Doves go to number one on UK Record Store Chart with The Universal Want

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Doves have gone straight to number one on the UK Record Store Chart with The Universal Want.

The band’s first album in over a decade leads more high new entries from The Flaming Lips, Everything Everything and Marilyn Manson, while PJ Harvey’s To Bring You My Love reissues take the #5 and #6 positions.

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) Doves – The Universal Want
2 – (new) The Flaming Lips – American Head
3 – (new) Everything Everything – Re-Animator
4 – (new) Marilyn Manson – We Are Chaos
5 – (new) PJ Harvey – To Bring You My Love Demos
6 – (new) PJ Harvey – To Bring You My Love
7 – David Bowie – I’m Only Dancing (The Soul Tour ’74)
8 – David Bowie – ChangesNowBowie
9 – Fontaines D.C. – A Hero’s Death
10 – Mansun – The Dead Flowers Reject
11 – Declan McKenna – Zeros
12 – Bill Callahan – Gold Record
13 – Tricky – Fall To Pieces
14 – Throwing Muses – Sun Racket
15 – The Rolling Stones – Goats Head Soup
16 – (new) Mammal Hands – Captured Spirits
17 – (new) Spectrum – Forever Alien
18 – Terry Hall – Home
19 – (new) Dead Sheeran – Dead Sheeran
20 – Bright Eyes – Down In The Weeds Where The World Once Was

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