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, The National and The Temper Trap all enjoy re-entries in the top ten of this week’s UK Indie Album Chart which is again headed by British rapper Example. Outside the top ten, Kula Shaker’s fourth LP ‘Pilgrims Progress‘ is a new entry at #14. In the Indie Singles chart, Example also holds the spot with his track ‘Kickstarts‘, while Dizzee Rascal has two places in the chart with ‘Dirtee Disco‘ and ‘Holiday‘.
UK Indie Album Chart:
1/ Example – Won’t Go Quietly
2/ Dizzee Rascal – Tongue N Cheek
3/ Vampire Weekend – Contra
4/ Katie Melua – The House
5/ Faithless – The Dance
6/ The xx – xx
7/ The Gaslight Anthem – American Slang
8/ Giggs – Let Em Have It
9/ The National – High Violet
10/ The Temper Trap – Conditions
UK Indie Singles Chart:
1/ Example – Kickstarts
2/ Marco Calliari – We No Speak Americano
3/ Dizzee Rascal – Dirtee Disco
4/ Example – Won’t Go Quietly
5/ The Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition
6/ Example – Watch The Sun Come Up
7/ Israel Kamakawiwo’ole – Somewhere Over The Rainbow
8/ Fat Les – Vindaloo
9/ Kano – Get Wild
10/ Dizzee Rascal – Holiday
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 tour details, 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.
London’s Mystery Jets (pic) play a hometown show in the week they prepare release their third studio album ‘Serotonin’. Their previous two releases ‘Making Dens’ (2006) and ‘Twenty One’ (2008) both received widespread praise, and the quality hinted at by recent single releases ‘Flash A Hungry Smile’ and ‘Dreaming of Another World’ has already showcased the continuing trend on their new record which the BBC described as ‘varied, touching, excitable and witty’.
(all gigs listed have tickets still available as of 5th July 2010)