Christmas chart for stowaways – 2015

This post was especially delayed to allow compilation, but we can now exclusively* bring you the Christmas chart for stowaways, for 2015!

  1. New Order feat. Elly Jackson – Tutti Frutti
  2. Dave Gahan & Soulsavers – All of This and Nothing
  3. Jean-Michel Jarre & Vince Clarke – Automatic
  4. Pet Shop Boys – Christmas
  5. Erasure – Gaudete
  6. Róisín Murphy – Exploitation
  7. MG – Pinking
  8. Little Boots – Working Girl
  9. MG – Europa Hymn
  10. Napoleon – Rudolph

* Yes, that’s exclusively, in the sense of nobody else being interested in covering it…

Albums chart of the year 2014 for stowaways

Here are the top twenty albums of 2014 for stowaways:

  1. Röyksopp – The Inevitable End
  2. William Orbit – Strange Cargo 5
  3. Moby – Innocents
  4. Erasure – The Violet Flame
  5. B.E.F. – Music of Quality & Distinction, Vol. 3 – Dark
  6. I Monster / People Soup – I Monster Presents People Soup
  7. Napoleon – Magpies
  8. William Orbit – Orbit Symphonic
  9. DARKSIDE – Psychic
  10. Erasure – Snow Globe
  11. U2 – Songs of Innocence
  12. The Human League – Dare
  13. Röyksopp – Junior
  14. David Bowie – Nothing Has Changed
  15. Sparks – In Outer Space
  16. Goldfrapp – Tales of Us *
  17. Way Out West – We Love Machine
  18. Deep Dish – Junk Science
  19. Kevin Pearce – Matthew Hopkins and the Wormhole
  20. Maps – Turning the Mind

* Number 3 in 2013

Last year’s number 1, Pet Shop Boys‘ Electric, slips just outside this chart to number 21, while Röyksopp and Robyn‘s collaborative mini-album Do it Again grabs the number 1 spot on the EP chart.

See also: Albums chart of the year 2013 for stowaways, Albums chart of the year 2012 for stowaways.

Singles chart of the year 2014 for stowaways

As in 2013, this year’s singles chart has been a little skewed by the same few artists, including Röyksopp grabbing the entire top three, so we’ll take some highlights for a bit of variety. First, here’s the top 10:

  1. Röyksopp feat. Susanne Sundfør – Running to the Sea *
  2. Röyksopp & Robyn – Do It Again
  3. Röyksopp & Robyn – Monument
  4. William Orbit – Water from a Vine Leaf
  5. Röyksopp & Robyn – Every Little Thing
  6. Röyksopp & Robyn – Sayit
  7. E-Zee Possee – The Sun Machine
  8. Dirty Vegas – Let the Night
  9. Apollo 440 – Liquid Cool
  10. The London Authority (The Beloved) – Baby Sheik

* Number 1 in 2013 – making it number 1 of the year for two years running!

Here are some highlights from outside the top ten:

  • 12. William Orbit – On Wings
  • 13. Mike Oldfield – Sentinel
  • 14. William Orbit feat. Beth Orton – I Paint What I See
  • 17. Saint Etienne – Pocket Call
  • 21. The Grid – Heartbeat
  • 22. Kraftwerk – The Robots
  • 34. I Monster – Devils on Horseback
  • 37. Erasure – Breathe
  • 39. Napoleon – You Could ❤ This
  • 44. Diamond Version with Neil Tennant – Were You There

See also Singles chart of the year 2013 for stowawaysSingles chart of the year 2012 for stowaways.

The Stowaway Awards 2015 – Nominations

Now it’s time for the moment you’ve all been waiting for over the entirety of 2014. Who will be nominated for the Stowaway awards 2015?

Best Album

  • Erasure – The Violet Flame
  • The Future Sound of London – Environment Five
  • Dieter Meier – Out of Chaos
  • William Orbit – Strange Cargo 5
  • Erlend Øye – Legao
  • Röyksopp – The Inevitable End
  • Shit Robot – We Got a Love
  • Simian Mobile Disco – Whorl
  • Sébastien Tellier – L’Aventura
  • Ben Watt – Hendra

Best Reissue / Compilation

  • David Bowie – Nothing Has Changed
  • Camouflage – Singles
  • Depeche Mode – Life in Berlin
  • Erasure – Greatest Hits Live
  • Moby – Hotel Ambient

Best Newcomer

  • Clark
  • Diamond Version
  • MIKRO
  • Mulu
  • Shelter

Best Artist

  • Napoleon
  • William Orbit
  • Erlend Øye
  • Sébastien Tellier
  • Zero 7

Best Live Act

  • Depeche Mode
  • Erasure
  • Massive Attack
  • Moby
  • Pet Shop Boys

The results will turn up in a few weeks’ time, and we’ll move onto the BRIT Awards in a couple of days…

Chart for stowaways – 22 November 2014

Here are the top 10 singles from just a couple of weeks ago:

  1. Röyksopp & Robyn – Do it Again
  2. Röyksopp & Robyn – Monument
  3. Erasure – Dead of Night
  4. Télépopmusik – Breathe
  5. Moby – Extreme Ways (Bourne’s Legacy)
  6. Napoleon – Happy Finish
  7. Kraftwerk – The Robots
  8. Erasure – Elevation
  9. Massive Attack – Paradise Circus
  10. Erasure – Storm Chaser

Despite incursions from ErasureRöyksopp remain in charge of the charts this week, with the number 1,2, and 19 singles, and the number 2 and 5 albums, making them the most played artist of the week.

Chart for stowaways – 26 July 2014

A bit of a reshuffle on the singles this week:

  1. Saint Etienne – Pocket Call
  2. Delerium – Monarch
  3. Röyksopp & Robyn – Do it Again
  4. Napoleon – Dawn
  5. William Orbit – On Wings
  6. Mikro – Full Speed Ahead
  7. Pet Shop Boys – Love is a Bourgeois Construct
  8. The Chanteuse and The Crippled Claw – Are You One?
  9. Diamond Version with Neil Tennant – Were You There
  10. Röyksopp & Robyn – Every Little Thing