John Mayer leads a refreshed line-up on this week’s ARIA Chart wrap.
Mayer’s Born & Raised shot to number one this week, knocking off The Temper Trap who slip to number four, with Keith Urban and One Direction in between.
It was a good week for new releases. Regina Spektor snuck into the top ten at number nine with What We Saw From The Cheap Seats , Julia Stone’s By The Horns just missed out at number eleven.
Sigur Ros’ Valtari debuted at 14, the Eurovision compilation at 15, and Ladyhawke’s Anxiety at number 17.
A new Bee Gees collection, the Number Ones, debuted at 23 (their Ultimate Collection rose from 13 to seven), The Voice’s final 24 compilation came in at 26 and Scissor Sisters’ Magic Hour hit 27.
Towards the tail end of the top 50, O’Shea’s Mr. And Mrs. popped in at 39 and Melody Gardot’s The Absence hit 43.
Big second week drops visit The McClymonts (seven to 21), Tenacious D (six to 24), the Glee Graduation album (12 to 30), and Adam Lambert’s Trespassing (from 10 to 38).
Adele’s 21 is teetering on the edge of the top ten for the first time in over a year, and Bruno Mars’ Doo-Wops & Hooligans is finally dropping out of the chart; currently at 36.
There are also heaps of new entries on the singles chart. Flo Rida retains the top spot, but Chris Brown’s ‘Don’t Wake Me Up’ comes in at five, Guy Sebastian’s ‘Gold’ hits ten, Kylie’s ‘Timebomb’ debuts at 12, and Karise Eden’s ‘Landslide’ is at 14.
Fatai V has ‘Ave Maria’ at 25, Katy Perry’s ‘Wide Awake’ enters at 26, Justin Bieber’s ‘Die In Your Arms’ at a disappointing 31, Loreen’s ‘Euphoria’ at 36, Jason Derulo’s ‘Undefeated’ at 39, Racheal Leahcar’s ‘Someone To Watch Over Me’ at 41 and at 48 we have Illy’s ‘Heard It All’.