Monday Box-Set: High UK Chart Entry For Fleet Foxes, Okkervil River Pick Of Week

Start your week right here as Live4ever’s music collection offers you all the weekend’s chart news, our pick of the week’s new album releases, and you can also plan your next seven days with our UK Gig Guide where you will find tickets for some of the best shows currently going on across Britain.

Fleet Foxes - 'Helplessness Blues'

Adele holds off Fleet Foxes’ brilliant new album ‘Helplessness Blues’ to secure yet another week at the top of the UK Album chart, while her debut album ‘19’ also retains the no.3 spot. Elsewhere, Foo Fighters’ new record ‘Wasting Light’ drops to #7, and Elbow’s ‘Build a Rocket Boys!’ is at #18.

On the UK Singles chart, LMFAO remain on top with the track ‘Party Rock Anthem’.

Top 20 Albums:

1/ Adele – 21
2/ Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues
3/ Adele – 19
4/ Jessie J – Who You Are
5/ Bruno Mars – Doo Wops & Hooligans
6/ Jennifer Lopez – Love
7/ Foo Fighters – Wasting Light
8/ Rihanna – Loud
9/ Beastie Boys – Hot Sauce Committee Part Two
10/ Ellie Goulding – Lights
11/ Radiohead – The King Of Limbs
12/ Chase & Status – No More Idols
13/ Cee Lo Green – The Lady Killer
14/ The Wombats – This Modern Glitch
15/ Chris Brown – F.A.M.E
16/ Noah & The Whale – Last Night On Earth
17/ Michael Buble – Crazy
18/ Elbow – Build a Rocket Boys!
19/ Glee Cast – Glee The Music Volume 5
20/ The Overtones – Good Ol’ Fashioned Lover Boy

Top 20 Singles:

1/ LMFAO – Party Rock Anthem
2/ Bruno Mars – The Lazy Song
3/ David Guetta – Where Them Girls At
4/ Chris Brown – Beautiful People
5/ Jennifer Lopez – On The Floor
6/ Snoop Dog – Sweat
7/ Rihanna – S&M Katy Perry – E.T
8/ Wretch 32 – Unorthodox
9/ Jessie J – Nobody’s Perfect
10/ Aloe Blacc – I Need a Dollar
11/ Adele – Someone Like You
12/ Pitbull – Give Me Everything
13/ Tracy Chapman – Fast Car
14/ Mann – Buzzin
15/ Nero – Guilt
16/ Blue – I Can
17/ Birdy – Skinny Love
18/ The Black Eyed Peas – Just Can’t Get Enough
19/ Beyonce – Run The World
20/ Lady Gaga – Judas

Live4ever’s pick of the week’s new albums this week features Okkervil River‘s ‘I Am Very Far‘. Check out the studio video and a live performance of the single ’Wake and be Fine’, and a live take of ’We Need a Myth’.

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. 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.


Wednesday – Everything Everything @ The Library, HMV Institute BUY TICKETS


Wednesday – Twin Atlantic @ The Fleece BUY TICKETS


Tuesday – The Joy Formidable @ KOKO BUY TICKETS


Saturday – John Mackie & Bonehead @ Moho Live BUY TICKETS


Thursday – Brother @ Wedgewood Rooms BUY TICKETS


Tuesday – PS I Love You @ The Harley BUY TICKETS

(All gigs listed have tickets still available as of Monday, 9th May 2011)

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