Category Archives: Top 40 Songs of 2012

Top 40 Songs of 2012: Jake Bugg – Two Fingers

#Top40Songs2012 by Alysha Stirling It’s safe to say that 2012 was a year full of success for 19-year-old Jake Bugg. His self-titled debut album was released in October and shot straight to number on in the UK Album Charts. ‘Two … Continue reading

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Top 40 Songs of 2012: Chet Faker – No Diggity

#Top40Songs2012 by Meka Beresford Chet Faker is a bearded Australian man with a flawless talent at taking hardcore tails of the criminal mind and making them as beautiful as the place he lives. Faker has transformed Dr Dre’s hit from … Continue reading

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Top 40 Songs of 2012: Wild Nothing – Midnight Song

#Top40Songs2012 by Meka Beresford Wild Nothing, fronted by Jack Tatum, burst onto the indie scene with their distinct euphoric sounds back in 2009, with a captivating cover of Kate Bush’s ‘Cloud Busting’. Tatum, who started his musical career in bands … Continue reading

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Top 40 Songs of 2012: Marmalade Sky – Work Till I Die

#Top40Songs2012 by Sam Skilton Mod is back, and it’s back in style. In March last year The Uprising Tour visited Southampton. Founded by Dave Wyburn, a former mod back in the day who has worked alongside ex-Oasis front-man Liam Gallagher … Continue reading

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Top 40 Songs of 2012: The Novatones – Living for the Weekend

#Top40Songs2012 by Sam Skilton It may have originally been released back in 2011, but when we discovered The Novatones last year ‘Living for the Weekend’ was an instant National Brit Rock favourite. The four-piece, who reached the final of ‘Live … Continue reading

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Top 40 Songs of 2012: Palma Violets – Best of Friends

#Top40Songs2012 by Meka Beresford Even if you don’t have a sweet tooth you’re bound to love the new kids on the block, Palma Violets. The four London lads came onto the scene back in 2011 and gathered a big fan-base by … Continue reading

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Top 40 Songs of 2012: Arctic Monkeys – R U Mine?

#Top40Songs2012 by Sam Skilton Arctic Monkeys returned in 2012, not with an album, but with a single which amassed millions of views on YouTube and created something of a stir amongst the band’s fan base. Ignore its ‘let’s appeal to … Continue reading

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