Debuts for Lil Nas X, Mark Ronson, Prince and more!
Moving back up from #3, American singer-songwriter Billie Eilish returns to claim a sixth week at #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart with her debut LP, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody (The Original Soundtrack) moves up to #10, notching up its 30th week in the Top Ten.
#5: Lil Nas X ‘7 EP’ – With his ‘Old Town Road’ riding high at the top of the Singles Chart for a tenth week, American rapper Lil Nas X makes his Albums Chart debut with the EP 7. The release contains two versions of the aforementioned track, as well as new single ‘Panini’ (debuting at #17 this week), and the Cardi B collaboration ‘Rodeo’.
#7: Mark Ronson ‘Late Night Feelings’ – Producer Mark Ronson returns with his first album in four years, Late Night Feelings. The follow-up to Uptown Special (#2 Jan. ’15) is Ronson’s fifth album and includes the Miley Cyrus-featured single ‘Nothing Breaks Like A Heart’ (#6 Dec. ’18). Other collaborators on the album include Camila Cabello, Angel Olsen, Alicia Keys, Lykke Li and Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker.
#18: Prince ‘Originals’ – The famous Prince vault continues to reveal its contents with the release of Originals. The new album contains demos recorded by the late artist that were released by other acts including The Bangles, The Time, Martika, Sheila E, Kenny Rogers and more. Prince charted last year with the archival release Piano & A Microphone 1983 (#33 Oct. ’18).
#23: The Saboteurs ‘Help Us Stranger’ – Returning from hiatus, American rock band The Saboteurs release Help Us Stranger. It’s the third studio album from the band known as The Raconteurs everywhere else in the world, which is fronted by singer-songwriters Jack White and Brendan Benson. They previously charted with Broken Boy Soldiers (#14 May ’06) and Consolers Of The Lonely (#18 Apr. ’08).
#25: Hatchie ‘Keepsake’ – Brisbane’s Hatchie makes her first chart appearance with, Keepsake. The debut album from the dream pop singer-songwriter, also known as Harriette Pilbeam, comes a year on from her first EP, Sugar & Spice. Following a run of dates in the US, Hatchie will nationally in October in support of the album.
#30: The Wiggles ‘Party Time!’ – The Wiggles hit the Albums Chart for the first time in 2019 with Party Time! The iconic children’s music act hit the Albums Chart twice in 2018, scoring Top 50 entries with Nursery Rhymes 2 (#3 Mar. ’18) and Wiggle Pop! (#24 Sept. ’18).
#41: Himesh Patel ‘Yesterday’ – The soundtrack to Yesterday makes its chart debut just as the film makes its debut on Australian screens. The album includes a host of Beatles songs recorded by Patel including ‘I Saw Her Standing There’, ‘Let It Be’, ‘In My Life’, ‘All You Need Is Love’ and, of course, the title track.
#44: Hollywood Vampires ‘Rise’ – Led by Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp, rock supergroup the Hollywood Vampires release Rise. The group’s second album comes four years on from the self-titled debut album (#34 Sept. ’15) and features a mix of originals and covers of tracks by David Bowie and Johnny Thunders.