American rapper Future claims his first #1 on the ARIA Charts as he debuts at the top of the Albums Chart with I Never Liked You. Future’s ninth album comes two years on from High Off Life (#15 May ’20) and includes guest spots by Kanye West, Drake, Young Thug, Gunna and more. Future’s only other Top Ten entry was with the Drake collaboration What a Time to Be Alive (#4 Sept. ’15). The single ‘Wait For U’ has debuted at #15 on this week’s Singles Chart.
Rammstein score a new ARIA Albums Chart career peak as they debut at #3 with Zeit. The German industrial veterans’ eighth album follows on from their self-titled album (#5 May ’19) and becomes their fourth Top Ten entry.
In the lead up to Mother’s Day, Adele’s catalogue has shot back up the chart. Most recent album 30 climbs 29 spots to #5, while 25 is up 22 to #25 and 21 has re-entered at #35.
The Weeknd’s previous #1, Dawn FM, races back up the chart 22 spots to #8. It comes on the back of the first release of the album on vinyl, resulting in it topping this week’s ARIA Vinyl Albums Chart. Dawn FM spent three non-consecutive weeks at #1 in January/February.
Debuting at #29, Melbourne psychedelic jazz fusion Mildlife take out their second Top 50 entry on the back of the live album, Live From South Channel Island. The album and its accompanying film were recorded on the man-made island in Melbourne’s Port Phillip Bay on 10 March 2021. It features tracks from the group’s previous album, Automatic (#8 Sept. ’20), which won Mildlife the Best Jazz Album title at the 2021 ARIA Awards.
Reissued to mark its 20th anniversary, Norah Jones’ Come Away With Me returns to the Top 50 at #36. The American singer-songwriter’s debut album spent nine weeks at #1 between February and May 2003.