Arcade Fire are back at the top ahead of their Target Center show on March 8. Remember to dress fashionably formal or in character costume and don't be fashionably late because Dan Deacon is opening the show. He's the guy who started Rock The Garden in the parking lot last June.
There's still tickets left for Jeremy Messersmith album release show at First Avenue on Friday with opening act Rogue Valley, fresh off their success of getting a song placed in the Walter Mitty movie!
Submit your Chart Show ballot this week for a chance to win tickets to the Drive-By Truckers and Blitzen Trapper show at First Avenue on Tuesday, March 25!
Listen to the in-studio session Looch did last week to hear how Arctic Monkeys met Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme in Belgium, "where black holes lead to." QOTSA are back on the chart after a weeks hiatus at #17 and they'll be coming to Roy Wilkins on May 6.
Broken Bells are inducted into the Chart Hall of Fame this week and their new After The Disco is our CD of the Week. Jade says, "it's like a great sci-fi novel, once it's over you want to start it all over again."
Beck is the biggest upward mover to #9. You can hear his entire forthcoming Morning Phase album on our site.
Phantogram's album Voices finally drops this week and got a decidedly tepid 6.0 from Pitchfork, saying that it doesn't compare favourably to "the pure pop punch of HAIM, the cutting lyricism of Lorde, or the radiant grandeur of CHVRCHES."
Chance The Rapper is one of the most sought after collaborators of the moment recently linked with Skrillex and Justin Bieber?!?! But his work on the James Blake track, our one new entry this week, was special. They enjoyed it so much that they now live together in a "music making compound" in L.A.
|TW||LW||Wks||The Current Chart Show|
|1||4||7||Arcade Fire||Normal Person|
|3||2||7||Arctic Monkeys||Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?|
|4||3||12||Broken Bells||Holding On For Life|
|6||9||7||Phantogram||Fall In Love|
|7||10||7||HAIM||Don't Save Me|
|10||14||11||J. Roddy Walston||Heavy Bells|
|11||8||7||Caroline Smith||Half About Being A Woman|
|13||13||10||Sharon Jones||Stranger To My Happiness|
|14||12||7||Cage The Elephant||Spiderhead|
|15||11||5||Courtney Barnett||Avant Gardener|
|16||16||3||Jake Bugg||Slumville Sunrise|
|17||R||2||Queens Of The Stone Age||The Vampyre of Time and Memory|
|18||19||2||Actual Wolf||Victims and Things|
|19||20||2||Jim James||Turn Your Lights Down Low|
|20||X||1||James Blake||Life Round Here feat Chance The Rapper|
- The Chart Show Ballot Mark Wheat hosts this weekly countdown of your favorite songs currently in rotation on The Current. Vote every week for your top five tracks (and enter our weekly ticket giveaway while you're at it), then tune in Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. to see if your favorites make the Chart!
- The Chart Show Hall of Fame When a song stays on The Chart Show's chart for more than 12 weeks, we retire it from the poll and it enters the very prestigious Chart Show Hall of Fame.