CZB's Chart, February 2018 (Month 461), and top 97 of 2013 !

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Postby CZB » Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:00 am

Thanks again, Benny - it's difficult to remember thirty-one years later, but I suspect that this was indeed the reason for Abba's version of "Waterloo" reaching my chart at that time !







Now . . . . . strangely enough, a member of Abba has a brand new entry in my very latest top forty !







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CZB'S TOP FORTY ----------------------- Month 461 ---------------------- FEBRUARY 2018
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01 05 02 SI T'ETAIS LA Louane ##
02 03 03 FEEL IT STILL Portugal. The Man ##
03 01 04 ONE MORE TIME - OMD ##
04 16 02 ALL THAT GLITTERS Earl [Rapid Riser]
05 09 02 KATCHI Ofenbach vs Nick Waterhouse
06 02 05 MORE THAN YOU KNOW Axwell /\ Ingrosso ##
07 04 07 LITTLE HOLLYWOOD Alle Farben and Janieck
08 06 06 SIGN OF THE TIMES Harry Styles ##
09 10 04 PRAYING Kesha
10 ---- 01 BEAUTIFUL TRAUMA P!nk [Highest New Entry] ##

11 15 08 MüHLE IM SCHWARZWALD Gilde Duo
12 11 07 BE MINE Ofenbach ##
13 12 09 CITY LIGHTS Blanche
14 07 06 BAD THINGS Machine Gun Kelly x Camila Cabello
15 08 08 TONGUE TIED Earl ##
16 24 03 IT'S HAPPENING AGAIN Agnes Obel
17 20 05 A FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN Walter Murphy
18 ---- 01 THE WAY YOU ARE Agnetha Fältskog and Ola Håkansson
19 13 08 OOPS Little Mix featuring Charlie Puth
20 14 06 ON MY MIND Disciples

21 28 04 EVERYTHING NOW Arcade Fire
22 17 07 TUESDAY Burak Yeter featuring Danelle Sandoval
23 18 09 THE LAST FAREWELL Roger Whittaker
24 21 07 STORY OF A HEART Steps
25 ---- 01 ARAYA Fatima Yamaha
26 19 10 HEAR ME NOW Alok and Bruno Martini featuring Zeeba ##
27 22 09 SCARED OF THE DARK Steps
28 23 08 TRYING TO PRETEND Noemie Wolfs
29 27 11 GREY Kölsch ##
30 37 02 FATALITA Raffaella Carra

31 26 11 LOVE ON THE BRAIN Rihanna
32 40 02 ROCK AND ROLL STAR Champagne
33 31 11 RATATATAPLAN Raffaella Carra
34 25 12 THE PUSHBIKE SONG Mixtures [Fastest Faller]
35 29 13 YOU Hooverphonic [Longest Laster] ##
36 32 09 A DREAM THAT NEVER STOPS Ozark Henry
37 34 12 OH BOY (THE MOOD I'M IN) Brotherhood of Man
38 35 12 AUTOBAHN Kraftwerk
39 30 09 SYMPHONY Clean Bandit featuring Zara Larsson [Fastest Faller] ##
40 ---- 01 ONE FING 'N' ANUVVER Chas and Dave
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TOP 40 BREAKERS:
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01 [ 00 ] HERE'S TO LOVE Jasper Steverlinck [Chartbuster] ##
02 [ 03 ] MILLION REASONS Lady GaGa
03 [ 05 ] ALL OR NOTHING Lost Frequencies featuring Axel Ehnström
04 [ 07 ] MICHAEL Johnny McEvoy
05 [ 08 ] C'EST LA VIE, MON CHERI Jessica
06 [ 13 ] PATRIK PACARD Lady Lily
07 [ 25 ] GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS Sailor
08 [ 00 ] ELLA ELLE L'A France Gall
09 [ 10 ] MAMBO No. 5 (A LITTLE BIT OF...) Lou Bega
10 [ 00 ] PERFECT Ed Sheeran

