was never on the cards for top spot, with Yard Act in complete control with "Tall Poppies" for a third week. Whether you consider Pusha T and Clipse two separate artists is a matter of semantics (albeit a very easily resolved one in my humble opinion), but "Punch Bowl" breaks through against the odds to snatch the #2 spot. That spot seemed destined for Vince Staples earlier in the week to be fair, who settles for #3 with "ROSE STREET". Kendrick Lamar makes a move to #4 with "The Heart Part 5" which could be a precursor (or not??) for what may be coming. Of the two big #1s to slide down this week, it's Northlane who are slightly more fortunate by hanging on at #5 with "Plenty".

Kendrick Lamar is back, and I can imagine if you're not a fan it might have been a pretty challenging week to sift through social media, but as expected I was swept up by all the hype. Did the album live up to said hype though? To be honest I'm really not certain yet, at time of writing I'm yet to rank the album tracks for IPAC purposes but I know that could be fairly arduous. Early days, I don't think "Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers" lives up to the big three albums (to which my ranking of GKMC > DAMN. > TPAB will probably remain in place for a very long time), but there's so many intriguing moments to dissect. "Mirror" in at #9 is the album closer which really sums up Kendrick's feelings well on removing himself from the pedestal he's been placed on, the beat is fantastic and it's one of his more relatable tracks. "Father Time" at #20 is a seriously well-produced banger about daddy issues, making for Sampha's 3rd entry. "N95" was probably the song that jumped out the most on first listen but settles for #44. I get a feeling that "Worldwide Steppers", in at #55, won't be a fan favourite but I love the weird beat. K-Dot ends the day with a remarkable 49 entries, with potential to crack the half century very soon.

A return I would have been almost as hyped for if I hadn't discovered it was out without any notice! Phoebe from Two People / Snakadaktal has released this track under the moniker Phoebe Go, and hopefully there is more to come. Her second solo entry following that Hopium feature, "We Don't Talk" is lovely and it's #33.

Maybe I'm not as hot on the Pusha T album as everyone else, but I cannot deny there are multiple bops on the track list. "Brambleton" is almost the best of the bunch too, in at #37 for his 14th entry.

Another debut for King bloody Gizzard. "Candles" is #41 for their 42nd entry, a real highlight from the varied yet rather enjoyable "Omnium Gatherum" LP.

I think Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever are one of those bands where I might never get into a full album of theirs, by virtue of just sounding a bit too similar on album tracks. However there are a multiple tracks outside the big hit that I liked and "My Echo" is one of the standouts. They have 5 tracks to date on this chart and this one comes in at a respectable #49.

Teenage Joans continues a great year for all the Teen/Teenage Aussie bands, with "Terrible" their 2nd debut to date on the chart at #57.

Polish lads Trupa Trupa continue their good run with "Kwietnik" at #68.

A slight departure from their previous entries but fun in a Black Keys kind of way. The Grogans are #75 with "Inside My Mind", a 3rd entry.

I hate to be a Debbie downer (heh heh relevant Courtney Barnett reference) but Warpaint's album was a little on the underwhelming side. "Melting" though is quite cool, a 12th entry at #89.

This is just too catchy and idgaf. The absolutely not a teenager Leah Kate is new to the chart at #92 with "10 Things I Hate About You".

Helado Negro makes for the second foreign language song title in the chart right now, which does not include Raj Mahal because his problem is that he clearly cannot spell. "Ya no estoy aquí" is a 3rd entry closing out the week at #97.

11713Yard ActTall Poppies
2492 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
3543 Vince StaplesROSE STREET
41024 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
631614Denzel CurryWalkin
7727 Trupa TrupaFar Away
8664 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
9NEW19 Kendrick LamarMirror
10838 Fontaines D.C.In ár gCroíthe go deo
119162 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
12121514Augie MarchThe Derangement
1314313 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
141398 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
1515715 A$AP ANT & A$AP RockyThe God Hour
1620316 Denzel CurryWorst Comes To Worst
1711107 The Black KeysWild Child
1816272 IDLESThe Wheel
1918611 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
20NEW120 Kendrick Lamar feat. SamphaFather Time
2124421 NorthlaneObsidian
2217174 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
2326723 Yard Act100% Endurance
25311023 Vein.fmWavery
2619719 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
2728227 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
2822155 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
29251424 Trupa TrupaUniforms
3023814 Arcade FireThe Lightning II
3227139 Father John MistyQ4
33NEW133 Phoebe GoWe Don't Talk
3430720 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
3553935 The SmileThe Smoke
3633623 Sudan ArchivesHome Maker
37NEW137 Pusha TBrambleton
38341015 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
3932132 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
4035108 Just A Gent & Arno FarajiWho Would Have Thought
41NEW141 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardCandles
4258342 Wet LegConvincing
4356243 Vince Staples & Ty Dolla $ignLEMONADE
44NEW144 Kendrick LamarN95
4537331 Fontaines D.C.How Cold Love Is
4641811 Midnight OilWe Resist
4744744 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursBlood In the Snow
4843443 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
49NEW149 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverMy Echo
503678 alt-JLosing My Mind
5149249 SrirachiU Want More Sir?
52451134 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
5348442 Wet LegUr Mum
5462754 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardMagenta Mountain
55NEW155 Kendrick LamarWorldwide Steppers
5639634 Methyl EthelIn a Minute, Sublime
57NEW157 Teenage JoansTerrible
5842917 Kodak BlackI Wish
5947443 Hot ChipDown
60461610 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
62381318 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
63541512 Key GlockProud
6468264 MetricAll Comes Crashing
6540432 EditorsHeart Attack
6651203 alt-JHard Drive Gold
67551711Adam NewlingSweetness
68NEW168 Trupa TrupaKwietnik
6957148 alt-JPhiladelphia
7050735 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersGirl Sports
7161361 CLAMMBit Much
7264158 Arlo ParksSoftly
7352137 Queen Naija & Big SeanHate Our Love
7471222 Raj MahalREDICLUS
75NEW175 The GrogansInside My Mind
76632116The AntlersGreen to Gold
77591638 Franz FerdinandCurious
78651727 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
7973565 InterpolSomething Changed
80691514 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
81751035 Lisa MitchellDreaming, Swimming
82721329 alt-JPowers
83761724 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
8483583 Dean LewisHurtless
8579560 CourtingTennis
8666928 Horror My FriendDevotion
8780770 Harry StylesAs It Was
8867182 FatherPay N Spray
89NEW189 WarpaintMelting
9078455 NorthlaneCarbonized
9174461 IDKTaco
92NEW192 Leah Kate10 Things I Hate About You
9377757 Art d'EccoPalm Slave
9487972 Johnny HunterEndless Days
9582474 Purity Ringgraves
9689289 LizzoAbout Damn Time
97NEW197 Helado NegroYa no estoy aquí
9884863 Melody's Echo ChamberPersonal Message
9991291 NorthlaneCypher
100881088 PondLights of Leeming

70736 Guerilla TossLive Exponential
81741 King StingrayCamp Dog
852510 Ocean AlleyTouch Back Down
861525 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
901339 Gucci Mane feat. Lil DurkRumors
92385 Tim HeideckerBuddy
93282 WA-FUSeek
94379 Just A GentLightspeed
95763 Ghost CareBussell Hwy
96209 Billie EilishBillie Bossa Nova
971452 Genesis OwusuGold Chains
98571 ScHoolboy QSoccer Dad
991035 Midnight OilAt the Time of Writing
1002418 IDLESThe Beachland Ballroom

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IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 30/5/22
Edition No.655
Songs retire at 75 weeks

It's a very dreaded hippity hop top 5 this week, topped by rap superstars Yard Act who celebrate a 4th week at the pinnacle. Kendrick Lamar makes his move to #2 with "The Heart Part 5", a track that wows me with every listen despite it being nothing more than a precursor to his album. "Punch Bowl" by Clipse & Nigo is unlucky to slip as far back as #3 despite being a genuine contender at the moment. They did do enough though to be ahead of Vince Staples, who takes his first backward step with "ROSE STREET" down to #4. And at #5, once again it's Kendrick Lamar with album closer "Mirror" leapfrogging its way to #5.

A bit of scrolling is required to get to the first debut this week, unfortunately, but it's still a worthy one nonetheless. Perth band South Summit sound like a mix between Young The Giant and (fittingly) Spacey Jane, and I'm glad I stumbled upon this. "Tired of Waiting" is their first entry at #47.

I've already mentioned that I mostly enjoyed the Pusha T album, albeit not quite enough to buy it. "Call My Bluff" is his 15th entry at #51.

Okey dokey. In the words of Ladyhawke, something something mixed emotions, because while this is pretty cool, it does raise a certain elephant (triple j like a version) in the room. Is "HOTEL LOBBY" the sign that Migos as a trio are one ane done? Unc and Phew are apparently a new group except it's just Quavo and Takeoff on their own without Offset. Somewhat sadface. The revenge for "Bad and Boujee" that no one saw coming, this track is #53 in for Quavo's 4th and Takeoff's 1st solo entries, though that's a bit of an inaccurate way to look at it if this "collab" ends up being more than a one-time event.

I think it was a given that Kendrick Lamar would again have some debuts this week as I digest the album further. "Mother I Sober" (first entry for Beth Gibbons) is #57, "United In Grief" is #61, and "Count Me Out" is #75, with Kendrick extending his record entry tally to 52.

Also with multiple album tracks entering this week is King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard once again, with the Melburnians not giving up the total entries war they have been fighting with Kendrick. "Persistence" is #72 and "Gaia" is #90, bringing them up to 44 entries to date.

Closing up shop at least for the commentary, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever have another debut in with "Blue Eye Lake" their 6th at #81.

11814Yard ActTall Poppies
2432 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
32102 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
4353 Vince StaplesROSE STREET
5925 Kendrick LamarMirror
7737 Trupa TrupaFar Away
861714Denzel CurryWalkin
91349 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
10874 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
1111172 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
12121614Augie MarchThe Derangement
1434814 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
1514108 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
161048 Fontaines D.C.In ár gCroíthe go deo
1723817 Yard Act100% Endurance
18251118 Vein.fmWavery
1919711 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
2016416 Denzel CurryWorst Comes To Worst
2120220 Kendrick Lamar feat. SamphaFather Time
2215815 A$AP ANT & A$AP RockyThe God Hour
2318282 IDLESThe Wheel
2417117 The Black KeysWild Child
2533225 Phoebe GoWe Don't Talk
2627326 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
2722184 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
2826819 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
2928165 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
3042430 Wet LegConvincing
3121521 NorthlaneObsidian
3243332 Vince Staples & Ty Dolla $ignLEMONADE
3348533 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
3441234 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardCandles
36291524 Trupa TrupaUniforms
37381115 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
3837237 Pusha TBrambleton
3955239 Kendrick LamarWorldwide Steppers
4030914 Arcade FireThe Lightning II
41351035 The SmileThe Smoke
4249242 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverMy Echo
4332149 Father John MistyQ4
4439142 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
4536723 Sudan ArchivesHome Maker
4640118 Just A Gent & Arno FarajiWho Would Have Thought
47NEW147 South SummitTired of Waiting
4844244 Kendrick LamarN95
4945431 Fontaines D.C.How Cold Love Is
5057250 Teenage JoansTerrible
51NEW151 Pusha TCall My Bluff
5246911 Midnight OilWe Resist
53NEW153 Unc and PhewHOTEL LOBBY
5451349 SrirachiU Want More Sir?
5547844 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursBlood In the Snow
5659543 Hot ChipDown
57NEW157 Kendrick Lamar feat. Beth GibbonsMother I Sober
5854854 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardMagenta Mountain
59521234 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
61NEW161 Kendrick LamarUnited In Grief
62631612 Key GlockProud
635088 alt-JLosing My Mind
6453542 Wet LegUr Mum
65601710 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
6656734 Methyl EthelIn a Minute, Sublime
6764364 MetricAll Comes Crashing
68581017 Kodak BlackI Wish
6968268 Trupa TrupaKwietnik
70621418 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
7166213 alt-JHard Drive Gold
72NEW172 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardPersistence
7369158 alt-JPhiladelphia
7470835 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersGirl Sports
75NEW175 Kendrick LamarCount Me Out
76671811Adam NewlingSweetness
7765532 EditorsHeart Attack
7875275 The GrogansInside My Mind
79771738 Franz FerdinandCurious
8071461 CLAMMBit Much
81NEW181 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverBlue Eye Lake
82801614 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
8379665 InterpolSomething Changed
8472168 Arlo ParksSoftly
85781827 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
86762216The AntlersGreen to Gold
8773147 Queen Naija & Big SeanHate Our Love
88831824 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
8974232 Raj MahalREDICLUS
90NEW190 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardGaia
9184683 Dean LewisHurtless
9285660 CourtingTennis
9387870 Harry StylesAs It Was
9492292 Leah Kate10 Things I Hate About You
9588192 FatherPay N Spray
9691561 IDKTaco
9790555 NorthlaneCarbonized
9896389 LizzoAbout Damn Time
9999391 NorthlaneCypher
10089289 WarpaintMelting

811035 Lisa MitchellDreaming, Swimming
821329 alt-JPowers
86928 Horror My FriendDevotion
93757 Art d'EccoPalm Slave
94972 Johnny HunterEndless Days
95474 Purity Ringgraves
97197 Helado NegroYa no estoy aquí
98863 Melody's Echo ChamberPersonal Message
1001088 PondLights of Leeming

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IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 6/6/22
Edition No.656
Songs retire at 75 weeks

While Kendrick Lamar's attack on top spot looms larger and larger, Yard Act continue to hold firm at #1. "The Heart Part 5" still has some space for now on "Mirror" which pushes up to #3, with Vince Staples keeping his #4 spot and pushing Clipse & Nigo down to #5.

Eight debuts this week, which are topped by a band that has very steadily grown on me since their somewhat disproportionate H100 successes really bugged me a few years back. Yep, now I'm all about that Ocean Alley, and it's "Deepest Darkness" which gets their second highest peak to date at #16 for their 6th entry.

I want everyone to always listen to the songs I chart, don't get me wrong, but I do think there could be some specific aus-charts potential in this one. Hector Gachan is Bosnian-Australian living in Edinburgh, which is pretty cool in itself, and then the track is some of the neatest synth pop I've heard in a while. "Electric Company" is his 1st entry at #26.

Yeah, yeah, yeah. Next month I'm seeing Yeah Yeah Yeahs, who are responsible for one of my favourite albums ever in "Fever To Tell", which other than Franz Ferdinand and Pearl Jam would probably make for the next best album I've seen (partly) performed live as I'll never see The White Stripes and will probably never see Radiohead (and Vokol-Knightmare doesn't tour as far as I'm aware). It does make sense that a new album is on the way; and even though it won't have dropped by the time the gig comes around, they will at least have released one song. That song is "Spitting Off the Edge of the World", a collaboration with (and somewhat influenced by) EOY alumnus Perfume Genius. They have 7 and 5 entries respectively to date, this one is #32.

So I didn't expect to enjoy the new Quelle Chris stuff as much as I did. He is new to the chart with "The Sky is Blue Because the Sunset is Red" at #43, it's his and Moruf's 1st entries thus far, with EOY conqueror Pink Siifu in for his 5th.

This might be the most intense track on The Smile's album, or at least it is once the big riff kicks in. "Thin Thing" is their 4th entry at #56.

I felt like UMI was already known to some on the forum and I was right. The Seattle local has a first entry with "wish that i could" at #67.

And in quite the surprise of the week, Bad Bunny has a second entry on this chart. "Otro Atardecer" translates to "Another Sunset" which I can certainly hear in the track, although lyrically it's unsurprising territory where Mr. Bunny croons about missing his girl and doing certain things with her. Newcomers The Marías apparently covered "Dakiti" last year so it makes sense they are here, and it's a good result entering at #71.

