Debuts for Daryl Braithwaite, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Björk and more!
After two weeks at #2, P!nk’s Beautiful Trauma returns to the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week, notching up a fifth week in the top spot.
In its sixth week in the top 50, Christmas with Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra has jumped 25 spots to #10, marking the album’s first week in the top ten.
Following the release of a new edition, Little Mix’s fourth album has re-entered the top 50 for the first time since August at #11. When released in November 2016, Glory Days debuted at #2.
Gang Of Youths storm back up 37 places on the Albums Chart this week to #12 with their second album Go Farther In Lightness on the back of their success at the 2017 ARIA Awards with Apple Music. The Sydney band took home four ARIAs in 2017: Album Of The Year, Best Group, Best Rock Album and Producer of the Year.
Following his national tour and an appearance at the ARIAs, Harry Styles has re-entered the chart at #26 with his self-titled debut solo album.
After taking out Best Pop Release and Breakthrough Artist, as well as performing at the ARIAs, Gold Coast artist Amy Shark jumps back into the chart at #46 with the Night Thinker EP.
#5: Daryl Braithwaite ‘Days Go By: The Definitive Greatest Hits Collection’ – ARIA Hall Of Fame inductee Daryl Braithwaite brings together some of his greatest hits with newly recorded material on Days Go By: The Definitive Greatest Hits Collection. Among the album’s tracks, there’s material from the albums Edge (#1 Jun. ’89), Rise (#3 Aug. ’91), Taste The Salt (#13 Nov. ’93) and Forever The Tourist (#47 Oct. ’13). It’s Braithwaite’s second compilation album to hit the ARIA top 50, following Six Moons (the Best Of 1988-1994) (#31 Nov. ’94).
#18: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds ‘Who Built The Moon?’ – Former Oasis leader Noel Gallagher returns with Who Built The Moon?, his third album under the Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds guise. Produced by David Holmes, the album comes just over two years on from Chasing Yesterday (#8 Mar. ’15). Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds first charted with their self-titled debut album (#16 Oct. ’11).
#22: Björk ‘Utopia’ – The ninth studio album from Björk gives the Icelandic singer-songwriter a ninth appearance in the ARIA top 50. Utopia is the follow-up to Vulnicura (#26 Feb. ’15). To date, Björk’s highest chart peak has been with second album Post (#2 Jul. ’95).
#37: Hopsin ‘No Shame’ – American rapper Hopsin picks up a second top 50 entry with No Shame. It’s the fifth studio album from the LA-based artist. Hopsin first charted with Pound Syndrome (#15 Aug. ’15).
#49: The Wiggles ‘Wiggly, Wiggly Christmas!’ – The Wiggles score a second top 50 entry for 2017 with Wiggly, Wiggly Christmas! The colourful foursome charted earlier in the year with The Wiggles Nursery Rhymes (#15 Feb. ’17).