11 [ 21 ] MATERIAL GIRL Madonna
12 [ 22 ] LICENCE TO KILL Gladys Knight
13 [ 27 ] BACARDI FEELING Kate Yanai
14 [ 00 ] HELL TO THE LIARS London Grammar
15 [ 00 ] DREAMS Cranberries
16 [ 16 ] HAVANA Camilla Cabello featuring Young Thug
17 [ 17 ] BOYS Charli XCX
18 [ 18 ] SUNNY DAYS Armin Van Buuren featuring Josh Cumbee
19 [ 19 ] WITHOUT YOU Avicii featuring Sandro Cavazza
20 [ 20 ] BACK TO YOU Louis Tomlinson featuring Bebe Rexha

21 [ 24 ] WHERE DID YOU GO (SUMMER LOVE) Regi (featuring Alexander)
22 [ 23 ] MALDON Zouk Machine
23 [ 26 ] LOVE IS A GOLDEN RING Cats
24 [ 28 ] MUSIC John Miles
25 [ 29 ] (EVERYTHING I DO) I DO IT FOR YOU Bryan Adams
26 [ 31 ] I LOVE TO LOVE Tina Charles
27 [ 34 ] DESENCHANTEE Mylene Farmer
28 [ 30 ] THE BEST Tina Turner
29 [ 40 ] ST. ELMO'S FIRE (MAN IN MOTION) John Parr
30 [ 35 ] LOSING MY RELIGION R.E.M.

31 [ 32 ] CLOSE TO THE FIRE Stefan Waggershausen and Alice
32 [ 33 ] I'M ON FIRE - 5,000 Volts
33 [ 38 ] SOUL SURVIVOR C.C. Catch
34 [ 36 ] ALLONS A LAFFAYETTE Captain Gumbo
35 [ 39 ] ESPECIALLY FOR YOU Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan
36 [ 00 ] KING KONG E-Rotic
37 [ 00 ] JE T'AIME (MOI NON PLUS) Sven Vath with Miss Kittin
38 [ 00 ] US AGAINST THE WORLD Play
39 [ 00 ] WIN THE RACE Modern Talking
40 [ 00 ] YOU'RE MY MATE Right Said Fred
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Number one thirteen years ago: YOU Special D
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Number one twenty-four years ago: WITHOUT YOU Ava
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Number one thirty-five years ago: IT'S GONNA BE A LONG NIGHT Lori Singer
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Eleven climbers in my second chart of 2018 include a new number one – my 231st, and the first to be sung in French for two and a half years. Twenty-one-year-old Louane moves up four places to the top with the former Chartbuster “Si T’etais La”. Although not making much of an impact elsewhere, this has already spent many weeks near to the top of the charts in her French homeland, peaking at number two. However, three of the other climbers are close behind her in the top five. Portugal. The Man rise into the runner-up spot with “Feel It Still”, now a top twenty hit in the UK – while both Earl and Ofenbach follow up their considerable successes “Tongue Tied” and “Be Mine” with “All That Glitters” and “Katchi” respectively. “All That Glitters” is this month’s Rapid Riser, racing up from sixteen to four, while “Katchi” ascends four places to number five. Last month’s number one, “One More Time”, completes the top five by sliding to number three for Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark. That’s one of twenty-five tracks moving down this time. The others include the longest laster from Hooverphonic – “You”, down six places to 35 in its thirteenth month – and joint fastest fallers from the Mixtures and Clean Bandit featuring Zara Larsson. “The Pushbike Song” dives from 25 to 34 - while “Symphony”, the only current top forty hit not available on vinyl, could be in its final month in the chart, descending from 30 to 39. Meanwhile, there are four new entries – including a chart debut for Fatima Yamaha, a pseudonym for Dutch electronic music producer Bas Bron. “Araya” arrives at number 25. Seventy-two-year-old singer, composer and producer Ola Håkansson makes his debut eight places higher with “The Way You Are”, a duet which was recorded in 1986, together with the slightly younger and considerably more well-known Agnetha Faltskog. Now sixty-seven years old, she has previously had over a dozen hits as part of Abba and seven more solo successes – including the number ones “I Won’t Let You Go” and “The One Who Loves You Now”. Bizarrely, though, this duo is not the oldest entering the top forty this time – as Chas and Dave, now seventy-four and seventy-two respectively, arrive at number 40 with “One Fing ‘N’ Anuvver”, originally the title track of their first album in 1975 but re-recorded much more recently. This now becomes their eighth hit in my chart – while Pink gets her third with the highest new entry. Last month’s Chartbuster, and the title track of her latest and massively successful album, “Beautiful Trauma” crashes straight in at number ten.

