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This week, there are two new records in our red area; Cold by Stormzy, and Bad Boys by Stormzy ft. Ghetts & J Hus. Personally, I found Big For Your Boots a bit much in one go; there are two solutions to this, and Cold and Bad Boys are opposite solutions. Cold is a shorter track with red hot bars on a ice cold, almost hailstone-like beat; at just over two and a half minutes long, it's much more manageable. On the other hand, what Bad Boys lacks in brevity it more than makes up for in presentation; with Ghetts on the second verse and introductory rumble (the latter with Bashy) and J Hus on chorus, I would suggest that there is actually too much variety here although those listening via the album would have listened to First Things First and then Cold, so for those people it's probably about right.

These are both album tracks from his album Gang Signs & Prayer released last week, and they're in at #21 and #22 respectively (someone else is at #23); the entire album is within the top 100, with the last track, Little Titch, scraping in at #100. Although we are not in the business of producing album reviews – we prefer to review one record and then move into something else – eventually we will find ourselves reviewing a whole album due to its entirety turning up in the UK Top 100. That said, they did increase the number of streams necessary to constitute a sale a couple of months ago, and frankly if it wasn't for Ed Sheeran dropping his album this week we'd be happy to lay money on not having to do so for another few dozen issues.

    1. Shape Of You
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Something Just Like This
    1. (Chainsmokers ft. Coldplay)
    1. Castle on the Hill
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Human
    1. (Rag'n'Bone Man)
    1. Chained to the Rhythm
    1. (Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley)
    1. Big For Your Boots
    1. (Stormzy)
    1. It Ain't Me
    1. (Kygo ft. Selena Gomez)
    1. You Don't Know Me
    1. (Jax Jones ft. Raye)
    1. Paris
    1. (Chainsmokers ft. Emily Warren)
    1. Slide
    1. (Calvin Harris ft. Frank Ocean & Migos)
    1. How Would You Feel (Paean)
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Touch
    1. (Little Mix)
    1. Be the One
    1. (Dua Lipa)
    1. I Don't Wanna Live Forever
    1. (Zayn ft. Taylor Swift)
    1. Scared to be Lonely
    1. (Martin Garrix ft. Dua Lipa)
    1. Call on Me
    1. (Starley)
    1. September Song
    1. (JP Cooper)
    1. Skin
    1. (Rag'n'Bone Man)
    1. Ciao Adios
    1. (Anne-Marie)
    1. Rockabye
    1. (Clean Bandit ft. Anne-Marie & Sean Paul)
    1. Cold
    1. (Stormzy)
    1. Bad Boys
    1. (Stormzy ft. Ghetts & J Hus)
    1. I Feel It Coming
    1. (Weeknd ft. Daft Punk)
    1. Cold
    1. (Maroon 5 ft. Future)
      1. No Lie
      1. (Sean Paul ft. Dua Lipa)
        1. Run Up
        1. (Major Lazer ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR & Nicki Minaj)
            1. Say You Won't Let Go
            1. (James Arthur)
            1. Shout Out to My Ex
            1. (Little Mix)
            1. Stay
            1. (Zedd ft. Alessia Cara)
            1. Text From Your Ex
            1. (Tinie Tempah ft. Tinashe)
            1. I Would Like
            1. (Zara Larsson)
                1. Don't Leave
                1. (Snakehips & MØ)
                  1. Closer
                  1. (Chainsmokers ft. Halsey)
                  1. Starboy
                  1. (Weeknd ft. Daft Punk)
                  1. Love
                  1. (Lana Del Rey)
                  1. Swalla
                  1. (Jason Derulo ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign)
                  1. Sexual
                  1. (Neiked)
                  1. Believer
                  1. (Imagine Dragons)
                          1. Bad Things
                          1. (Machine Gun Kelly ft. Camila Cabello)
                          1. Now and Later
                          1. (Sage the Gemini)
                              1. Issues
                              1. (Julia Michaels)
                                  1. Can't Stop the Feeling
                                  1. (Justin Timberlake)
                                        1. All Night
                                        1. (Vamps ft. Matoma)
                                            1. 24K Magic
                                            1. (Bruno Mars)
                                                    1. Don't Wanna Know
                                                    1. (Maroon 5 ft. Kendrick Lamar)
                                                    1. Starving
                                                    1. (Hailee Steinfeld ft. Grey & Zedd)
                                                          1. By Your Side
                                                          1. (Jonas Blue ft. Raye)
                                                          1. The Mack
                                                          1. (Nevada ft. Mark Morrison & Fetty Wap)
                                                          1. Samantha
                                                          1. (Dave ft. J Hus)
                                                          1. The Greatest
                                                          1. (Sia ft. Kendrick Lamar)
                                                          1. Let Me Love You
                                                          1. (DJ Snake ft. Justin Bieber)
                                                                            1. Don't Let Me Down
                                                                            1. (Chainsmokers ft. Daya)
                                                                            1. Shining
                                                                            1. (DJ Khaled ft. Beyonce & Jay Z)
                                                                              1. Show You Love
                                                                              1. (Kato ft. Sigala & Hailee Steinfeld)
                                                                              1. Giants
                                                                              1. (Take That)
                                                                              1. Cold Water
                                                                              1. (Major Lazer ft. Justin Bieber & MØ)
                                                                                1. Love Me Now
                                                                                1. (John Legend)
                                                                                1. My Way
                                                                                1. (Calvin Harris)
                                                                                    1. Mercy
                                                                                    1. (Shawn Mendes)
                                                                                      1. Heavy (Linkin Park) • Rich Boy (Galantis) • Love On Me (Galantis) • After the Afterparty (Charli XCX ft. Lil Yachty) • Not in Love (M.O ft. Kent Jones) • So Good (Zara Larsson ft. Ty Dolla $ign) • Should've Been Me (Naughty Boy ft. Kyla & Popcaan) • Dirty Laundry (All Time Low) • Love My Life (Robbie Williams) • In the Name of Love (Martin Garrix ft. Bebe Rexha)

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