After nine weeks at the top of the chart, Jamie Scott concedes the pole position to Martin Luke Brown, who takes the top spot in his third week on the chart. In the lower half, Jessie Ware and WATERS each score multiple debuts.
Jessie Ware and Kris Allen score big debuts, as “Say You Love Me” enters at #9 and “Lost” sits at the bottom of the top twenty. Allen adds five other songs from his album Horizons to the chart as well. While Josh Dorr introduces himself with a #84 debut for “All Or Nothing,” two soundtrack songs also enter: Gavin DeGraw’s “You Got Me,” from Dolphin Tale 2, and OneRepublic’s “Ordinary Human,” from The Giver.
These are one hundred songs that stayed in my heavy rotation throughout 2013. In a year that saw personal advancements including eight weeks studying abroad in France and graduation from college, these songs soundtracked my year, each song appealing to me through instrumentation, lyrics, or just its overall mood. Read on for descriptions of each track, access the whole playlist on SoundCloud to listen, and judge away.
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The chart returns for the first time in 2013 with Lissie’s “Further Away (Romance Police)” at the top, followed by Lorde’s “Royals” and Mayer Hawthorne featuring Jessie Ware with “Her Favorite Song” rounding out the top three.