INXS swoop the charts

Two albums by INXS have taken top 10 spots in the ARIA albums chart this week, with the Australian rockers' The Very Best collection rising to No.1.

The album jumped three spots to take the top spot following the airing last Sunday of the first part of Seven Network's INXS mini-series Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story.

The series, which takes a close behind-the-scenes look at the band, drew 1.947 million viewers - the largest free-to-air audience that night.

The renewed interest in the band has also propelled their 1987 album Kick into the top 10, grabbing seventh place.

The John Butler Trio, who are set to tour Australia in March and April, debuted at No.2 with their new album Flesh & Blood.

Bruce Springsteen's High Hopes jumped three spots from No.6 and the Frozen soundtrack rose one place to No.4.Lorde's Pure Heroine fell two spots to No.5 while another New Zealander Neil Finn's new album Dizzy Heights made its debut at No.6.

Blue Smoke by Dolly Parton, who is currently touring Australia, climbed two spots to No.8, while American rockers Haim rose a whopping 10 places to take the ninth spot with their album Days Are Gone.

Rounding out the top 10 is Avicii's True, which fell three spots from last week.On the singles chart, Pharrell Williams' hit Happy returned to the top spot, knocking A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera's Say Something back to second place.

All of Me by John Legend and Swing by local Joel Fletcher and Savage switched places, with Legend making the better move to No.3 from No.4.

Rihanna's Jump climbed four spots to No.5, while Rudimental and Emeli Sande's Free and Avicii's Addicted to You each fell a spot to No.6 and No.7 respectively.New Jersey electronic trio Cash Cash made their first top 10 appearance with Take Me Home, which jumped 25 places to take eighth place.

Rude by Magic fell a spot to No.9, while Jason Derulo's Trumpets remained in the same spot at No.10.

The West Australian

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