Blossoms are making hit singles – but the charts haven’t noticed

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Blossoms frontman Tom Ogden: “The Leading 40’s an anomaly”

Blossoms frontman Tom Ogden understands his way about a chorus.

From the widescreen shimmer of Charlemagne to the puppy-eyed pop of The Keeper, his tunes have glued them selves to radio playlists, earning the Stockport band two major five albums.

Together the way, they’ve been nominated for a Mercury Prize and a Brit Award. Last summer time, they played a homecoming clearly show at Edgeley Park Stadium, promoting out each and every ticket in less than an hour.

Nevertheless they’ve in no way so much as tickled the major 40. Their highest charting solitary, I Won’t be able to Stand It, peaked at variety 77 and lasted just two months in the major a hundred.

“It is just the way tunes is at the second,” observes drummer Joe Donovan. “Bands just are not the detail.”

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