- 01 Oct 21
Olivia Rodrigo's 'SOUR' has spent the most weeks at No.1 in Ireland of the past five years for a female artist album, accumulating 12 overall.
Curiously few changes resulted over the last week within the Official Irish Singles and Albums Charts, with Pa Sheehy's solo EP The Art of Disappearing acting as the only new entry.
Landing in the Top 10 at No.9 this week, the former Walking On Cars frontman also nabbed the No. 1 spot on the independent charts after racking up the most physical album sales. Singles 'I Saw You At A Funeral' and 'Roisin' created much-deserved anticipation for the 5-track EP, which features his raw vocal prowess and pared back guitar melodies for indie-rock beauty. Revisit his recent Hot Press interview here.
I just got word that we’ve got a Top 10 record! In at no.9 on the official chart! and no.1 on the independent! Thank you so much for going out and buying the record, streaming, sharing and general love you’ve shown me over the last while. I can’t thank you enough.🙏 pic.twitter.com/ioSo7kXQq3
— Pa Sheehy (@pasheehy) October 1, 2021
Doja Cat's Planet Her and Dermot Kennedy's debut Without Fear round out the Top.3.
ABBA GOLD is at No.6 after their two new tracks were released recently, spending an incredible 663 in the album charts overall. Nirvana's Nevermind has also made its appearance in the Top 50 once again after the legendary album celebrated its 30th anniversary.
Notable past releases which have retained their longevity include Bruce Springsteen’s Greatest Hits, Fleetwood Mac's iconic Rumours, rapper Eminem's 2005 album Curtain Call.
Meanwhile, over on the Irish Singles Chart, Coldplay and BTS’ intergalactic collaboration 'My Universe' rockets in as this week’s highest new entry.
The highly-anticipated collaboration between the British group and South Korean boyband orbits No.15, becoming Coldplay’s highest-charting single in Ireland for four years, since 2017’s No.3 track 'Something Just Like This' with The Chainsmokers. For BTS, 'My Universe' marks their ninth Top 50 hit on the Official Irish Singles Chart.
— Official Irish Charts (@irishcharts) October 1, 2021
Ed Sheeran’s 'Shivers' rules at No.1 for a third week, after 'Bad Habits' also gripped onto the same slot previously, while Elton John and Dua Lipa crack the Top 10 for the first time with 'Cold Heart (Pnau Remix)' - up six places to No.5.
Doja Cat’s 'Woman' returns to its previous peak position of 12, 'Love Tonight' by Australian producer duo Shouse is the week’s highest climber, rising 11 positions to a new personal best of 14, and 'My Heart Goes (La Di Da)' by British artist Becky Hill and German DJ Topic rises six spots to 17.
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