A Day To Remember scores first ARIA #1
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A Day To Remember scores first ARIA #1

September 10, 2016

Debuts for Big Scary, Travis Scott, Angel Olsen and more!

There’s another new #1 at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week, with American metalcore band A Day To Remember debuting in the top spot with sixth album Bad Vibrations (see below).

Adele’s 25 has jumped from #10 to #4. It’s the former #1’s 38th week in the top five.

Post-Father’s Day, there’s new peaks this week for Roy & HG’s This Sporting Life (#6) and John Williamson’s His Favourite Collection (#9).


#1: A Day To Remember ‘Bad Vibrations’ – With their sixth album, American metalcore band A Day To Remember snare their first #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart. The follow-up to Common Courtesy (#11 Dec. ’13), Bad Vibrations is the band’s third album to hit the ARIA top 50 and their first top ten. A Day To Remember will be touring Australia in support of the album in December.

#5: Big Scary ‘Animal’ – Melbourne duo Big Scary return with Animal. Their third album is the follow-up to Not Art (#32 Jul. ’13) and is their first top ten on the ARIA Albums Chart. In between Big Scary albums, Tom Iansek released the album About Face (#80 Aug. ’14) under the name #1 Dads.

#10: Travis Scott ‘Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight’ – Travis Scott makes his Albums Chart debut with Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight. It’s the American rapper/producer’s second album and features appearances from James Blake, Young Thug, Kendrick Lamar, Andre 3000 and The Weeknd, among others.

#28: James Vincent McMorrow ‘We Move’ – The third album from Irish singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow. We Move is McMorrow’s second album to chart in Australia, following on from Post Tropical (#25 Jan. ’14).

#29: Angel Olsen ‘My Woman’ – American singer-songwriter Angel Olsen makes her Albums Chart debut with third album My Woman. Olsen previously released the albums Half Way Home in 2012 and Burn Your Fire For No Witness in 2014.

#35: Jamie T ‘Trick’Trick is the fourth studio album from British indie artist Jamie T. The follow-up to Carry On The Grudge (#35 Oct. ’14) becomes the singer-songwriter’s third top 50 appearance on the ARIA Albums Chart. His highest peak was with Kings & Queens (#17 Sept. ’09).

#49: Felix Riebl ‘Paper Doors’ – Cat Empire front man Felix Riebl goes solo again with Paper Doors. It’s Riebl’s third solo outing, following the 2010 album Into The Rain and last year’s EP Lonely Truths and the first to hit the ARIA top 50. The Cat Empire topped the Albums Chart earlier in the year with Rising With The Sun (#1 Mar. ’16), their second #1.