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Old 21-11-2017, 06:23 PM   #1666
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'Madness' and 'Feel It Still' - Sharing the Spoils

Just two spins (2,401 vs 2,399) kept 'Feel It Still' at the summit on the 2 December 2017-dated chart over second-place 'Walk on Water' by Thirty Seconds to Mars with prior #1 'Thunder' by Imagine Dragons occupying the third spot and Beck's latest track 'Up All Night' climbing fast in fourth position.

Both songs have now topped the Billboard Alternative airplay chart for 19 weeks and both have Warner/Chappell as music publishers and WMG (Warner Bros. and Atlantic, respectively) as their parent record company.

Peak Weekly All-Genre US Radio Audience Impressions compiled by Nielsen Music/BDS: 30 million for 'Madness' reaching #40 in 2013 and 128 million for 'Feel It Still' reaching #1 in 2017

Both songs charted at US Alternative, Triple A, Pop Mainstream, and Adult Top 40 and have been certified Platinum or higher for sales/streaming greater than 1 million units by the RIAA

'Madness' was nominated for Best Rock Song at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards while 'Feel It Still' was submitted for consideration in the Pop Duo/Group field [60th Annual Grammy Award nominations will be announced 28 November 2017]

Number of songwriter credits for 'Madness': 1 Matthew James Bellamy

http://www.warnerchappell.com/song-d...e-af51763c39da

Number of songwriter credits for 'Feel It Still': 10 (5 Portugal. The Man band members; 2 producers; and 3 for 'Please Mr Postman')

http://www.warnerchappell.com/song-d...3-2ba9bd0a00be

The vocal melody on this track [reportedly inspired by US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders campaign] interpolates the 1961 The Marvelettes #1 hit song:

'Ooh woo, I'm a rebel just for kicks, now...'

'Oh yes, wait a minute Mister Postman...'

John Gourley told Billboard magazine: "Anytime you borrow - or, should I say, buy - the melody from 'Please Mr. Postman,' I feel like it should work."

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US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart Impacted by Popular British Artists Over the Years

Muse Songs Peak Position Charts including other UK acts:

3 October 2009: #37 'Uprising'; Jay Sean; and Leona Lewis

5 June 2010: #77 'Neutron Star Collision'; Taio Cruz; La Roux; and Emeli Sande

6 April 2013: #45 'Madness'; Calvin Harris; Florence + The Machine; Mumford & Sons; One Direction; Olly Murs; and Foxes

Latest Singles Chart:

2 December 2017: Ed Sheeran with 2 songs, Sam Smith, Dua Lipa, Niall Horan with 2 songs, Liam Payne, Coldplay, and Zayn

First British Invasion (1960s):

5 May 1965: 15 of the top 40 singles were by British acts (Herman's Hermits with 2 songs, The Beatles, Petula Clark, Tom Jones, Freddie and the Dreamers with 3 songs, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, Peter and Gordon, The Moody Blues, The Dave Clark Five, Gerry and the Pacemakers, and Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders

Second British Invasion (1980s):

16 July 1983: 20 of the top 40 singles were by British acts: (The Police, Eddy Grant, The Kinks, Kajagoogoo, Madness, Duran Duran, Culture Club with 2 songs, Elton John, Eurythmics, Rod Stewart, The Human League, Flock of Seagulls, The Fixx, Def Leppard, Electric Light Orchestra, David Bowie, The Hollies, Naked Eyes, and Martin Briley - Others in the top 100: Billy Idol, Dave Edmunds, Chris DeBurgh, Bonnie Tyler, Bananarama, Jim Capaldi, Robert Palmer, Thomas Dolby, and Engelbert Humperdinck

21 April 1984: 40 of the top 100 singles were by British acts: (Phil Collins, Culture Club with 2 songs, Eurythmics, Thompson Twins, Tracey Ullman, Queen, Alan Parsons Project, Paul Young, Christine McVie, Yes, The Pretenders, Bonnie Tyler, Talk Talk, Genesis, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Slade, John Lennon with 2 songs, UB40, Spandau Ballet, Wang Chung, Reflex, Modern English, Nik Kershaw, Duran Duran with 2 songs, Howard Jones, Billy Idol, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, The Police, David Gilmour, Style Council, Adam Ant, Sheena Easton with 2 songs, Shakin' Stevens, Icicle Works, Joe Jackson, and Billy Rankin

25 May 1985: 8 of the top 10 singles were by British acts: (Wham!, Simple Minds, Tears for Fears, Sade, Murray Head, Billy Ocean, Power Station, and Howard Jones) - Others in the top 100: Katrina and the Waves, Mick Jagger, Robert Plant, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, Supertramp, Alison Moyet, Limahl, Paul Young, Eurythmics, Julian Lennon, The Alan Parsons Project, Graham Parker, The Firm, Go West, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, and Belouis Some

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/a-look-...tish-invasion/

Third British Invasion (21st Century Breakthrough UK Artists): Adele, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Coldplay, Mumford & Sons, One Direction, Radiohead, Muse, Calvin Harris, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Zayn, Liam Payne, and Louis Tomlinson

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