PNAU ft. Kira Divine & Marques Toliver | IND
"Solid Gold" is a song by Pnau featuring Kira Divine & Marques Toliver and was released in May 2019 as the lead single from the band's forthcoming sixth studio album. The song was written Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes & Sam Littlemore & Produced by PNAU "Solid Gold" has gained plenty of momentum with alot of the major networks adding this song to their rotation & getting alot of airplay on lesser known stations, which may give PNAU another hit. "Solid Gold" moves up from #82 to #54, making a Jump of 28 places on The Hot 100, which makes "Solid Gold", This Week's Power Hit..
PNAU used to make us wait five years between new releases, but not this time. Just 18 months after their game-changing album Changa, Australia’s electronic legends are back with a shimmering new single.
‘Solid Gold’ is the first track of 2019 for trio Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes and Sam Littlemore, a song they first teased during their packed mainstage set at last year’s Splendour in the Grass
With ‘Solid Gold’, PNAU set out to capture the hypnotic, everlasting rhythm of old disco records. The song was inspired equal parts by Nick Littlemore’s explorations into world music and the sun drenched energy of Australia, incorporating live instrumentation to create a richer, fuller sound. It’s a banger built to soundtrack good times but, Littlemore says, it’s also about “the love of a best friend and being able to depend on people”.
‘Solid Gold’ was built around the voices of two collaborators: Kira Divine and Florida’s Marques Toliver, both of whom wrote the song together with the band in Los Angeles. A chance encounter in London years ago allowed Littlemore to hear Toliver’s soulful vocals up close and in 2018, he flew the singer and violinist out to LA “on a whim” to collaborate. “We’d never even met before, but he stayed with us in our house here and we worked crazy hours making all of this music,” Littlemore says. “He’s so energetic and full of ideas”.
PNAU fans will recognise Kira Divine as the voice of the hits ‘Chameleon’ and ‘Go Bang’, but ‘Solid Gold’ marks the first time she and the band had written the song from scratch together. “It was a really exciting moment for us to have worked with her as a session singer and then to have her come in and melodically add so much,” Littlemore says.
PNAU have an already-legendary career that spans two decades and five albums worth of music, including their cult debut Sambanova and 2007’s beloved self-titled LP, responsible for the songs ‘Wild Strawberries’, ‘Baby’ and ‘Embrace’. 2017 saw the release of their wildly successful album Changa, which saw the trio go triple platinum with the single ‘Go Bang’ and a massive quadruple platinum with ‘Chameleon’, both of which also picked up ARIA Awards for Best Dance Release (in 2017 and 2018 respectively). ‘Solid Gold’ is the first page in another new chapter for an act who, after an already stellar career, are more inspired than ever.
“With dance music there’s still infinite possibilities creatively,” Littlemore says. “And now that we’ve allowed singers to come in on a collaborative level, it’s more exciting than ever."
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I Don't Care
Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber I WMA/UMA
This week, Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber with 'I Don't Care", moves up two places to #1, after debuting at #3 last week, which is the first single lifted from Ed Sheeran's new album "No.6", which is due for release on 12 July, 2019, It has topped the charts in Australia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Norway, Scotland, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, The song was produced by Max Martin, Shellback, and Fred Gibson. It is Sheeran's first release of new music in two years, since his Grammy-winning album ÷ in 2017. It is Bieber's first new music release since Purpose, released in 2015.
Remaining at #2 for third week is Jonas Brothers with "Sucker", which has spent a total of two weeks at #1, next up is Shawn Mendes with "If I Can't Have You" which moves up once place to #3 to become his second highest charting song in Australia, on the Hot 100 Airplay chart, now dropping out of #1 is "ME!" from Taylor Swift featuring Brendon Urie, which spent two weeks at #1.
Billie Eilish moves back up one place to land at #5 with "bad guy", which is her highest charting song in Australia, after peaking at #4 on the Hot 100, Lewis Capaldi moves up two places to #6 with "Someone You Loved", which is his highest peaking song at #6 on The Hot 100 in Australia so far, Sam Smith & Normani's former #1 "Dancing With A Stranger", remains at #7 for third week, next Khalid moves into the Top Ten for the first time with "Talk", which moves up seven places to #8 on The Hot 100 & Mabel moves up one place to #9 with "Don't Call Me Up" from her debut studio album "High Expectations" and finally Pink drops five places to #10 with her former #1 "Walk Me Home" which was the first single single, lifted from her eighth studio album "Hurts 2B Human".