This month saw the sad deaths of two very different female singers who clearly had special places in the hearts of vast numbers of people in their Irish and French homelands – as well as being extremely well known internationally for some of the most successful releases from their long careers in the music industry. Dolores O’Riordan, leader of the Cranberries, passed away at the age of forty-six, for reasons not yet explained – while France Gall reached the age of seventy, but had battled various cancers and experienced other tragedies in her life. “Dreams” and “Ella, Elle L’a” – among many singles reappearing in the charts of several different countries in the last few weeks – now return to the breakers. There too for the first time are five previously overlooked potential hits from the year 2001 – “King Kong” by E-Rotic, “Je T’aime (Moi Non Plus)” from Sven Vath with Miss Kittin, “Us Against The World” by Play, “Win The Race” from Modern Talking and “You’re My Mate” by Right Said Fred. And there are three somewhat more recent releases that could also be chartbound. London Grammar reached number two in my top forty five years ago with “Strong”, and could finally follow this up with “Hell To The Liars” – while I have taken quite some time to see even the slightest merit in any release by the twenty-six-year-old singer, songwriter, guitarist and record producer that is Ed Sheeran. It’s the latest song to spend many weeks at number one in the charts of multiple countries, “Perfect”, that could be about to give him his first success in my top forty. However, the new Chartbuster is by a 41-year-old singer possibly most well-known in his Belgian homeland for his cover version of David Bowie’s “Life On Mars”, which was a number one hit there fifteen years ago. He is currently back in the top ten for the first time since then, with my Record of the Month for February 2018 - Jasper Steverlinck, and “Here’s To Love”.





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Postby Benny » Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:46 pm

Many great classics on the 'breakers' chart! :P

07 [ 25 ] GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS Sailor
08 [ 00 ] ELLA ELLE L'A France Gall
09 [ 10 ] MAMBO No. 5 (A LITTLE BIT OF...) Lou Bega
11 [ 21 ] MATERIAL GIRL Madonna
12 [ 22 ] LICENCE TO KILL Gladys Knight
13 [ 27 ] BACARDI FEELING Kate Yanai
15 [ 00 ] DREAMS Cranberries
24 [ 28 ] MUSIC John Miles
26 [ 31 ] I LOVE TO LOVE Tina Charles
27 [ 34 ] DESENCHANTEE Mylene Farmer
28 [ 30 ] THE BEST Tina Turner
29 [ 40 ] ST. ELMO'S FIRE (MAN IN MOTION) John Parr
30 [ 35 ] LOSING MY RELIGION R.E.M.
32 [ 33 ] I'M ON FIRE - 5,000 Volts
35 [ 39 ] ESPECIALLY FOR YOU Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan
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Postby CZB » Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:30 pm

Thanks, Benny - the breakers chart seems to be becoming more and more dominated by the older singles, perhaps largely because there are still relatively few new releases impressing me these days. The state of current music continues to become worse rather than better, at least as far as I'm concerned - back catalogue titles now typically fill more than a quarter of my latest top forty, and I don't think that trend is likely to be reversed any time soon . . . . .







