Talkin' 'bout a Revolution...

14/Oct/2016

With numerous new entries this week, Green Day go straight to No1 with their twelfth studio album 'Revolution Radio'. This gives them their first No1 in these charts since their 2004 release 'American Idiot'.


Bon Iver's '22, A Million' takes No2 and Drake gets this week's highest climber - coming from outside the Top100 back up to No3 with 'Views'. At No4 are another big climber - moving up from No81 last week is Coldplay with 'A Head Full of Dreams'. Onerepublic get No5 with their fourth studio album 'Oh My My'. This achieves them their highest Week 1 position in these charts. Their only album to chart higher was 'Dreaming Out Loud', their 2008 debut which eventually reached No4. Other new entries include infamous Dublin punks Steve Ignorant with Paranoid Visions enter at No7 with the release of their latest album 'Now and Then..!'. Norah Jones' 'Day Breaks' comes in at No18, Anoushka Shankar's 'Land of Gold' makes its first appearance since its April release - in at No26 following her Irish tour. No28 sees Solange join with her recent release 'A Seat at the Table' and 'The Last Hero' from US rockers Alter Bridge enters at No30 - not performing as well as their 2013 release 'Fortress' which debuted at No16.

This week's Singles Chart sees no new entries in the Top20. James Arthur finally takes his first No1 single in these charts since 2012's 'Impossible' with his latest release 'Say You Won't Let Go'. Chainsmokers feat. Halsey drop to No2 with 'Closer' whilst Sia feat. Kendrick Lamar take No3 with 'The Greatest'. The only new entry into this week's Top50 is Bruno Mars' '24K Magic' at No25, leaving Lady Gaga's 'Million Reasons', in at No58 and Fifth Harmony at No97 with 'That's My Girl' as the only other new chart entries this week.


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