And everyone's favourite purveyor of fine umlauts is back, Nilüfer Yanya at #74 for a 7th entry with "the dealer".

11915Yard ActTall Poppies
2242 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
3533 Kendrick LamarMirror
4463 Vince StaplesROSE STREET
53112 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
6956 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
71084 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
9747 Trupa TrupaFar Away
1081814Denzel CurryWalkin
1214912 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
13121714Augie MarchThe Derangement
1411182 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
1517915 Yard Act100% Endurance
16NEW116 Ocean AlleyDeepest Darkness
1715118 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
1825318 Phoebe GoWe Don't Talk
19181218 Vein.fmWavery
2021320 Kendrick Lamar feat. SamphaFather Time
211658 Fontaines D.C.In ár gCroíthe go deo
2219811 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
2320516 Denzel CurryWorst Comes To Worst
2430524 Wet LegConvincing
2523292 IDLESThe Wheel
26NEW126 Hector GachanElectric Company
2733627 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
2832428 Vince Staples & Ty Dolla $ignLEMONADE
2947229 South SummitTired of Waiting
3026426 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
3139331 Kendrick LamarWorldwide Steppers
32NEW132 Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Perfume GeniusSpitting Off the Edge of the World
3324127 The Black KeysWild Child
3429175 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
3531621 NorthlaneObsidian
36411135 The SmileThe Smoke
3722915 A$AP ANT & A$AP RockyThe God Hour
3828919 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
3934334 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardCandles
4027194 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
4142341 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverMy Echo
4251242 Pusha TCall My Bluff
43NEW143 Quelle Chris feat. Moruf & Pink SiifuThe Sky is Blue Because the Sunset is Red
44371215 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
46401014 Arcade FireThe Lightning II
4750347 Teenage JoansTerrible
4844152 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
49361624 Trupa TrupaUniforms
5043159 Father John MistyQ4
5154449 SrirachiU Want More Sir?
5255944 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursBlood In the Snow
5353253 Unc and PhewHOTEL LOBBY
5448344 Kendrick LamarN95
5545823 Sudan ArchivesHome Maker
56NEW156 The SmileThin Thing
5738337 Pusha TBrambleton
5846128 Just A Gent & Arno FarajiWho Would Have Thought
5967459 MetricAll Comes Crashing
6057257 Kendrick Lamar feat. Beth GibbonsMother I Sober
6156643 Hot ChipDown
62591334 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
63521011 Midnight OilWe Resist
6558954 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardMagenta Mountain
6649531 Fontaines D.C.How Cold Love Is
67NEW167 UMIwish that i could
6874935 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersGirl Sports
6964642 Wet LegUr Mum
70621712 Key GlockProud
71NEW171 Bad Bunny & The MaríasOtro Atardecer
726398 alt-JLosing My Mind
7361261 Kendrick LamarUnited In Grief
74NEW174 Nilüfer Yanyathe dealer
7581275 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverBlue Eye Lake
7672272 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardPersistence
7769368 Trupa TrupaKwietnik
78651810 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
7966834 Methyl EthelIn a Minute, Sublime
8071223 alt-JHard Drive Gold
81761911Adam NewlingSweetness
8273168 alt-JPhiladelphia
83681117 Kodak BlackI Wish
8484178 Arlo ParksSoftly
8580561 CLAMMBit Much
86791838 Franz FerdinandCurious
87701518 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
88851927 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
8990289 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardGaia
9083765 InterpolSomething Changed
9197655 NorthlaneCarbonized
9293970 Harry StylesAs It Was
93881924 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
9475275 Kendrick LamarCount Me Out
9599491 NorthlaneCypher
9694392 Leah Kate10 Things I Hate About You
9792760 CourtingTennis
9895202 FatherPay N Spray
99821714 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
10078375 The GrogansInside My Mind

77532 EditorsHeart Attack
862216The AntlersGreen to Gold
87147 Queen Naija & Big SeanHate Our Love
89232 Raj MahalREDICLUS
91683 Dean LewisHurtless
96561 IDKTaco
98389 LizzoAbout Damn Time
100289 WarpaintMelting

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IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 13/6/22
Edition No.657
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Despite the truly elite top section right now, I need to accept that I just love James Smith rambling about a most handsome man and still the best footballer that Crewe Alexandra overlooked. Indeed it's Yard Act who score six weeks in top spot now and don't look like weakening just yet. Kendrick Lamar again occupies the #2 and #3 positions, with "The Heart Part 5" still having a healthy margin over "Mirror". And it's another week where Vince Staples appears unlucky to only be #4 with "ROSE STREET", meanwhile Clipse & Nigo are squeezed out of the top 5 in lieu of The Smile who reach a new peak of #5 with "Free in the Knowledge".

Solid batch of new arrivals this week with a fairly surprising leader. I say that as I was originally not too keen on the Everything Everything songs I tried out, only for the synth line (and later everything else) in "Shark Week" to really hook me in. It's #25 for their 11th entry. Insert Step Brothers reference here, fix that fucking drywall now etc etc

Jungle are the sort of artist where they seem so close to greatness while never quite getting there. I'm wondering if "GOOD TIMES" could break that trend, because it's showing a lot of potential coming in at #29 for their 4th entry.

Up next is a band that constantly appear on the periphery for me on account being categorised adjacently to the likes of IDLES and more. As a result, I feel like I've ignored Swedish five-piece Viagra Boys for far too long, who have a couple albums under their belt with a third coming next month. At #33 they are new to the chart with "Punk Rock Loser", which as well as being very cool is also quite... loose.

It might not be as packed with highlights as its predecessors but the new Flume album is a decent listen. I'm thinking "I Can't Tell" is the absolute standout at this stage, at #36 for Streten's 29th and LAUREL's 2nd entries to date.

What seems like the weekly edition of The Smile debuting again, "We Don't Know What Tomorrow Brings" is their 5th entry at #50.

Ooh ahh, singing halleLOOYAH, Phoenix have marked their return with something very quirky indeed (funnily enough a certain aus-charts member making the comment that it sounded like Everything Everything prompted me to give it a go). They have a 5th entry with "Alpha Zulu" at #61.

Don't say it
Don't say it
Don't say it
Angel Olsen is another artist to make a return to the chart after an absence, in at #nice with "Ghost On" for a 6th entry.
I have fun here.

Taking the cake and then some for the most surprising collaboration of 2022 thus far, or at least being one of the primary contenders, has to be this new one from What So Not. In at #73 with "Mr Regular" (grr where's the dot), it's his 6th entry, Oliver Tree's 2nd, and yes, Killer Mike's 2nd non-RTJ entry.

Capping off a good week for Sydney-based producers, Dave Winnel has a 2nd entry with the more rudimentary but still fun "Real Life" at #79.

"Kiss The Ring" was a random My Chemical Romance unreleased track that came just as their hiatus kicked in, at the time what would seemingly be among the last tracks they'd ever release. So it's fitting that I also like the song they have returned with nearly a decade later, "The Foundations of Decay" a 4th entry closing proceedings out at #95.

111016Yard ActTall Poppies
2252 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
3343 Kendrick LamarMirror
4473 Vince StaplesROSE STREET
5665 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
65122 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
7794 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
92469 Wet LegConvincing
1016210 Ocean AlleyDeepest Darkness
11957 Trupa TrupaFar Away
12101914Denzel CurryWalkin
13121012 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
14151014 Yard Act100% Endurance
1618416 Phoebe GoWe Don't Talk
1714192 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
18131814Augie MarchThe Derangement
1926219 Hector GachanElectric Company
2030520 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
2129321 South SummitTired of Waiting
2217128 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
2325302 IDLESThe Wheel
2432224 Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Perfume GeniusSpitting Off the Edge of the World
25NEW125 Everything EverythingShark Week
2622911 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
27191318 Vein.fmWavery
2820420 Kendrick Lamar feat. SamphaFather Time
3027727 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
312168 Fontaines D.C.In ár gCroíthe go deo
3231431 Kendrick LamarWorldwide Steppers
33NEW133 Viagra BoysPunk Rock Loser
3423616 Denzel CurryWorst Comes To Worst
3533137 The Black KeysWild Child
36NEW136 Flume feat. LAURELI Can't Tell
37361235 The SmileThe Smoke
3828528 Vince Staples & Ty Dolla $ignLEMONADE
3947439 Teenage JoansTerrible
4034185 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
4142341 Pusha TCall My Bluff
42381019 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
43371015 A$AP ANT & A$AP RockyThe God Hour
44461114 Arcade FireThe Lightning II
4543243 Quelle Chris feat. Moruf & Pink SiifuThe Sky is Blue Because the Sunset is Red
4654444 Kendrick LamarN95
4756247 The SmileThin Thing
4835721 NorthlaneObsidian
49521044 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursBlood In the Snow
50NEW150 The SmileWe Don't Know What Tomorrow Brings
5139434 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardCandles
5340204 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
5448162 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
5541441 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverMy Echo
5659556 MetricAll Comes Crashing
57491724 Trupa TrupaUniforms
58441315 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
5953353 Unc and PhewHOTEL LOBBY
6050169 Father John MistyQ4
61NEW161 PhoenixAlpha Zulu
6271262 Bad Bunny & The MaríasOtro Atardecer
6361743 Hot ChipDown
64RET1625 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
6557437 Pusha TBrambleton
6651549 SrirachiU Want More Sir?
6769742 Wet LegUr Mum
6874268 Nilüfer Yanyathe dealer
69NEW169 Angel OlsenGhost On
7060357 Kendrick Lamar feat. Beth GibbonsMother I Sober
71621434 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
73NEW173 What So Not feat. Oliver Tree & Killer MikeMr Regular
7455923 Sudan ArchivesHome Maker
75631111 Midnight OilWe Resist
7658138 Just A Gent & Arno FarajiWho Would Have Thought
7772108 alt-JLosing My Mind
78701812 Key GlockProud
79NEW179 Dave WinnelReal Life
80871618 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
8176372 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardPersistence
8273361 Kendrick LamarUnited In Grief
8367267 UMIwish that i could
8479934 Methyl EthelIn a Minute, Sublime
85651054 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardMagenta Mountain
8685661 CLAMMBit Much
87921070 Harry StylesAs It Was
88681035 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersGirl Sports
8984188 Arlo ParksSoftly
9066631 Fontaines D.C.How Cold Love Is
9175375 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverBlue Eye Lake
92781910 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
9395591 NorthlaneCypher
9490865 InterpolSomething Changed
95NEW195 My Chemical RomanceThe Foundations of Decay
9680233 alt-JHard Drive Gold
97861938 Franz FerdinandCurious
9889389 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardGaia
9996492 Leah Kate10 Things I Hate About You
100812011Adam NewlingSweetness

77368 Trupa TrupaKwietnik
82168 alt-JPhiladelphia
831117 Kodak BlackI Wish
881927 The Jungle GiantsLove Signs
91655 NorthlaneCarbonized
931924 Fatlip, Blu & MadlibGangsta Rap
94275 Kendrick LamarCount Me Out
97760 CourtingTennis
98202 FatherPay N Spray
991714 Augie MarchBloodsport and Porn
100375 The GrogansInside My Mind

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IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 20/6/22
Edition No.658
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Maybe the margin was a bit tighter this week? Not that you would know any different, as "Tall Poppies" by Yard Act joins a relatively small group of songs to clock seven weeks at #1 on the chart. It's not a total stalemate though, as Kendrick Lamar jumps ahead of... err, Kendrick Lamar (really not helping my case here), with "Mirror" swapping with "The Heart Part 5" into the #2 spot. Vince Staples remains at #4 for the fourth consecutive week, with The Smile also retaining #5 with some newer hits below the top five evidently not quite ready for a big jump just yet if at all.

Flume album is good. (Not that I looked very hard but) I couldn't find who the vocalist was on this one and although it ties in nicely, it's the production (with support from Clams Casino apparently) that really steals the show. "Go" is his 30th entry to date at #26.

It took way into the chart run of "Gangsta Rap" for me to realise that Fatlip is more than just a Sum 41 song, and is in fact in EOY alumnus group The Pharcyde. This is another cut from the collaboration album he released with Blu, with Self Jupiter being someone I do not know at all, Chali 2na being of Jurassic 5 (and featuring on a Hilltop Hoods song once?) fame, and Gift of Gab being unknown to me (sadly he passed away exactly a year to the day of me writing this ). So yeah, it's a role call song, and it's done rather well at that. I couldn't find what "Look To The Sky" samples but not unlike "The Call" by Madlib it feels Beatles-esque despite the fact that it clearly wouldn't be. Also this marks the first time since "Red Card" two years ago that a song with 5 credited artists has charted. As such it's in for Fatlip's 2nd, Blu's 6th, and the three other artists' 1st entries all respectively, coming in at #33.

I was surprised to learn that There's A Tuesday are from New Zealand. Less surprisingly however, this is just the 3rd song ever to chart with a colon ("Exogenesis: Parts 1, 2 and 3" lmao and "4:44" being the previous two). "To:Amy" is #39 for their debut entry.

I found the Ed Schrader's Music Beat album to be relatively entertaining. Album opener "Pony in the Night" is structurally quite straightforward but the verse-chorus dynamics are really cool. It's the duo's 2nd entry at #45.

I recall that The Smith Street Band getting their debut entry just two years ago was quite an anomaly at the time, so now they prove they're not a one-hit wonder with "I Don't Wanna Do Nothing Forever" for a 2nd entry at #54.

Clocking up 10 entries is Kid Cudi with "Do What I Want" at #60, pretty simple work from him but I'm glad it goes over so well for me.

History repeats itself for the official best friends of California, the Red Hot Chili Peppers. With their last album release I liked the chosen single okay but much preferred "This Ticonderoga"; this time around the comeback single didn't really strike me enough at all but this deep cut is a more than decent offering. "It's Only Natural" is not a hot Crowded House cover which would have got all the Triple M people going, but it is in at #68 for their 11th entry.

Logic now has 3 entries on the chart, which other than his previous single being pretty cringeworthy, is no longer the massive surprise it once may have been. He's partnered up with No I.D. and Madlib previously, and now this sounds like a Beastie Boys song, which I have zero issue with. "Bleed It" does the job in at #76.

To give Northlane so much love this year but completely ignore the band I previously got them mixed up with would have been sacrilege to some. Thornhill have indeed got a new album out which will make the ARIA heavy music category rather interesting [s]lol "Omnium Gatherum" will win[/s]. "Raw" is the Victorian outfit's debut entry at #88.

And closing things out, Nardo Wick was fairly close to charting several months ago but he finally gets his chance now. "Riot" is #96 for his 1st.