But now it's back to a time when I was finding much more to like and buy in the charts of the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands and other parts of Europe. I was nineteen years old, half way through my three years at University, and these were my favourites of thirty-four years ago :








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CZB'S CHART ---------------------------------- Month 055 ---------------------------------- FEBRUARY 1984
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01 01 08 RONDO RUSSO (FLUTE CONCERTO IN E MINOR) Berdien Stenberg
02 02 05 I WILL LOVE YOU ALL MY LIFE Foster and Allen
03 06 05 ALS DE BLOEMEN HUILEN KONDEN Nicole
04 18 02 WHAT ARE WE GONNA GET FOR 'ER INDOORS Dennis Waterman and George Cole ##
05 03 04 THE DARK SIDE OF THE SUN (MAIN THEME) Stavros Xarhakos ##
06 08 04 HEARTS ARE TRUMPS / HERZ IST TRUMPF Trio
07 04 03 CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN Frank Kelly ##
08 05 05 SING - SING - SING Broads ##
09 32 02 THEME FROM "CHEERS" (WHERE EVERYBODY KNOWS YOUR NAME) Gary Portnoy
10 10 05 DON'T GIVE UP Dolly Dots

11 09 07 COME DANCING Kinks
12 12 05 MAMMA MARIA Ricci e Poveri
13 33 02 THAT'S LIVING ALRIGHT Joe Fagin
14 20 12 JUST AN ILLUSION - BZN [Longest Laster]
15 11 05 LA DI DA Vanessa
16 16 03 MOTOR MANIA Roman Holliday
17 41 02 GUARDIAN ANGEL Masquerade [Rapid Riser]
18 13 05 STEAL AWAY The Fureys and Davey Arthur
19 31 03 NEVER NEVER Assembly
20 07 06 LE LEGIONNAIRE - BZN ##

21 30 02 LOVE ME JUST A LITTLE BIT MORE Dolly Dots
22 19 07 SWEETHEARTS IN THE SPRING Foster and Allen
23 17 03 CLAP CLAP SOUND Klaxons
24 ---- 01 TURALURALURALU / TOOLALOORALOORALOO Trio [Strongest Starter] ##
25 29 07 STREETS OF NEW YORK Wolfe Tones
26 ---- 01 WISHFUL THINKING China Crisis
27 ---- 01 JENSEITS VON EDEN Nino De Angelo
28 28 04 SPUDS Brendan Shine
29 24 06 STAY IN MY LIFE Cats
30 37 06 ICH HAB' DICH DOCH LIEB Nicole and Trio

31 38 02 DOES YOUR MOTHER KNOW? Abba
32 26 07 THE FIELDS OF ATHENRY Paddy Reilly ##
33 14 08 LEAVING NANCY The Fureys and Davey Arthur
34 27 04 THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC Abba
35 25 10 HOCUS POCUS Vanessa ##
36 15 05 THEY DON'T KNOW Tracey Ullman [Fastest Faller]
37 22 07 THREE PUBS IN BOHOLA Brendan Shine
38 23 04 THE VILLAGE WHERE I WENT TO SCHOOL Brendan Shine
39 40 02 ABER DAMALS DA WAREN WIR NOCH KINDER Nicole
40 ---- 01 GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN Cyndi Lauper

41 21 03 POSTMAN PAT Ken Barrie
42 ---- 01 99 LUFTBALLONS Nena
43 Re 08 NUR GETRAUMT / JUST A DREAM Nena
44 ---- 01 SO VIELE LIEDER SIND IN MIR / DUIZEND LIEDJES Nicole
45 45 03 HEE AMSTERDAM Drukwerk
46 44 04 TOMORROW Patricia Paay
47 47 05 BLUE MONDAY New Order
48 36 05 SHOP AROUND Babe
49 39 04 SHOW ME THE WAY TO PARADISE Maywood
50 34 09 RED IS THE ROSE Tommy Makem and Liam Clancy ##
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Thirteen up, eight non-movers, twenty-two down, one re-entry, six new entries - total hits to date 338
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Postby Benny » Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:37 pm

