RUFUS Set To Knock Adele From #1 On ARIA Charts

27 January 2016 | 4:17 pm | Staff Writer

'Bloom' is set to take first place

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The midweek ARIA chart figures show home-grown heroes Rufus are likely to knock Adele’s 25 from its long-running place at #1.

The new record from the Sydney trio, Bloom, is set to debut at #1, which will be once again see Adele bumped from top place.

Having claimed the title for seven consecutive weeks, Adele’s 25 was temporarily relieved of its place by David Bowie’s passing pushing Black Star to the top for a week.

With single You Were Right scoring #12 on triple j’s Hottest 100, the new record from RUFUS sees the outfit focus on an international market, having recently signed a US label deal with Foreign Family Collective.

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After making headlines in Australia last November for firing a guitar technician during a show in Brisbane, Megadeth’s Dystopia will debut in the Albums Chart, while the recent passing of Glen Frey sees movement from a number of Eagle’s compilations.

Aussie favorutie’s Boy & Bear will see some movement with their latest record, Limit Of Love, following on from single Walk The Line placing #63 on the Hottest 100, while L D R U will see some movement on the Singles Chart with Keeping Score, after coming in #22 on the countdown.

Over on the Singles Chart, we can expect to see debuts from Sia’s Cheap Thrills, The 1975’s The Sound and more from RUFUS, with their tune Say A Prayer For Me.