Pet Shop Boys’ Monkey Business at number one on UK Vinyl Singles Chart

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Pet Shop Boys‘ Monkey Business is leading the UK Vinyl Singles Chart.

Taken from the duo’s latest album Hotspot, the track is one of an entirely new Top 5 for the chart with debuts from Khruangbin & Leon Bridges, T-Rex, Ed O’Brien’s solo moniker EOB and Sports Team also scoring high debuts, while Jake Bugg completes a run of six new entries with Kiss Like The Sun.

Aiming to acknowledge the last decade’s surge in vinyl sales, the Official Charts Company started dedicated vinyl album and singles charts in 2016, compiling this one from sales of 7″ and 12″ records.

UK Vinyl Singles Chart, Top 20:

1/ (new) Pet Shop Boys – Monkey Business
2/ (new) Khruangbin & Leon Bridges – Texas Sun
3/ (new) T-Rex – Ride A White Swan
4/ (new) EOB – Brasil
5/ (new) Sports Team – The Races
6/ (new) Jake Bugg – Kiss Like The Sun
7/ Morrissey – It’s Over
8/ Squid – Savage
9/ Jon Hopkins/Kelly Lee Owens – Luminous Spaces
10/ Coldplay – Orphans
11/ Donna Summer – I Feel Love
12/ Prince – Nothing Compares 2 U
13/ David Bowie – Silly Boy Blue
14/ Gerry Cinnamon – Dark Days
15/ Liam Gallagher – Now That I’ve Found You
16/ Gerry Cinnamon – Sun Queen
17/ (new) Social Singing Choir – Crap Kraft Dinner
18/ Paul Weller – In Another Room
19/ (new) David Bowie – Alabama Song
20/ Manic Street Preachers – A Design For Life



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