Second week at #1 for Lady Gaga's Chromatica
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Second week at #1 for Lady Gaga's Chromatica

June 13, 2020

Debuts by Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, The Ghost Inside and more!

For the second straight week Lady Gaga’s Chromatica tops the ARIA Albums Chart. Of the American star’s four chart-topping albums, the soundtrack to A Star Is Born has spent the most time at #1, clocking in eleven weeks at the summit.
 
Harry Styles’ second album Fine Line notches up a half a year in the chart this week. During the 26 weeks the album has been on the chart, it’s spent three weeks at #1, six weeks at #2 and dipped only as low as #8.
 
Debuts:
 
#4: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever ‘Sideways To New Italy’ – Melbourne’s Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever hit the Top Ten on the ARIA Albums Chart with Sideways To New Italy. The second album from the five-piece comes two years on from their debut Hope Downs (#24 Jun. ’18) and was produced by Burke Reid (Courtney Barnett, Julia Jacklin, DZ Deathrays). Sideways To New Italy tops this week’s ARIA Vinyl Albums Chart and Australian Artist Albums Chart.
 
#5: The Ghost Inside ‘The Ghost Inside’ – American metalcore band The Ghost Inside release their self-titled fifth album. Coming six years on from their previous album, Dear Youth (#16 Nov. ’14), it becomes their second album to chart in the ARIA Top 50. Between albums the band went on hiatus after their tour bus crashed in late-2015. The album is #2 on the Vinyl Albums Chart this week.
 
#25: Run The Jewels ‘RTJ4’ – Hip hop duo Run The Jewels return with RTJ4, their first new album in four years. It’s their second release to appear in the chart after Run The Jewels 3 (#36 Jan. ’17). Guests on the new album include Mavis Staples, Josh Homme, Pharrell Williams, 2 Chainz and Rage Against The Machine’s Zack de la Rocha.