17 41 02 GUARDIAN ANGEL Masquerade [Rapid Riser]
27 ---- 01 JENSEITS VON EDEN Nino De Angelo
31 38 02 DOES YOUR MOTHER KNOW? Abba
32 26 07 THE FIELDS OF ATHENRY Paddy Reilly ##
34 27 04 THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC Abba
36 15 05 THEY DON'T KNOW Tracey Ullman [Fastest Faller]
40 ---- 01 GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN Cyndi Lauper
43 Re 08 NUR GETRAUMT / JUST A DREAM Nena
47 47 05 BLUE MONDAY New Order

Nino De Angelo also recorded an Italian version of 'Jenseits von Eden' called 'La valle dell'Eden', which is my favourite version of the song.
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Postby CZB » Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:00 am

Benny wrote:17 41 02 GUARDIAN ANGEL Masquerade [Rapid Riser]
27 ---- 01 JENSEITS VON EDEN Nino De Angelo

Nino De Angelo also recorded an Italian version of 'Jenseits von Eden' called 'La valle dell'Eden', which is my favourite version of the song.
Thanks again, Benny. It's clear that the English version of the song by Masquerade (the late Drafi Deutscher, I'm sure you know) was the first to make an impact with me - and it was quickly released in the UK, but wasn't a hit here at all. However, all three versions by Nino De Angelo were combined in my chart, and went on to become the most successful there. I heard both the German and Italian versions in the weekly Europarade programmes - but it wasn't until a while later that his own English version was released in the UK and Ireland. Although it spent nine weeks in the top 100 in the UK, it only reached a disappointing peak of number 57 - but in Ireland it was in the top thirty for nine weeks, peaking at number eight ! Meanwhile, Vicky Leandros recorded versions in Dutch and French - and they also reached the top three in my chart. I don't think there are many other songs that have gone so high in my chart for three different artists.








Now, exactly halfway through February, it's time to look back more fully on a sadly much less impressive year than 1984 in the second of my new monthly revisits to the past - but not very far into the past. 2013 is that year - and even taking purchases that weren't even good enough to reach the breakers into account, I can't quite manage to complete a full annual top 100. I think the same problem will be equally true for all further years since then - indeed, I fear that there will be gradually fewer and fewer eligible releases as we get nearer to the present. But this is only the second time in all the years I have been interested in music that there hasn't been enough I have liked - the first time being 2004.

A more positive development (for me, at least) was that by 2013 vinyl releases seemed to be starting to become more widely available. Indeed, out of forty-eight tracks of this year that entered my top forty, just two were on CD only - and just six of the thirty-four others that didn't make it through the breakers were equally impossible to find on vinyl. A mere fifteen other 2013 releases impressed me slightly at the time - and, five years later, I'm struggling a bit to recall why in some cases ! None of those were released on vinyl - but I was able to find all of them on either CD singles or (typically more expensively) CD albums. All in all, though, that's a total of just ninety-seven 2013 releases that I bought. And here they are !






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The Greatest Hits Of The Year:

01 01 12 YOUNG BLOOD Sophie Ellis-Bextor ##
02 01 11 LOVE IS A BOURGEOUIS CONSTRUCT Pet Shop Boys
03 11 15 MOZART'S HOUSE Clean Bandit ##
04 01 11 I'M YOUR SACRIFICE Ozark Henry and Amaryllis Uitterlinden
05 04 17 PANIC CORD Gabrielle Aplin
06 08 16 ODD LOOK Kavinsky featuring The Weeknd
07 01 14 LEAVE A LIGHT ON Marble Sounds
08 03 12 PLAUDITE AMICI COMEDIA FINITA EST Ozark Henry and Amaryllis Uitterlinden
09 02 12 STRONG London Grammar
10 03 12 ANIMALS Martin Garrix
11 01 12 THE ONE WHO LOVES YOU NOW Agnetha Faltskog
12 01 13 BIRDS Anouk ##
13 02 14 STOLEN DANCE Milky Chance
14 04 10 THIS IS WHAT IT FEELS LIKE Armin van Buuren featuring Trevor Guthrie
15 02 11 LIQUID LUNCH Caro Emerald
16 02 12 I WILL BE THERE Katie Melua
17 02 10 COMPLETELY Caro Emerald
18 06 15 BOOMERANG Hooverphonic
19 12 11 IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY Michael Buble
20 04 12 AMALFI Hooverphonic

