Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Aussie Band Tops on Debut; the Temper Trap Has No.1 Album and Flo Rida Whistles His Way to Best Single on ARIA Charts

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Aussie Band Tops on Debut; the Temper Trap Has No.1 Album and Flo Rida Whistles His Way to Best Single on ARIA Charts

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MELBOURNE band The Temper Trap have delivered the best chart result of their career, achieving an ARIA Album Chart No.1 on debut for their new self titled release.

This outcome easily eclipses that of their 2009 album Conditions, which debuted and peaked at No.9 in June of that year.

Over on the ARIA Singles Chart this week, Flo Rida chalks up four consecutive weeks at No.1 with Whistle, the track enjoying a good sales lead over it's nearest rival, Carly Rae Jepson's Call Me Maybe.

Including The Temper Trap, this week's ARIA Album Chart features eleven top 40 debuts, with five of those featuring in the top 10.

Coming in at No.2 this week is Slash featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators with Apocalyptic Love, bettering the debut of his April 2010 album Slash, which landed at No.3.

Tenacious D make their first entry into the Australian top 10 with Rize Of The Fenix at No.6. Country trio The McClymonts land at No.7 with their third album, Two Worlds Collide. Adam Lambert rounds out the top 10 debuts with Trespassing coming in at No.10, his first album reaching No.5 in November, 2010 after debuting at 18 eight months earlier.

Outside of the top 10, Glee Cast continue to make their presence felt on the ARIA charts, with Glee: The Music, The Graduation Album coming in at No.12 and Bee Gees The Ultimate Bee Gees following at No.13. 360 continues his rise back up the album chart with Falling & Flying up from 24 to 17, with Alston hot on his heels, jumping from 22 to 18 this week with Don't Funk With Me.

On this week's ARIA Singles Chart, The Voice makes it's presence felt with eight contestants in the top 40 and 19 in the top 100 a leading the way is Brittany Cairns with her version of Different Worlds debuting at No. 7 a the best first week result for The Voice contestants thus far.

Fellow The Voice contestants Darren Percival and Sarah DeBono land just outside the top 10, with Percival's rendition of Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) debuting at 12 and DeBono's Listen one spot behind at 13.

Outside of all The Voice singles chart action, James Morrison hits the top 20 with I Won't Let You Go, up three places to No. …

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