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Better in Blak Anniversary Edition coming October

Thelma Plum's history making album re-released

Gamilaraay singer songwriter Thelma Plum has had a good year in the music industry. She recently celebrated the first anniversary of her highly rated debut album ‘Better In Blak’ with the release of a special edition vinyl of the album. The new anniversary edition vinyl features the colours of the First Nations/Indigenous Flag.

“This week marks a year since Better In Blak was released. Thank you for how you’ve shared and felt this record”.
– Thelma Plum via

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In January 2020, Plum became the highest ranking Indigenous artist ever in the Triple J Hottest 100, when “Better in Blak” charted at number 9. Two months later, she was diagnosed with COVID-19 during the COVID-19 pandemic.

With over seventy million global streams, featuring ARIA Platinum single “Clumsy Love” and ARIA Gold single “Better In Blak”, the album went on to garner nominations for the Australian Music Prize Album of the Year, six ARIA nominations (including Album of the Year, Best Pop Release, Best Female and Breakthrough Artist), two APRA nominations and two National Indigenous Music Award nominations (for Album and Song of the Year). Thelma also landed three songs in the triple j Hottest 100 and went on to place second in the triple j album of the year listeners poll.