“Boom Boom” for local dance troupe Justice Crew holds at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart for a second week, in fact the entire top three from last week stay put this week, Maroon 5’s “One More Night” equaling the two-weeks-at-No.2 “Payphone” (TW-19) achieved back in June, whilst former No.1 “Some Nights” for fun. holds at No.3 after its two weeks at the top.
Gavin Ryan reports jumping up four places to No.4 are Florence + the Machine with their “Spectrum (Say My Name)” EP, which is being helped by the Calvin Harris remix of the track, and it becomes the groups second Top 5 single from the “Ceremonials” (TW-15) album, “Never Let Me Go” (TW-54) reaching No.3 in late April. All three of the groups albums are up this week (see the album section for positions).
After three weeks at No.6, Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen move up to a new peak of No.5 with “Good Time”; Rudimental “Feel the Love” at No.6 this week, down two places, but holding steady at No.7 in its fifth week in the Top 10 and Top 100 is P!nk’s “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)”. “Both of Us” for B.o.B and Taylor Swift is down three places to No.8 after leaping into the top five last week, and Justin Bieber’s “As Long as You Love Me” holds at No.10 for a second week.
The only entrant to the Top 10 this week is Calvin Harris and Example on “We’ll Be Coming Back”, which climbs two places from last weeks No.11 debut to enter the Top 10 at No.9 this week. This new track becomes Example’s first taste of Top 10 success in Australia, but its Calvin’s fourth, three solo and one as guest on Rihanna’s “We Found Love” (TW-93, HP-2).
NEW PEAKS & MOVERS: Ed Sheeran takes the No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums chart, and the latest single from the “+” album is “Drunk”, which is up a place to a new peak of No.11. Jay Sean and Pitbull edge up three places to No.14 with “I’m All Yours”, one place lower than its previous peak of No.13. “Turn Up the Love” by Far East Movement blasts up fifteen places to No.16, and returning to it’s former peak of No.18 is Timomatic and his latest single “Can You Feel it”.
Missy Higgins’ shows at Splendour and her promo tour this past week see her latest track “Everyone’s Waiting” turns around and go back up three places to No.21. The Veronicas first track this decade “Lolita”, is up six places to No.23, and after falling back down last week, The Wanted jump up fourteen places to No.25 with “Chasing the Sun”, but right behind them, Matchbox 20 hold their No.26 peak for a second week with “She’s So Mean”.
Chiddy Bang climb five places to No.33 with “Mind Your Manners”, whilst the following new peaks occur due to the songs jumping into the Top 50: “People Help the People” for Birdy leaps twenty-seven places to No.35, helped by the Neighbours promo saturation for an upcoming storyline; “Run Alone” by 360 jumps up nineteen places to No.37 to become his third Top 40 entry; “When the Lights Go Out” for Havana Brown is up seventeen places to No.40, also becoming her third Top 40 entry, and it could go higher as she’s touring the country at the end of the month. “Want U Back” for Cher Lloyd is up a couple of places to a new peak of No.47, and returning to the Top 50 are No Doubt with “Settle Down” (HP-41), which leaps back up twenty-seven places to land at No.50 this week.
DOWN DOWN: Katy Perry leaves the Top 10 this week with “Wide Awake” (HP-4×3) after six weeks within the top ten. After last weeks jump back into the Top 20, Johnny Ruffo’s “On Top” falls thirteen places to No.28 this week. Rita Ora takes her “How We Do (Party)” down nine places to No.31, “The Fighter” for Gym Class Heroes is down seven places to No.34, also falling seven is last weeks debut for 3OH!3, “You’re Going to Love This”, which is at No.39, and down eight places to No.43 is Justin Bieber with “Boyfriend”.
50 Cent’s fifth album “Street King Immortal” is due on 13-Nov-2012 (13/11/12, spooky), and the lead single from the album is the highest new entry of the week, entitled “New Day” the track features Dr. Dre as guest rapper, with the female vocal hook by Alicia Keys. The spoken word sample at the start of the song is by Robert De Niro from the 1993 film ‘A Bronx Tale’.
Lower 50: With the Step Up 4 soundtrack zooming up the charts this week (98 to 28), the lead single from the album “Hands in the Air” for Timbaland and Ne-Yo jumps up twenty-seven places to No.56, and right behind at No.57 (up twelve) is Ne-Yo’s current solo track “Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)”. Olympic related theme (for a sponsor) “No Stopping Me” by KJ-5,2 is up fourteen places from last week’s debut of No.81 to No.67 this week. “Too Close” (HP-66) for Alex Clare tumbled last week (66 to 95), but recovers twelve places to jump back up to No.83 this week.
Tracks returning to the Top 100 this week include “Titanium” for David Guetta and Sia at No.70, “Skinny Love” (former peak #85) for Birdy returns at No.80, a new peak for this track; “100% No Modern Talking” for Knife Party at No.90; “Mercy” for Kanye West at No.95 and sneaking back in at 100 is “Vegas Girl” (HP-75) for Conor Maynard.
Melbourne group British India score their second ARIA Singles chart entry by debuting at No.77 with “I Can Make You Love Me”, the first single to be lifted from their fourth album which is due later in the year. Their previous ARIA chart entry was the No.50 single “Run the Red Light” (November 2007).
The fourth single here from the Nickelback album “Here and Now” (TW-24) is entitled “Trying Not to Love You”, and it debuts at No.91. So far the album has only produced one Top 50 entry with “When We Stand Together” (HP-20, Dec 2011), whilst further releases “Bottoms Up” (HP-83) and “Lullaby” (HP-58) have missed out, but with an upcoming national tour, this track could help them re-enter the Top 50.
The final new entry is by Melbourne rapper Seth Sentry, who makes his first appearance in the national Top 100 with his fourth single “Float Away”, taken from his September due debut album “This Was Tomorrow”.