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Sunday, September 23, 2007

Sugababes Remixes Give "About You Now" An Early U.K. Chart Boost

If 50 Cent and Babyshambles are your cup of tea, then hoo-ray, it's a très fab U.K. singles chart for you to celebrate this week. But for us lovers of all things melody 'n sass, it's the #35 entry of Sugababes' "About You Now" that gives something to doff our caps over. It appears based on digital sales of the single's remix EP ahead of the October 1 physical CD release. Additionally, last year's hits set from the 'babes, Overloaded: The Singles Collection, flies up 128 positions on the U.K. album chart, to #71.

James Blunt's All The Lost Souls lands the #1 album spot. Looking ahead, it'll be interesting to see how Shayne Ward's long-delayed "If That's OK With You" -- now double-A sided with "No U Hang Up" -- and the PWL comeback single from The Sheilas fare on next week's chart.

The U.K. Top 10:

1. "Beautiful Girls" - Sean Kingston *4 weeks*
2. "Ayo Technology" - 50 Cent feat. Justin Timberlake & Timbaland
3. "Hey There Delilah" - Plain White T's
4. "Stronger" - Kanye West
5. "1973" - James Blunt
6. "Delivery" - Babyshambles *new*
7. "She's So Lovely" - Scouting For Girls
8. "The Pretender" - Foo Fighters
9. "Shut Up And Drive" - Rihanna
10. "The Way I Are" - Timbaland feat. Keri Hilson & D.O.E.

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  • At 2:44 PM, Blogger MrBrady said…

    Well no sign of The Sheilas in the top 75 on downloads, so who knows how the physical release is going to fare. I for one hope they make it!

  • At 3:28 PM, Blogger Paul said…

    naturally the more interesting stuff happens outside the top ten. Huge huge media push for RyanDan - no single to be seen in thetop forty (though i suspect their more of an albums act - time will tell next week) yet Billiam on a tiny label debut at 32 mainly based on tours of schools and gay clubs on downloads alone.
    I'm a little worried for Shayne - i am hoping that people won't start thinking "wait, that's his new single? Thats been out ages..."

  • At 5:19 PM, Blogger Joshua said…

    BOOO I MISS MUTYA! Her face, like her name, was very special.

  • At 11:22 AM, Blogger J'ason D'luv said…

    Brady, Sheilas better go hock that car for cash, the way the single's looking this week.

    Paul, do Billiam show up at the schools and the gay clubs naked, I wonder?

    Joshua, I miss her voice and her vagina.

  • At 10:21 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    no Billiam DON'T show up naked at school gigs n at other gigs!!! .... so glad Billiam got to number 32 (well in top 40) they deserved a better place but at least they got in there!!

    amy (manchester)

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