Debuts for Vampire Weekend, Ruby Fields and more!
After debuting at #1 last week, P!nk’s Hurts 2B Human holds the top spot on the ARIA Albums Chart for a second week. Of all the American singer-songwriter’s chart-topping albums, Greatest Hits...So Far!!! has spent the most time at #1, notching up 13 weeks there in late-2010/early-2011.
Wrapping up his national tour in support of the album, Post Malone’s Beerbongs & Bentleys jumps up seven spots to #5. It’s the album’s 34th week in the Top Ten. Malone’s previous album Stoney is up four to #17.
Billie Eilish’s 2017 EP Dont Smile At Me moves up five to return to the Top Ten for a third week as the American rounds out her Australian tour. Meanwhile, former #1 When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? holds #2 for a third week.
Last week, David Campbell debuted at #33 with his tenth studio album. This week, Back In The Swing jumps 19 spots to a new peak of #14.
Following its return to the chart last week, Human Nature’s 2018 album Romance Of The Jukebox moves up 15 spots to #22.
#8: Vampire Weekend ‘Father Of The Bride’ – American band Vampire Weekend return with their fourth album, Father Of The Bride. The follow-up to Modern Vampires of the City (#7 May ’13) is the group’s first release in six years and includes contributions by Haim’s Danielle Haim, producer Mark Ronson, The Internet’s Steve Lacy and more. Vampire Weekend scored their highest peak with Contra (#2 Jan. ’10).
#19: Amon Amarth ‘Berserker’ – Amon Amarth take out a second Top 50 entry with Berserker. The Swedish melodic death metal band first charted with Jomsviking (#15 Apr. ’16). Berserker is their eleventh studio album and the first recorded by their current line-up.
#26: Ruby Fields ‘Permanent Hermit / Your Dad's Opinion For Dinner’ – Sydney singer-songwriter Ruby Fields make her Albums Charts debut with Permanent Hermit / Your Dad's Opinion For Dinner. Permanent Hermit is Fields’ new seven track EP. Physical versions of the release also include her six-track 2018 debut EP, Your Dad’s Opinion For Dinner.
#28: Bad Religion ‘Age Of Unreason’ – American punk veterans Bad Religion hit the Top 50 for the first time since 1996 with Age Of Unreason. The six-piece’s 17th album comes six years on from previous studio album, 2013’s True North. Bad Religion’s only other Top 50 entry was with The Gray Race (#44 Apr. ’96).