News 31 March 2023

Lana leads the new album charge

Matt Corby returns with a top 10 debut

Lana leads the new album charge

Four debuts have stormed the top 10 on the ARIA Albums Chart this week, with Lana Del Ray taking #1, followed by Luke Combs, Fall Out Boy and Matt Corby returning after four years to #8. 

Corby’s third album, Everything’s Fine, also holds #1 on the Australian Albums Chart and #4 on the Vinyl Albums Chart. It is his third ARIA top 10 after Telluric reached #1 in 2016, while Rainbow Valley reached #4 in 2018. 

Taking the top spot this week, Did You Know That There’s A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd marks the singer’s eighth top 10 album in Australia and her fifth #1, following Born To Die in 2012, Ultraviolence in 2014, Honeymoon in 2015 and Lust For Life in 2017. 

Gettin’ Old by American country music superstar Luke Combs arrives at #2. It’s his fourth album and fourth top 10: This One’s For You got to #7 here in 2017, What You See Is What You Get hit the summit in 2019 and Growin’ Up peaked at #2 in 2022.  

So Much (For) Stardust is Fall Out Boy’s sixth top 10 album here and their first studio album since Mania in 2018. Their best performer was Save Rock and Roll, which got to #2 in 2013. 

On the Singles Chart, Ed Sheeran is back with Eyes Closed, debuting at #6. The track, produced with Max Martin and Shellback, is the lead single from his upcoming album Subtract and marks his 28th top 10 hit in Australia including two tracks as a feature artist.