Their next single "Yo Mama" also receiving airplay on Triple J with the group's debut album, Breakfast at Fatboys, on its national release, May 3, 2004, awarded Triple J 'Album of the Week'. The album debuted at #15 on the ARIA Album charts and was also nominated for the Best Independent Release ARIA Award. "Yo Mama" charted at #17 in the Triple J Hottest 100 of 2004. In October 2004 Butterfingers scored a Guest Programming spot on rage.
In March 2005 Butterfingers aligned themselves with Festival Mushroom Records through a licensing deal between FMR and Valley Trash, the bands in-house label. Their first (and last) co-release was in June 2005 with the release of the single, "Figjam (Fuck I'm Good, Just Ask Me)". The song peaked at #50 and in October 2005, "Figjam" was nominated for the Best Urban Release ARIA Award. "Figjam" and the preceding single, "Jesus I Was Evil" (a Darcy Clay cover) charted at #11 and #69 respectively in the Triple J Hottest 100 of 2005.
The band released a new album, The Deeper You Dig... on May 27, 2006, which peaked at #14 on the album chart. A single from the album, "Get Up Outta the Dirt", was released on June 3, 2006. The single peaked at #36, and charted at #83 in the Triple J Hottest 100 of 2006.
In June, 2007 the band won an APRA award - 'Most Performed Urban Work' for "Get Up Outta the Dirt". The group then released "Nothin Much Happens" as a single in October 2007, which landed on Triple J's "hit list" of songs receiving medium to high rotation. A music video was produced for this song and was played on jtv, and on rage, and also Video Hits.