Bluey The Album, the soundtrack to Australian animated series Bluey debuts at #1 on this week’s ARIA Albums Chart. The release features 17 original compositions from Season 1 of the Emmy-winning show, including an extended version of the its beloved theme tune. Joff Bush, Bluey’s music composer, has twice been nominated for APRA Screen Music Awards for episodes from the show. Bluey The Album becomes the first Australian children’s album to top the ARIA Albums Chart.
Bluey The Album is the second Australian #1 album on the ARIA Charts in 2021.
The Kid Laroi’s F*ck Love (Savage) moves back up to its previous peak of #2. The Sydney hip hop artist had two tracks in the Triple J Hottest 100: ‘So Done’ (#37) and ‘Go’ (#60). Recently issued on vinyl, F*ck Love (Savage) hits this week’s Vinyl Albums Chart at #13.
On the back of its physical release, Bring Me The Horizon’s Post Human: Survival Horror re-enters the Top 50 for a fourth week, claiming a new peak at #3. Released in November 2020, the EP originally peaked at #7. Two tracks from Post Human: Survival Horror made it into the Triple J Hottest 100: ‘Parasite Eve’ (#38) and ‘Obey’ (#71).
Sydney band Lime Cordiale climb up 28 spots to #8 with their former #1 14 Steps To A Better You. It comes after five songs from the ARIA-winning album featured in the Hottest 100: ‘On Our Own’ (#11), ‘Screw Loose’ (#16), ‘Addicted To The Sunshine’ (#20), ‘Reality Check Please’ (#25), ‘No Plans To Make Plans’ (#26).
With three tracks in the Hottest 100 - ‘Righteous’ (#39), ‘Come & Go’ (#40) and ‘Wishing Well’ (#49) – the late Juice WRLD’s Legends Never Die moves up seven spots to #10. It’s the former #1’s 15th week in the Top Ten.
At #12, electronic duo Bicep score their debut ARIA Top 50 appearance with Isles. The second studio album from the Belfast-formed, London-based pair is the follow-up to their self-titled debut from September 2017.
On top of making their first Singles Chart appearance at #8 with ‘Booster Seat’, Perth’s Spacey Jane have moves back up the chart 30 spots to sit at #14 this week with Sunlight. Aside from ‘Booster Seat’, which placed at #2, the quartet had three other tracks appear in the Hottest 100: ‘Skin’ (#15), ‘Straightfaced’ (#28), and ‘Weightless’ (#81).
Late Melbourne blues legend Chris Wilson makes his first solo appearance in the ARIA Top 50 at #19 with Live At The Continental. Recorded on 20 May 1994 at the Continental Hotel in Prahran, Melbourne, the album was first released in September of that year. The album’s entry onto the chart now comes on the back if its issue on vinyl for the first time. Wilson, who passed away in January 2019, was inducted into the Music Victoria Awards' Hall of Fame in 2020. Wilson’s only other Top 50 entry was with the collaboration with Diesel, Short Cool Ones (#18 Apr. ’96). Live At The Continental tops this week’s ARIA Vinyl Albums Chart.
After their Hottest 100 #1 success with ‘Heat Waves’, British band Glass Animals return to the Albums Chart at #22 with third album Dreamland.
Tame Impala’s ARIA Album Of The Year, The Slow Rush returns to the chart at #35. The Perth band had three Hottest 100 entries: ‘Lost In Yesterday’ (#5), ‘Is It True’ (#17) and ‘Breathe Deeper’ (#33).