111117Yard ActTall Poppies
2352 Kendrick LamarMirror
3262 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
4483 Vince StaplesROSE STREET
5575 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
66132 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
81038 Ocean AlleyDeepest Darkness
9979 Wet LegConvincing
107104 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
1136211 Flume feat. LAURELI Can't Tell
12122014Denzel CurryWalkin
1319313 Hector GachanElectric Company
14141114 Yard Act100% Endurance
15131112 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
1616516 Phoebe GoWe Don't Talk
171167 Trupa TrupaFar Away
1821418 South SummitTired of Waiting
1920619 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
20181914Augie MarchThe Derangement
2117202 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
2225222 Everything EverythingShark Week
2329223 JungleGOOD TIMES
24271418 Vein.fmWavery
2523312 IDLESThe Wheel
26NEW126 FlumeGo
2724324 Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Perfume GeniusSpitting Off the Edge of the World
28261011 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
3022138 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
3133231 Viagra BoysPunk Rock Loser
3241432 Pusha TCall My Bluff
33NEW133 Fatlip & Blu feat. Self Jupiter, Chali 2na & Gift of GabLook To the Sky
3430827 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
3539535 Teenage JoansTerrible
3632531 Kendrick LamarWorldwide Steppers
3728520 Kendrick Lamar feat. SamphaFather Time
38421119 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
39NEW139 There's A TuesdayTo:Amy
4050240 The SmileWe Don't Know What Tomorrow Brings
4134716 Denzel CurryWorst Comes To Worst
4246542 Kendrick LamarN95
433178 Fontaines D.C.In ár gCroíthe go deo
4435147 The Black KeysWild Child
45NEW145 Ed Schrader's Music BeatPony in the Night
4647346 The SmileThin Thing
47431115 A$AP ANT & A$AP RockyThe God Hour
48371335 The SmileThe Smoke
4945343 Quelle Chris feat. Moruf & Pink SiifuThe Sky is Blue Because the Sunset is Red
5051534 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardCandles
5156651 MetricAll Comes Crashing
5259452 Unc and PhewHOTEL LOBBY
53581415 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
54NEW154 The Smith Street BandI Don't Wanna Do Nothing Forever
5540195 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
5648821 NorthlaneObsidian
57441214 Arcade FireThe Lightning II
5838628 Vince Staples & Ty Dolla $ignLEMONADE
5968359 Nilüfer Yanyathe dealer
60NEW160 Kid CudiDo What I Want
61491144 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursBlood In the Snow
6269262 Angel OlsenGhost On
63571824 Trupa TrupaUniforms
6462362 Bad Bunny & The MaríasOtro Atardecer
6561261 PhoenixAlpha Zulu
66751211 Midnight OilWe Resist
68NEW168 Red Hot Chili PeppersIt's Only Natural
6953214 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
7066649 SrirachiU Want More Sir?
7154172 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
72641725 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
7467842 Wet LegUr Mum
7563843 Hot ChipDown
76NEW176 LogicBleed It
7755541 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverMy Echo
78711534 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
7970457 Kendrick Lamar feat. Beth GibbonsMother I Sober
8065537 Pusha TBrambleton
8160179 Father John MistyQ4
8279279 Dave WinnelReal Life
83741023 Sudan ArchivesHome Maker
8483367 UMIwish that i could
8581472 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardPersistence
86801718 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
8773273 What So Not feat. Oliver Tree & Killer MikeMr Regular
88NEW188 ThornhillRaw
89871170 Harry StylesAs It Was
90841034 Methyl EthelIn a Minute, Sublime
9195291 My Chemical RomanceThe Foundations of Decay
9294965 InterpolSomething Changed
9377118 alt-JLosing My Mind
9476148 Just A Gent & Arno FarajiWho Would Have Thought
9589198 Arlo ParksSoftly
96NEW196 Nardo WickRiot
9796243 alt-JHard Drive Gold
981002111Adam NewlingSweetness
99972038 Franz FerdinandCurious
100781912 Key GlockProud

82361 Kendrick LamarUnited In Grief
851054 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardMagenta Mountain
86661 CLAMMBit Much
881035 Teen Jesus and the Jean TeasersGirl Sports
90631 Fontaines D.C.How Cold Love Is
91375 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverBlue Eye Lake
921910 Nilüfer Yanyamidnight sun
93591 NorthlaneCypher
98389 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardGaia
99492 Leah Kate10 Things I Hate About You

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IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 27/6/22
Edition No.659
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Someone hand me my glass of scotch so I can declare that this escalated quickly... Yard Act had thus far seen off several challengers including two big Kendrick Lamar songs, and yet they have been dethroned by a band that three and a half years ago I did not have much time for. It's also a song that last week I briefly commented that (among a couple others) did not appear to be ready for the next step. So now to skip to what happened next - whenever "Deepest Darkness" by Ocean Alley came on this past week, I got so much more out of the amazing guitar tones and euphoric chorus. The lid is off, these guys are seriously good, hopefully there is an album soon. Anyway, "Tall Poppies" still exists, however it has lost some momentum and slips to #2. Vince Staples actually rebounds in all of the chaos, capturing his previous peak of #3 with "ROSE STREET". Kendrick Lamar is arguably the biggest loser of the week though, with "The Heart Part 5" slipping to #4 and "Mirror" catapulting all the way down to #5 even though I still think it's great.

It was a fairly busy week for debuts (and next week is looking even busier, just saying...), and it's topped by a band who have mixed chart results in recent years. Guerilla Toss really do keep the listener guessing with every move they make, "Heathen in Me" has such a warm synth line which is so inviting every time it kicks in. Their 5th entry is #16.

I recently saw Approachable Members of Your Local Community live and one thing I got out of it is they somewhat remind me of The Undercover Dream Lovers. Anyway, I can't remember if this came up on my radar back in January when it dropped but I gave it another listen and it has absolutely clicked. "Come a Little Closer" is the latter's 3rd entry at #32.

Sputnik Sweetheart sounds like an awesome band name even though it was already some sort of novel. "Lindy Hop" is up my bloody alley though. They're new to the chart at #35.

The new album from The Lazy Eyes was better than expected, although to be fair I have now charted two thirds of the album already. "The Seaside" sounds like chilled King Gizzard before then leaning into "Vital Signs" by Midnight Juggernauts, "Hippo" is a psychedelic Tamey/Temples-y instrumental that really needed a bit more substance to it because it's just so rad, and "Imaginary Girl" has a very catchy hook to it which they do repeat quite a bit. The songs are #44, #73 and #79 respectively giving them 9 entries to date.

J4 are three housemates who started a band during lockdowns in Melbourne, with one of the band members apparently being secret because he's apparently well-known (a separate article found implies his name is Aidan and I can't think of who that could be so meh :p). My very brief sleuthing barely lasts the length of "Fast Lane", the band's 1st entry in at #50.

The option is still there for Sly Withers to cover "Jeremy" on Like a Version one day, but at least for now they do have a new single. "Passing Through" is a 2nd entry at #65.

Three of the biggest names in hip hop combine on this track that I honestly wanted a bit more out of, but it does its job. Pharrell Williams (15th entry) is on production duties here allowing 21 Savage (23rd) and Tyler, The Creator (12th) to trade bars on "Cash In Cash Out" at #71.

The Quelle Chris record is a bit experimental and low-key for my usual hip hop tastes, and although it's hard to pick out bite-sized chart-worthy tracks, there are some rewarding moments throughout. His 2nd entry "Cui Prodest" is a 1st for both Denmark Vessey and J Jig Cicero, in at #88.

And for something extremely not experimental, here's OneRepublic ripping off Portugal. The Man for the latest Tom Cruise movie which I actually saw. A sentence that a decade ago would have made very little sense, but in 2022 it's "I Ain't Worried" closing out the week for Ryan Tedder & co's 3rd entry at #100.

18411Ocean AlleyDeepest Darkness
211217Yard ActTall Poppies
3493 Vince StaplesROSE STREET
4372 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
5262 Kendrick LamarMirror
6585 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
71137 Flume feat. LAURELI Can't Tell
86142 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
9989 Wet LegConvincing
1113411 Hector GachanElectric Company
1210114 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
13122114Denzel CurryWalkin
14141214 Yard Act100% Endurance
1516615 Phoebe GoWe Don't Talk
16NEW116 Guerilla TossHeathen in Me
1718517 South SummitTired of Waiting
18151212 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
1926219 FlumeGo
2022320 Everything EverythingShark Week
21202014Augie MarchThe Derangement
2219719 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
2333223 Fatlip & Blu feat. Self Jupiter, Chali 2na & Gift of GabLook To the Sky
241777 Trupa TrupaFar Away
2523323 JungleGOOD TIMES
26281111 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
2725322 IDLESThe Wheel
2832528 Pusha TCall My Bluff
2921212 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
30241518 Vein.fmWavery
3130148 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
32NEW132 The Undercover Dream LoversCome a Little Closer
3335633 Teenage JoansTerrible
3427424 Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Perfume GeniusSpitting Off the Edge of the World
35NEW135 Sputnik SweetheartLindy Hop
3640336 The SmileWe Don't Know What Tomorrow Brings
3731331 Viagra BoysPunk Rock Loser
3836631 Kendrick LamarWorldwide Steppers
4042640 Kendrick LamarN95
4139239 There's A TuesdayTo:Amy
4245242 Ed Schrader's Music BeatPony in the Night
4334927 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
44NEW144 The Lazy EyesThe Seaside
45381219 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
4641816 Denzel CurryWorst Comes To Worst
4746446 The SmileThin Thing
4837620 Kendrick Lamar feat. SamphaFather Time
4944157 The Black KeysWild Child
50NEW150 J4Fast Lane
5151751 MetricAll Comes Crashing
5254252 The Smith Street BandI Don't Wanna Do Nothing Forever
53481435 The SmileThe Smoke
544388 Fontaines D.C.In ár gCroíthe go deo
5550634 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardCandles
56531515 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
5749443 Quelle Chris feat. Moruf & Pink SiifuThe Sky is Blue Because the Sunset is Red
5852552 Unc and PhewHOTEL LOBBY
59471215 A$AP ANT & A$AP RockyThe God Hour
60571314 Arcade FireThe Lightning II
6158728 Vince Staples & Ty Dolla $ignLEMONADE
6256921 NorthlaneObsidian
6355205 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
64661311 Midnight OilWe Resist
65NEW165 Sly WithersPassing Through
6662362 Angel OlsenGhost On
6760260 Kid CudiDo What I Want
6859459 Nilüfer Yanyathe dealer
6964462 Bad Bunny & The MaríasOtro Atardecer
71NEW171 Pharrell Williams feat. 21 Savage & Tyler, The CreatorCash In Cash Out
7268268 Red Hot Chili PeppersIt's Only Natural
73NEW173 The Lazy EyesHippo
7470749 SrirachiU Want More Sir?
75611244 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursBlood In the Snow
7665361 PhoenixAlpha Zulu
7769224 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
78631924 Trupa TrupaUniforms
79NEW179 The Lazy EyesImaginary Girl
8076276 LogicBleed It
8174942 Wet LegUr Mum
82781634 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
83721825 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
84861818 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
8571182 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
8682379 Dave WinnelReal Life
8777641 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverMy Echo
88NEW188 Quelle Chris feat. Denmark Vessey & J Jig CiceroCui Prodest
8975943 Hot ChipDown
9081189 Father John MistyQ4
9284467 UMIwish that i could
9385572 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardPersistence
94891270 Harry StylesAs It Was
9597253 alt-JHard Drive Gold
9687373 What So Not feat. Oliver Tree & Killer MikeMr Regular
9779557 Kendrick Lamar feat. Beth GibbonsMother I Sober
98RET551 AZ & 2 ChainzMotorola Era
9988288 ThornhillRaw
100NEW1100 OneRepublicI Ain't Worried

80537 Pusha TBrambleton
831023 Sudan ArchivesHome Maker
901034 Methyl EthelIn a Minute, Sublime
91291 My Chemical RomanceThe Foundations of Decay
92965 InterpolSomething Changed
93118 alt-JLosing My Mind
94148 Just A Gent & Arno FarajiWho Would Have Thought
95198 Arlo ParksSoftly
96196 Nardo WickRiot
982111Adam NewlingSweetness
992038 Franz FerdinandCurious
1001912 Key GlockProud

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IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 4/7/22
Edition No.660
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Ocean Alley double their money at the top with "Deepest Darkness". However it's Vince Staples who makes a notable push up to #2 with "ROSE STREET", surprisingly pushing Yard Act all the way down to a lowly #3. Kendrick Lamar remains in the top 5 with just the one track, as "The Heart Part 5" keeps at #4 ahead of Flume and LAUREL moving into the #5 spot with "I Can't Tell".

A lot of newbies in the chart this week, but this one stood out for multiple reasons. "Sometimes" is partly sung in French which is cool, with Mattyeux previously part of seemingly noteworthy duo Videoclub. I can't recall Princess Chelsea from anything before either but her parts work extremely well here. They make an excellent first splash debuting at #9.

Meanwhile, Perfume Genius is quite a known quantity in these parts. 6th entry in at #16 is the rather eerie "Photograph".

Stella Donnelly didn't quite crack the chart with her previous single, which if ignoring the Methyl Ethel feature earlier this year, could have made her a one-album wonder. That seemed unlikely to last very long though and of course here we are. Title track for the new album "Flood" is #28, an 8th entry.

It took me a bit of time to shake off thinking of System Of A Down whenever trying to imagine the hook on this, but this ends up doing rather well. Spotify success story Surf Curse are new to the chart at #36 with "Sugar".

Metric seem to be known for many mid-level hits on my chart; not to say that they don't have the tools to make an absolute banger though as we all know that "The Shade" exists. Anyway, "What Feels Like Eternity" is a really cool tune in at #40 for their 8th entry.

Elsewhere it's four entries for King Princess, with "Too Bad" initially likely slated for a higher debut than it ends up with. In any case it's #46.

Patience paid off for this Marlon Williams track, "Thinking of Nina" is #48 for his 2nd song to make this chart thus far.

Hercules and Love Affair does well here to recreate "The System Dreams In Total Darkness" (meshed probably with other The National songs too I guess). "Grace" is the first entry on this particular chart (not EOY obviously), in at #55.

Okay so I don't watch new movies much at all, and when I say new I'm really referring to the past decade too to be quite honest, and I certainly don't watch anything new that is marketed to the younger generation. With that said, this track from the new Minions movie... it's a bop, really. And yep, it's a collab between Diana Ross (1st entry!) and Tame Impala (26th), something that even midway through last decade would have been absolutely bonkers, but given his clout it all makes perfect sense now. "Turn Up the Sunshine" is #56.

Maxïmo Park just being Maxïmo Park, chorus is a ripper. Debut entry "Great Art" is #63.

Was glad to come across this on Twitter the other day. Pool Kids are new at #70 with "I Hope You're Right".

Absolutely not new to the chart are La Luz who are currently on tour in the States. "San Fernando Shadow Blues" is one of two tracks they've just dropped from their 2021 sessions, it's their 17th entry and it's #76.

Role call rap song #1 of the week. YG (7th entry), Tyga (4th), 21 Savage (24th) and BIA (1st) combine for "Run" at #81.

Role call rap song #2 of the week, although a completely different style. Dot Da Genius is technically new due to being credited despite only being on production duties here; previously he's contributed to charting tracks before like "Reborn" by KIDS SEE GHOSTS and "Worst Come To Worst" by Denzel Curry currently in the chart right now. So it makes sense that Denzel (24th) and Kid Cudi (11th) are involved here too, as is JID who shockingly to me is already in the 10 entries club wow. "Talk About Me" is #84.

Adelaide producer Godlands was a Mega Playlist Of Doom product earlier this calendar year with "Out My Face" ultimately making #149 in my 2021 EOY. "Tell Me" is her 2nd entry at #88, with British producer Tisoki new to the chart.

Token charter from the Drake album... and it's the one that sticks out like a sore thumb right at the end of the track list "Jimmy Cooks" is his 30th and 21 Savage's 25th entries to date, in at #96.

And Kendrick Lamar perhaps closes out this album era with one more charting song, the Pharrell-produced "Mr. Morale" at #99 featuring newcomer Tanna Leone.

