Ride pip The Murder Capital to lead UK Record Store Chart

Andy Bell live with Ride in London. (Alberto Pezzali / Live4ever)

Andy Bell live with Ride in London. (Alberto Pezzali / Live4ever)

Ride have pipped The Murder Capital to the the top spot on the UK Record Store Chart.

This Is Not A Safe Place, the latest album of Ride’s reunion, leads The Murder Capital’s debut When I Have Fears and eight more Top 10 new entries which include records from Frank Turner, Sleater-Kinney and Friendly Fires, while black midi are back in the Top 20 with Schlagenheim.

It was in 2012 when the Official Charts Company began acknowledging the comeback of vinyl which first started over a decade ago with Record Store Day by publishing a weekly Record Store Chart compiled from the best selling albums at 100 of Britain’s leading independent music shops.

UK Record Store Chart, Top 20:

1 – (new) Ride – This Is Not A Safe Place
2 – (new) The Murder Capital – When I Have Fears
3 – (new) Frank Turner – No Man’s Land
4 – (new) Shura – Forevher
5 – (new) Blanck Mass – Animated Violence Mass
6 – (new) Sleater-Kinney – The Center Won’t Hold
7 – (new) King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Infest The Rat’s Nest
8 – Feeder – Tallulah
9 – (new) Friendly Fires – Inflorescent
10 – Thom Yorke – ANIMA
11 – (new) Rails – Cancel The Sun
12 – (new) Here Lies Man – No Ground To Walk Upon
13 – (new) Jadu Heart – Melt Away
14 – Slipknot – We Are Not Your Kind
15 – Marika Hackman – Any Human Friend
16 – (new) Oh Sees – Face Stabber
17 – Florence & The Machine – Lungs
18 – Yeasayer – Erotic Reruns
19 – (new) The Hold Steady – Thrashing Thru The Passion
20 – black midi – Schlagenheim

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