Song of the Day #3,846: ‘Happier’ – Marshmello & Bastille

At #7 on this week’s Billboard Hot 100 is a collaboration between the American DJ/producer Marshmello and the British band Bastille.

Bastille’s last hit was ‘Pompeii,‘ which reached the Top 10 of this chart in early 2014. This is Marshmello’s first time in the Top 10, though he did reach #11 in mid-2018 with the song ‘Friends.’

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Song of the Day #2,090: ‘Pompeii’ – Bastille

bastille_pompeiiJason Derulo’s unfortunate ‘Talk Dirty‘ sits at #4, and at #5 on the latest Billboard Hot 100 chart is Bastille with ‘Pompeii.’

I remember hearing this band (and I believe this song) on Saturday Night Live a couple of months back. My wife liked their sound and we came close to downloading the album but wound up not for some reason.

I would have expected this song to crack the top ten closer to that television appearance, but maybe SNL doesn’t move the dial like it used to.

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