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On this week's chart we have four new entries and a brand new number one!

Leading off the chart is Nashville's Rayland Baxter, who wrote a beautiful break up song inspired by a bent up paper clip his girlfriend left behind on his kitchen counter. 

Up next is Halifax's Quiet Parade with "We Were Here" a song that perfectly captures the feeling of driving through rural terrain. 

Oh Wonder are a London duo who are writing and releasing one single a month until they have a full record. Sparse and melodic, "Lose It" is the highest debut on the chart.

The unstoppable teen Alessia Cara jumps up to take the top spot with her Isaac Hayes/Portishead inspired summer jam, "Here." 

 

Radio 2 Top 20 for August 28, 2015:

1.  Alessia Cara, "Here" 
2.  Fortunate Ones, "Lay Me Down"
3.  Of Monsters and Men, "Empire" 
4.  City and Colour, "Wasted Love"
5.  Vance Joy, "Fire and the Flood" 
6.  Hey Rosetta!, "Gold Teeth" 
7.  Death Cab For Cutie, "Ghosts of Beverly Drive" 
8.  Junius Meyvant "Hailslide"  
9.  Kalle Mattson, "Avalanche"
10. Leon Bridges, "Smooth Sailin'"
11. Oh Pep!, "The Race"   
12. Glen Hansard, "Winning Streak"   
13. Good Lovelies "In the Morning"
14. Oh Wonder "Lose It" (new)
15. Elliot Maginot, "Still Alive"
16. Elle King "Under the Influence" (new)
17. Beth Moore, "Say That Again"
18. Quiet Parade "We Were Here" (new)
19. Barenaked Ladies, "Duct Tape Heart" 
20. Rayland Baxter "Yellow Eyes" (new)

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posted by Pete Morey on Aug 28, 2015
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