THE FRIDAY FIVE – 15.7.2016

1. Chvrches ft Hayley Williams – Bury It
2. Primal Scream – 100% Or Nothing
3. Bastille – Good Grief
4. Charles Trenet – La Mer
5. Izzy Bizu & the BB Orchestra – La Foule

So, yesterday was Bastille day. I could do a chart of songs by the band Bastille, but they’re already on the main chart. How about a French Top Five instead?

FIVE SONGS BY FRENCH ACTS

1. Daft Punk – Da Funk
2. Desireless – Voyage Voyage
3. Air – Sexy Boy
4. Christine and the Queens – Tilted
5. Justice – D.A.N.C.E

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THE FRIDAY FIVE – 17.7.2015

1. Hot Chip – Dancing In The Dark
2. Marina and the Diamonds – Blue
3. Olivia Vessel – Don’t You Forget About Me
4. Everything Everything – Regret
5. What’s Eating Gilbert – Follow Her Around

This week, saw Bastille Day. So, as a treat for French readers, here’s a chart from your country.

FIVE SONGS BY FRENCH ARTISTS

1. Justice – D.A.N.C.E
2. Phoenix – Entertainment
3. Desireless – Voyage Voyage
4. Daft Punk – Robot Rock
5. Air – Sexy Boy

THE SOUND OF 2012 : 26-50

26. Newton Faulkner – Clouds
27. The Family Rain – Trust Me, I’m A Genius
28. Madness – My Girl II
29. Pink – Try
30. Green Day – Kill The DJ
31. Cheryl Cole – Under The Sun
32. Of Monsters And Men – Little Talks
33. Bruno Mars – Locked Out Of Heaven
34. Thea Gilmore – London
35. Fun – Some Nights
36. Kylie Minogue – Flower
37. Adele – Skyfall
38. Coldplay – Hurts Like Heaven
39. The Vaccines – I Always Knew
40. Alicia Keys – Girl On Fire
41. Paloma Faith – Never Tear Us Apart
42. Black Keys – Lonely Boy
43. Lloyd – Dedication To Me Ex
44. Elbow – First Steps
45. Blur – Under The Westway
46. Underworld – Caliban’s Dream
47. Justice – New Lands
48. Green Day – Oh Love
49. Pure Love – Riot Song
50. Labrinth ft Emeli Sane – Beneath You’re Beautiful

THE FRIDAY FIVE – 31.8.2012

1. Ellie Goulding – Anything Could Happen
2. Two Door Cinema Club – Sleep Alone
3. Underworld – Caliban’s Dream
4. Justice – New Lands
5. Amy MacDonald – Pride

This week, saw the 18th (Bloody hell!) anniversary of the release of Definitely Maybe. Having honoured ‘Be Here Now’ last week, it’s only fair to do the same to Definitely Maybe with a Top Five.

Bet you all can’t wait until the start of October for me to do a (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? Top Five (And yes, I will)

(I wish ‘Whatever’ was on this album so I could include it on my chart as it’s one of my favourite Oasis songs ever. *sigh*)

FIVE SONGS FROM DEFINITELY MAYBE

1. Slide Away
2. Columbia
3. Supersonic
4. Live Forever
5. Cigarettes & Alcohol

THE FRIDAY FIVE – 24.8.2012

1. Justice – New Lands
2. Black Keys – Lonely Boy
3. Madness – Night Boat To Cairo
4. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – AKA ……. What A Life
5. Noah and the Whale – 5 Years Time

This week marked the 15th anniversary of Be Here Now, the criminally under-rated 3rd Oasis album. In tribute to it’s brilliance, here’s a Top Five from that album

FIVE SONGS FROM BE HERE NOW

1. Don’t Go Away
2. D’ya Know What I Mean?
3. All Around The World
4. The Girl In The Dirty Shirt
5. Fade-In Out