Here you’ll find all the latest news from this week’s UK Indie Album and Singles Charts, as well as Live4ever’s highlights taken from some of our featured tours going on in a major city near you over the next 7 days.
No change at the top of either the Indie Album or Singles charts this week as Katie Melua’s record ‘The House‘ retains it’s place at #1 in the Album chart, while Dizzee Rascal’s new track ‘Dirtee Disco‘ remains at no.1 on the Indie Singles chart. There are new entries in the Album chart for The Divine Comedy and Teenage Fanclub, who’s ninth studio LP ‘Shadows‘ debuts a #6. The 1998 World Cup song ‘Vindaloo‘ re-enters the Top 10 this week as England prepare to begin their 2010 campaign against USA on Saturday.
UK Indie Album Chart:
1/ Katie Melua – The House
2/ Dizzee Rascal – Tongue N Cheek
3/ The Divine Comedy – Bang Goes The Knighthood
4/ Faithless – The Dance
5/ Stornoway – Beachcomber’s Windowsill
6/ Teenage Fanclub – Shadows
7/ The National – High Violet
8/ Vampire Weekend – Contra
9/ The xx – xx
10/ Prodigy – Invaders Must Die
UK Indie Singles Chart:
1/ Dizzee Rascal – Dirtee Disco
2/ Focus – Hocus Pocus
3/ Katie Melua – The Flood
4/ Stornoway – Zorbing
5/ The Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition
6/ Example – Won’t Go Quietly
7/ Prodigy – Invaders Must Die
8/ Dizzee Rascal – Holiday
9/ Fat Les – Vindaloo
10/ Dizzee Rascal – Bonkers
If you’re wanting to get out to a gig this week find out where tickets are still available for some of the best shows currently going on across the UK with our Gig Guide. To view the featured bands’ full tour details, as well as many other UK events, head over to our dedicated tickets page.
Saturday – Ian McCulloch @ Komedia BUY TICKETS
Wednesday - I Am Kloot @ Brudenell Social Club BUY TICKETS
No doubt where the main event is occurring this week as Manchester legend Ian Brown performs a large hometown show at the city’s Platt Fields Park on Friday. The former Stone Roses frontman will be backed by a host of excellent support acts over the course of the day, with the likes of UNKLE, The Whip and his fellow Manchester luminary Bernard Sumner’s new band Bad Lieutenant also appearing on the bill. Limited tickets remain available for what is sure to be one of the events of the year.
Friday - Dan Le Sac v Scroobius Pip @ The Duchess BUY TICKETS
(all gigs listed have tickets still available as of 7th June 2010)
- 'George Harrison: The Apple Years' compilation to be released this month
- HMV chairman predicts resurgence will see it 'soon overtake Amazon'
- Elbow to play three nights in Manchester, London next February
- Julian Casablancas shares 11-minute solo track 'Human Sadness'
- Robert Plant streams new album in full