Debuts for I Prevail, The Black Sorrows, Devin Townsend and more!
At the top of this week’s ARIA Albums Chart, American singer-songwriter Billie Eilish debuts at #1 with her debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (more below).
The Great Expanse, the record-breaking sixth #1 album for Adelaide’s Hilltop Hoods jumps back up to #2 in its sixth week in the Top 50 following its release on vinyl.
Ahead of the release of her new album, Hurts 2B Human, P!nk jumps up the chart 12 spots to #33 with Greatest Hits…So Far!!!.
Following a reissue to mark its 30th anniversary, Keith Richards’ debut solo album Talk Is Cheap returns to the chart at #41.
#1: Billie Eilish ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’ – Billie Eilish debuts at #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart with When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?. It’s the American singer-songwriter’s debut album and is her second appearance on the chart after peaking at #6 in February with EP Dont Smile At Me. 12 of the album’s 14 tracks are in the Top 50 on this week’s ARIA Singles Chart, including ‘Bad Guy’, which has debuted at #1. Other charting tracks include ‘Bury A Friend’ (#3), ‘Wish You Were Gay’ (#5), ‘When The Party’s Over’ (#7), ‘All the Good Girls Go To Hell’ (#8), ‘Xanny’ (#10), ‘My Strange Addiction’ (#12), ‘You Should See Me In A Crown’ (#16), ‘I Love You’ (#20), ‘Ilomilo’ (#23), ‘Listen Before I Go’ (#29) and ‘8’ (#35).
#6: I Prevail ‘Trauma’ – American metalcore band I Prevail take out a new peak on the Albums Chart with Trauma. The Michigan metalcore band’s second album is their second Top Ten entry after Lifelines (#8 Oct. ’16).
#10: Devin Townsend ‘Empath’ – Prolific Canadian musician Devin Townsend releases his 18th studio album, Empath. It equals Townsend’s highest chart peak, previously reached with Transcendence (#10 Sept. ’16), the final album by the Devin Townsend Project.
#11: The Black Sorrows ‘Citizen John’ – Melbourne blues-rock veterans The Black Sorrows return with 18th studio album, Citizen John. The album becomes the first by the group to hit the ARIA Top 50 since Lucky Charm (#20 Dec. ’94).
#32: Ben Platt ‘Sing To Me Instead’ – American actor/songwriter Ben Platt releases his debut album, Sing To Me Instead. Platt is best known for roles in Broadway productions of Dear Evan Hansen and The Book Of Mormon, as well as appearing in the first two films in the Pitch Perfect series.
#34: Yelawolf ‘Trunk Muzik 3’ – With his fifth studio album, American rapper Yelawolf scores a third ARIA Albums Chart entry. Trunk Muzik 3 comes two years on from Trial By Fire (#41 Nov. ’17) and includes guest appearances by Machine Gun Kelly, Caskey, DJ Paul and more.
#49: Luke Dickens ‘After The Rain’ – Australian country artist Luke Dickens makes his Top 50 debut with After The Rain. It’s the singer-songwriter’s third album, having previously released Underdog (2010) and Devil In The Wind (2011).