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Official NZ Music Chart & Chartbitz Nov. 15 2006

"The Official New Zealand Top 40 premieres Friday nights at 8pm on C4"


Wednesday, November 15 2006
by Andrew Miller


Foo For Thought
Foo Fighters hit #1 out of the box for the second time as Skin And Bones claims the top slot on the NZ Albums Chart.
It’s the first live CD for Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel and Chris Shiflett who are joined by a further four musicians on this record of their US acoustic tour from earlier in the year.
It gives them consecutive chart-toppers following on from In Your Honour which held the top for three weeks in June last year.
Of the group’s half dozen albums, only the sophomore There’s Nothing Left To Lose has not made the Top 10 here. It peaked at #12 in late 1999.

Justin’s Second
Justin Timberlake racks up his second solo #1 in style with a 24-place jump to the penthouse suite.
Assisted by TI, JT ensures My Love is New Zealand’s new #1 song by knocking NZ Idol Matt Saunoa to #3.
The song is also tops Stateside and moves four places to #2 on the RadioScope100.
It follows the 10 week chart-topper SexyBack (#24 this week) and gives the singer his second #1 from his sophomore set Future Sex / Love Sounds, which is #9 this week. Justin’s topping tally is now three as he also hit the top with his former group N’Sync.

Now And Again
Rocketing straight to the top of the Compilations Chart is Now That’s What I Call Music 22 as the series seeks to become New Zealand’s most successful hit package franchise ever.
It includes former #1 singles by Justin Timberlake, Fergie and The Pussycat Dolls, along with former RadioScope #1 Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol. To prove how hot the set is, this week’s #2 by Beyonce is included along with the All Saints come-back hit.

U2’s Coming
The Irish quartet is here live in less than two weeks, and joined by American rockers Green Day they claim their first Top 10 single in two years with this week’s highest new entry.
The Saints Are Coming matches the peak of U2’s last Top 10er Vertigo at #5.
All proceeds from the single sale goes to Music Rising to aid musicians affected by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans last year.
The track features on what looks likely to become U2’s twelfth New Zealand #1 album, 18 Singles, which drops Monday.

The New Singles
#5 U2 and Green Day - The Saints Are Coming
See story above.

#25 P Diddy featuring Nicole Scherzinger - Come To Me
Puff Daddy spent five weeks at #1 mid 1997 with I’ll Be Missing You, his tribute to his buddy Notorious BIG. Now he’s back as P Diddy with lead Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger on Come To Me, new at #25.

#32 Ill Semantics - On And On
South Auckland's Ill Semantics are MCs Nemesis (Roimata Moore) and Patriarch (Mark A) with DJ CXL (Peter Chambers), and they claim a #32 hit this with the lead single from their sophomore set Good Musik.

#34 Red Hot Chili Peppers - Snow (Hey Oh)
LA’s Red Hot Chili Peppers grab a hat-trick from their former #1 triple-platinum Stadium Arcadium. New at #34, Snow (Hey Oh) is #9 on the RadioScope100 and follows Dani California (#7) and Tell Me Baby (#16) into the Top 40.

#37 Stone Sour - Through Glass
American band Stone Sour gain their first New Zealand hit single, Through Glass, through airplay alone. Strong rock radio play, crossing over to pop stations more lately makes it #12 on the RadioScope100 this week. It is lifted from the band’s Come What(ever) May long player which peaked at #31 a couple of weeks back.

#38 All Saints - Rock Steady
Sisters Natalie and Nicole Appleton along with Mel Blatt and Shaznay Lewis are back together after five years with Rock Steady, the lead track from their new set Studio 1 which drops Monday. It’s new at #38. Eight years ago, the girls had their biggest and only #1 here, Never Ever.

The New Albums
#1 Foo Fighters - Skin And Bones
See story above.

#20 Jamiroquai - High Times: Singles 1992-2006
John ‘Jay’ Kay’s band Jamiroquai is named after the American Indian Iroquois tribe.
1993 saw them their New Zealand chart debuts with the gold-certified #27 album Travelling Without Moving, featuring their first hit single When You Gonna Learn? (#15) .The Brits’ hits compile High Times is new at #20.

