ARIA Charts Throwback: 26 April 1999
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ARIA Charts Throwback: 26 April 1999

April 25, 2019

Don’t hang out the side of your best friend’s ride, check out the hits of April 1999.

As April 1999 came to a close, the ARIA Albums Chart found the Bee Gees, Shania Twain, Fatboy Slim, The Offspring, Korn, The Coors, The Living End and more holding the high positions.

The #1 on the Singles Chart saw an American trio dominating and adding a new word to the lexicon.

10. Silverchair - Anthem For The Year 2000

Newcastle trio Silverchair scored their sixth Top Ten on the ARIA Singles Chart when ‘Anthem For The Year 2000’ hit #3 in March 1999. The track was the only Top Ten to come from the band’s third album, Neon Ballroom (#1 Mar. ’99).



9. Five - Until The Time Is Through

Five took out the fourth of their eight Top Ten entries on the ARIA Singles Chart when ‘Until The Time Is Through’ peaked at #8 in May 1999. It was also the fourth Top Ten single from the British boy band’s self-titled debut album (#8 Jan. ’99).



8. Lenny Kravitz - Fly Away

‘Fly Away’ became Lenny Kravitz’s fourth Top Ten single on the ARIA Charts when it peaked at #8 in April 1999. The track was the highest-charting locally from the American singer-songwriter’s fifth album, 5 (#17 Jun. ’98).



7. Monifah - Touch It

American R&B singer-songwriter Monifah made her only appearance in the ARIA Top Ten when ‘Touch It’ peaked at #5 in April 1999. The lead single from Monifah’s second album, Mo’hogany, was also her only Top Ten on the Billboard Hot 100.



6. Shania Twain - That Don't Impress Me Much

The third of four Top Ten singles from Shania Twain’s album Come On Over (#1 Feb. ’99) came when ‘That Don’t Impress Me Much’ peaked at #2 in April 1999. Other singles from the album included ‘You’re Still The One’ (#1 May ’98), ‘From This Moment On’ (#2 Nov. ’98) and ‘Man! I Feel Like A Woman’ (#4 Jun. ’99).



5. Savage Garden - The Animal Song

Releasing the first single from their second album, Affirmation (#1 Nov. ‘99), Brisbane duo Savage Garden claimed their fifth Top Ten on the ARIA Singles Chart. ‘The Animal Song’, which featured in the film The Other Sister, peaked at #3 in March 1999. Savage Garden’s final Top Ten single was ‘I Knew I Loved You’ (#4 Oct. ’99).



4. Britney Spears - ...Baby, One More Time

Britney Spears announced her arrival on the ARIA Charts when debut single ‘…Baby, One More Time’ spent nine weeks at #1 between February and April 1999. The title track to Spears’ debut album (#2 Jul. ’99) debuted at #20 at the end of January before hitting #1 for the first time in its fifth week in the Top 50. ‘…Baby, One More Time’ spent a total of 17 weeks in the Top Ten and 23 weeks in the Top 50. Hitting #2 on the 1999 ARIA End Of Year Singles Chart, ‘…Baby, One More Time’ was accredited 3x Platinum.



3. Vengaboys - We Like To Party (The Vengabus)

Dutch dance group Vengaboys hit the ARIA Top Ten for the first time when ‘We Like To Party (The Vengabus)’ peaked at #2 in May 1999. They would go on to have Top Ten hits with ‘Boom Boom Boom Boom!’ (#2 Aug. ’99) and ‘Shalala Lala’ (#4 Aug. ’00), as well as the album The Party Album (#4 Oct. ’99).



2. The Offspring - Why Don't You Get A Job?

American rockers The Offspring took out a second Top Ten single from Americana (#1 Jan. ’99) when ‘Why Don't You Get A Job?’ held #2 for two weeks in April 1999. The track – which was noted for its similarities to The Beatles’ ‘Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da’ – was the follow-up single to ‘Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)’ (#1 Dec. ’98).



1. TLC - No Scrubs

American R&B trio TLC scored their only #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart when ‘No Scrubs’ spent seven consecutive weeks in the top spot between April and June 1999. Featuring on the album FanMail (#15 May ‘99), the single hit #1 for the first time in its fourth week in the Top 50. ‘No Scrubs’ was accredited Platinum and was #12 on the 1999 ARIA End Of Year Singles Chart. TLC ha shad Top Ten entries with ‘Waterfalls’ (#4 Nov. ’95), ‘Diggin’ On You’ (#6 Mar. ’96) and ‘Unpretty’ (#3 Oct. ’99).