Arctic Monkeys, Oasis, Nirvana among UK’s best selling vinyls albums of 2018

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Arctic Monkeys headlining TRNSMT Festival 2018 (Photo: Live4ever)

Albums from Arctic Monkeys, Oasis and Nirvana were among the UK’s best sellers on the vinyl format last year, reports the OCC.

Now well established as one of music’s key markets, it was Arctic Monkeys’ 2018 LP Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino which proved the most popular on vinyl, followed by the Greatest Showman official soundtrack which so dominated the UK’s main album chart during the last twelve months.

Oasis’ first two studio albums, Definitely Maybe and (What’s The Story) Morning Glory?, both find places in the Top 20 once again, while Nirvana’s Nevermind was another popular one at #7.

Top selling vinyl albums of 2018 (UK):

1/ Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
2/ The Greatest Showman OST
3/ Fleetwood Mac – Rumours
4/ Queen – Greatest Hits
5/ Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon
6/ George Ezra – Staying At Tamara’s
7/ Nirvana – Nevermind
8/ Oasis – (What’s The Story) Morning Glory?
9/ David Bowie – Legacy
10/ Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
11/ Jeff Wayne – The War Of The Worlds
12/ Guardians Of The Galaxy, Awesome Mix 1 OST
13/ The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses
14/ Ed Sheeran – Divide
15/ Guardians Of The Galaxy, Awesome Mix 2 OST
16/ Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend
17/ The Beatles – The Beatles
18/ Arctic Monkeys – AM
19/ Oasis – Definitely Maybe
20/ The 1975 – A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships

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  1. Mike Heath 18 May, 2019