Each week, Billboard puts together a chart of the top one hundred hottest songs (as well as a number of different charts) based mostly on a nationwide pattern of high forty radio airplay, high 40 radio playlists, and music sales. A Deeper Understanding appears to be somewhat of a breakthrough album for the band, spawning their first Prime 10 Business AAA-peaking single Holding On” (which has also turn out to be their first charting Commercial Different single as properly).
Musicwise, we carom from Ultravox awkwardly dancing behind synths to Legs & Co channelling the spirit of the International Day episode of Peppa Pig to the Dad in Worzel Gummidge performing an previous song which is not a patch on I Got Those Can’t Get Sufficient Of Those Blue Riband Blues to Grace Jones with a fag on to David Bowie’s useless expensive new video to Abba putting a proper downer on everything on the end with their adult relationship break-up palaver.
Al Needham is joined by Neil Kulkarni and Simon Value for a correct snuffle across the bell-bottomed, tartan-fringed crotch of April ‘seventy five, veering off to sing disgusting variations of Bay Metropolis Curler songs, discuss why pirate radio was a bit crap, actually, the joys of Snuff Supply Day in previous peoples properties in Coventry, and being bequeathed platform shoes by your father.
The rankings are based on a simple methodology: each track on the Billboard Hot one hundred chart across the six months is assigned a degree worth, with 1,000 factors for a No.1 report and down 10 factors for each subsequent weekly putting (so the No.100 music every week gets 10 points).
On the flip is Al ‘Man’ Muntzie & The Embraceables 1979 deep disco joint “We Are Regular Rockin'” and some good ol’ customary uncooked funk …