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.
The xx are on top of this week’s UK Indie Album chart for another week, holding off Vampire Weekend’s ‘Contra‘ which is another non-mover at #2. Dance legends Faithless move back into the top ten, with ‘The Dance‘ climbing to no.8, while Prodigy’s ‘Invaders Must Die‘ stays at #10.
In the UK Indie Singles Chart, British rapper Example is still on top with his
track ‘Kickstarts‘, and The Count & Sinden’s new track ‘After Dark‘, which features members of the Mystery Jets, debuts at no.4.
UK Indie Album Chart:
1/ The xx – xx
2/ Vampire Weekend – Contra
3/ Example – Won’t Go Quietly
4/ Dizzee Rascal – Tongue N Cheek
5/ Jedward – Planet Jedward
6/ Legally Blonde – The Musical
7/ Katie Melua – The House
8/ Faithless – The Dance
9/ Fresh – Kryptonite
10/ Prodigy – Invaders Must Die
UK Indie Singles Chart:
1/ Example – Kickstarts
2/ DJ Fresh – Gold Dust
3/ Caspa – Love Never Dies (Back For The First)
4/ The Count & Sinden – After Dark
5/ The xx – Islands
6/ Vampire Weekend – Night Sky
7/ Ash – Embers
8/ Freemasons – Believer
9/ The Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition
10/ Faithless – Feeling Good
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 Britain with our latest UK Gig Guide. Click on the featured bands to view their full tourdetails, and if your city or favourite band isn’t featured this week, you can search any event and browse all the featured tours over on our dedicated tickets page.
This year’s Leeds Festival features a strong first day with the main bill headlined by Arcade Fire, who are enjoying success with their third album ‘The Suburbs’. Arcade Fire will need to pull out all the stops to avoid being overshadowed by the main return of The Libertines, who’s hotly anticipated comeback has already generated many column inches over the past few months. Also appearing on the Friday at Leeds will be the likes The Cribs, Modest Mouse, The Walkmen, Mystery Jets and Chapel Club on an impressive opening day. Blink-182 are set to headline the main stage on Saturday, while Guns n Roses will close the event on Sunday. Limited tickets remain available for Sunday.
(all gigs listed have tickets still available as of 23rd August 2010)