Debuts by Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, The Ghost Inside and more!
For the second straight week Lady Gaga’s Chromatica tops the ARIA Albums Chart. Of the American star’s four chart-topping albums, the soundtrack to A Star Is Born has spent the most time at #1, clocking in eleven weeks at the summit.
Harry Styles’ second album Fine Line notches up a half a year in the chart this week. During the 26 weeks the album has been on the chart, it’s spent three weeks at #1, six weeks at #2 and dipped only as low as #8.
#4: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever ‘Sideways To New Italy’ – Melbourne’s Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever hit the Top Ten on the ARIA Albums Chart with Sideways To New Italy. The second album from the five-piece comes two years on from their debut Hope Downs (#24 Jun. ’18) and was produced by Burke Reid (Courtney Barnett, Julia Jacklin, DZ Deathrays). Sideways To New Italy tops this week’s ARIA Vinyl Albums Chart and Australian Artist Albums Chart.
#5: The Ghost Inside ‘The Ghost Inside’ – American metalcore band The Ghost Inside release their self-titled fifth album. Coming six years on from their previous album, Dear Youth (#16 Nov. ’14), it becomes their second album to chart in the ARIA Top 50. Between albums the band went on hiatus after their tour bus crashed in late-2015. The album is #2 on the Vinyl Albums Chart this week.
#25: Run The Jewels ‘RTJ4’ – Hip hop duo Run The Jewels return with RTJ4, their first new album in four years. It’s their second release to appear in the chart after Run The Jewels 3 (#36 Jan. ’17). Guests on the new album include Mavis Staples, Josh Homme, Pharrell Williams, 2 Chainz and Rage Against The Machine’s Zack de la Rocha.