Bear Hands’ “2AM” Ranks As Alternative Radio’s Most Added Song

Bear Hands [Official Promo Photo]

Fifteen Mediabase-monitored alternative radio stations added Bear Hands’ “2AM” this week.

The count establishes the lead “You’ll Pay For This” single as the week’s most added song.

The song’s most closest alternative add board competition comes from Declan McKenna’s “Brazil,” which received pickups from 9 stations this week. Walk The Moon’s “Work This Body” follows with 8 adds, while The Lumineers’ “Ophelia” takes fourth on the strength of 7 pickups.

Each added by 6 stations, Kaleo’s “Way Down We Go” and Miike Snow’s “Genghis Khan” tie for fifth-most added.

This week’s other notable alternative radio options: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats’ “I Need Never Get Old” (5 adds, 7th), Atlas Genius’ “Stockholm” (4 adds, 8th, tie), Death Cab For Cutie’s “Good Help (Is So Hard To Find)” (4 adds, 8th, tie), Empire Of The Sun’s “Walking On A Dream” (4 adds, 8th, tie), and twenty one pilots’ “Ride” (4 adds, 8th, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

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