Debating 2024's Summer Anthems, Celebrating Soul II Soul's 'Back To Life', and the Hits of 1989
June 04, 202400:55:59

Debating 2024's Summer Anthems, Celebrating Soul II Soul's 'Back To Life', and the Hits of 1989

In this episode of Queue Points, co-hosts Jay Ray and DJ Sir Daniel dive into the hottest tracks vying for the title of 'Song of the Summer 2024.' From Kendrick Lamar's 'Not Like Us' to Tinashe's 'Nasty' and beyond, they cover the latest chart-toppers, nostalgic hits from 1989, and the enduring appeal of Soul II Soul's 'Back to Life.'

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00:00 How To Support Queue Points
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02:08 Intro Theme (Music by Danya Vodovoz)
02:39 Welcome to Queue Points Podcast
03:30 Checking In
05:52 Merchandise and Ways to Connect
07:39 Nylon Magazine's Summer Song Rankings
09:21 Discussing Kendrick Lamar's 'Not Like Us'
12:45 Sabrina Carpenter's 'Espresso'
15:39 Post Malone and Morgan Wallen's 'I Had Some Help'
18:34 Tinashe's 'Nasty'
23:48 Tommy Richman's 'Million Dollar Baby'
27:05 Chappell Roan's 'Good Luck, Babe'
29:12 Taylor Swift and Post Malone "Fortnight"
30:46 Mixed Reactions to New Songs
31:36 Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross 'Brutalizer'
32:28 Peggy Gu's Lobster Telephone: A Fun Discovery
33:45 Songs Missing from the List
35:37 Kaytranada's Summertime Sound
36:51 Radio BSOTS Mid-Roll Ad
37:51 Celebrating 35 Years of Soul II Soul's 'Back to Life'
41:59 Reflecting on the Music of 1989
44:22 The Diversity of 1989's Music Charts
53:44 Closing Remarks and Thank You
55:38 Closing Theme

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