It’s good news for Comic Relief 2005 this week, with McFly taking a second week at No1 with ‘All About You/You’ve Got A Friend’ and Tony Christie & Peter Kay climbing 3 places to No5 with ‘Amarillo’.
Gwen Stefani and Eve hold at No2 for a second week with ‘Rich Girl’, ahead of this week’s highest new entry: 50 Cent’s ‘Candy Shop’ at No3. Hazel Kaneswaran has the next new entry at No8 with ‘Crying Again’, her 2nd solo Irish Top 10 single following ‘Heartbreak Valley’ which debuted at No9 in October 2003. Stereophonics debut at No1 on the Albums Chart this week with their 5th album ‘Language. Sex. Violence. Other?’ – making 3 consecutive No1 debuts, following ‘Just Enough Education To Perform’ in 2001 and ‘You Gotta Go There To Come Back’ in 2003. Queens Of The Stone Age come in at No2 with ‘Lullabies To Paralyze’, improving significantly on the No11 debut of previous album ‘Songs For The Deaf’ back in 2002. The Killers complete a ‘rock top 3’ with ‘Hot Fuss’ taking a third week at No3.