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Top 30 Chart: July 2-8, 2023


Check out the top played albums of the week!

  • 🌺 = Albertan
  • 🍁 = Canadian

30. Balmorhea: Pendant World (Deutsche Grammophon)
29. Eilen Jewell: Get Behind The Wheel (Signature Sounds)
28. Ekiti Sound: Drum Money (Crammed Discs)
27. 🍁 Katie Tupper: Where To Find Me (Arts & Crafts)
26. 🍁 Feist: Multitudes (Polydor)
25. 🍁 Charlotte Cornfield: Could Have Done Anything (Next Door)
24. 🍁 Jenn Grant: Champagne Problems (Leo Vela)
23. 🍁 Alex Cuba: El Swing Que Yo Tengo (Caracol)
22. 🍁 Claire Davis: Get It Right (LRK)
21. The Teskey Brothers: The Winding Way (Glassnote)

20. This Is The Kit: Careful Of Your Keepers (Rough Trade)
19. Durand Jones: Wait Til I Get Over (Dead Oceans)
18. Daigo Hanada: Journey Through Memories (Mercury KX)
17. 🍁 Slow Leaves: Meantime (Birthday Cake)
16. 🍁 Jeremie Albino: Tears You Hide (Kill Rock Stars)
15. 🍁 Cowboy Junkies: Such Ferocious Beauty (Latent)
14. 🍁 Blood Ceremony: The Old Ways Remain (Rise Above)
13. 🍁 TEKE::TEKE: Hagata (Kill Rock Stars)
12. 🍁 Pantayo: Ang Pagdaloy (Telephone Explosion)
11. 🌺 Starpainter: Rattlesnake Dream (Neon Moon)

Dawn gets to the root of it with Jeremie Albino about his album Tears You Hide, currently sitting at 16 Jeremie shares stories of his early days, with his dad blasting music on Sunday mornings and the realization that music is in his bones, thanks to his French Canadian musical genes. Hear more about “Hold Me Down”, a song he wrote during the pandemic as he imagined the buoyancy of his joy, if only he could be together with everyone he loved.

10. 🌺 Khotin: Release Spirit (Ghostly International)
🌺 Kinjo & Young: Wild Prairie Rose (4FT)
8. 🌺 Derina Harvey Band: Waves of Home (Independent)
7. David Wax Museum: You Must Change Your Life (Nine Mile)
6. Jenny Lewis: Joy’all (Glassnote)
5. Iris DeMent: Workin’ On A World (Independent)
4. 🍁 Big Little Lions: AMPM (Fallen Tree)
3. Arlo Parks: My Soft Machine (Transgressive/PIAS)
2. 🍁 Half Moon Run: Salt (BMG)
1. 🍁 William Prince: Stand In The Joy (Six Shooter)

Derina Harvey spoke with CKUA’s Dawn Pemberton about Waves of Home debuting at number 8 this week. Hoping for a cohesive theme, “Waves of Home” is a labour of love crafted over numerous years. It melds East Coast with a Western lifestyle, and invites listeners to explore both in a new way. Derina shares more about where she finds inspiration, and dives into the story behind “Captain”.

Tune in to On The Rise with Dawn Pemberton and Brendan Cross every Friday from noon-3pm MT when they connect the musical dots, taking a peek at CKUA chart history, chat with great artists, and, of course, count down the Top 30 albums every week.