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This Week In... 1991

May 16, 2017

Check out what was #1 on the ARIA Charts 26 years ago!

ALBUM

Eurythmics - Greatest Hits

British duo the Eurythmics took out the second of their two #1s on the ARIA Albums Chart when their career-spanning Greatest Hits album spent seven straight weeks in the top spot during April and May in 1991. Released following the Eurythmics’ split in 1990, the album debuted at #6 In March 1991 and hit #1 for the first time in its third week in the top 50. Greatest Hits spent a total of 13 weeks in the top ten and 32 weeks in the top 50.

The album includes all of the Eurythmics’ best-known tracks including their only Australian #1 single, ‘Would I Lie To You?’ (#1 Jun. ’85).

Greatest Hits was accredited 3x Platinum and was #3 on the 1991 ARIA End Of Year Albums Chart.

Eurythmics first topped the ARIA Albums Chart with Be Yourself Tonight (#1 Jun. ’85). The reformed in 1999 for the album Peace (#8 Nov. ’99) and last charted with another compilation, Ultimate Collection (#14 Feb. ’06).

Single

Ratcat - Tingles EP

The first of Ratcat’s two #1s on the ARIA Singles Chart came the six-track Tingles EP topped the chart for two consecutive weeks in May 1991. Released in October 1990 and featuring the track ‘That Ain’t Bad’, the EP debuted in the top 50 at #50 in December 1990. It hit #1 for the first time in its 20th week in the top 50. Tingles spent 14 weeks in the top ten and 24 weeks in the top 50.

Receiving a Platinum accreditation, Tingles was #2 on the 1991 ARIA End Of Year Singles Chart.

Three weeks after Tingles dropped from #1, Ratcat topped the Singles Chart again for one week with ‘Don’t Go Now’ (#1 Jun. ’91). Both ‘That Ain’t Bad’ and ‘Don’t Go Now’ featured on the trio’s second album, Blind Love (#1 May ’91).

Ratcat last appeared on the ARIA Singles Chart with ‘Holiday’ (#41 Nov. ’92).