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 2001):
S = South Australia
Q = Queensland
V = Victoria/Tasmania
W = Western Australia
N = New South Wales

 

Data Sources

  • Australian data up to 1989 from the Australian Music Report (AMR) – available data to end 2002 provided, marked as AMR.
  • Australian data from 1990 sourced from the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) – available 1988/1989 data provided, marked as 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: #50
{A:- B:- M:19 P:- S:48}
New Zealand: –

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

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

 

Studio Albums/Singles

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Say Goodbye (single)
From: Human Frailty
February 1986
Australia: #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: #49
{A:- B:- M:26 P:- S:29}
New Zealand: –

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

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

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

FATE (album)
April 1991
Australia: –
Canada: #90
New Zealand: –

Do You See What I See? (single)
From: What’s A Few Men?, Fate
October 1987
Australia: #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: – (- ARIA)
{A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
New Zealand: #48

Back On The Breadline (single)
From: Fate
June 1988
Australia: #37 (#41 ARIA)
{A:12 B:43 M:21 P:43 S:55}
New Zealand: –
US Modern Rock: #6

GHOST NATION (album) 
November 1989
Australia: #7 (#10 ARIA), 2 Platinum
New Zealand: #29
Sweden: #31

When The River Runs Dry (single)
From: Ghost Nation
September 1989
Australia: #22 (#23 ARIA)
{A:14 B:26 M:14 P:14 S:22}
New Zealand: #41
US Modern Rock: #5

[Turn A] Blind Eye (single)
From: Ghost Nation
January 1990
Australia: #42 (#40 AMR)
{A:24 B:- M:25 P:38 S:62}
New Zealand: –

The Way You Live (single)
From: Ghost Nation
April 1990
Australia: #75 (#54 AMR)
{A:- B:- M:25 P:46 S:-}
New Zealand: –

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

COLLECTED WORKS (album) 
September 1990
Australia: #6 (#8 AMR), 2 Platinum
New Zealand: #26

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

CUT (album) 
October 1992
Australia: #6 (#5 AMR), 2 Platinum
New Zealand: #17

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

Head Above Water (single)
From: Cut
July 1992
Australia: #64 (#73 AMR)
{A:43 B:- M:47 P:- S:-}
New Zealand: –

We The People (single)
From: Cut
September 1992
Australia: #70 (#69 AMR)
{A:50 B:22 M:50 P:- S:-}
New Zealand: #36

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

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

Imaginary Girl (single)
From: Cut
August 1993
Australia: #82 (#85 AMR)
{A:- B:38 M:- P:- S:-}
New Zealand: –

DEMON FLOWER (album) 
May 1994
Australia: #2 (#2 AMR), Gold
New Zealand: #9

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

Back In The Hole (single)
From: Demon Flower
June 1994
Australia: – (- AMR)
{A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
New Zealand: –

Drop In The Ocean (single)
From: Demon Flower
October 1994
Australia: – (#85 AMR)
{A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
New Zealand: –

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

JUGGERNAUT (album)
January 1998
Australia: #36 (#30 AMR)
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:-}
New Zealand: –

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

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

MUTATIONS (album)
September 2005
Australia: –
{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: 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: #76, Gold
New Zealand: #21

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

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

LIVING IN LARGE ROOMS AND LOUNGES (album) 
November 1995
Australia: #45 (#50 AMR), Gold
New Zealand: –

Living Single In Large Rooms And Lounges (single)
November 1995
Australia: – (- AMR)
{A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
New Zealand: –

UNDER ONE ROOF (album)
November 1998
Australia: – (#21 AMR)
{A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
New Zealand: –

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

Talking To A Stranger live (single)
From: Under One Roof
October 1998
Australia: – (- AMR)
{A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}
New Zealand: –

 

Box Sets

SKIN, BONE AND BOLTS (box set)
July 1991
Australia: 79 (#86 AMR)
New Zealand: –

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

 

Mark Seymour Studio Albums/Singles

Hey Boys (single)
From: Garbo soundtrack
May 1992
Australia: 71 (#62 AMR)
{A:41 B:- M:42 P:- S:-}

KING WITHOUT A CLUE (album)
September 1997
Australia: #53 (#35 AMR)

Last Ditch Cabaret (single)
From: King Without A Clue
April 1997
Australia: #85 (- AMR)
{A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}

The Ghost of Vainglory (single)
From: King Without A Clue
October 1997
Australia: – (- AMR)
{A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}

Home Again (single)
From: King Without A Clue
July 1998
Australia: – (- AMR)
{A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}

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

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

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

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

EMBEDDED (album)
April 2004
Australia: #159 [Hitseeker #12]
{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: – [Hitseeker #7]
{S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

UNDERTOW (album)
May 2011
Australia: 51 [Hitseeker #1]
{S:- Q:- V:18 W:- N:-}

SEVENTH HEAVEN CLUB (album)
March 2013
Australia: – [Hitseeker #8]
{S:- Q:- V:- 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: 43
{S:45 Q:- V:30 W:- N:-}

 

Mark Seymour Live Albums/Singles

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

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

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

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: –
{S:- Q:- V:- W:- N:-}

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

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

 

Jack Howard Studio EP’s

LO STRESSO TEMPO (EP)
March 2000
Australia: – (AMR -)
{A:- B:- M:- P:- S:-}

 

Jack Howard Studio Albums/Singles

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

THE LOOK OF LOVE – THE SONGS OF BACHARACH AND DAVID (album)
January 2015
Australia: –
{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