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#Alt18 Countdown: Week of 7/20

Debuting this week are 4 new songs from Parade of Lights, The Neighbourhood, Pearl Jam, and Kings of Leon; kicking off Ceremonies (2 weeks), Fitz and the Tantrums (14 weeks), Local Natives (5 weeks), and Awolnation (3 weeks). Lorde (#14) and MS MR (#6) were our two biggest movers up, each gaining 4 positions. Our biggest mover down was “Diane Young” by Vampire Weekend, who lost 5 positions and dropped to #11. As predicted last week, Bastille took the #1 spot from Atlas Genius with “Pompeii”.

Predictions for next week: Avicii will be #15 or higher. Bastille will remain #1. Lorde and MS MR will both gain a couple more positions, pushing Lorde into the top 12 or better and pushing MS MR into the top 5. I don’t expect Pearl Jam to remain on the list for very long. Phoenix may lose a few spots next week, pushing them out of the top 10.

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Alt18 2013 Playlist

18. Parade of Lights - We’re the Kids (Debut)

17. The Neighbourhood - Afraid (Debut)

16. Avicii ft. Aloe Blacc - Wake Me Up (+1)

15. Pearl Jam - Mind Your Manners (Debut)

14. Lorde - Royals (+4)

13. Foals - My Number (+2)

12. Kings of Leon - Supersoaker (Debut)

11. Vampire Weekend - Diane Young (-5)

10. Franz Ferdinand - Right Action (+2)

9. Cold War Kids - Miracle Mile (-4)

8. Nine Inch Nails - Came Back Haunted (+1)

7. Phoenix - Trying to Be Cool (0)

6. MS MR - Hurricane (+4)

5. Smallpools - Dreaming (+3)

4. Kodaline - All I Want (-1)

3. Grouplove - Ways to Go (+1)

2. Atlas Genius - If So (-1)

1. Bastille - Pompeii (+1)

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