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All other tracks that reached the top forty:

21 05 15 WHEN TWO WORLDS COLLIDE Chas and Dave
22 03 12 STAY THE NIGHT Zedd featuring Hayley Williams
23 03 12 TANGLED UP Caro Emerald ##
24 05 10 HEY BROTHER Avicii
25 04 11 ADDICTED TO YOU Avicii
26 03 09 WAKE ME UP Avicii featuring Aloe Blacc ##
27 03 07 YOUNG AND BEAUTIFUL Lana Del Rey ##
28 04 07 APPLAUSE Lady GaGa ##
29 11 14 BELLE Zaz ## x
30 11 10 EIN TAG AM STRAND Eelke Kleijn ##
31 08 07 WHERE ARE WE NOW David Bowie
32 09 09 TOUS LES MEMES Stromae
33 11 08 DERNIERE DANSE Indila ## x
34 13 07 DUST CLEARS Clean Bandit ##
35 07 07 OOH LA LA Britney Spears
36 11 09 ONE DAY Caro Emerald
37 14 10 CHANGES Faul and Wad Ad vs Pnau
38 14 09 DANCE YOUR PAIN AWAY Agnetha Faltskog
39 15 10 COMING BACK AS A MAN Caro Emerald
40 19 09 BEAUTIFUL LIFE Armin Van Buuren featuring Cindy Alma
41 23 07 PAPER AEROPLANE Francesco Rossi
42 13 04 MI MI MI Serebro ##
43 22 09 STAY HIGH Tove Lo featuring Hippie Sabotage
44 22 07 STILL INTO YOU Paramore
45 22 07 FORMIDABLE Stromae
46 21 05 ROUGE ARDENT Axelle Red
47 23 05 BEI DIR BIN ICH SCHÖN 2Raumwohnung
48 27 06 HEY NOW Martin Solveig and the Cataracs featuring Kyle

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Near-misses that peaked reasonably high in the top forty breakers:

49 74 ---- WINGS Birdy
50 76 ---- YOU MAKE ME Avicii
51 80 ---- IT'S YOU Duck Sauce
52 80 ---- SAY SOMETHING A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera
53 80 ---- THE CURSE Agnes Obel
54 81 ---- ETHER Hooverphonic
55 81 ---- PUMPIN BLOOD NoNoNo
56 82 ---- FINDER Ninetoes
57 82 ---- LIQUID SPIRIT Gregory Porter
58 83 ---- LOVE ME AGAIN John Newman
59 85 ---- PUNGA Klingande
60 87 ---- DOWN BY THE RIVER Milky Chance
61 88 ---- PAPAOUTAI Stromae
62 89 ---- FLASHED JUNK MIND Milky Chance
63 89 ---- HARD OUT HERE Lily Allen
64 90 ---- IF I COULD CHANGE YOUR MIND Haim
65 92 ---- GIRLFRIEND Icona Pop
66 93 ---- ALL NIGHT Icona Pop

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Not so near-misses that made less progress through the top forty breakers:

