Squid top UK Record Store Chart with Bright Green Field

Squid by Holly Whitaker

Squid by Holly Whitaker

Squid lead an entirely new Top 5 on the latest UK Record Store Chart.

Squid have gone straight in at number one on the UK Record Store Chart with their debut album Bright Green Field.

Elsewhere, Royal Blood drop down from the top position last week to #6, and Natalie Bergman enters at #11 with Mercy. Further back, Dry Cleaning’s own debut record New Long Leg continues to perform well, climbing this week to #13.

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) Squid – Bright Green Field
2/ (new) Rag’n’Bone Man – Life By Misadventure
3/ (new) Dodie – Build A Problem
4/ (new) Iceage – Seek Shelter
5/ (new) Weezer – Van Weezer
6/ Royal Blood – Typhoons
7/ Teenage Fanclub – Endless Arcade
8/ (new) Alfie Templeman – Forever Isn’t Long Enough
9/ Amy Winehouse – At The BBC
10/ Floating Points/Sanders/lSO – Promises
11/ (new) Natalie Bergman – Mercy
12/ Sleep – The Clarity/Leagues Beneath
13/ Dry Cleaning – New Long Leg
14/ (new) Fears – Oiche
15/ (new) Tony Allen – There Is No End
16/ (new) Dropkick Murphys – Turn Up That Dial
17/ (new) New Order – Education Entertainment Recreation
18/ Manchester Orchestra – A Black Mile To The Surface
19/ The Coral – Coral Island
20/ (new) Pearl Jam – Completely Unplugged

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