#34 Patrizio Buanne - Forever Begins Tonight
Enthusiastic and female-friendly Italian tenor Patrizio Buanne makes 2006 a very good year for himself as his sophomore set Forever Begins Tonight is new at #34 following the #2 peak of his debut release The Italian earlier in the year.

#35 Vanessa Hudgens - V
Disney launches another singing star as the female lead from High School Musical debuts at #35 with her debut album. The V title refers to Vanessa rather than the Roman numeral V. Vanessa’s lead single Come Back To Me is currently #29 on the RadioScope100.

#36 Daniel O’Donnell - Until The Next Time
Irish crooner Daniel O’Donnell wrote or co-wrote all the tracks on Until The Next Time, new at #36 this week, including his very first single release here, Crush On You. His chart career here began in November 2000 with the #23 Greatest Hits.

#40 John McDermott - Timeless Memories: The Greatest Hits
Where’s John McDermott from? He was born in Scotland - or was that Ireland? Either way he moved to Canada with his family at a young age and began singing at Toronto’s St Michael’s Choir School. It was a double-platinum #1 start here for John, back in December 1993 with Danny Boy. It’s a #40 entry this week though for Timeless Memories: The Greatest Hits, which was actually issued back in April.


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Top 40 Albums - Week To Sunday, 12 November 2006

This Last Weeks
Week Week In Title Artist Label

1 new 1 Skin And Bones Foo Fighters SBME
2 3 6 Still The Same: Great Rock Classics Rod Stewart SBME
3 2 2 Devil's Got A New Disguise: The Very Best Of Aerosmith SBME
4 1 3 The Black Parade My Chemical Romance WEA/Warner
5 14 2 The Magic Of Boney M Boney M SBME
6 5 18 Eyes Open Snow Patrol Universal
7 4 7 Undiscovered James Morrison Universal
8 13 23 High School Musical OST: Special Edition Various Disney/EMI
9 6 9 FutureSex / LoveSounds Justin Timberlake SBME
10 16 26 Stadium Arcadium Red Hot Chili Peppers WEA/Warner
11 7 6 Sam's Town The Killers Universal
12 12 6 The Open Door Evanescence SBME
13 11 4 Diva: The Singles Collection Sarah Brightman Angel/EMI
14 15 5 Living A Dream Katherine Jenkins Universal
15 10 4 OE: Brazil Various Loop/Border
16 9 3 Bat Out Of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose Meatloaf Universal
17 19 7 Duets: An American Classic Tony Bennett SBME
18 17 25 Taking The Long Way: Bonus Edition Dixie Chicks SBME
19 26 8 Continuum John Mayer SBME
20 new 1 High Times: Singles 1992-2006 Jamiroquai SBME
21 8 2 Saturday Night Wrist Deftones WEA/Warner
22 34 18 Real Life Evermore WEA/Warner
23 18 3 Extreme Behaviour Hinder Universal
24 20 17 Into The Dojo The Black Seeds Capitol/EMI
25 23 80 Based On A True Story Fat Freddy's Drop TheDrop/Rhythmethod
26 35 22 A Fever You Can't Sweat Out Panic! At The Disco WEA/Warner
27 22 10 B'Day Beyonce SBME
28 21 4 Here's To The Heroes The Ten Tenors WEA/Warner
29 33 21 I'm Not Dead Pink SBME
30 24 11 Modern Times Bob Dylan SBME
31 32 8 Ultimate Prince WEA/Warner
32 28 11 Soulstice Shapeshifter Truetone/Rhythmethod
33 37 5 Inside In / Inside Out The Kooks Virgin/EMI
34 new 1 Forever Begins Tonight Patrizio Buanne Universal
35 new 1 V Vanessa Hudgens Hollywood/EMI
36 new 1 Until The Next Time Daniel O'Donnell Rajon/SBME
37 36 2 Once Again John Legend SBME
38 reentry 5 Half The Perfect World Madeline Peyroux Universal
39 25 3 Rudebox Robbie Williams Capitol/EMI
40 new 1 Timeless Memories: The Greatest Hits John McDermott EMI

Chart compiled by Media Sauce Ltd.


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