Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds climb to the top of the UK Record Store Chart

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds performing at Manchester Arena (Gary Mather / Live4ever)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds performing at Manchester Arena (Gary Mather / Live4ever)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have completed their ascent to the top of the UK Record Store Chart.

Ghosteen replaces Reworked by Snow Patrol, while a former number one, Kiwanuka, has climbed back up to #2 this week.

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 – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Ghosteen
2 – Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka
3 – Snow Patrol – Reworked
4 – Fontaines D.C. – Dogrel
5 – Sudan Archives – Athena
6 – (new) Tindersticks – No Treasure But Hope
7 – (new) DJ Shadow – Our Pathetic Age
8 – (new) Jeffrey Lewis & The Voltage – Bad Wiring
9 – Tom Walker – What A Time To Be Alive
10 – David Bowie – Space Oddity
11 – The Clash – London Calling
12 – (new) Pumarosa – Devastation
13 – (new) Ronnie Wood & His Wild Five – Mad Lad
14 – FKA twigs – Magdalene
15 – (new) Fontaines D.C. – Darklands Versions
16 – (new) Bonnie Prince Billie – I Made A Place
17 – Jeff Lynne’s ELO – From Out Of Nowhere
18 – A Winged Victory For The Sullen – The Undivided Five
19 – (new) TOY – Songs Of Consumption
20 – The Script – Sunsets & Full Moons



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