Welcome back to the 25th appointment of the new year with OA Plus International Chartthe week parade of the best international songs chosen internally by OA Plus editorial team.
This week new TOP 20 with a series of female singers and songwriters with a strong character, some prominent names on the world scene including brothers oasis with their solo careers, plus some new stuff.
💥 #20 SEVDALIZA – WOMAN LIFE FREEDOM
Open the rankingWoman Life Freedom” the hymn dedicated to Iranian women by the Dutch singer but of Iranian origin Sevdaliza.
💥 #19 JAMALA – BE BRAVE, BE DIFFERENT
The nineteenth position sees the splendid voice of Ukraine Jamalawinner of theEurovision Song Contest 2016. “Be brave, be different” is part of the new EP.
💥 #18 NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS – PRETTY BOY
At position #18 Noel Gallagher with his High Flying Birds pursuing chart-topping brother with new Brit-pop singlePretty boy“.
💥 #17 NORAH JONES & MAVIS STAPLES – FRIENDSHIP
A surprising duo made up of two icons of blues-pop with different approaches and generations arrives in our ranking: Norah Jones And Mavis Staples they give us “Friendships“, taken from the podcast “Norah Jones is Playing Along”.
💥 #16 JAZMINE SULLIVAN – STUNT UP
In sixteenth position the American singer Jazmine Sullivan with “Stunt Ups“, excerpt from the soundtrack of the film “Tillby Chinonye Chukwu with Haley Bennett e Whoopi Goldberg.
💥 #15 Q – TODAY
At position #15 the sensual and visceral soul of the enigmatic Q with his new single “Today“.
💥 #14 DRAM – LET ME SEE YOUR PHONE
The r’n’b singer comes in fourteenth place Dram who has just released the new album “What Had Happened Was” which also contains the song “Let me see your phone“.
⬇️ #13 TAMINO – YOU DON’T OWN ME
From the first to the thirteenth position, diving, the sophistication suspended between classicism and tradition of singer-songwriter Tamino and his”You Don’t Own Me“, taken from the wonderful album “Sahar“. In the video an intense choreography by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.
💥 #12 ANDREW BIRD & PHOEBE BRIDGERS – I FELT A FUNERAL, IN MY BRAIN
It arrives in our ranking at position #12 “I felt a Funeral, in my Brain” the musical transposition of a poem by Emily Dickinson edited by Andrew Bird with the participation of the singer Phoebe Bridgerstaken from the album “Inside Problems”
💥 #11 SYML, LUCIUS-HOWLING
In sixteenth position SYM file aka Brian Fennell with shares with the band Lucius the single “Howling” which anticipates the release of the new album album “The Day My Father Died” scheduled for February 3, 2023.
💥 #10 FLEET FOXES, TIM BERNARDES – A SKY LIKE I’VE NEVER SEEN
At position #15, straight from the movie”Wildcat“, the masterpiece “A Sky Like I’ve Never Seen” which sees the band from Seattle Fleet Foxes collaborate with the Brazilian singer-songwriter Tim Bernardes for a piece with a highly evocative flavour.
💥 #9 IBEYI – JUICE OF MANDARIN
The Afro-Cuban-French duo comes in fourteenth place Ibeyi composed of the twins Lisa-Kainde and Naomi Diaz who for the platform Colors gives us an original interpretation of their song “Juice of mandarins“.
⬇️ #8 QUEEN – FACE IT ALONE
The unreleased single dei Queen with the unique voice of the unforgettable Freddie Mercury: “Face It Alone” is a song originally recorded during the band’s historic 1988 sessions for the album “Miracle”, which is now being re-released in a box set full of surprises.
⬆️ #7 MATT MALTESE – MOTHER
The dreamy acoustic dimension of the young English singer-songwriter Matt Maltese earns 2 places in the charts with the new single “Mother“.
⬇️ #6 LIAM GALLAGHER – TOO GOOD FOR GIVING UP
Downhill instead Liam Gallagher which extracts from the beautiful album “C’Mon You Know“, released a few months ago, the emotional ballad “Too good for giving up” in favor of the English association Talk Club dedicated to supporting mental health and suicide prevention.
💥 #5 NATALIA LAFOURCADE – PAJARITO COLIBRI
At position #5 the delicate and dreamy “Pajarito hummingbird” of the Mexican singer Natalia Lafourcade. The song is taken from the new album “Of all the flowers“.
💥 #4 LOÏC NOTTET – MÉLODRAME
The powerful, mysterious and symphonic stops in fourth place “melodrame” by the Belgian singer and dancer, as well as the representative of Belgium at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, Loïc Nottet who also takes care of the fascinating choreography of the video.
⬆️ #3 LIRAZ – ROYA
Up 9 places this week the enchanting Lirazin third position with the single “Roya“, full of suggestions and sound quotations and dedicated to Iranian women. The song gives the title to the new album of the Israeli singer.
💥 #2 SABRI – SO LONG TO YOU
Silver Medal So Long To You · SABRI album Actually, I Can
⬆️ #1 YSEULT – I LOVE YOU
The French artist earns the podium this week Yseult with “I love you”a ballad with great pathos sung with great skill and transport.
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