News October 17, 2018

Paul Kelly, Hands Like Houses & Morgan Evans set to lead the ARIA Albums Chart debuts

Charts & New Music Editor
Paul Kelly, Hands Like Houses & Morgan Evans set to lead the ARIA Albums Chart debuts

The Paul Kelly renaissance continues with his 24th studio album Nature a likely tip for the Top 3 on this week’s ARIA Albums Chart. 

Nature follows the Aussie icon’s 2017 ARIA Gold effort Life Is Fine – Kelly’s first chart-topping album in Australia.

Fellow Australian act Hands Like Houses are also pushing for the Top 3 with new album Anon. The Canberra outfit have reached the Top 10 once before with 2016’s Dissonants (#7).

Including global smash hits Kiss Somebody and Day Drunk, Morgan Evans will vye for the Top 10 with sophomore release Things That We Drink To. Evan’s debut eponymous record peaked at #20 on the Albums Chart in 2014.  

The 20th anniversary of Powderfinger’s Internationalist album will see it climb back up towards the Top 10. Originally debuting at #1, the 5x Platinum album is on course to re-enter the Top 10 for the first time 18 years.

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