Yes, we’re well aware Tones & I is on her way to a record-breaking 15 straight weeks atop the ARIA Singles chart with Dance Monkey but that’s not the only reason you’ll be seeing the Byron Bay-based songwriter on this week’s lists.
According to midweek figures, Tones & I’s August-released debut EP The Kids Are Coming should climb back into the top five of the Albums chart after placing at #8 last week, while her other hit track, Never Seen The Rain, should return to the top ten after charting at #12 last week.
Meanwhile, if Dance Monkey holds onto #1 again this week, Tones & I will tie with Ed Sheeran for the most weeks at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart. Sheeran’s Shape Of You held the top spot for 15 weeks in 2017, with 13 straight weeks at #1 followed by one week at #2 and a further two at #1.
Other album debuts this week include Archie Roach‘s Tell Me Why, Jeff Lynne’s ELO‘s From Out Of Nowhere (both top ten), Miranda Lambert‘s Wildcard (top 15), Bob Dylan‘s Travelin’ Thru, 1967-1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol 15 (top 20), Yelawolf‘s Ghetto Cowboy (top 30), Michael Kiwanuka‘s Kiwanuka, The Seekers‘ We Wish You A Merry Christmas and the Charlie’s Angels soundtrack (all top 40).
Over on the Singles chart, Regard‘s Ride It is the biggest threat to Dance Monkey‘s streak, with the remix expected to move into the top three after placing at #4 last week.
Expect to also see new offerings from Dua Lipa with Don’t Start Now (top 15), as well as Major Lazer and Khalid‘s Trigger and Drax Project‘s Catching Feelings featuring Six60 (both top 50).