Birds Of Tokyo move back up six places to #17 with "Good Lord".
Drax Project featuring Hailee Steinfeld moves up twenty one places to #18 with the remix of "Woke Up Late", which has charted higher than the original.
Bastille's single "Joy" moves up six places to #21 on the Hot 100, which is first single of Bastille's to break into the Hot 100 since 2012, other than the single "Happier" with Marshmello.
Meduza featuring Goodboys moves up eight places on the Hot 100, to #30 with their first Australia, Top Thirty entry "Piece Of Your Heart"
Martin Garrix featuring Macklemore & Patrick Stump moves up eleven places to #35 with "Summer Days
5 Seconds Of Summer moves back up seven places on the Hot 100, to #42 with their first Australian #1, "Youngblood", which has spent 57 weeks on the chart.
Sigrid moves up six places to #46 with the MK Remix of "Don't Feel Like Crying".
Morgan Evans makes his move up the Hot 100 with "Young Again", which is up twenty one places to land at #47.
Ariana Grande moves back up six places to #48 with her former #1 "thank u, next".
Zedd & Alessia Cara with "Stay", rebounds back up the Hot 100 with their former top five, which rebounds up twenty four places to #51.
PNAU featuring Kira Divine & Marques Toliver moves up the Hot 100 with "Solid Gold", which moves up twenty eight places to #54 and is This Week's Power Hit.
Charli XCX & Troye Sivan continues back up the Hot 100 with "1999", it moves back up thirteen places to #57.
George Ezra moves back up the Hot 100 once again with his former #1 "Shotgun", which moves up thirteen places to #59.
Lizzo moves up ten places with "Truth Hurts", to land #64 and on the Hot 100.
Dua Lipa moves up seven places to #66 with "IDGAF".
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa bounce back up the Hot 100 with "One Kiss", moving up eight places to #73.
Jason Derulo moves up nineteen places with "Want To Want Me", which peaked at #3, back in 2015 & after 93 weeks is still hangin' around & is up to #76 this week.
Sia is back up the Hot 100 with "Cheap Thrills" which moves up fourteen places to #79 & has a massed 126 weeks on the Hot 100 & peaking at #6.
Kacey Musgraves keeps hold of a Hot 100 place by moving up six places to #90 with "Rainbow" & former #1 "Cheerleader" from OMI jumps up eight places to #92 to keep a place in the Hot 100.
The only song leaving the Top 10 this week is, "SOS" for Avicii featuring Aloe Blacc (HP-5, WI10-4) which is down three places to #11.
Marshmello former Top Ten "Here With Me", which features the vocals of Scottish band CHVRCHES, drops five places to #22.
Hilltop Hoods track "Exit Sign", which features illy & Ecca Vandal is down ten places to #31.
Dean Lewis's former #1 track "7 Minutes" falls down nine places to #33.
Ava Max drops eight places with her track "Sweet But Psycho" which is falling down the Hot 100 to #37.
KIAN's single "Waiting", starts to drop down the Hot 100 again, as it drops six places to #38.
Halsey's former Top Ten single "Without Me" slides down the Hot 100, as it falls six places to #41, just outside the Top Forty.
Calvin Harris & Sam Smith's former #1 track "Promises", drops six places to #36.
The Veronica's track,"Think Of Me", falls nine places to #43 after peaking at #7.
Ellie Goulding & Diplo track "Close To Me", which also features Swae Lee, drops down twelve places to #52 on the Hot 100.
Noah Kahan & Julia Michaels former #1 single "Hurt Somebody", is down six places to #53.
George Ezra's fomer Top Ten single "Hold My Girl" drops fourteen places to #55.
Lauren Daigle's former Top 20 track "You Say", which had peaked at #16, but has gradually been dropping down the Hot 100, this week she drops down, sixteen places to #58 this week.
BTS track "Boy With Luv", which also features Halsey, has begun to fall down the Hot 100, by falling sixteen places to #60.
SZA, The Weeknd & Travis Scott's track "Power Is Power" after peaking at #50, has dropped down eleven places to #61, on the Hot 100.