11512Ocean AlleyDeepest Darkness
23102 Vince StaplesROSE STREET
321317Yard ActTall Poppies
4482 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
5745 Flume feat. LAURELI Can't Tell
6572 Kendrick LamarMirror
7695 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
81158 Hector GachanElectric Company
9NEW19 Mattyeux & Princess ChelseaSometimes
118152 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
12999 Wet LegConvincing
13141313 Yard Act100% Endurance
1416214 Guerilla TossHeathen in Me
1512124 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
16NEW116 Perfume GeniusPhotograph
17132214Denzel CurryWalkin
1823318 Fatlip & Blu feat. Self Jupiter, Chali 2na & Gift of GabLook To the Sky
1915715 Phoebe GoWe Don't Talk
20181312 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
2119319 FlumeGo
2217617 South SummitTired of Waiting
2322819 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
2420420 Everything EverythingShark Week
2535225 Sputnik SweetheartLindy Hop
2625423 JungleGOOD TIMES
27212114Augie MarchThe Derangement
28NEW128 Stella DonnellyFlood
2927332 IDLESThe Wheel
30261211 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
3132231 The Undercover Dream LoversCome a Little Closer
3233732 Teenage JoansTerrible
332487 Trupa TrupaFar Away
3428628 Pusha TCall My Bluff
3534524 Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Perfume GeniusSpitting Off the Edge of the World
36NEW136 Surf CurseSugar
3736436 The SmileWe Don't Know What Tomorrow Brings
38301618 Vein.fmWavery
3929222 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
40NEW140 MetricWhat Feels Like Eternity
4137431 Viagra BoysPunk Rock Loser
4231158 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
4340740 Kendrick LamarN95
4438731 Kendrick LamarWorldwide Steppers
4550245 J4Fast Lane
46NEW146 King PrincessToo Bad
47431027 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
48NEW148 Marlon WilliamsThinking of Nina
4951849 MetricAll Comes Crashing
5044244 The Lazy EyesThe Seaside
51451319 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
5242342 Ed Schrader's Music BeatPony in the Night
5349167 The Black KeysWild Child
5446916 Denzel CurryWorst Comes To Worst
55NEW155 Hercules and Love AffairGrace
56NEW156 Diana Ross & Tame ImpalaTurn Up the Sunshine
5748720 Kendrick Lamar feat. SamphaFather Time
59531535 The SmileThe Smoke
6057543 Quelle Chris feat. Moruf & Pink SiifuThe Sky is Blue Because the Sunset is Red
6141339 There's A TuesdayTo:Amy
6252352 The Smith Street BandI Don't Wanna Do Nothing Forever
63NEW163 Maxïmo ParkGreat Art
64561615 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
6558652 Unc and PhewHOTEL LOBBY
6665265 Sly WithersPassing Through
6771267 Pharrell Williams feat. 21 Savage & Tyler, The CreatorCash In Cash Out
68641411 Midnight OilWe Resist
6947546 The SmileThin Thing
70NEW170 Pool KidsI Hope You're Right
72601414 Arcade FireThe Lightning II
7366462 Angel OlsenGhost On
74591315 A$AP ANT & A$AP RockyThe God Hour
7572368 Red Hot Chili PeppersIt's Only Natural
76NEW176 La LuzSan Fernando Shadow Blues
7763215 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
785498 Fontaines D.C.In ár gCroíthe go deo
79621021 NorthlaneObsidian
8055734 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardCandles
81NEW181 YG feat. Tyga, 21 Savage & BIARun
8261828 Vince Staples & Ty Dolla $ignLEMONADE
8376461 PhoenixAlpha Zulu
84NEW184 Dot Da Genius, JID, Denzel Curry & Kid CudiTalk About Me
8573273 The Lazy EyesHippo
8680376 LogicBleed It
8779279 The Lazy EyesImaginary Girl
88NEW188 Godlands & TisokiTell Me
8969562 Bad Bunny & The MaríasOtro Atardecer
9088288 Quelle Chris feat. Denmark Vessey & J Jig CiceroCui Prodest
91811042 Wet LegUr Mum
9285192 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
93841918 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
94941370 Harry StylesAs It Was
9567360 Kid CudiDo What I Want
96NEW196 Drake feat. 21 SavageJimmy Cooks
9777234 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
98100298 OneRepublicI Ain't Worried
99NEW199 Kendrick Lamar & Tanna LeoneMr. Morale
10098651 AZ & 2 ChainzMotorola Era

68459 Nilüfer Yanyathe dealer
74749 SrirachiU Want More Sir?
751244 Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursBlood In the Snow
781924 Trupa TrupaUniforms
821634 Adam NewlingSinging Blackbird
831825 Ed Schrader's Music BeatThis Thirst
86379 Dave WinnelReal Life
87641 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverMy Echo
89943 Hot ChipDown
90189 Father John MistyQ4
92467 UMIwish that i could
93572 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardPersistence
95253 alt-JHard Drive Gold
96373 What So Not feat. Oliver Tree & Killer MikeMr Regular
97557 Kendrick Lamar feat. Beth GibbonsMother I Sober
99288 ThornhillRaw

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IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 11/7/22
Edition No.661
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Ocean Alley thought they could cruise into what would have been a third week at #1... but no. Vince Staples takes top spot with "ROSE STREET", becoming his first number one on the chart after many attempts! Yard Act are back up to #2 and a return back to #1 is not impossible even at this point. Kendrick Lamar keeps steady at #4 with Mattyeux and Princess Chelsea jumping to fifth spot.

Kicking off with current top 10 placeholder Hector Gachan, who has a 2nd entry with the mouthful title "If It's About Us, Not Without Us" at #16.

Kicking off with current top 27 placeholder J4, who have a 2nd entry as well and that was far too easy. "Try to be Cool" is #40.

While this is a 2nd entry as well, Anna Lunoe has had an eight year absence! She collaborated with Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs on 2014 track "Feels Like" and now answers that question with new song "Like Me" at #51.

After collaborating with Elton John this past week or so, Yard Act are scaling unprecedented heights at the moment. Unrelated though, 6th entry "Pour Another" is #59.

Claud has collaborated with Bleachers and appears on Phoebe Bridgers, and their track here kind of resembles a mix between Guerilla Toss and Soccer Mommy somehow. Either that or I'm tired, or que no los dos. "Go Home!" is not a That Mitchell and Webb Look reference sadly (HENNIMOREEEEE), but it does debut at #73.

I had to check if this track from La Felix was already on Zacco's chart and it turns out yes. "Blonde Sunset" is a debut entry at #78.

Every fortnight in Perth, a band starting with S are doing something through. Surely next week San Cisco will be pissing through. Anyway now we have Spacey Jane's 5th entry at #89 titled "Pulling Through".

I love a good loop hole, or rather, loo pole, or loop ole (as in, the phrase one says when they want to play "Big Ole" by Pink Siifu on repeat). I have fun here. "State of Mind" is a debut entry on the chart for Adelaide's Loopole, closing off a great week for Aussie acts at #93.

121111Vince StaplesROSE STREET
231417Yard ActTall Poppies
31612Ocean AlleyDeepest Darkness
4492 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
5925 Mattyeux & Princess ChelseaSometimes
6555 Flume feat. LAURELI Can't Tell
71627 Perfume GeniusPhotograph
8868 Hector GachanElectric Company
92539 Sputnik SweetheartLindy Hop
10682 Kendrick LamarMirror
117105 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
12131412 Yard Act100% Endurance
1328213 Stella DonnellyFlood
1418414 Fatlip & Blu feat. Self Jupiter, Chali 2na & Gift of GabLook To the Sky
16NEW116 Hector GachanIf It's About Us, Not Without Us
1711162 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
1815134 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
1912109 Wet LegConvincing
20172314Denzel CurryWalkin
2114314 Guerilla TossHeathen in Me
22201412 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
2322717 South SummitTired of Waiting
2419815 Phoebe GoWe Don't Talk
2523919 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
2621419 FlumeGo
2745327 J4Fast Lane
2836228 Surf CurseSugar
29272214Augie MarchThe Derangement
3029342 IDLESThe Wheel
3131331 The Undercover Dream LoversCome a Little Closer
3237532 The SmileWe Don't Know What Tomorrow Brings
3324520 Everything EverythingShark Week
3426523 JungleGOOD TIMES
35301311 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
3640236 MetricWhat Feels Like Eternity
3732832 Teenage JoansTerrible
3863238 Maxïmo ParkGreat Art
3941531 Viagra BoysPunk Rock Loser
40NEW140 J4Try to be Cool
4148241 Marlon WilliamsThinking of Nina
42511419 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
4335624 Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Perfume GeniusSpitting Off the Edge of the World
44381718 Vein.fmWavery
4534728 Pusha TCall My Bluff
463397 Trupa TrupaFar Away
4756247 Diana Ross & Tame ImpalaTurn Up the Sunshine
4843840 Kendrick LamarN95
4939232 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
5050344 The Lazy EyesThe Seaside
51NEW151 Anna LunoeLike Me
5253177 The Black KeysWild Child
5361439 There's A TuesdayTo:Amy
5449949 MetricAll Comes Crashing
5544831 Kendrick LamarWorldwide Steppers
5662452 The Smith Street BandI Don't Wanna Do Nothing Forever
5765752 Unc and PhewHOTEL LOBBY
5866358 Sly WithersPassing Through
59NEW159 Yard ActPour Another
6046246 King PrincessToo Bad
61541016 Denzel CurryWorst Comes To Worst
6342168 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
6467364 Pharrell Williams feat. 21 Savage & Tyler, The CreatorCash In Cash Out
6552442 Ed Schrader's Music BeatPony in the Night
66471127 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
67641715 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
6860643 Quelle Chris feat. Moruf & Pink SiifuThe Sky is Blue Because the Sunset is Red
69591635 The SmileThe Smoke
7055255 Hercules and Love AffairGrace
71681511 Midnight OilWe Resist
7257820 Kendrick Lamar feat. SamphaFather Time
73NEW173 ClaudGo Home!
7581275 YG feat. Tyga, 21 Savage & BIARun
7684276 Dot Da Genius, JID, Denzel Curry & Kid CudiTalk About Me
7775468 Red Hot Chili PeppersIt's Only Natural
78NEW178 La FelixBlonde Sunset
7973562 Angel OlsenGhost On
8096280 Drake feat. 21 SavageJimmy Cooks
8187379 The Lazy EyesImaginary Girl
8288282 Godlands & TisokiTell Me
8383561 PhoenixAlpha Zulu
8486476 LogicBleed It
8577225 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters
8669646 The SmileThin Thing
8782928 Vince Staples & Ty Dolla $ignLEMONADE
8880834 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardCandles
89NEW189 Spacey JanePulling Through
90941470 Harry StylesAs It Was
9190388 Quelle Chris feat. Denmark Vessey & J Jig CiceroCui Prodest
9276276 La LuzSan Fernando Shadow Blues
93NEW193 LoopoleState of Mind
9489662 Bad Bunny & The MaríasOtro Atardecer
95932018 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
96721514 Arcade FireThe Lightning II
9770270 Pool KidsI Hope You're Right
98791121 NorthlaneObsidian
9985373 The Lazy EyesHippo
100911142 Wet LegUr Mum

741315 A$AP ANT & A$AP RockyThe God Hour
7898 Fontaines D.C.In ár gCroíthe go deo
92192 Methyl EthelOne and Beat
95360 Kid CudiDo What I Want
97234 Das Sound Kollektiv & IHAKAFuel for the Fire
98298 OneRepublicI Ain't Worried
99199 Kendrick Lamar & Tanna LeoneMr. Morale
100651 AZ & 2 ChainzMotorola Era

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IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 18/7/22
Edition No.662
Songs retire at 75 weeks

The recent movements near the top of the chart have been in part down to several songs with longevity finally losing momentum, with the songs losing the least momentum managing to win out; that understandably created quite a volatile situation which we have seen play out this week. A new leader arrives via Perfume Genius who launches up from #7 to #1 with "Photograph", just sneaking ahead of Vince Staples who slips down a place with "ROSE STREET". Meanwhile, Hector Gachan was a genuine contender despite stalling at #8 last week, but he ends up at #3 with "Electric Company". Two big hits make up the remaining numbers, with "The Heart Part 5" staying steady and "Tall Poppies" collapsing to #5.

We could have had more chaos in the top 5 though! I'm falling behind on album listening again but Tasman Keith's new LP jumps toward the top of the list of albums to try after hearing this. "TREAD LIGHT" is a truly stunning album closer which I'm still trying to grapple with, not helped by the fact that the lyrics on Genius are referring to the wrong song. The moment where he lets loose and sounds so despondent - understanding the content and his story - is one of the most gut-wrenching moments in music so far this year. Absolutely worth a listen if you haven't already, he has 4 entries with this one at #6.

It's hard to believe that we have not one, but two Aussie hip hop entries in the top 10. This time it's a change in pace with the more conventional "Whippin" by Steez Malase. However, labelling it conventional is completely ignoring the appeal that it has for me, perhaps picking up somewhat where "REDICLUS" left off by using some awesomely produced beats with some expertly woven rap flow. The Queenslander is new to the chart with this debuting at #9.

It has been four years since we've seen Calvin Harris debut on the chart, and precisely two weeks for 21 Savage. But alas, the two combine perfectly on the funky "New Money" - Calvin's 12th and 21's 26th entries respectively in at #33.

Genuine Fake is a cool band name. They are from Melbourne and this has a distinct Voidz vibe. "Bloodhound Elite" is their 1st at #43.

Debuting just below Jungle is "Jungle". If you're following my train of thought, it's the new Fred again.. single entering at #48 for his 3rd entry.

The Whigs have 6 previous entries but have been somewhat inactive for several years. Lead singer Parker Gispert has a 2nd solo album on the way, with "Golden Years" being one of those songs with that type of melody. Yes I'm a sucker for it, it's his 1st solo entry in at #67.

Classic artist not from Vancouver, Vancouver Sleep Clinic, have a second entry. "Wanderlust" is much more upbeat than their previous charter, this one is #78.

Leikeli47 is getting some critical credit for her new album. If "BITM" (a.k.a. "bitch I'm the man") is anything to go by, then fair enough, it's #81 for her 4th entry.

And closing things out, Jax Jones is back for her 3rd entry and MNEK has a 2nd entry with "Where Did You Go?" at #85. Yes, I couldn't resist, good a-c memes will never die.

