Paul Simon, The Kills at one and two on UK Record Store Chart

Record Store Chart

Paul Simon and The Kills are at one and two on the UK Record Store Chart this week.

Simon’s latest solo album ‘Stranger To Stranger‘ leads an almost entirely new Top 10, with only Catfish & The Bottlemen and Beth Orton surviving from last week, while Cat’s Eyes are new further back thanks to ‘Treasure House‘.

Launched in conjunction with the Record Store Day celebrations of 2012, the UK Record Store Chart aims to support Britain’s independent music shops and is compiled entirely from sales registered at 100 of those leading outlets.

UK Record Store Chart, Top 20:

1/ (new) Paul Simon – ‘Stranger To Stranger’
2/ (new) The Kills – ‘Ash & Ice’
3/ (new) Minor Victories – ‘Minor Victories’
4/ (new) Dexys – ‘Let The Record Show: Dexys Do Irish and Country Soul’
5/ Catfish & The Bottlemen – ‘The Ride’
6/ (new) Whitney – ‘Light Upon The Lake’
7/ (new) Fatherson – ‘Open Book’
8/ (new) Steve Gunn – ‘Eyes On The Lines’
9/ Beth Orton – ‘Kidsticks’
10/ (new) Pink Floyd – ‘The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn’
11/ PJ Harvey – ‘The Hope Six Demolition Project’
12/ Eric Clapton – ‘I Still Do’
13/ Bob Dylan – ‘Fallen Angels’
14/ (new) Cat’s Eyes – ‘Treasure House’
15/ Gregory Porter – ‘Take Me To The Alley’
16/ (new) Max Jury – ‘Max Jury’
17/ LSO/Williams – ‘Star Wars, Episode 4, A New Hope OST’
18/ (new) Amber Arcades – ‘Fading Lines’
19/ (new) Pink Floyd – ‘A Saucer Full Of Secrets’
20/ (new) The Monkees – ‘Good Times’

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