Pink drops eleven places with former #2 hit "A Million Dreams", down to #62 on the Hot 100 in Australia.
Martin Evans drops fourteen places with his former #1 "Day Drunk", which looked like it was going to have good resurgence, but has dropped back to #70.
Rita Ora drops eight places to #71 with her former #1 "Let You Love Me", which is still hanging around after just 34 weeks on the Hot 100.
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper continues to hang around, despite its drop down the chart with their former #1 "Shallow" which drops five places to #72.
The Trend of former #1's hangin' around, continues with Avicii dropping five places to #74 with "Wake Me Up".
Rudimental drops fifteen places to #80 with their former #1 "These Days", which features Jess Glynne, Macklemore & Dan Caplen & it will be anyone's guess if it is here next week.
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey drop seven places to #83 with "The Middle".
Mark Ronson's former #1 "Uptown Funk", which features the vocals of Bruno Mars, drops down thirteen places to #84 and now has totalled 181 weeks on the Hot 100.
Maroon 5 featuring SZA continues going up & down the Hot 100, this week going down fourteen places to #94 with "What Lovers Do".
Thelma Plum continues to keep hangin' around with "Better In Blak", which drops five places to #96.
Arian Grande drops thirty six places to #98 with "No Tears Left To Cry" which peaked at #2 & last Why Don't We & Macklemore drops forty two places to #100 with " I Don't Belong In This Club" which only peaked at #26.
#29 - Can We Pretend is a song by American Singer, Pink featuring Cash Cash released on April, 11, 2019. It is the third single from Hurts 2B Human.
#45 - Nightmare is a song by American singer Halsey. It was released as a single on May 17, 2019, by Capitol Records.The song was written by Halsey along with its producers Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, and Happy Perez. The music video, directed by Hannah Lux Davis, accompanied its release the same day.
#67 - Undrunk is a song by American singer-songwriter Fletcher. It was released on January 25, 2019. The song became Fletcher's first song to chart.
#86 - I Am Not Afaid is a song by Australian musician, singer, songwriter, producer and drummer, G Flip. It was released as a single on May 3, 2019.
#87 - Evil Spider is a song by New Zealand musician Bene. It was released as a single on May 17, 2019
#88 - You Little Beauty is a song by Australian producer Fisher, released as a single on 10 May 2019 through Catch & Release and Etcetc. The song samples the vocals of late disco and house legend Loleatta Holloway's song "Love Sensation". It debuted at #41 on the ARIA Charts.
Can We Pretend
Pink ft. Cash Cash | RCA/SME
"Can We Pretend" is a song by American Singer, Pink featuring Cash Cash released on April, 11, 2019. It is the third single from Hurts 2B Human. "Can We Pretend" is the third song from Pink's eighth album, Hurts 2B Human, which was released on April 26, following on the heels of "Walk Me Home" and Hustle.
"Can We Pretend" is This Week's Hot Debut entering the Hot 100 at #29.
Pink’s “Can We Pretend” not only features a nostalgic vibe of desiring the lighthearted emotions of days past. In the song, Pink also expresses a desire for aspects of the present to be different. She is singing directly to her significant other, apparently one she has been with for a considerable length of time. And she is asking him to “pretend” that they once again share a carefree love as well as “pretend” that their minds were more in congruence in the here and now.
The song begins with Pink reminiscing on a time they shared. She wishes that she and her boo could reclaim some of their feelings from that era. Apparently these memories are from her early twenties, which were approximately two decades prior to the song’s release. During that time, it also seems they traveled to Los Angeles together to get away from their “daddy issues”. The things about that era she longs for in particular are the mystery, affection and closeness which highlighted their relationship back then.
All Pink wants is for her lover to pretend that now is then. In other words, she wants him to make her feel like she is once again “22” years old, which as aforementioned was a more exciting, carefree version of Pink. She also wants to regain the optimism they shared in times past.
And as far as the present is concerned, there are also aspects of it she wants to imagine differently. For instance she desires that both she and her partner liked the president, which implies that political disputes are present in their relationship. She also wishes they agreed more on the minute details of life, such as fashion. This would seem to indicate that their relationship has reached a place where disagreement is the norm. However, what Pink is expressly fighting against through these proposed changes in outlook is the boredom that has come to define her current reality.
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