Jarvis Cocker goes to number one on UK Record Store Chart with first JARV IS… album

Jarvis Cocker introducing JARV IS... to Bluedot Festival 2019 (Gary Mather for Live4ever)

Jarvis Cocker introducing JARV IS… to Bluedot Festival 2019 (Gary Mather for Live4ever)

Jarvis Cocker has taken his first JARV IS… album to the top of this week’s UK Record Store Chart.

Beyond The Pale replaces at DMA’s at number one, whose own chart-topper The Glow drops to #13. Bob Dylan’s Rough And Rowdy Ways, meanwhile, jumps up to #3 and The Blinders are new at #5 with Fantasies Of A Stay At Home Psychopath.

The Official Charts Company launched the UK Record Store Chart in 2012 to reflect the last decade’s drive to support independent music outlets and the concurrent surge in vinyl sales. It is compiled from the best selling albums at 100 of Britain’s leading independent music shops.

UK Record Store Chart, Top 20:

1 – (new) JARV IS… – Beyond The Pale
2 – Joy Division – Closer
3 – Bob Dylan – Rough And Rowdy Ways
4 – (new) Tin Machine – Tin Machine II
5 – (new) The Blinders – Fantasies Of A Stay At Home Psychopath
6 – (new) Lianne La Havas – Lianne La Havas
7 – (new) Crack Cloud – Pain Olympics
8 – Laura Marling – Song For Our Daughter
9 – (new) Protomartyr – Ultimate Success Today
10 – (new) Slowdive – Just For A Day
11 – The Streets – None Of Us Are Getting Out Of This Life Alive
12 – Paul Weller – On Sunset
13 – DMA’s – The Glow
14 – Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher
15 – Dream Wife – So When You Gonna
16 – (new) Massive Wagons – House Of Noise
17 – Neil Young – Homegrown
18 – (new) Barry Gray – Thunderbirds OST
19 – Khruangbin – Mordechai
20 – (new) Silverbacks – Fad

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