The Red Hot Chili Peppers continue the multi-week run at the top with their sixth No.1 album here “The Getaway”, which holds its debut position from last week on the ARIA Albums Chart.
All of the six RHCP No.1 albums here have now notched up two or more weeks atop the ARIA Chart, their longest being “By the Way” which stayed for four weeks from mid-July in 2002. The group also ring up their fifteenth accumulated week at No.1 in the process and that moves them from 43rd to 38th on the list of ‘Accumulated Weeks at No.1: Albums’ alongside the 15 weeks notched up by Matchbox 20 and Split Enz.
The New Zealand duo of Georgia and Caleb Nott who go by the name Broods, see their second studio album “Conscious” debut at No.2 this week, becoming their second Top 10 album (and Top 5) album here in Australia, and now their highest charting entry, beating the No.5 peak of their first album “Evergreen” achieved in September of 2014, whilst the album becomes their second No.1 in their home country, and the albums lead single “Free” (HP-30) returns at No.86 this week.
Adele holds at No.3 this week with “25” after her Glastonbury appearance and Beyonce is back up one spot to No.4 with “Lemonade”, whilst last weeks leap back up for Radiohead is down three this week to No.5 and “A Moon Shaped Pool”. The new singles chart entry and TV promotion for “Views” by Drake sees it rise back up two places to No.6, whilst holding at No.7 for a third straight week is Keith Urban and his album “Ripcord”. Dropping two to No.8 is Meghan Trainor and “Thank You”, whilst falling five to No.9 is the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Greatest Hits” collection and “Skin” by Flume rounds out the Top 10, down a place to No.10 this week.
UP: Bulleting back up twenty-three spots to No.12 are twenty one pilots and their album “Blurryface” (HP-11), whilst their “Vessel” (HP-51) set is up forty places to No.57 this week. “A Head Full of Dreams” for Coldplay and “1989” for Taylor Swift are both back up seven to No.13 and No.14 respectively, whilst the upcoming 50th Anniversary for Play School sees their songs collection “50 Best Songs” jump up thirteen spots to No.17, and The Wiggles “Best of” is back up eight to No.18. “Dangerous Woman” for Ariana Grande has its first upward chart movement this week, back up eight to No.19 and leaping 35 spots to land at No.21 is the 401wk running “Very Best of Fleetwood Mac”. “Get Weird” for Little Mix is back up seven to No.24 and “x” by Ed Sheeran rebounds thirteen places to No.26, with Florence + the Machine and “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful” back up ten to No.27. Halsey and her “Badlands” are back up sixteen to No.28 and the soundtrack to “Me Before You” climbs two spots to a new peak of No.30. Rufus are back up eleven to No.34 with their second No.1 album “Bloom” and also up eleven to No.38 is Sia with “This is Acting”. The “Greatest Hits” set for The Offspring return to the Top 100 at No.44 and climbing back into the Top 50 this week are “Delirium” for Ellie Goulding (58 to 47) and “Nine Track Mind” by Charlie Puth (63 to 49).
DOWN: The only album leaving the Top 10 this week is Jimmy Barnes and his “Soul Searchin'” (HP-1×1, WI10-3) set, down one to No.11, which is the lowest weeks in the Top 10 for one of Jimmy’s No.1 albums ever, but the album could/should rebound later on, especially in early September when Father’s Day occurs. The Temper Trap dropped from No.1 to No.14 last week with their second No.1 album “Thick as Thieves”, which this week is down a further nine spots to No.23, whilst “The Very Best” for INXS is back down seven to No.32 and tumbling thirty places to No.41 is Gojira and “Magma”, with “Pure McCartney” for Paul McCartney down nine to No.43 and “Essential” for Michael Jackson falling back thirty-three spots to No.48. Falling into the lower fifty are Garbage (38 to 62), Jake Bugg (16 to 68), Richard Marx (17 to 75), and falling out the Top 100 from last weeks fifty are “Greatest Hits” for Fleetwood Mac (#13), With Confidence (#22), YG (#24), Bob Evans (#46) and Phil Collins’ “Hits” (#47).
US producer and DJ Joshua Davis goes by the name DJ Shadow, and his fifth album “The Mountain will Fall” is new at No.31 and becomes his fourth albums chart entry and second highest charting here, as his second album (1st entry here) “The Private Press” made it to No.21 in June 2002. New at No.35 is the music from the HBO series “Game of Thrones – Season 6” as performed by Ramin Djawadi, with the physical release of the album occurring at the end of July. The fourth and final Top 50 entry this week is “Earth” for Neil Young along with Promise of the Real, which is a live album from their 2015 ‘Rebel Content Tour’ together.
Lower 50: The 1975 album “I Like it When You Sleep…” returns at No.51 this week and the “Playlist” collection for Birds of Tokyo is back up forty-one spots to No.53, Imagine Dragons’ “Smoke + Mirrors” climbs eight to No.60, Vance Joy leap back up twenty-nine to No.63 with “Dream Your Life Away”, “Know it All” by Alessia Cara is back in at No.65 and returning at No.67 are Cold Chisel with “The Best of – All for You”. The stage musical recording for “Matilda” is back in at No.69 and the first Ed Sheeran album “+’ returns at No.70, with “Currents” for Tame Impala back in at No.72. Further returns occur for Elton John (#81 “Rocket Man: Best of”), Melanie Martinez (#77), Elle King (#87), Fifth Harmony (#88), Graeme Connors (#90), Troye Sivan (#92), Fall Out Boy (#93), Maroon 5 and “V” (#95) and the self-titled Hozier album (#99), whilst the Lana Del Rey album “Honeymoon” is back up ten to No.85 and “Anti” by Rihanna is back up fourteen to No.86.
The return of the Channel 9 series ‘Love Child’ this past week to Australian screens helps the TV Soundtrack “Love Child-Season 3” to debut at No.52 this week, whilst the two previous seasons’ soundtrack made it to No.22 (Season 1, peaked April 2014) and No.15 (Season 2, peaked June 2015). Coming in at No.59 is the re-packed second Steve Vai album, now as “Modern Primitive/Passion & Warfare (25th Anniversary Edition)”. The original “Passion & Warfare” album (his second) was his first to chart here back on the 8th of July in 1990, reaching No.25 and becoming his only Top 50 entry here, and now the album has been re-packaged with a bonus disc in “Modern Primitive”, which contains his work between his first (1984) and second albums. Local dancer, actor and Triple J presenter Brendan MacLean lands his first ARIA Albums Chart entry this week by debuting at No.89 with his fifth EP entitled “Funbang1”, and the final entry at No.96 is the sixth album and first entry here for US metalcore act Whitechapel and “Mark of the Blade”.
Compiled by Gavin Ryan with thanks to Australian-Charts.com
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