INXS Mini-Series Hits Latin America

INXS Mini-Series Hits Latin America

After successful broadcasts in Australia, New Zealand and the United States, the INXS mini series Never Tear Us Apart premiered in Latin America last night. It will run for four weeks on satellite network DIRECTV and is expected to cause the same record-buying frenzy which followed screening in Australia and New Zealand. South America was a huge market for INXS, with Argentina and Brazil ranking among their biggest bases. They first toured South America in 1986 after the success ofListen Like Thieves, and returned seven more times playing in stadiums to 50,000 fans. Their 1984 hit, produced by Nile Rodgers, Original Sin, topped the charts in Argentina…. Read the full […]

INXS Mini-Series ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ Poised for Latin America Debut

INXS Mini-Series ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ Poised for Latin America Debut

The TV mini-series that catapulted INXS back to the summit in their homeland is about to air in Latin America, where the Australian rockers’ flame has burned impressively bright. “Never Tear Us Apart” begins its four-week primetime broadcast via satellite network DirecTV from Monday (Sept. 22). The series was a ratings hit earlier this year for free-to-air broadcaster Channel 7 in Australia. It also gave a big kick to INXS’ business — and broke records in the process…. Read the full article here   This post was written originally featured on Billboard.com written by Lars Brandle.

INXS Claim Top Spot On NZ Albums Chart

INXS Claim Top Spot On NZ Albums Chart

The success of the INXS mini-series in Australia has been mirrored in NZ over the past two weeks, where the band are now riding high on the local charts with The Very Best retrospective collection. INXS: Never Tear Us Apart has aired in New Zealand on the previous two Thursdays and the TV show has been accompanied by extensive promotion by bandmates Kirk Pengilly and Tim Farriss, who is also executive producer. The Very Best, originally released in 2011, has climbed to the top of the New Zealand albums chart and marks the band’s first New Zealand #1 album since the release of Kick in 1987, which itself has moved […]

INXS Creates Australian Chart History

INXS Creates Australian Chart History

INXS have continued their assault on the Australian sales charts by grabbing the top two spots on this week’s albums tally — the first time a homegrown act has achieved the feat. In the week after free-to-air broadcaster Channel 7 aired the final episode of the “Never Tear Us Apart” two-part mini-series, INXS have landed six entries in the ARIA top 40 albums chart… Read the full article here   This post was written originally featured on Billboard.com written by Lars Brandle.