Music Charts

Information on how Hunters and Collectors have performed in music charts around the world.

Major Australian charts (Gavin Ryan – up to 2000):
A = Adelaide
B = Brisbane
M = Melbourne
P = Perth
S = Sydney

Major Australian charts (ARIA – from 1988):
S = South Australia
Q = Queensland
V = Victoria/Tasmania
W = Western Australia
N = New South Wales

 

Data Sources

  • Australian data up to 2002 from the Australian Music Report (AMR).
  • Australian data from 1988 sourced from the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA).
  • Adelaide, Australia data from Adelaide Chart Book 1959-2002, Gavin Ryan.
  • Brisbane, Australia data from Brisbane Chart Book 1956-2002, Gavin Ryan.
  • Melbourne, Australia data from Melbourne Chart Book 1956-2002, Gavin Ryan.
  • Perth, Australia data from Perth Chart Book 1958-2006, Gavin Ryan.
  • Sydney, Australia data from Sydney Chart Book 1953-2003, Gavin Ryan.
  • Canadian data from RPM.
  • New Zealand data from the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand.
  • Swedish data from Grammofon Leverantorernas Forening.
  • US data originally sourced from Billboard.

Australian album and single sales certifications are gold  for 35,000 sales, platinum  for 70,000 sales, and multi-platinum for multiples of 70,000. Video certifications are gold for 7,500 sales, platinum for 15,000 sales, and multi-platinum for multiples of 15,000.

 

Studio EP’s

WORLD OF STONE (EP)
January 1982
Australia:
AMR #50 {A:- B:- M:19 P:- S:48}
New Zealand: –

PAYLOAD (EP)
November 1982
Australia:
AMR – {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
New Zealand: #31

LIVING DAYLIGHT (EP)
April 1987
Australia:
AMR #41 {A:- B:37 M:10 P:46 S:30}
New Zealand: #25

 

Studio Albums/Singles

HUNTERS AND COLLECTORS (album) 
July 1982
Australia: Gold
AMR #21
New Zealand: #14

Talking To A Stranger (single)
From: Hunters and Collectors
July 1982
Australia:
AMR #59 {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:36}
New Zealand: –

THE FIREMAN’S CURSE (album) 
September 1983
Australia: Gold
AMR #77
New Zealand: #46

Judas Sheep (single)
From: The Fireman’s Curse
August 1983
Australia:
AMR – {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
New Zealand: #35

Sway (single)
From: The Fireman’s Curse
November 1983
Australia:
AMR – {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
New Zealand: –

THE JAWS OF LIFE (album) 
August 1984
Australia: Gold
AMR #89
New Zealand: #37

Betty’s Worry or The Slab (single)
From: The Jaws of Life
September 1984
Australia:
AMR – {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
New Zealand: –

Carry Me (UK single)
From: The Jaws of Life
September 1984

HUMAN FRAILTY (album) 
April 1986
Australia: 2 Platinum
AMR #10
New Zealand: #5

Say Goodbye (single)
From: Human Frailty
February 1986
Australia:
AMR #24 {A:26 B:25 M:10 P:35 S:16}
New Zealand: #20

Throw Your Arms Around Me (single)
From: Human Frailty
April 1986
Australia:
AMR #49 {A:- B:- M:26 P:- S:29}
New Zealand: –

Everything’s On Fire (single)
From: Human Frailty
August 1986
Australia:
AMR #78 {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:53}
New Zealand: #44

Is There Anybody In There? (single)
From: Human Frailty
October 1986
Australia:
AMR – {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
New Zealand: #41

WHAT’S A FEW MEN? (album) 
November 1987
Australia: Platinum
AMR #16
New Zealand: #9

FATE (album)
April 1991
Australia:
AMR –
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}
Canada: #90
New Zealand: –

Do You See What I See? (single)
From: What’s A Few Men?, Fate
October 1987
Australia:
AMR #33 {A:- B:17 M:13 P:45 S:29}
New Zealand: #13

