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Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd has topped the Weekly Top 20 this week with their apocalyptic lament ‘Pray for Me’. Meanwhile, three new songs debut; Rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars enter with Dangerous Night and boy band 5 SOS enters with their song Want You Back’.
Check out facts about these songs below.
“Next to Me” by Imagine Dragons
- “Next To Me” is lead vocalist Dan Reynold’s romantic anthem to his wife, [Aya] Volkman. The song describes Reynold’s “frailties”, his problems and fears with commitment.
“Dangerous Night” by Thirty Seconds to Mars
- This song tells a story of a couple that knows they’re not really cut out for each other, but both of them also knows that there is still “fire” between them. ‘Dangerous Night’ can be found on 30 Seconds to Mars’ 5th album, the sound of which is much different from their earlier rock work as this one has more prominent synths.
“Want You Back” by 5 Seconds of Summer
- This 5-SOS song tells a story of a love that never truly ends. It sees someone remembering his lover and admitting that, regardless of their separation, his feelings towards them remain the same.
“Savoir” by Iggy Azalea ft. Quavo
- This song is about how you don’t need anyone to come save you from a bad relationship. Iggy is saying that we should be our own saviors, to find our own strength when we’re dealing with a difficult relationship.
GOSSIP – Z A C E F R O N & Z E N D A Y A
Singers Zac Efron and Zendaya both appeared in last year’s musical drama ‘The Greatest Showman’. Songs from the musical became hits and made bigger stars out of Zac and Zendaya. Last week, news came out that Zac Efron might be dating his co-star Alexandra Daddario. The couple has been spotted together on a number of occasions around L.A. Meanwhile, Zendaya is blowing up on Instagram when she uploaded relatable pictures of her wearing a face mask before going to sleep and putting on glasses to see the TV screen clearly.
#1 – “Pray for Me” by The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar
- This is the second collaboration between The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar. This song opens with The Weeknd’s silky vocals as he contemplates the burden of what a superhero carries. Then Kendrick viciously echoes the theme of the despondent hero and raps about the dreaded Biblical end of times.