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Nana aba Duncan counts down the best of Radio 2's Morning and Drive shows.

This week, Mo Kenney gets the most votes with "Telephones" and jumps a whole 11 places. Sloan debuts on the chart with "You've Got a Lot On Your Mind" from their new double album, Commonwealth, and Americana queen Lucinda Williams brings the fire with "Burning Bridges."

Also this week, U.K.'s Passenger is on tour and, during a stop in Minneapolis, he decided to record a song written by Minneapolis native Prince. Passenger hooked up with his Newfoundland buddies The Once for a cover of "Nothing Compares 2 U."

NEW CBC MUSIC VIDEO: Bahamas performs "Stronger Than That" for CBC Music's First Play Live.

The chart

1. Hey Rosetta!, "Kintsukuroi" (same, two weeks in a row!)

2. The Black Keys, "Gotta Get Away" (up one)

3. Bahamas, "Stronger Than That" (up one)

4. George Ezra, "Budapest" (up four)

5. Adam Cohen, "We Go Home" (same)

6. Bastille, "Flaws" (down one)

7. Mo Kenney, "Telephones" (up 11, most votes!)  

8. Spoon, "Do You" (up four)

9. Elliott Brood, "Jigsaw Heart" (down two)

10. Frazey Ford, "September Fields" (up seven)

11. Passenger, "Heart's on Fire" (same)

12. Arkells, "11:11" (down three)

13. The Strumbellas, "End of an Era" (up three)

14. The Wilderness of Manitoba, "Leave Someone" (down three)

15. Paolo Nutini, "Let Me Down Easy" (up four)

16. James, "Moving On" (down one)

17. Ndidi O, "How Long" (up three)

18. Lucinda Williams, "Burning Bridges" (new entry)

19. Sloan, "You've Got a Lot On Your Mind" (new entry)

20. Angus and Julia Stone, "A Heartbreak" (down eight)

Tune in to Radio 2 Friday to hear the show at 7 p.m. (7:30 NT) and Sunday at 5 p.m. (5:30 NT). Follow us @CBCR2Top20 or email

posted by Nana aba Duncan on Sep 12, 2014
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