17311Perfume GeniusPhotograph
211211Vince StaplesROSE STREET
3873 Hector GachanElectric Company
44102 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
521517Yard ActTall Poppies
6NEW16 Tasman KeithTREAD LIGHT
7535 Mattyeux & Princess ChelseaSometimes
8948 Sputnik SweetheartLindy Hop
9NEW19 Steez MalaseWhippin
103712Ocean AlleyDeepest Darkness
11665 Flume feat. LAURELI Can't Tell
121092 Kendrick LamarMirror
1313313 Stella DonnellyFlood
1431414 The Undercover Dream LoversCome a Little Closer
1516215 Hector GachanIf It's About Us, Not Without Us
1614514 Fatlip & Blu feat. Self Jupiter, Chali 2na & Gift of GabLook To the Sky
1711115 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
18121512 Yard Act100% Endurance
2017172 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
2118144 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
22202414Denzel CurryWalkin
2328323 Surf CurseSugar
2419119 Wet LegConvincing
2538325 Maxïmo ParkGreat Art
2627426 J4Fast Lane
27221512 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
2824915 Phoebe GoWe Don't Talk
2921414 Guerilla TossHeathen in Me
3023817 South SummitTired of Waiting
31251019 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
3230352 IDLESThe Wheel
33NEW133 Calvin Harris & 21 SavageNew Money
3432632 The SmileWe Don't Know What Tomorrow Brings
35292314Augie MarchThe Derangement
3647336 Diana Ross & Tame ImpalaTurn Up the Sunshine
3733620 Everything EverythingShark Week
38661227 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
3948939 Kendrick LamarN95
4026519 FlumeGo
4141341 Marlon WilliamsThinking of Nina
4240240 J4Try to be Cool
43NEW143 Genuine FakeBloodhound Elite
4434623 JungleGOOD TIMES
4543724 Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Perfume GeniusSpitting Off the Edge of the World
46421519 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
4737932 Teenage JoansTerrible
48NEW148 Fred again..Jungle
4936336 MetricWhat Feels Like Eternity
50351411 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
5151251 Anna LunoeLike Me
5253539 There's A TuesdayTo:Amy
5345828 Pusha TCall My Bluff
5439631 Viagra BoysPunk Rock Loser
5552187 The Black KeysWild Child
56441818 Vein.fmWavery
5750444 The Lazy EyesThe Seaside
5873258 ClaudGo Home!
59541049 MetricAll Comes Crashing
6059259 Yard ActPour Another
6155931 Kendrick LamarWorldwide Steppers
6246107 Trupa TrupaFar Away
6364463 Pharrell Williams feat. 21 Savage & Tyler, The CreatorCash In Cash Out
6449242 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
6560346 King PrincessToo Bad
6658458 Sly WithersPassing Through
67NEW167 Parker GispertGolden Years
6876368 Dot Da Genius, JID, Denzel Curry & Kid CudiTalk About Me
6963178 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
70611116 Denzel CurryWorst Comes To Worst
7156552 The Smith Street BandI Don't Wanna Do Nothing Forever
7268743 Quelle Chris feat. Moruf & Pink SiifuThe Sky is Blue Because the Sunset is Red
73671815 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
7557852 Unc and PhewHOTEL LOBBY
7780377 Drake feat. 21 SavageJimmy Cooks
78NEW178 Vancouver Sleep ClinicWanderlust
7983661 PhoenixAlpha Zulu
80711611 Midnight OilWe Resist
81NEW181 Leikeli47BITM
8265542 Ed Schrader's Music BeatPony in the Night
8375375 YG feat. Tyga, 21 Savage & BIARun
8481479 The Lazy EyesImaginary Girl
85NEW185 Jax Jones feat. MNEKWhere Did You Go?
86691735 The SmileThe Smoke
8778278 La FelixBlonde Sunset
8877568 Red Hot Chili PeppersIt's Only Natural
89871028 Vince Staples & Ty Dolla $ignLEMONADE
90901570 Harry StylesAs It Was
9172920 Kendrick Lamar feat. SamphaFather Time
9270355 Hercules and Love AffairGrace
9389289 Spacey JanePulling Through
9488934 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardCandles
95952118 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
9679662 Angel OlsenGhost On
9793293 LoopoleState of Mind
9891488 Quelle Chris feat. Denmark Vessey & J Jig CiceroCui Prodest
9984576 LogicBleed It
10085235 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters

82282 Godlands & TisokiTell Me
86646 The SmileThin Thing
92276 La LuzSan Fernando Shadow Blues
94662 Bad Bunny & The MaríasOtro Atardecer
961514 Arcade FireThe Lightning II
97270 Pool KidsI Hope You're Right
981121 NorthlaneObsidian
99373 The Lazy EyesHippo
1001142 Wet LegUr Mum

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IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 25/7/22
Edition No.663
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Far less chaotic this week, topped off by some stability at the top with Perfume Genius holding some considerable distance at #1 with "Photograph". Vince Staples is the next best in at #2, followed by Hector Gachan who has not given up on a top two placing just yet currently at #3. That might be more of a challenge for him next week though, with Tasman Keith making the predictable move up to #4 with "TREAD LIGHT", ahead of Kendrick Lamar who helps knock Yard Act out of the top 5.

Alrighty then. Willow has listened to a lot of The Strokes recently (sidenote: and perhaps hints of Silverchair and Muse on some of the heavier bits, anyone?), just like me in a way as I am preparing for a rad Tuesday night. And that has helped her defy the odds somewhat and (a) actually make the chart, and (b) do so as the highest debut of the week. Breaking the boundaries with song title stylising at least is "<maybe> it's my fault", her 1st entry at #31.

But of course the world is now proper topsy-turvy. It is notable that to date I find it quite difficult to pick a song that I genuinely would go out of my way to listen to from a certain Korean boyband. We can look at many examples of recent genre aping in the pop rock sphere as missing the mark too, so what do you get when the one of the members of said group tries something that comes off a strange redux of "Berzerk" by Eminem? A hit, obviously, as we have j-hope coming through with a song that I did not expect to slap as much as it does. "MORE" is quite fun, it's his 1st entry, and it's #34.

Not completely new to the chart is Brent Faiyaz who follows up a hit on the chart from early last year which still wound up on his recently released LP. "ALL MINE" is #47 for his 2nd entry.

This is turning out to be quite a mainstream list of debuts this week (and we are not done after this lol); not that that's a bad thing though because there's still plenty of variety. Case in point here, with the main single from Bad Bunny's album which hasn't turned out to be the biggest hit from it in the US, but has swiftly outpeaked the other song that I have recently charted it from it. "Moscow Mule" is #55 making for his 3rd charter.

Perth group Ghost Care have quickly chalked up their third entry here and they are becoming a band I'm increasingly following along with. "Part Time Living" slots in at #58.

As per aforementioned foreshadowing (are you allowed to put those two words together idk ?), we have a song that kind of felt like an unlikely hit initially but now completely makes sense. Steve Lacy is new to the chart as a credited artist but he's been on so many things before that I'm already relatively familiar with him (i.e. aforementioned Brent Faiyaz song from last year!). "Bad Habit" is #70.

When I first heard this the Friday before last I immediately liked it, and also thought that it would land on Hijinx's chart somewhere. Sure enough the next day he did chart it, and now I am doing so too. Newbie Carla Wehbe is #79 with "is forever off the table?".

And we still weren't done with the mainstream hits, if you can label this as such. I love "Up" by Cardi B, and I might be one of the only people on the planet who thinks it's her best song; meanwhile, this one kind of ticks some of the same boxes without doing it at the same level. Of course "Hot Shit" has the problem straight off the bat that it could be confused for the similarly titled and superior Megan Thee Stallion song which doesn't help, but more importantly it could also do without the features as Cardi (7th entry) clearly contributes more than Kanye West (34th) and Lil Durk (2nd) combined. Kanye in fact has his first entry in three years, with his recent chart history (or lack thereof) being far less of a surprise to me than his actual inclusion here. Anyway, it's far from perfect but it's a bop nonetheless, closing out the week at #89.

11412Perfume GeniusPhotograph
221311Vince StaplesROSE STREET
3383 Hector GachanElectric Company
4624 Tasman KeithTREAD LIGHT
54112 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
651617Yard ActTall Poppies
7927 Steez MalaseWhippin
8858 Sputnik SweetheartLindy Hop
91349 Stella DonnellyFlood
10745 Mattyeux & Princess ChelseaSometimes
1114511 The Undercover Dream LoversCome a Little Closer
121175 Flume feat. LAURELI Can't Tell
1310812Ocean AlleyDeepest Darkness
1412102 Kendrick LamarMirror
1525415 Maxïmo ParkGreat Art
1623416 Surf CurseSugar
1716614 Fatlip & Blu feat. Self Jupiter, Chali 2na & Gift of GabLook To the Sky
1815315 Hector GachanIf It's About Us, Not Without Us
1917125 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
21391021 Kendrick LamarN95
22181612 Yard Act100% Endurance
2320182 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
24222514Denzel CurryWalkin
2533225 Calvin Harris & 21 SavageNew Money
2621154 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
2736427 Diana Ross & Tame ImpalaTurn Up the Sunshine
2826526 J4Fast Lane
2943229 Genuine FakeBloodhound Elite
3024129 Wet LegConvincing
31NEW131 WILLOW<maybe> it's my fault
3229514 Guerilla TossHeathen in Me
33271612 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
34NEW134 j-hopeMORE
35311119 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
36281015 Phoebe GoWe Don't Talk
3732362 IDLESThe Wheel
3834732 The SmileWe Don't Know What Tomorrow Brings
3937720 Everything EverythingShark Week
40352414Augie MarchThe Derangement
4151341 Anna LunoeLike Me
4248242 Fred again..Jungle
4330917 South SummitTired of Waiting
44381327 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
4545824 Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Perfume GeniusSpitting Off the Edge of the World
4644723 JungleGOOD TIMES
47NEW147 Brent FaiyazALL MINE
4863548 Pharrell Williams feat. 21 Savage & Tyler, The CreatorCash In Cash Out
4958349 ClaudGo Home!
5041441 Marlon WilliamsThinking of Nina
51471032 Teenage JoansTerrible
5242340 J4Try to be Cool
53461619 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
5440619 FlumeGo
55NEW155 Bad BunnyMoscow Mule
5660356 Yard ActPour Another
5752639 There's A TuesdayTo:Amy
58NEW158 Ghost CarePart Time Living
5967259 Parker GispertGolden Years
6077460 Drake feat. 21 SavageJimmy Cooks
61501511 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
6268462 Dot Da Genius, JID, Denzel Curry & Kid CudiTalk About Me
6355197 The Black KeysWild Child
6454731 Viagra BoysPunk Rock Loser
6549436 MetricWhat Feels Like Eternity
66611031 Kendrick LamarWorldwide Steppers
6757544 The Lazy EyesThe Seaside
6853928 Pusha TCall My Bluff
6969188 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
70NEW170 Steve LacyBad Habit
7164252 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
7262117 Trupa TrupaFar Away
7366558 Sly WithersPassing Through
7472843 Quelle Chris feat. Moruf & Pink SiifuThe Sky is Blue Because the Sunset is Red
75561918 Vein.fmWavery
7775952 Unc and PhewHOTEL LOBBY
78591149 MetricAll Comes Crashing
79NEW179 Carla Wehbeis forever off the table?
8078278 Vancouver Sleep ClinicWanderlust
8185281 Jax Jones feat. MNEKWhere Did You Go?
8265446 King PrincessToo Bad
83731915 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
8471652 The Smith Street BandI Don't Wanna Do Nothing Forever
85801711 Midnight OilWe Resist
8679761 PhoenixAlpha Zulu
8782642 Ed Schrader's Music BeatPony in the Night
88701216 Denzel CurryWorst Comes To Worst
89NEW189 Cardi B feat. Ye & Lil DurkHot Shit
90901670 Harry StylesAs It Was
9184579 The Lazy EyesImaginary Girl
9281281 Leikeli47BITM
94891128 Vince Staples & Ty Dolla $ignLEMONADE
9583475 YG feat. Tyga, 21 Savage & BIARun
96861835 The SmileThe Smoke
9798588 Quelle Chris feat. Denmark Vessey & J Jig CiceroCui Prodest
98952218 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
9992455 Hercules and Love AffairGrace
100941034 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardCandles

87278 La FelixBlonde Sunset
88568 Red Hot Chili PeppersIt's Only Natural
91920 Kendrick Lamar feat. SamphaFather Time
93289 Spacey JanePulling Through
96662 Angel OlsenGhost On
97293 LoopoleState of Mind
99576 LogicBleed It
100235 Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverThe Way It Shatters

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IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 1/8/22
Edition No.664
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Perfume Genius has some clear air at #1 with "Photograph" celebrating a 3rd week. Vince Staples keeps some impressive stability, holding up #2 with "ROSE STREET" ahead of a rise for Tasman Keith to #3 who proves the biggest threat to the status quo. This sees Hector Gachan slot down to fourth place, ahead of Kendrick Lamar who holds Steez Malase at bay for now.

Not a substantive collection of new arrivals this week, but it was topped by two Perth bands who have both seen chart success here before. First up is Great Gable who have been a bit hit and miss since their debut album, but do well with "Sidewalk" in for a 5th entry at #46.

Up next, Methyl Ethel build on their seriously impressive entry count with their new single "Talk Louder". It's their 15th to date at #64.

Some lovely quirky songwriting that sounded somewhat Australian to my ears, Mel Parsons is actually from across the ditch. "Tired of Being You" is a cut from her 5th album, a 1st entry in at #77.

It was quite difficult to find much information about the next artist as this is their inaugural release. Beth and Blue are a project combining SPOOKYLAND and Babitha, neither of which I had previously heard of, but are apparently engaged to one another which is neat. "I Love You" is a bit lengthy but it's worth the effort, in at #80.

After a big 2020 on the chart, we haven't seen much of Sorry, so it's great to have them back. "Let the Lights On" is a 6th entry at #87.

And closing things out is another Brent Faiyaz track. Mark Grondin mentioned this had an Isaiah Rashad vibe, and I definitely hear "Don't Shoot" in particular. "FYTB" (or "fuck you talking 'bout") is #89 for his 3rd and Joony's 1st entries respectively.

11513Perfume GeniusPhotograph
221411Vince StaplesROSE STREET
3433 Tasman KeithTREAD LIGHT
4393 Hector GachanElectric Company
55122 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
6736 Steez MalaseWhippin
761717Yard ActTall Poppies
81168 The Undercover Dream LoversCome a Little Closer
9868 Sputnik SweetheartLindy Hop
1015510 Maxïmo ParkGreat Art
11959 Stella DonnellyFlood
1216512 Surf CurseSugar
131055 Mattyeux & Princess ChelseaSometimes
141285 Flume feat. LAURELI Can't Tell
15211115 Kendrick LamarN95
1614112 Kendrick LamarMirror
1713912Ocean AlleyDeepest Darkness
1825318 Calvin Harris & 21 SavageNew Money
1928619 J4Fast Lane
2017714 Fatlip & Blu feat. Self Jupiter, Chali 2na & Gift of GabLook To the Sky
2129321 Genuine FakeBloodhound Elite
2218415 Hector GachanIf It's About Us, Not Without Us
2327523 Diana Ross & Tame ImpalaTurn Up the Sunshine
25242614Denzel CurryWalkin
2631226 WILLOW<maybe> it's my fault
2723192 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
2819135 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
2934229 j-hopeMORE
3026164 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
3130139 Wet LegConvincing
3255232 Bad BunnyMoscow Mule
33221712 Yard Act100% Endurance
3441434 Anna LunoeLike Me
3548635 Pharrell Williams feat. 21 Savage & Tyler, The CreatorCash In Cash Out
3647236 Brent FaiyazALL MINE
37331712 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
3838832 The SmileWe Don't Know What Tomorrow Brings
3949439 ClaudGo Home!
4042340 Fred again..Jungle
4132614 Guerilla TossHeathen in Me
42361115 Phoebe GoWe Don't Talk
4339820 Everything EverythingShark Week
4437372 IDLESThe Wheel
45431017 South SummitTired of Waiting
46NEW146 Great GableSidewalk
47402514Augie MarchThe Derangement
48351219 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
4952440 J4Try to be Cool
5045924 Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Perfume GeniusSpitting Off the Edge of the World
5159351 Parker GispertGolden Years
5257739 There's A TuesdayTo:Amy
53441427 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
5460554 Drake feat. 21 SavageJimmy Cooks
5558255 Ghost CarePart Time Living
56511132 Teenage JoansTerrible
5750541 Marlon WilliamsThinking of Nina
5880358 Vancouver Sleep ClinicWanderlust
5954719 FlumeGo
6046823 JungleGOOD TIMES
61611611 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
6262562 Dot Da Genius, JID, Denzel Curry & Kid CudiTalk About Me
6370263 Steve LacyBad Habit
64NEW164 Methyl EthelTalk Louder
6556456 Yard ActPour Another
66531719 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
6763207 The Black KeysWild Child
6874943 Quelle Chris feat. Moruf & Pink SiifuThe Sky is Blue Because the Sunset is Red
69771052 Unc and PhewHOTEL LOBBY
7079270 Carla Wehbeis forever off the table?
71661131 Kendrick LamarWorldwide Steppers
7265536 MetricWhat Feels Like Eternity
7371262 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
7564831 Viagra BoysPunk Rock Loser
7681376 Jax Jones feat. MNEKWhere Did You Go?
77NEW177 Mel ParsonsTired of Being You
7873658 Sly WithersPassing Through
79832015 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
80NEW180 Beth and BlueI Love You
81752018 Vein.fmWavery
82681028 Pusha TCall My Bluff
8369198 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
84781249 MetricAll Comes Crashing
8572127 Trupa TrupaFar Away
86851811 Midnight OilWe Resist
87NEW187 SorryLet the Lights On
8867644 The Lazy EyesThe Seaside
89NEW189 Brent Faiyaz feat. JoonyFYTB
9089289 Cardi B feat. Ye & Lil DurkHot Shit
9187742 Ed Schrader's Music BeatPony in the Night
92901770 Harry StylesAs It Was
9386861 PhoenixAlpha Zulu
9599555 Hercules and Love AffairGrace
961001134 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardCandles
9784752 The Smith Street BandI Don't Wanna Do Nothing Forever
9882546 King PrincessToo Bad
99961935 The SmileThe Smoke
10092381 Leikeli47BITM

881216 Denzel CurryWorst Comes To Worst
91579 The Lazy EyesImaginary Girl
941128 Vince Staples & Ty Dolla $ignLEMONADE
95475 YG feat. Tyga, 21 Savage & BIARun
97588 Quelle Chris feat. Denmark Vessey & J Jig CiceroCui Prodest
982218 Future IslandsKing of Sweden
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 8/8/22
Edition No.665
Songs retire at 75 weeks

A transitional week for seemingly everywhere except top spot, with "Photograph" still the top dog for a 4th week. Tasman Keith moves up a spot to #2 with Sputnik Sweetheart racing up to #3. This pushes Vince Staples down a couple spots to #4 with Maxïmo Park jumping into the top 5 at #5.