Still Hanging ‘Round (single)
From: What’s A Few Men?
February 1988
Australia:
AMR – {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}
New Zealand: #48

Back On The Breadline (single)
From: Fate
June 1988
Australia:
AMR #37 {A:12 B:43 M:21 P:43 S:55}
ARIA #41 {S:22 Q:49 V:23 W:77 N:52}
New Zealand: –
US Modern Rock: #6

GHOST NATION (album) 
November 1989
Australia: 2 Platinum
AMR #7
ARIA #10 {S:4 Q:12 V:9 W:7 N:9}
New Zealand: #29
Sweden: #31

When The River Runs Dry (single)
From: Ghost Nation
September 1989
Australia:
AMR #22 {A:14 B:26 M:14 P:14 S:22}
ARIA #23 {S:11 Q:24 V:22 W:21 N:16}
New Zealand: #41
US Modern Rock: #5

[Turn A] Blind Eye (single)
From: Ghost Nation
January 1990
Australia:
AMR #40 {A:24 B:- M:25 P:38 S:62}
ARIA #42 {S:23 Q:47 V:42 W:35 N:54}
New Zealand: –

The Way You Live (single)
From: Ghost Nation
April 1990
Australia:
AMR #54 {A:- B:- M:25 P:46 S:-}
ARIA #75 {S:48 Q:86 V:63 W:77 N:68}
New Zealand: –

Love All Over Again (single)
From: Ghost Nation
August 1990
Australia:
AMR – {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}
New Zealand: –

COLLECTED WORKS (album) 
September 1990
Australia: 2 Platinum
AMR #8
ARIA #6 {S:8 Q:10 V:6 W:4 N:6}
New Zealand: #26

Throw Your Arms Around Me 1990 (single)
From: Collected Works
November 1990
Australia:
AMR #30 {A:37 B:29 M:20 P:32 S:35}
ARIA #34 {S:37 Q:35 V:27 W:32 N:35}
New Zealand: –

CUT (album) 
October 1992
Australia: 2 Platinum
AMR #5
ARIA #6 {S:6 Q:9 V:7 W:3 N:4}
New Zealand: #17

Where Do You Go? (single)
From: Cut
September 1991
Australia:
AMR #30 {A:37 B:12 M:21 P:28 S:40}
ARIA #33 {S:37 Q:34 V:30 W:28 N:40}
New Zealand: #49

Head Above Water (single)
From: Cut
July 1992
Australia:
AMR #73 {A:43 B:- M:47 P:- S:-}
ARIA #64 {S:43 Q:64 V:60 W:57 N:58}
New Zealand: –

We The People (single)
From: Cut
September 1992
Australia:
AMR #69 {A:50 B:22 M:50 P:- S:-}
ARIA #70 {S:50 Q:57 V:58 W:64 N:85}
New Zealand: #36

True Tears of Joy (single)
From: Cut
November 1992
Australia:
AMR #13 {A:8 B:10 M:14 P:15 S:19}
ARIA #14 {S:8 Q:14 V:11 W:15 N:19}
New Zealand: #47

Holy Grail (single)
From: Cut
March 1993
Australia:
AMR #16 {A:13 B:7 M:13 P:15 S:20}
ARIA #20 {S:13 Q:16 V:19 W:15 N:20}
New Zealand: #25

Imaginary Girl (single)
From: Cut
August 1993
Australia:
AMR #85 {A:- B:38 M:- P:- S:-}
ARIA #82 {S:55 Q:57 V:65 W:84 N:86}
New Zealand: –

DEMON FLOWER (album) 
May 1994
Australia: Gold
AMR #2
ARIA #2 {S:1 Q:2 V:1 W:3 N:3}
New Zealand: #9

Easy (single)
From: Demon Flower
April 1994
Australia:
AMR #32 {A:36 B:43 M:30 P:47 S:40}
ARIA #38 {S:36 Q:43 V:30 W:47 N:40}
New Zealand: #38

