Monthly Archives: December 2012

Colm G’s top 40 singles chart of 2012 (1)

1) LABRINTH FT EMELI SANDÉ – BENEATH YOUR BEAUTIFUL October 2012 Weeks on chart: 12+ Peak position:  1 It’s not very often that I love a song instantly upon hearing it.  This was one of those exceptions.  I remember Dermot … Continue reading

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Colm G’s top 40 singles chart of 2012 (2)

2) RUDIMENTAL FT JOHN NEWMAN – FEEL THE LOVE June 2012 Weeks on chart: 30+ Peak position:  1 As someone who spent many a night back in the late 90’s frequenting Mass in Brixton (And I ain’t talking church as … Continue reading

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Colm G’s top 40 singles chart of 2012 (3)

3) DISCLOSURE FT SAM SMITH – LATCH October 2012 Weeks on chart: 11+ Peak position:  11 The first outing from Surrey siblings, Gary & Howard Lawrence, conjures up a trip down memory lane for those of us who loved their … Continue reading

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Colm G’s top 40 singles chart of 2012 (4)

4) CARLY RAE JEPSEN – CALL ME MAYBE April 2012 Weeks on chart: 39+ Peak position:  1 One of only two million sellers in 2012, and there are going to be a whole host of “music snobs” out there deriding … Continue reading

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Colm G’s top 40 singles chart of 2012 (5)

5) AZEALIA BANKS – 212 January 2012 Weeks on chart: 35 Peak position:  12 The New Yorker began the year by coming third in the BBC’s sound of 2012 poll and then released this absolute monster of a tune.  Amazing … Continue reading

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Colm G’s top 40 singles chart of 2012 (6)

6) NE-YO – LET ME LOVE YOU (UNTIL YOU LEARN TO LOVE YOURSELF) September 2012 Weeks on chart: 15 Peak position:  1 One of the most consistent artists of the past decade, Ne-Yo is not only a brilliant song writer, … Continue reading

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Colm G’s top 40 singles chart of 2012 (7)

7) PLAN B – ILL MANORS April 2012 Weeks on chart: 16 Peak position:  6 Second entry for Plan B in what has been another stand-out year for the multi-talented artist.  After the success of “Strickland Banks”, it would have … Continue reading

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Colm G’s top 40 singles chart of 2012 (8)

8) ANGEL – WONDERFUL July 2012 Weeks on chart: 13 Peak position:  9 25 year old Angel from West London had tasted chart success from behind the scenes after co-writing Roll Deep’s 2010 number 1, “Green Light”.  But the two … Continue reading

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Colm G’s top 40 singles chart of 2012 (9)

9) PUBLIC ENEMY – HARDER THAN YOU THINK July 2012 Weeks on chart: 14 Peak position:  4 It’s quite astonishing that it has taken TWENTY FIVE YEARS for Chuck D & Flavor Flav & the crew to finally break the … Continue reading

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Colm G’s top 40 singles chart of 2012 (10)

10) OF MONSTERS AND MEN – LITTLE TALKS August 2012 Weeks on chart: 20+ Peak position:  12 As often happens, some tunes that deserve a number 1 standing seem to collect that award on the Irish charts, but not in … Continue reading

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