Trying to lock in what seemed like a sure thing for my highest debut this week by tweeting about it was in hindsight not my smartest move. Primarily because I had not heard this particular song at the time of said tweet, and it has very quickly taken that mantle ever since doing so. Bad//Dreems are not a band I've ever dedicated huge amounts of time towards but this new single scratches one hell of an itch. It's sort of King Gizzard meets Children Collide's "Cherries" if it was all done within a pub rock lens. Plus if there are more country Victorian towns soon to be serenaded by this **checks notes** Adelaide band, yep, I have no issue. "Mansfield 6.0" makes me want to dance on the West Gate and have a beer, debuting at #7 for their 2nd entry.

This seems like a cross section of many different roots and folk sounds that I've heard so many times and passed on within the Australian music landscape. However The Meltdown aren't just named after my 5th(?) Ocean Alley song, they're also rather good at what they do. "Tell You Not To Worry" is bluesy balladry done very well, in at #10 for their inaugural entry.

...and this was the song that inspired said tweet because I seriously thought it was destined for top 10, maybe even top 5... flop. But in any case "Teddy" by Teenage Dads in its messy way is so damn catchy, in at #11 for their 3rd entry.

Da quen b is back, Beyoncé manages two entries this week. "CHURCH GIRL" is #42 and well-established chart hit "BREAK MY SOUL" enters at #78.

In amongst that it's a second entry for Djo, with the Queen-sounding "Gloom" at #49.

Billie Eilish closes things off this week, following up her album last year which you all know I quite liked. "TV" is her 18th entry at #89.

11614Perfume GeniusPhotograph
2342 Tasman KeithTREAD LIGHT
3973 Sputnik SweetheartLindy Hop
421511Vince StaplesROSE STREET
51065 Maxïmo ParkGreat Art
6876 The Undercover Dream LoversCome a Little Closer
7NEW17 Bad//DreemsMansfield 6.0
85132 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
971817Yard ActTall Poppies
10NEW110 The MeltdownTell You Not To Worry
11NEW111 Teenage DadsTeddy
124103 Hector GachanElectric Company
13646 Steez MalaseWhippin
1412612 Surf CurseSugar
151169 Stella DonnellyFlood
1618416 Calvin Harris & 21 SavageNew Money
1732317 Bad BunnyMoscow Mule
1819718 J4Fast Lane
19151215 Kendrick LamarN95
201495 Flume feat. LAURELI Can't Tell
211365 Mattyeux & Princess ChelseaSometimes
2226322 WILLOW<maybe> it's my fault
2351423 Parker GispertGolden Years
2416122 Kendrick LamarMirror
25171012Ocean AlleyDeepest Darkness
2629326 j-hopeMORE
2721421 Genuine FakeBloodhound Elite
2823623 Diana Ross & Tame ImpalaTurn Up the Sunshine
3020814 Fatlip & Blu feat. Self Jupiter, Chali 2na & Gift of GabLook To the Sky
31252714Denzel CurryWalkin
3227202 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
3346233 Great GableSidewalk
3428145 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
3522515 Hector GachanIf It's About Us, Not Without Us
3635735 Pharrell Williams feat. 21 Savage & Tyler, The CreatorCash In Cash Out
3734534 Anna LunoeLike Me
3839538 ClaudGo Home!
3931149 Wet LegConvincing
40331812 Yard Act100% Endurance
4130174 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
4340440 Fred again..Jungle
44371812 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
4554645 Drake feat. 21 SavageJimmy Cooks
4636336 Brent FaiyazALL MINE
4741714 Guerilla TossHeathen in Me
4844382 IDLESThe Wheel
49NEW149 DjoGloom
5043920 Everything EverythingShark Week
51681043 Quelle Chris feat. Moruf & Pink SiifuThe Sky is Blue Because the Sunset is Red
5238932 The SmileWe Don't Know What Tomorrow Brings
5358453 Vancouver Sleep ClinicWanderlust
54421215 Phoebe GoWe Don't Talk
5564255 Methyl EthelTalk Louder
56472614Augie MarchThe Derangement
57481319 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
58451117 South SummitTired of Waiting
5963359 Steve LacyBad Habit
60691152 Unc and PhewHOTEL LOBBY
61531527 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
6257641 Marlon WilliamsThinking of Nina
6355355 Ghost CarePart Time Living
64501024 Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Perfume GeniusSpitting Off the Edge of the World
6577265 Mel ParsonsTired of Being You
66611711 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
6789267 Brent Faiyaz feat. JoonyFYTB
6849540 J4Try to be Cool
69561232 Teenage JoansTerrible
7052839 There's A TuesdayTo:Amy
7160923 JungleGOOD TIMES
7262662 Dot Da Genius, JID, Denzel Curry & Kid CudiTalk About Me
7359819 FlumeGo
74841349 MetricAll Comes Crashing
7597852 The Smith Street BandI Don't Wanna Do Nothing Forever
7673272 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
77711231 Kendrick LamarWorldwide Steppers
7967217 The Black KeysWild Child
8090380 Cardi B feat. Ye & Lil DurkHot Shit
8276476 Jax Jones feat. MNEKWhere Did You Go?
83661819 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
8472636 MetricWhat Feels Like Eternity
8565556 Yard ActPour Another
86821128 Pusha TCall My Bluff
8783208 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
88861911 Midnight OilWe Resist
89NEW189 Billie EilishTV
9080280 Beth and BlueI Love You
9178758 Sly WithersPassing Through
9270370 Carla Wehbeis forever off the table?
93792115 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
94812118 Vein.fmWavery
95921870 Harry StylesAs It Was
9675931 Viagra BoysPunk Rock Loser
9795655 Hercules and Love AffairGrace
9887287 SorryLet the Lights On
9988744 The Lazy EyesThe Seaside
10085137 Trupa TrupaFar Away

91742 Ed Schrader's Music BeatPony in the Night
93861 PhoenixAlpha Zulu
961134 King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardCandles
98546 King PrincessToo Bad
991935 The SmileThe Smoke
100381 Leikeli47BITM
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 15/8/22
Edition No.666
Songs retire at 75 weeks

Time to throw on Salmon Hater, it's the chart number of the beast!!! We have a new number one to mark the occasion, by way of Sputnik Sweetheart who take it out with "Lindy Hop". Sadly jinx beat me to the obvious Simpsons reference but it's still worth bringing up indirectly. Tasman Keith is a little unfortunate to settle for the #2 spot with "TREAD LIGHT" holding firm; and it's an all-Aussie top 3 (represented by three different states/territories, but in a way, five ) with Bad//Dreems pushing up to #3. Maxïmo Park continue to impress up to #4, with last week's #1 from Perfume Genius plummetting all the way to #5.

I would say that it's no coincidence Royel Otis are a duo like Royal Blood, except that the band name comes from both of their own names. "Motels" has a lovely chorus in particular, in for their 1st entry at #37.

Arkansas singer Malik Flint goes by the name of bLAck pARty. He is new to the chart with "I Love You More Than You Know", which is not a hot mashup of Beth and Blue's and Axwell Λ Ingrosso's songs. Label mate Childish Gambino scores a 7th entry here as the song comes in at #47.

The Nigo album is way better than I gave it credit for initially. "Functional Addict" is a 16th entry for Pharrell Williams, a 3rd for Gunna, and a 5th for Nigo himself in at #49.

Unsurprisingly, Beyoncé gets another entry from her album as I've been listening to that too quite a bit. "ALIEN SUPERSTAR" is #58 for a 15th entry.

The Rions are back for a 3rd song to chart here, with one in each of the past three years. "Anakin" is #60.

Meanwhile... can someone on this forum please help me with what this Stella Donnelly song sounds like??? I HAD IT earlier this week and then I forgot to write it down, and all I can come up with is "Pick Up Your Tricks" by Amy Meredith which isn't close enough to what I thought of initially. "How Was Your Day?" is her 9th entry at #63.

Your Old Droog is technically American but he was born in Ukraine which is cool. He is new here with "The Return of Sasquatch" at #68, produced by Madlib who scores an 18th charting track as a result.

Jessie Ware has just her 2nd entry which seems a little harsh given I usually enjoy what I hear. "Free Yourself" is #72.

A band that keep quietly plugging away on the chart is The Buoys. 5th entry "Red Flags" is #84.

And closing things out, Just A Gent with title track from the recent album "Planet Oasis" at #88 for a 3rd charter.

13811Sputnik SweetheartLindy Hop
2252 Tasman KeithTREAD LIGHT
3723 Bad//DreemsMansfield 6.0
4574 Maxïmo ParkGreat Art
51714Perfume GeniusPhotograph
641611Vince StaplesROSE STREET
71027 The MeltdownTell You Not To Worry
8686 The Undercover Dream LoversCome a Little Closer
98142 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
1091917Yard ActTall Poppies
1111211 Teenage DadsTeddy
1216512 Calvin Harris & 21 SavageNew Money
1312113 Hector GachanElectric Company
1417414 Bad BunnyMoscow Mule
1523515 Parker GispertGolden Years
161579 Stella DonnellyFlood
171356 Steez MalaseWhippin
1814712 Surf CurseSugar
1918818 J4Fast Lane
20191315 Kendrick LamarN95
2120105 Flume feat. LAURELI Can't Tell
2222422 WILLOW<maybe> it's my fault
232175 Mattyeux & Princess ChelseaSometimes
2426424 j-hopeMORE
2524132 Kendrick LamarMirror
26251112Ocean AlleyDeepest Darkness
2727521 Genuine FakeBloodhound Elite
2928723 Diana Ross & Tame ImpalaTurn Up the Sunshine
3033330 Great GableSidewalk
3132212 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
3236832 Pharrell Williams feat. 21 Savage & Tyler, The CreatorCash In Cash Out
3338633 ClaudGo Home!
34312814Denzel CurryWalkin
3530914 Fatlip & Blu feat. Self Jupiter, Chali 2na & Gift of GabLook To the Sky
3643536 Fred again..Jungle
37NEW137 Royel OtisMotels
3842238 BeyoncéCHURCH GIRL
3934155 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
40511140 Quelle Chris feat. Moruf & Pink SiifuThe Sky is Blue Because the Sunset is Red
4137634 Anna LunoeLike Me
4235615 Hector GachanIf It's About Us, Not Without Us
4339159 Wet LegConvincing
4445744 Drake feat. 21 SavageJimmy Cooks
45441912 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
4665346 Mel ParsonsTired of Being You
47NEW147 bLAck pARty feat. Childish GambinoI Love You More Than You Know
4849248 DjoGloom
49NEW149 Pharrell Williams, Gunna & NigoFunctional Addict
50401912 Yard Act100% Endurance
51501020 Everything EverythingShark Week
5241184 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
5348392 IDLESThe Wheel
5453553 Vancouver Sleep ClinicWanderlust
5587218 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
5646436 Brent FaiyazALL MINE
57521032 The SmileWe Don't Know What Tomorrow Brings
59601252 Unc and PhewHOTEL LOBBY
60NEW160 The RionsAnakin
6147814 Guerilla TossHeathen in Me
62562714Augie MarchThe Derangement
63NEW163 Stella DonnellyHow Was Your Day?
64581217 South SummitTired of Waiting
65661811 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
6659459 Steve LacyBad Habit
6762741 Marlon WilliamsThinking of Nina
68NEW168 Your Old Droog & MadlibThe Return of Sasquatch
6978269 BeyoncéBREAK MY SOUL
70611627 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
71641124 Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Perfume GeniusSpitting Off the Edge of the World
72NEW172 Jessie WareFree Yourself
73571419 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
7468640 J4Try to be Cool
75541315 Phoebe GoWe Don't Talk
7667367 Brent Faiyaz feat. JoonyFYTB
77711023 JungleGOOD TIMES
7855355 Methyl EthelTalk Louder
8084736 MetricWhat Feels Like Eternity
8175952 The Smith Street BandI Don't Wanna Do Nothing Forever
8270939 There's A TuesdayTo:Amy
8363455 Ghost CarePart Time Living
84NEW184 The BuoysRed Flags
8576282 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
8691858 Sly WithersPassing Through
87691332 Teenage JoansTerrible
88NEW188 Just A GentPlanet Oasis
8982576 Jax Jones feat. MNEKWhere Did You Go?
9079227 The Black KeysWild Child
9180480 Cardi B feat. Ye & Lil DurkHot Shit
92882011 Midnight OilWe Resist
93741449 MetricAll Comes Crashing
94831919 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
95932215 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
9673919 FlumeGo
97771331 Kendrick LamarWorldwide Steppers
9872762 Dot Da Genius, JID, Denzel Curry & Kid CudiTalk About Me
9989289 Billie EilishTV
10085656 Yard ActPour Another

861128 Pusha TCall My Bluff
90280 Beth and BlueI Love You
92370 Carla Wehbeis forever off the table?
942118 Vein.fmWavery
951870 Harry StylesAs It Was
96931 Viagra BoysPunk Rock Loser
97655 Hercules and Love AffairGrace
98287 SorryLet the Lights On
99744 The Lazy EyesThe Seaside
100137 Trupa TrupaFar Away
Some names I haven't seen in a while (like Augie March)!

Don't think we share a single song in common between our charts
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 22/8/22
Edition No.667
Songs retire at 75 weeks

In keeping with the general stability of the chart most weeks, Sputnik Sweetheart celebrate a 2nd week at the top with "Lindy Hop". Tasman Keith stays at #2 ahead of Maxïmo Park who jump ahead of Bad//Dreems. Vince Staples is back in the top 5, again demonstrating some impressive longevity with "ROSE STREET".

It's seemingly the band of the moment, Sputnik Sweetheart, who easily score the top debut of the week. "Heavenly" is their 2nd entry at #15.

I do hear a lot of "Sacrilege" in this new Yeah Yeah Yeahs track but this does sound like the most Suits-core thing I've heard in a long time (maybe except for "I Ain't Worried" lol). "Burning" is #45 for their 8th entry to date.

This Nigo LP is the album that keeps on giving. The idea of a collaboration album between A$AP Rocky and Tyler, The Creator was was apparently a chance a few years ago but was shelved. I assume this was an offcut from those sessions and that of course Nigo had some input on the production. "Lost and Found Freestyle 2019" is #52 for A$AP's 23rd, Tyler's 13th, and Nigo's 6th entries thus far.