Back In The Hole (single)
From: Demon Flower
June 1994
Australia:
AMR – {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
ARIA #105 {S:93 Q:94 V:63 W:- N:86}
New Zealand: –

Drop In The Ocean (single)
From: Demon Flower
October 1994
Australia:
AMR #85 {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
ARIA #111 {S:90 Q:75 V:- W:- N:-}
New Zealand: –

The One and Only You (promo single)
From: Demon Flower
February 1995

JUGGERNAUT (album)
January 1998
Australia:
AMR #30
ARIA #36 {S:27 Q:44 V:41 W:30 N:33}
New Zealand: #48

Higher Plane (promo single)
From: Juggernaut
December 1997

Suit Your Style (single)
From: Juggernaut
February 1998
Australia:
AMR – {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
ARIA #157 {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}
New Zealand: –

NATURAL SELECTION (album) 
October 2003
Australia: Platinum
ARIA #40 {S:49 Q:26 V:35 W:38 N:55}
New Zealand: –

GREATEST HITS (album) – reissue of NATURAL SELECTION
October 2011
Australia:
ARIA #217 {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}
New Zealand: –

NATURAL SELECTION (video)
November 2003
Australia:
ARIA –
New Zealand: –

MUTATIONS (album)
September 2005
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}
New Zealand: –

Debris (promo single)
From: Natural Selection, Mutations
October 2003

CRUCIBLE: THE SONGS OF HUNTERS AND COLLECTORS (album)
September 2013
Australia:
ARIA #3 {S:4 Q:7 V:3 W:3 N:6}
New Zealand: –

 

Live EP’s

RAW MATERIAL (US promo EP)
November 1988

LIVE DEMONS IN AMSTERDAM (promo EP)
March 1995

 

Live Albums/Singles

THE WAY TO GO OUT (album) 
April 1985
Australia: Gold
AMR #76
New Zealand: #21

THE WAY TO GO OUT (video)
May 1985
Australia:
AMR –
New Zealand: –

Throw Your Arms Around Me live (single)
From: The Way To Go Out (era)
November 1984
Australia:
AMR – {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
New Zealand: #28

LIVING IN LARGE ROOMS AND LOUNGES (album) 
November 1995
Australia: Gold
AMR #50
ARIA #45 {S:21 Q:55 V:53 W:48 N:39}
New Zealand: –

Living Single In Large Rooms And Lounges (single)
November 1995
Australia:
AMR – {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
ARIA #123 {S:- Q:- V:99 W:- N:-}
New Zealand: –

UNDER ONE ROOF (album)
November 1998
Australia: (note – chart rules prevented higher ARIA placings)
AMR #21
ARIA #180 {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}
New Zealand: –

GREATEST HITS LIVE (album) – reissue of UNDER ONE ROOF
June 2011
Australia:
ARIA #103 {S:- Q:- V:63 W:82 N:-}
New Zealand: –

UNDER ONE ROOF (video) 
November 1998
Australia: Gold
ARIA #31
New Zealand: –

Talking To A Stranger live (single)
From: Under One Roof
October 1998
Australia:
AMR – {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
ARIA #204 {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}
New Zealand: –

 

Box Sets

SKIN, BONE AND BOLTS (box set)
July 1991
Australia:
AMR #86
ARIA #79 {S:89 Q:88 V:68 W:81 N:62}
New Zealand: –

HORN OF PLENTY (box set)
November 2008
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}
New Zealand: –

 

Mark Seymour Studio Albums/Singles

Hey Boys (single)
From: Garbo soundtrack
May 1992
Australia:
AMR #62 {A:41 B:- M:42 P:- S:-}
ARIA #71 {S:41 Q:62 V:48 W:68 N:87}

KING WITHOUT A CLUE (album)
September 1997
Australia:
AMR #35
ARIA #53 {S:38 Q:93 V:56 W:22 N:53}

Last Ditch Cabaret (single)
From: King Without A Clue
April 1997
Australia:
AMR – {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
ARIA #85  {S:76 Q:76 V:80 W:61 N:93}

