Arlo Parks is also new in the Top 3 on the UK’s main album chart.
Arlo Parks has landed at number one on the latest UK Record Store Chart with her debut album Collapsed In Sunbeams.
It leads more high new entries from Celeste, Goat Girl and Steven Wilson, with Phoebe Bridgers’ Punisher climbing this week and completing the Top 5. Further back, Sleaford Mods hold on to a Top 10 position thanks to Spare Ribs, and Shame are at #19 with Drunk Tank Pink.
It’s now nine years since The Official Charts Company launched this chart as vinyl sales surged during the last decade, a trend which continued in 2020 as the format grew for the 13th consecutive year. 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) Arlo Parks – Collapsed In Sunbeams
2/ (new) Celeste – Not Your Muse
3/ (new) Goat Girl – On All Fours
4/ (new) Steven Wilson – The Future Bites
5/ Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher
6/ (new) The Besnard Lakes – …Are The Last Of The Great Thunderstorm
7/ Bicep – Isles
8/ Dermot Kennedy – Without Fear
9/ David Bowie – Station To Station
10/ Sleaford Mods – Spare Ribs
11/ (new) Lice – Wasteland What Ails Our People Is Clear
12/ (new) Martin Gore – The Third Chimpanzee
13/ Viagra Boys – Welfare Jazz
14/ (new) Sinfonia Of London/Wilson – English Music For Strings
15/ Madvillain – Madvillainy
16/ (new) Rats On Rafts – Excerpts From Chapter 3
17/ (new) PJ Harvey – Is This Desire
18/ (new) PJ Harvey – Is This Desire – Demos
19/ Shame – Drunk Tank Pink
20/ Harry Styles – Fine Line