Daft Punk: Lucky streak continues - The Chart Show, June 13, 2013


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Daft Punk (Columbia Records / Courtesy of the artist)

Daft finish on top again as we head towards the summer Solstice -- will "Get Lucky" by the unrivaled song of the summer?!

Two new entries: CHVRCHES, who spell their name differently for web searching purposes, debuts the week following their show at the Fine Line. They stopped by The Current studios for a live performance and chatted with Mac Wilson before their Minneapolis gig.

Janelle Monae returns with a huge collaboration featuring Erykah Badu titled "Q.U.E.E.N." Which one of you is the queen, Janelle? You or Erykah?

This week's CD of the Week gives Queens of the Stone Age a modest boost up the charts, but they're upstaged by this week's biggest leap Savages, who will join them on tour later this summer. Their headlining show at the Triple Rock in July is already sold out.

Polica released a new video for the "TIFF" single this week, but be warned--it's gruesome. I couldn't watch. Dessa also premiered a new video for her next single "Call Off Your Ghost," but "Warsaw" is still holding strong on our charts. Her new album Parts of Speech drops on June 25th, and she's put together a record store tour for the day of the release, making an appearance at all three Electric Fetus locations, Duluth, St. Cloud, and Minneapolis.

Another nice interview done by our friends at NPR features The National discussing how they earned their stripes, and they do just that by remaining at the #4 spot.

Three inductees to the Chart Hall of Fame this week: Vampire Weekend for the third time, the other two being in 2010, Tame Impala for the second time from Lonerism, and a debut for Divine Fits.

Current Chart Show

127Daft PunkGet Lucky
2312Vampire WeekendDiane Young
318Alt-JDissolve Me
445The NationalDon't Swallow the Cap
5612Tame ImpalaFeels Like We Only Go Backwards
8812Divine FitsLike Ice Cream
959Cloud CultGood Friend
10113EelsYou're My Friend
1176Jake BuggTwo Fingers
13106Fitz and the TantrumsOut of my League
14128Thao and the Get Down Stay DownWe The Common
15192Queens of the Stone AgeMy God Is The Sun
17X1Janelle MonaeQ.U.E.E.N. feat. Erykah Badu

18168Har Mar SuperstarLady, You Shot Me
19174Sigur RosIsjaki

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