Birds Of Tokyo Land Top Local Debut On ARIA Albums Chart

15 November 2015 | 9:09 am | Staff Writer

While Sarah Blasko finishes in the top 10

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Perth-bred alt-rockers Birds Of Tokyo have claimed the highest Aussie debut on this week’s ARIA Albums Chart with their new compilation album, Playlist, coming in at #4.

The release sees the band present their biggest and best songs off their past four records, and they gave us an exclusive track-by-track breakdown of each song prior to its release, which you can check out here.

The Elvis Presley compilation, If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, remains at #1 for the second consecutive week, with British acts Little Mix’s Get Weird and Elle Goulding’s Delirium coming in second and third respectively. Australian-based, expat Brit Joe Moore entered at four with his A Thousand Lifetimes set.

Sydney singer Sarah Blasko fell just short of a top five finish with her fifth record Eternal Return, which debuted at #6, while Aussie rock legends You Am I debuted at #20, as expected according to midweek chart reports.

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Melbourne outfit City Calm Down weren’t too far behind, with their new record In A Restless House debuting at #25, and triple j feature artist Grimes also scored a top 30 finish for her new record, Art Angels (30).

Currently touring the country, Mumford & Sons' Wilder Mind jumped to #18, and Aussie psychedelic jugganauts Tame Impala's Currents were bumped up six places to #28.

The Singles Chart saw new music from One Direction (29), Avicii (30), Coldplay (33), and Sia (36) debut.