67 101 --- SUMMER MOONLIGHT Bob Sinclar x
68 101 --- WIZARD Martin Garrix and Jay Hardway x
69 102 --- FIND TOMORROW (OCARINA) Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike, Wolfpack and Katy B
70 102 --- JUBEL Klingande x
71 103 --- SOMEWHERE ONLY WE KNOW Lily Allen x
72 104 --- UNCOVER Zara Larsson x
73 106 --- THE FOX Ylvis
74 106 --- THURSDAY Pet Shop Boys featuring Example
75 107 --- NO FREEDOM Dido x
76 108 --- FLUTE New World Sound and Thomas Newson
77 109 --- CARMEN Stromae
78 110 --- TA FETE Stromae
79 114 --- HEY NOW London Grammar
80 115 --- AMOUR PROFOND Axelle Red
81 116 --- QUELQUE PART D'AILLEURS Axelle Red
82 117 --- SAVE MY NIGHT Armin Van Buuren

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Other purchases that at least appeared at the time not to be completely without some merit:

83 ---- ---- GLORIOUS Cascada x
84 ---- ---- BACK IN MY WORLD Alain Clark x
85 ---- ---- CAN'T GET BETTER THAN THIS Parachute Youth x
86 ---- ---- KIDS Global Deejays x
87 ---- ---- ONLY TEARDROPS Emmelie De Forest x
88 ---- ---- SELFIES Nina Nesbitt x
89 ---- ---- BELIEVE IN ME Bonnie Tyler x
90 ---- ---- SILENT GIRL NEXT DOOR Como x
91 ---- ---- END OF NIGHT Dido x
92 ---- ---- SING LA LA LA Carolina Marquez featuring Flo Rida and Dale Saunders x
93 ---- ---- THIS IS NIGHTLIFE Italobrothers x
94 ---- ---- SHOTGUN Yellow Claw featuring Rochelle x
95 ---- ---- BE MY LOVER Inna x
96 ---- ---- NOTHING AT ALL Jessy x
97 ---- ---- RSVP Lauren Anny J x

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Postby Benny » Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:59 am

CZB wrote:
Benny wrote:17 41 02 GUARDIAN ANGEL Masquerade [Rapid Riser]
27 ---- 01 JENSEITS VON EDEN Nino De Angelo

Nino De Angelo also recorded an Italian version of 'Jenseits von Eden' called 'La valle dell'Eden', which is my favourite version of the song.
Thanks again, Benny. It's clear that the English version of the song by Masquerade (the late Drafi Deutscher, I'm sure you know) was the first to make an impact with me - and it was quickly released in the UK, but wasn't a hit here at all. However, all three versions by Nino De Angelo were combined in my chart, and went on to become the most successful there. I heard both the German and Italian versions in the weekly Europarade programmes - but it wasn't until a while later that his own English version was released in the UK and Ireland. Although it spent nine weeks in the top 100 in the UK, it only reached a disappointing peak of number 57 - but in Ireland it was in the top thirty for nine weeks, peaking at number eight ! Meanwhile, Vicky Leandros recorded versions in Dutch and French - and they also reached the top three in my chart. I don't think there are many other songs that have gone so high in my chart for three different artists.
I had no idea that the song reached the Irish top 10! :o

From 2013 I like the following:

12 01 13 BIRDS Anouk ##
14 04 10 THIS IS WHAT IT FEELS LIKE Armin van Buuren featuring Trevor Guthrie
24 05 10 HEY BROTHER Avicii
26 03 09 WAKE ME UP Avicii featuring Aloe Blacc ##
28 04 07 APPLAUSE Lady GaGa ##
32 09 09 TOUS LES MEMES Stromae
33 11 08 DERNIERE DANSE Indila ## x
43 22 09 STAY HIGH Tove Lo featuring Hippie Sabotage
44 22 07 STILL INTO YOU Paramore
45 22 07 FORMIDABLE Stromae
48 27 06 HEY NOW Martin Solveig and the Cataracs featuring Kyle
61 88 ---- PAPAOUTAI Stromae
64 90 ---- IF I COULD CHANGE YOUR MIND Haim
75 107 --- NO FREEDOM Dido x
91 ---- ---- END OF NIGHT Dido x
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