The Ghost of Vainglory (single)
From: King Without A Clue
October 1997
Australia:
AMR – {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
ARIA #152  {S:- Q:- V:86 W:- N:-}

Home Again (single)
From: King Without A Clue
July 1998
Australia:
AMR – {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
ARIA #201  {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

You Don’t Have To Cry Anymore (single)
From: King Without A Clue
September 1998
Australia:
AMR – {A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
ARIA #202  {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

ONE EYED MAN (album)
March 2001
Australia:
ARIA #67 {S:63 Q:59 V:48 W:- N:73}

Don’t You Know Me? (single)
From: One Eyed Man
February 2001
Australia:
ARIA #153  {S:89 Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

The Ballad Of The One Eyed Man (promo single)
From: One Eyed Man
August 2001

EMBEDDED (album)
April 2004
Australia:
ARIA #159  {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

Try Not To Try (promo single)
From: Embedded
September 2003

43 In The Shade (promo single)
From: Embedded
March 2004

A Shoulder To Cry On (promo single)
From: Embedded
August 2004

WESTGATE (album)
June 2007
Australia:
ARIA #128  {S:- Q:- V:52 W:- N:-}

UNDERTOW (album)
May 2011
Australia:
ARIA #51  {S:- Q:- V:18 W:- N:-}

SEVENTH HEAVEN CLUB (album)
March 2013
Australia:
ARIA #116  {S:- Q:- V:52 W:- N:-}

Lorelei / Beside You (promo single)
From: Seventh Heaven Club
February 2013

Getting Over You (promo single)
From: Seventh Heaven Club
April 2013

MAYDAY (album)
May 2013
Australia:
ARIA #43  {S:45 Q:58 V:30 W:73 N:71}

 

Mark Seymour Live Albums/Singles

THE BALLAD OF THE ONE EYED MAN (video)
November 2001
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

THE BALLAD OF THE ONE EYED MAN (album)
February 2002
Australia:
AMR –
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

DAYTIME AND THE DARK (album)
March 2005
Australia:
ARIA #99 {S:- Q:- V:56 W:- N:100}

Do You See What I See? (promo single)
From: Daytime And The Dark
April 2005

April Sun In Cuba (promo single)
From: Daytime And The Dark
September 2005

TITANIC (album)
September 2007
Australia:
ARIA #197 {S:- Q:- V:83 W:- N:-}

FROM BONDI TO BEDLAM (video)
December 2007
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

FROM BONDI TO BEDLAM (album)
August 2009
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

ROLL BACK THE STONE (album)
April 2017
Australia:
ARIA #55 {S:- Q:87 V:42 W:54 N:66}

 

Jack Howard Studio EP’s

LO STRESSO TEMPO (EP)
March 2000
Australia:
AMR –
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

SONGS FOR LONGING – THE POEMS OF DAWSON HANN (EP)
August 2015
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

THE PASSING PARADE (EP)
February 2016
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

 

Jack Howard Studio Albums/Singles

SECRETS AND WHITE LIES (album)
July 2002
Australia:
AMR –
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

Frankenstein (promo single)
From: Secrets And White Lies
April 2003

LET’S FALL IN LOVE (album)
October 2004
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

MY LUCKY DAY (album)
July 2007
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

LOST HORIZON (album)
November 2009
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

SHADOWLANDS (album)
January 2012
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

THE STORY SO FAR (album)
October 2012
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

RELIVING LIFE TO THE FULL (album)
October 2012
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

DAY OF THE DOG (album)
April 2014
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

THE INVERLOCH TAPES (album)
January 2015
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

THE LOOK OF LOVE – THE SONGS OF BACHARACH AND DAVID (album)
January 2015
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

 

Jack Howard Live Albums/Singles

EPIC BRASS – LIVE AT MEMO (album)
October 2016
Australia:
ARIA – {S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

 

Links

Australian Music Charts information Charts
Canadian Music Charts information RPM
New Zealand Chart information Charts.org
Swedish Chart information Charts
US Chart information AllMusic