The Strumbellas’ “Spirits” Reclaims Most Added Honor at Alt Radio

The Strumbellas [Windish]

Two weeks ago, The Strumbellas’ “Spirits” earned the top spot on the alternative radio add board.

This week, it returns to that position.

Picked up by 17 Mediabase-monitored stations this week, “Spirits” ranks as the format’s most added song.

The latest wave of support will allow the song, which is already a Top 30 hit, to continue soaring up the alternative airplay chart.

twenty one pilots’ “Ride,” last week’s most added song, takes #2 on this week’s alt add board. It was added by 13 new stations.

Elle King’s “Under The Influence” takes third with 9 adds, while Panic! At The Disco’s “Victorious” (7 adds, 4th) and Empire Of The Sun’s “Walking On A Dream” (6 adds, 5th) complete the Top 5.

This week’s other notable alternative radio options: AWOLNATION’s “Woman Woman” (5 adds, 6th), Alabama Shakes’ “Sound & Color” (3 adds, 7th, tie), Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness’ “High Dive” (3 adds, 7th, tie), Declan McKenna’s “Brazil” (3 adds, 7th, tie), Foals’ “Mountain At My Gates” (3 adds, 7th, tie), Grace Mitchell’s “NoLo” (3 adds, 7th, tie), Shinedown’s “State Of My Head” (3 adds, 7th, tie), The 1975’s “The Sound” (3 adds, 7th, tie), and The Struts’ “Kiss This” (3 adds, 7th, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

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