Not in fact by the character in the TV show New Girl, Jess Day is from Adelaide and has been putting out songs for a few years or so. "Seven" or "say a ven" is #57 for her 1st entry.

I'm copying and pasting this song title because it's such a pain in the bum to type. "I Promise That I'll Try To Give You All My Love" is the latest single from Sunbeam Sound Machine, back in the chart at #64 for a 6th entry.

i... don't know where to start

The J4 EP is pretty cool and "Medicine" is their 3rd entry, in at #88.

Looking forward to seeing The Killers in December. I have little doubt that "boy" is more than just good timing, but for now it's an 11th entry at #92.

And a song that came up on the radio the other day and I remembered it from having heard it a number of months before. Mia Wray is #95 wrapping up the week for a debut entry with "Rerun".

11912Sputnik SweetheartLindy Hop
2262 Tasman KeithTREAD LIGHT
3483 Maxïmo ParkGreat Art
4333 Bad//DreemsMansfield 6.0
561711Vince StaplesROSE STREET
6736 The MeltdownTell You Not To Worry
75814Perfume GeniusPhotograph
8896 The Undercover Dream LoversCome a Little Closer
99152 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
10102017Yard ActTall Poppies
1114511 Bad BunnyMoscow Mule
1215612 Parker GispertGolden Years
1312612 Calvin Harris & 21 SavageNew Money
1411311 Teenage DadsTeddy
15NEW115 Sputnik SweetheartHeavenly
1613123 Hector GachanElectric Company
171689 Stella DonnellyFlood
1818812 Surf CurseSugar
1949219 Pharrell Williams, Gunna & NigoFunctional Addict
201766 Steez MalaseWhippin
2122521 WILLOW<maybe> it's my fault
2227621 Genuine FakeBloodhound Elite
23201415 Kendrick LamarN95
2419918 J4Fast Lane
2521115 Flume feat. LAURELI Can't Tell
2637226 Royel OtisMotels
2724524 j-hopeMORE
2830428 Great GableSidewalk
2925142 Kendrick LamarMirror
30401230 Quelle Chris feat. Moruf & Pink SiifuThe Sky is Blue Because the Sunset is Red
3146431 Mel ParsonsTired of Being You
322385 Mattyeux & Princess ChelseaSometimes
3331222 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
3436634 Fred again..Jungle
3533733 ClaudGo Home!
3760237 The RionsAnakin
3829823 Diana Ross & Tame ImpalaTurn Up the Sunshine
3932932 Pharrell Williams feat. 21 Savage & Tyler, The CreatorCash In Cash Out
40261212Ocean AlleyDeepest Darkness
4155228 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
4247242 bLAck pARty feat. Childish GambinoI Love You More Than You Know
43342914Denzel CurryWalkin
44351014 Fatlip & Blu feat. Self Jupiter, Chali 2na & Gift of GabLook To the Sky
45NEW145 Yeah Yeah YeahsBurning
4641734 Anna LunoeLike Me
4738338 BeyoncéCHURCH GIRL
4844844 Drake feat. 21 SavageJimmy Cooks
4939165 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
5043169 Wet LegConvincing
51452012 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
52NEW152 A$AP Rocky, Tyler, The Creator & NigoLost and Found Freestyle 2019
5348348 DjoGloom
54511120 Everything EverythingShark Week
5553402 IDLESThe Wheel
5658256 BeyoncéALIEN SUPERSTAR
57NEW157 Jess DaySeven
5842715 Hector GachanIf It's About Us, Not Without Us
59591352 Unc and PhewHOTEL LOBBY
60651911 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
6163261 Stella DonnellyHow Was Your Day?
6268262 Your Old Droog & MadlibThe Return of Sasquatch
6367841 Marlon WilliamsThinking of Nina
64NEW164 Sunbeam Sound MachineI Promise That I'll Try To Give You All My Love
6556536 Brent FaiyazALL MINE
66622814Augie MarchThe Derangement
6752194 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
68571132 The SmileWe Don't Know What Tomorrow Brings
69502012 Yard Act100% Endurance
7061914 Guerilla TossHeathen in Me
7154653 Vancouver Sleep ClinicWanderlust
7266559 Steve LacyBad Habit
73641317 South SummitTired of Waiting
74NEW174 MulaloTracy Grimshaw
7672272 Jessie WareFree Yourself
77701727 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
78811052 The Smith Street BandI Don't Wanna Do Nothing Forever
7986958 Sly WithersPassing Through
8084280 The BuoysRed Flags
8183555 Ghost CarePart Time Living
8276467 Brent Faiyaz feat. JoonyFYTB
83731519 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
84711224 Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Perfume GeniusSpitting Off the Edge of the World
8569369 BeyoncéBREAK MY SOUL
8678455 Methyl EthelTalk Louder
87821039 There's A TuesdayTo:Amy
88NEW188 J4Medicine
8985292 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
90871432 Teenage JoansTerrible
9174740 J4Try to be Cool
92NEW192 The Killersboy
93751415 Phoebe GoWe Don't Talk
94771123 JungleGOOD TIMES
95NEW195 Mia WrayRerun
9680836 MetricWhat Feels Like Eternity
9798862 Dot Da Genius, JID, Denzel Curry & Kid CudiTalk About Me
9890237 The Black KeysWild Child
99922111 Midnight OilWe Resist
100961019 FlumeGo

88188 Just A GentPlanet Oasis
89576 Jax Jones feat. MNEKWhere Did You Go?
91480 Cardi B feat. Ye & Lil DurkHot Shit
931449 MetricAll Comes Crashing
941919 The Belligerents9 Times Out of 10
952215 The StroppiesThe Perfect Crime
971331 Kendrick LamarWorldwide Steppers
99289 Billie EilishTV
100656 Yard ActPour Another
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 29/8/22
Edition No.668
Songs retire at 75 weeks

At the top we have a Maxïmo Park sandwich with Sputnik Sweetheart bread, a joke I've surely made on this chart before but not with the aforementioned combination of artists. Indeed, it is at least accurate, as "Lindy Hop" lasts a third week at #1 ahead of a move to #2 for "Great Art", which has consistently moved one spot up each week for a month now. And "Heavenly" becomes the Canberra band's 2nd song in the top 3, ahead of Bad//Dreems steady at #4 and Tasman Keith down to #5.

aww... I loved this pretty instantly. Big Scary have a 4th entry at #19 with "Real Love".

This has some really unique vocals and it has grown on me heaps in the later parts of this week. Katy J Pearson is new to the chart at #30 with "Float".

I am guessing this band has listened to Joy Division before. Working Men's Club are a post punk revival band, and bears shit in the woods. And "Cut" is #35 for their 1st entry.

Will I get around to listening to the Joey Bada$$ album in full? Who knows. "Head High" is good though in at #51 for an 8th entry.

Dylan Fraser is from a town in Scotland roughly halfway between Glasgow and Edinburgh. "It Took A Lot To Get To This" doesn't seem to be about though which is a shame. It's #56 for his 1st entry.

Kiwi Marlon Williams scores another entry, this time it's "Easy Does It" for this 3rd at #64.

And Noah Dillon has missed out a couple times at least, so now he finally gets a 2nd with "I C.A.N.T" at #78.

111013Sputnik SweetheartLindy Hop
2392 Maxïmo ParkGreat Art
31523 Sputnik SweetheartHeavenly
4443 Bad//DreemsMansfield 6.0
5272 Tasman KeithTREAD LIGHT
6646 The MeltdownTell You Not To Worry
751811Vince StaplesROSE STREET
82638 Royel OtisMotels
99162 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
1011610 Bad BunnyMoscow Mule
1113711 Calvin Harris & 21 SavageNew Money
128106 The Undercover Dream LoversCome a Little Closer
13102117Yard ActTall Poppies
147914Perfume GeniusPhotograph
1512712 Parker GispertGolden Years
1619316 Pharrell Williams, Gunna & NigoFunctional Addict
1728517 Great GableSidewalk
1814411 Teenage DadsTeddy
19NEW119 Big ScaryReal Love
2021620 WILLOW<maybe> it's my fault
2137321 The RionsAnakin
2216133 Hector GachanElectric Company
2325125 Flume feat. LAURELI Can't Tell
24301324 Quelle Chris feat. Moruf & Pink SiifuThe Sky is Blue Because the Sunset is Red
2534725 Fred again..Jungle
2618912 Surf CurseSugar
272076 Steez MalaseWhippin
281799 Stella DonnellyFlood
2922721 Genuine FakeBloodhound Elite
30NEW130 Katy J PearsonFloat
31241018 J4Fast Lane
3227624 j-hopeMORE
33231515 Kendrick LamarN95
3431531 Mel ParsonsTired of Being You
35NEW135 Working Men's ClubCut
3629152 Kendrick LamarMirror
3742337 bLAck pARty feat. Childish GambinoI Love You More Than You Know
3835833 ClaudGo Home!
3945239 Yeah Yeah YeahsBurning
4046834 Anna LunoeLike Me
4133232 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
43391032 Pharrell Williams feat. 21 Savage & Tyler, The CreatorCash In Cash Out
443295 Mattyeux & Princess ChelseaSometimes
4552245 A$AP Rocky, Tyler, The Creator & NigoLost and Found Freestyle 2019
4641238 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
4738923 Diana Ross & Tame ImpalaTurn Up the Sunshine
48433014Denzel CurryWalkin
4948944 Drake feat. 21 SavageJimmy Cooks
50512112 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
51NEW151 Joey Bada$$Head High
52441114 Fatlip & Blu feat. Self Jupiter, Chali 2na & Gift of GabLook To the Sky
5350179 Wet LegConvincing
54401312Ocean AlleyDeepest Darkness
5557255 Jess DaySeven
56NEW156 Dylan FraserIt Took A Lot To Get To This
57541220 Everything EverythingShark Week
5856356 BeyoncéALIEN SUPERSTAR
5955412 IDLESThe Wheel
6047438 BeyoncéCHURCH GIRL
61602011 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
6253448 DjoGloom
6349175 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
64NEW164 Marlon WilliamsEasy Does It
6562362 Your Old Droog & MadlibThe Return of Sasquatch
66791058 Sly WithersPassing Through
6763941 Marlon WilliamsThinking of Nina
68591452 Unc and PhewHOTEL LOBBY
6964264 Sunbeam Sound MachineI Promise That I'll Try To Give You All My Love
7074270 MulaloTracy Grimshaw
7161361 Stella DonnellyHow Was Your Day?
72662914Augie MarchThe Derangement
7358815 Hector GachanIf It's About Us, Not Without Us
7472659 Steve LacyBad Habit
76841324 Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Perfume GeniusSpitting Off the Edge of the World
7786555 Methyl EthelTalk Louder
78NEW178 Noah DillonI C.A.N.T
7967204 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
8071753 Vancouver Sleep ClinicWanderlust
81781152 The Smith Street BandI Don't Wanna Do Nothing Forever
8288282 J4Medicine
83731417 South SummitTired of Waiting
84692112 Yard Act100% Endurance
8565636 Brent FaiyazALL MINE
8681655 Ghost CarePart Time Living
87681232 The SmileWe Don't Know What Tomorrow Brings
88771827 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
89701014 Guerilla TossHeathen in Me
9095290 Mia WrayRerun
91901532 Teenage JoansTerrible
9280380 The BuoysRed Flags
9382567 Brent Faiyaz feat. JoonyFYTB
9485469 BeyoncéBREAK MY SOUL
9576372 Jessie WareFree Yourself
9692292 The Killersboy
9789302 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
9891840 J4Try to be Cool
99831619 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
10097962 Dot Da Genius, JID, Denzel Curry & Kid CudiTalk About Me

871039 There's A TuesdayTo:Amy
931415 Phoebe GoWe Don't Talk
941123 JungleGOOD TIMES
96836 MetricWhat Feels Like Eternity
98237 The Black KeysWild Child
992111 Midnight OilWe Resist
1001019 FlumeGo
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 5/9/22
Edition No.669
Songs retire at 75 weeks

The top two is a match made in heaven... well, Canberra. Sputnik Sweetheart occupy the top two spots on the chart as "Heavenly" does the unthinkable to knock off the otherwise unlucky "Lindy Hop". Royel Otis rocket up to #3 with "Motels" but may not find things as easy next week. Maxïmo Park are again a case of other songs getting stronger rather than "Great Art" getting significantly weaker, alas they are down to #4. And Bad//Dreems slip to #5 despite holding off strong competition not far below them.

Italians living in London kick things off this week, and no I'm not referring to the collab single we're all anticipating from Gianluca Scamacca and Angelo Ogbonna at some point. Palmaria provide one of the five debuts this week that contain non-English lyrics, which has to be some kind of record. "Sunflower" is #30 for a first entry.

The new Undercover Dream Lovers tune kicks off almost like 2003 EOY banger "Meet Me By the Water" by Saturday Looks Good to Me but then very much goes into familiar synthy territory. "Can't You Just See" is #42 for a 4th entry.

Laura Jean has been dropping albums for over a decade and a half at this point now, and from my quick research she does seem to be rather eclectic. "Too Much To Do" is a debut entry at #44.

Fast approaching chart regular status is Bad Bunny which is rather scary. 4th entry at #49 is titled "Ojitos Lindos" which translates to "pretty eyes". Colombian duo Bomba Estéreo feature for their 1st entry.

This came back into my consciousness somewhat before hearing the album and remembering I liked it, but was then reinforced by later jumping into the album anyway. I'm talking about The Chats who sound a bit more compelling on studio recordings than at least when they performed this live - although I will admit I did enjoy their set more than other members of my family. "6L GTR" is #52 for a 3rd entry.

Inducted into the 10 entries club is Offset, as Baby Keem-produced "54321" is #53.

Two Nigo album tracks chart near one another (coincidence) which leaves just three on the album that haven't and likely won't. "Want It Bad" at #58 has a pretty cool synth and "Heavy" at #70 is the better of the two drill tracks on the album. It leaves Kid Cudi with 12 entries, Lil Uzi Vert with 8, and Nigo with 7.

Mattyeux follows up with another chart entry fairly soon. "Break Up Diaries" is his second in at #73.

This comes from an album that I do need to get to, even though I did get around to a truckload this past week that I had been putting off. I'm talking about King Stingray, who are in with 4th entry "Raypirri" at #74.

More rambling post punk nonsense is expected from Dry Cleaning with a new album on the way. "Anna Calls From the Arctic" is a 4th entry as well, at #77.

So. many. notes. KAYTRANADA (6th) and Anderson .Paak (14th) team up after having done so on this chart in the past. "Twin Flame" is #81.

PUP come up with one of the funnier song titles of the year and it's quite an amusing song concept too. From their latest LP, "PUPTHEBAND Inc. Is Filing For Bankruptcy" is #85 for a 7th entry.

What to say on this other than we're still waiting for that Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs album, and I feel that Orlando has neither followed up "Trouble" sufficiently since then or has been able to break through commercially in any meaningful way. And then you get a song like "B.O.T.A. (Baddest Of Them All)", which really to me is just a neat dance track, and it just makes me wonder how much more we could be getting. Anywho. It's a debut entry for both Eliza Rose and Interplanetary Criminal, in at #91.

Sidney is in fact from Melbourne. "NICE GUY" is a debut entry at #94.

Closing out we have a previously unreleased track from Stereolab which I believe was from the same sessions which yielded #37 hit on my 1995 EOY list "Sadistic". In any case, some 27 years later (yes reminder that I'm now a year older as well) we have "Robot Riot". It's their 1st entry at least here, and it's #96.

