Top 30 Songs for October 24-30, 2021

Lord Huron hold the top spot for a second week with their stunning “Mine Forever”, and Imagine Dragons’ poignant “Wrecked” moves up to second place. I think it’s one of the best songs they’ve ever done. Climbing four spots to #3 is the cinematic beauty “Never Looked Back” by British alt-rock band The Zangwills, who I first learned about this past August when I reviewed the track. Otherwise, all the songs in last week’s top 10 remain in that esteemed group again this week.

This is also an exciting week for debuts, with five new entries. My favorite artist Two Feet has released another fantastic, smoldering single “Don’t Bring Me Down”, which enters at #14, replacing his song “Devil” which spent four weeks at #1. This is his fifth song in a row to appear on my Weekly Top 30, giving him an unbroken run of 52 weeks. My favorite female vocalist Adele dropped her first new music in six years with her emotion-filled “Easy On Me”, which enters at #15. Kacey Musgraves makes her first appearance on my Weekly Top 30 with her heartfelt single “justified”, which debuts at #27. I have mixed feelings about the new collaborative single “My Universe” by Coldplay (a longtime favorite band of mine) and Korean band BTS, but I do like it well enough for it to enter my chart at #28. Last, but certainly not least, is “Love in October” by L.A.-based duo Ships Have Sailed, which debuts at #30 and replaces their previous single “Take My Money” after its ten-week run. Two of their singles, “Escape” and “Breathe” have reached #1 on my Weekly Top 30.

  1. MINE FOREVER – Lord Huron (1)
  2. WRECKED – Imagine Dragons (3)
  3. NEVER LOOKED BACK – The Zangwills (7)
  4. TRANSPARENTSOUL – WILLOW featuring Travis Barker (2)
  5. TAKE THE L – Roadkeeper (6)
  6. THE ANGEL OF 8TH AVE. – Gang of Youths (4)
  7. SATURDAY – twenty øne piløts (5)
  8. BAD DREAM – Cannons (8)
  9. WHAT YOU SAY – Cold War Kids (9)
  10. DISTORTED LIGHT BEAM – Bastille (10)
  11. I DON’T WANNA TALK (I JUST WANNA DANCE) – Glass Animals (15)
  12. CAN YOU HANDLE MY LOVE?? – WALK THE MOON (13)
  13. BITTER TASTE – Billy Idol (16)
  14. DON’T BRING ME DOWN – Two Feet (N)
  15. EASY ON ME – Adele (N)
  16. BE A WOMAN – DeLaurentis (11)
  17. MISSING PIECE – Vance Joy (12)
  18. NDA – Billie Eilish (17)
  19. HUSH – The Marías (18)
  20. FREAKS – Surf Curse (20)
  21. TALK TO ME – Bealby Point (22)
  22. COLORADO – Milky Chance (23)
  23. PIGS IN THE SKY – Grabbitz (24)
  24. SURVIVOR – Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats (29)
  25. BEGGIN’ – Måneskin (30)
  26. I WANNA BE YOUR SLAVE – Måneskin (14)
  27. JUSTIFIED – Kacey Musgraves (N)
  28. MY UNIVERSE – Coldplay & BTS (N)
  29. STARGAZING – The Neighbourhood (19)
  30. LOVE IN OCTOBER – Ships Have Sailed (N)

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