Black Country, New Road top UK Record Store Chart with ‘For the first time’

Black Country, New Road by Max Grainger

Black Country, New Road by Max Grainger

Black Country, New Road have an immediate hit with their debut album.

Black Country, New Road are at the top of the latest UK Record Store Chart with ‘For the first time’.

It leads a heavyweight release in the form of Foo Fighters’ Medicine At Midnight, whilst Fleet Foxes are new at #3 after the physical release of Shore.

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) Black Country, New Road – For the first time
2/ Foo Fighters – Medicine At Midnight
3/ (new) Fleet Foxes – Shore
4/ (new) Psychedelic Porn Crumpets – Shyga The Sunlight Mound
5/ Arlo Parks – Collapsed In Sunbeams
6/ (new) Weather Station – Ignorance
7/ (new) John Carpenter – Lost Themes III
8/ (new) Kiwi Jr – Cooler Returns
9/ (new) Telescopes – Songs Of Love And Revolution
10/ (new) Ryley Walker & Kikagaku Moyo – Deep Fried Grandeur
11/ (new) TV Priest – Uppers
12/ Celeste – Not Your Muse
13/ (new) Staves – Good Woman
14/ Goat Girl – On All Fours
15/ (new) Jim Ghedi – In The Furrows Of Common Place
16/ (new) Gewandhausorchester – Bruckner/Symphonies Nos. 8 & 2
17/ Bicep – Isles
18/ David Bowie – Station To Station
19/ Steven Wilson – The Future Bites
20/ Sleaford Mods – Spare Ribs

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