13311Sputnik SweetheartHeavenly
211113Sputnik SweetheartLindy Hop
3843 Royel OtisMotels
42102 Maxïmo ParkGreat Art
5453 Bad//DreemsMansfield 6.0
6582 Tasman KeithTREAD LIGHT
7656 The MeltdownTell You Not To Worry
81078 Bad BunnyMoscow Mule
971911Vince StaplesROSE STREET
1011810 Calvin Harris & 21 SavageNew Money
119172 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
1219212 Big ScaryReal Love
1312116 The Undercover Dream LoversCome a Little Closer
1415812 Parker GispertGolden Years
15132217Yard ActTall Poppies
1630216 Katy J PearsonFloat
1716416 Pharrell Williams, Gunna & NigoFunctional Addict
18141014Perfume GeniusPhotograph
1917617 Great GableSidewalk
2018511 Teenage DadsTeddy
2121421 The RionsAnakin
22241422 Quelle Chris feat. Moruf & Pink SiifuThe Sky is Blue Because the Sunset is Red
2320720 WILLOW<maybe> it's my fault
2423135 Flume feat. LAURELI Can't Tell
2525825 Fred again..Jungle
2622143 Hector GachanElectric Company
2729821 Genuine FakeBloodhound Elite
2834628 Mel ParsonsTired of Being You
29261012 Surf CurseSugar
30NEW130 PalmariaSunflower
3135231 Working Men's ClubCut
3239332 Yeah Yeah YeahsBurning
332786 Steez MalaseWhippin
3437434 bLAck pARty feat. Childish GambinoI Love You More Than You Know
3528109 Stella DonnellyFlood
36311118 J4Fast Lane
37331615 Kendrick LamarN95
3832724 j-hopeMORE
3940934 Anna LunoeLike Me
4036162 Kendrick LamarMirror
4145341 A$AP Rocky, Tyler, The Creator & NigoLost and Found Freestyle 2019
42NEW142 The Undercover Dream LoversCan't You Just See
4353189 Wet LegConvincing
44NEW144 Laura JeanToo Much To Do
4538933 ClaudGo Home!
4741242 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
48431132 Pharrell Williams feat. 21 Savage & Tyler, The CreatorCash In Cash Out
49NEW149 Bad Bunny & Bomba EstéreoOjitos Lindos
50612111 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
5146248 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
52NEW152 The Chats6L GTR
53NEW153 Offset54321
54471023 Diana Ross & Tame ImpalaTurn Up the Sunshine
5544105 Mattyeux & Princess ChelseaSometimes
56571320 Everything EverythingShark Week
57502212 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
58NEW158 Kid Cudi & NigoWant It Bad
5955355 Jess DaySeven
60483114Denzel CurryWalkin
61491044 Drake feat. 21 SavageJimmy Cooks
6270362 MulaloTracy Grimshaw
6351251 Joey Bada$$Head High
6459422 IDLESThe Wheel
6556256 Dylan FraserIt Took A Lot To Get To This
66541412Ocean AlleyDeepest Darkness
67521214 Fatlip & Blu feat. Self Jupiter, Chali 2na & Gift of GabLook To the Sky
6863185 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
6965462 Your Old Droog & MadlibThe Return of Sasquatch
70NEW170 Nigo & Lil Uzi VertHeavy
7158456 BeyoncéALIEN SUPERSTAR
7264264 Marlon WilliamsEasy Does It
73NEW173 MattyeuxBreak Up Diaries
74NEW174 King StingrayRaypirri
75723014Augie MarchThe Derangement
77NEW177 Dry CleaningAnna Calls From the Arctic
7860538 BeyoncéCHURCH GIRL
79681552 Unc and PhewHOTEL LOBBY
8069364 Sunbeam Sound MachineI Promise That I'll Try To Give You All My Love
81NEW181 KAYTRANADA & Anderson .PaakTwin Flame
82671041 Marlon WilliamsThinking of Nina
83661158 Sly WithersPassing Through
8479214 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
85NEW185 PUPPUPTHEBAND Inc. Is Filing For Bankruptcy
8693667 Brent Faiyaz feat. JoonyFYTB
87842212 Yard Act100% Endurance
8882382 J4Medicine
89761424 Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Perfume GeniusSpitting Off the Edge of the World
9074759 Steve LacyBad Habit
91NEW191 Eliza Rose & Interplanetary CriminalB.O.T.A. (Baddest Of Them All)
9271461 Stella DonnellyHow Was Your Day?
9386755 Ghost CarePart Time Living
94NEW194 SidneyNICE GUY
95881927 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
96NEW196 StereolabRobot Riot
9794569 BeyoncéBREAK MY SOUL
9862548 DjoGloom
9990390 Mia WrayRerun
100831517 South SummitTired of Waiting

73815 Hector GachanIf It's About Us, Not Without Us
77555 Methyl EthelTalk Louder
78178 Noah DillonI C.A.N.T
80753 Vancouver Sleep ClinicWanderlust
811152 The Smith Street BandI Don't Wanna Do Nothing Forever
85636 Brent FaiyazALL MINE
871232 The SmileWe Don't Know What Tomorrow Brings
891014 Guerilla TossHeathen in Me
911532 Teenage JoansTerrible
92380 The BuoysRed Flags
95372 Jessie WareFree Yourself
96292 The Killersboy
97302 Kyla ImaniBig Plans
98840 J4Try to be Cool
991619 Hooligan HefsMake Money Not Friends
100962 Dot Da Genius, JID, Denzel Curry & Kid CudiTalk About Me
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 12/9/22
Edition No.670
Songs retire at 75 weeks

After I spent a week on holiday, a lot of relatively fresh songs have made some big jumps. Not necessarily saying it was a coincidence, but I did listen to a pretty decent chunk of music as a result of having some well-earned time off. None of that has troubled the top three though which remains intact, as "Heavenly" outlasts "Lindy Hop" for the second consecutive week in which Sputnik Sweetheart have established their dominance. Royel Otis remain at #3 as a major challenger next week with "Motels". However, I simply cannot stop listening to "Moscow Mule" by Bad Bunny and it pushes its way up to #4. I also could not get enough of the new Dry Cleaning track this week, and as such "Anna Calls From the Arctic" rockets up 72 places to #5.

I knocked off 18 albums from my to-do list the week before last which has resulted in some potentially old songs (but still from 2022 of course) making it. Melody's Echo Chamber kicks that off with 4th entry "Where the Water Clears the Illusion" at #19.

I think I somewhat force-fed myself the new track from The National without having huge expectations. However, it turns out that it's quite a lovely tune and the contribution from Bon Iver is welcome too. For an 11th and 2nd entry respectively, "Weird Goodbyes" is in at #27.

Brent Faiyaz scores a 4th entry (overall and from this album) despite the album not doing it for me overall. "ANGEL" is far from filler though in at #30.

Bloc Party have taken some interesting detours over the years and this is quite fascinating. "The Peace Offering" reaches for something huge and perhaps doesn't quite get there, but it's #37 for a deserved 7th entry overall.

The Lykke Li album might be difficult to pronounce but it is full of lovely ballads. 6th entry "OVER" is #40.

There was quite a lot of horoscope bollocks in the Steve Lacy album but "Buttons" is easily a standout. It's his 2nd entry in at #47.

If you want a hip hop tune that promises to be an absolute banger at the start but then kind of fizzles out slightly, look no further than "BLACK PEARLS". It's a 6th entry for EARTHGANG and a 3rd for Baby Tate, debuting at #58.

The Bob Vylan album is rad etc., "Take That" is their 2nd entry at #61.

During the week I tweeted positively about "Post Love" from the new Sunflower Bean album in that it reminded me of a certain CHVRCHES song. Turns out I meant it, as it debuts for their 9th entry at #79.

I wasn't quite sure what to do with this the week before, but The Beefs do end up debuting at #85 with first entry "In the Blood".

And Interpol close things out with 11th entry "Mr. Credit" at #87.

11412Sputnik SweetheartHeavenly
221213Sputnik SweetheartLindy Hop
3353 Royel OtisMotels
4884 Bad BunnyMoscow Mule
57725 Dry CleaningAnna Calls From the Arctic
64112 Maxïmo ParkGreat Art
7563 Bad//DreemsMansfield 6.0
8692 Tasman KeithTREAD LIGHT
91239 Big ScaryReal Love
1016310 Katy J PearsonFloat
1110910 Calvin Harris & 21 SavageNew Money
1252212 The Chats6L GTR
13766 The MeltdownTell You Not To Worry
1492011Vince StaplesROSE STREET
1511182 Kendrick LamarThe Heart Part 5
1630216 PalmariaSunflower
17221517 Quelle Chris feat. Moruf & Pink SiifuThe Sky is Blue Because the Sunset is Red
1814912 Parker GispertGolden Years
19NEW119 Melody's Echo ChamberWhere the Water Clears the Illusion
2013126 The Undercover Dream LoversCome a Little Closer
21152317Yard ActTall Poppies
2223820 WILLOW<maybe> it's my fault
2317516 Pharrell Williams, Gunna & NigoFunctional Addict
2427921 Genuine FakeBloodhound Elite
2521521 The RionsAnakin
2625925 Fred again..Jungle
27NEW127 The National feat. Bon IverWeird Goodbyes
2885228 PUPPUPTHEBAND Inc. Is Filing For Bankruptcy
2924145 Flume feat. LAURELI Can't Tell
30NEW130 Brent FaiyazANGEL
3132431 Yeah Yeah YeahsBurning
3242232 The Undercover Dream LoversCan't You Just See
33181114Perfume GeniusPhotograph
3426153 Hector GachanElectric Company
3519717 Great GableSidewalk
3638824 j-hopeMORE
37NEW137 Bloc PartyThe Peace Offering
3820611 Teenage DadsTeddy
3931331 Working Men's ClubCut
40NEW140 Lykke LiOVER
4128728 Mel ParsonsTired of Being You
4241441 A$AP Rocky, Tyler, The Creator & NigoLost and Found Freestyle 2019
4344243 Laura JeanToo Much To Do
4443199 Wet LegConvincing
45291112 Surf CurseSugar
4649246 Bad Bunny & Bomba EstéreoOjitos Lindos
47NEW147 Steve LacyButtons
48371715 Kendrick LamarN95
4934534 bLAck pARty feat. Childish GambinoI Love You More Than You Know
503396 Steez MalaseWhippin
5162451 MulaloTracy Grimshaw
5253252 Offset54321
5365353 Dylan FraserIt Took A Lot To Get To This
5540172 Kendrick LamarMirror
5647252 Clipse & NigoPunch Bowl
57391034 Anna LunoeLike Me
59502211 Pusha T feat. JAY-Z & Pharrell WilliamsNeck & Wrist
6035119 Stella DonnellyFlood
61NEW161 Bob VylanTake That
62481232 Pharrell Williams feat. 21 Savage & Tyler, The CreatorCash In Cash Out
6359455 Jess DaySeven
64831258 Sly WithersPassing Through
65611144 Drake feat. 21 SavageJimmy Cooks
66361218 J4Fast Lane
6751258 Pharrell Williams, A$AP Ferg & NigoPaper Plates
6858258 Kid Cudi & NigoWant It Bad
69561420 Everything EverythingShark Week
70451033 ClaudGo Home!
7174271 King StingrayRaypirri
7281272 KAYTRANADA & Anderson .PaakTwin Flame
73572312 Tyler, The Creator & NigoCome On, Let's Go
7464432 IDLESThe Wheel
7569562 Your Old Droog & MadlibThe Return of Sasquatch
76541123 Diana Ross & Tame ImpalaTurn Up the Sunshine
7763351 Joey Bada$$Head High
78603214Denzel CurryWalkin
79NEW179 Sunflower BeanPost Love
8070270 Nigo & Lil Uzi VertHeavy
8255115 Mattyeux & Princess ChelseaSometimes
83753114Augie MarchThe Derangement
84791652 Unc and PhewHOTEL LOBBY
85NEW185 The BeefsIn the Blood
8690859 Steve LacyBad Habit
87NEW187 InterpolMr. Credit
8884224 Father John MistyBuddy's Rendezvous
8972364 Marlon WilliamsEasy Does It
9080464 Sunbeam Sound MachineI Promise That I'll Try To Give You All My Love
9173273 MattyeuxBreak Up Diaries
92671314 Fatlip & Blu feat. Self Jupiter, Chali 2na & Gift of GabLook To the Sky
93661512Ocean AlleyDeepest Darkness
9471556 BeyoncéALIEN SUPERSTAR
9568195 The SmileFree In the Knowledge
9694294 SidneyNICE GUY
9791291 Eliza Rose & Interplanetary CriminalB.O.T.A. (Baddest Of Them All)
9886767 Brent Faiyaz feat. JoonyFYTB
9996296 StereolabRobot Riot
100821141 Marlon WilliamsThinking of Nina

78538 BeyoncéCHURCH GIRL
872212 Yard Act100% Endurance
88382 J4Medicine
891424 Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Perfume GeniusSpitting Off the Edge of the World
92461 Stella DonnellyHow Was Your Day?
93755 Ghost CarePart Time Living
951927 Tasman Keith feat. Genesis OwusuCHEQUE
97569 BeyoncéBREAK MY SOUL
98548 DjoGloom
99390 Mia WrayRerun
1001517 South SummitTired of Waiting
IRELANDER'S HOT 100 - Mon 19/9/22
Edition No.671
Songs retire at 75 weeks

I have a new keyboard so let's see if I make any typos and fail to notice. We don't have a new number one though, with Sputnik Sweetheart still occupying the same two positions at the summit. Royel Otis hold steady above rises for Dry Cleaning and The National.

Stuart St. Vincent is no relation to Anne Clark but also shares the distinction of, having made this chart before I guess. Anyway he goes by the name of DSCOSTU which I have no idea how to pronounce with any confidence. "Est Laa" is #27 for his 1st and also the same for featured duo Fancy Colors.

This absolute Trojan horse of a track comes courtesy of Teriyaki Boyz, but if you didn't know already, it's worth pointing out that the song is on the new Nigo album. Why have I rebelled against what the internet says and have refused to credit Nigo directly? Well it's because he is one-fifth of the aforementioned group already, and is only credited as such because of the fact that the album is curated by him specifically. While it's possible the music industry may one day put me in crediting jail for continually refusing to abide, "Morë Tonight" is #30 for the 1st entry for Teriyaki Boyz.

Meanwhile, this relatively recent country hit sounds like a mix between Jason Isbell and 2006-era Pearl Jam, or at least the downtrodden riff does in regards to the latter. Ending Drake's run on top of my IPAC is Oklahoma's own Zach Bryan at #34, and it's with his 1st entry "Something in the Orange".

Okay, now we are back to crediting artists with an actual chart history. Four artists to be more accurate, because this is from the Danger Mouse (4th entry) and Black Thought (5th) album, and features A$AP Rocky (24th) and Run The Jewels (20th, and yes it does include both of them). As such, "Strangers" is #39.

The Lykke Li album has some real gems on it. 7th entry "5D" is one of them at #42.

And just like that, Zella Day is up to 3 entries. "Mushroom Punch" at #48.

Colour me surprised, but Dean Lewis has another entry. "How Do I Say Goodbye" is his second in that regard, but #56 on the chart.

I don't really like seafood much with prawns and some fish being the exception, and in particular oysters are not my bag baby. However, Royel Otis are increasingly my bag baby, as 2nd entry "Oysters in My Pocket" sounds unsanitary but it does come in at #64.

Blood Orange has been on a run of entries as the credited or second nominated artist lately, most recently and notably with Wet on "Bound" last year. "Jesus Freak Lighter" is a 5th entry though all on his own at #nice.

Bob Vylan have two entries following up here this week. Taking the duo up to four in total, "Drug War" is #70 and "Wicked & Bad" inserts itself at #98.

Many artists this week coming in with entry totals in the single digits. Surf Curse have a 2nd at #78 with "Self Portrait".

I do keep forgetting that Panama are made up of former members of The Dirty Secrets and Operator Please, even though this is clearly a case of the vocalist co