The Madden Brothers top NZ chart

Last updated 05:00 19/07/2014
Benji and Joel Madden
Reuters

GOOD BYE GOOD CHARLOTTE: The Madden Brothers, as they call themselves now, have taken the number one spot in New Zealand's Top 40 singles chart.

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Twin brothers Joel and Benji Madden's first song since taking a break from Good Charlotte heads the latest New Zealand top 40 singles chart.

The Madden Brothers' song We Are Done advocates equality and encourages people to take a stand for what they believe.

It moves up from sixth place last week, replacing Ed Sheeran's Sing, which dropped to ninth.

Top new entry in the singles chart this week is Budapest by 21-year-old George Ezra. The guitar strumming Englishman's song was a top 10 hit in much of Europe, and enters the New Zealand chart at number 23.

Hamilton-based rock and metal band Devilskin charged into the album chart, going straight into first place with We Rise.

Formed in mid 2010, the band are under way on a nationwide tour to promote the album.

They also have three songs on the New Zealand singles chart - Start A Revolution at five, Little Pills at nine, and Never See the Light at 12.

Brother and sister duo Broods remain at the top of chart with Mother & Father. The Aucklanders, Georgia and Caleb Nott, made their US television debut on Late Night with Seth Myers during the week.

Highest new entry on the kiwi album chart is Tiny Ruin's Some Were Meant for Sea, with all songs written by singer Hollie Fullbrook.

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