Sam Fender leads UK Record Store Chart with Seventeen Going Under

Sam Fender by Jack Whitefield

Sam Fender by Jack Whitefield

Sam Fender has also comfortably gone to number one on the main UK chart.

Sam Fender is leading the latest UK Record Store Chart with his second album Seventeen Going Under.

James Blake is one place back, while Sault climb to #3 with Nine and Mogwai re-enter the Top 20 courtesy of their Mercury-nominated LP As The Love Continues.

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) Sam Fender – Seventeen Going Under
2/ (new) James Blake – Friends That Break Your Heart
3/ Sault – Nine
4/ (new) We Are Scientists – Huffy
5/ (new) JOHN – Nocturnal Manoeuvres
6/ (new) Johnny Flynn/Robert Macfarlane – Lost In The Cedar Wood
7/ (new) The Charlatans – The Charlatans
8/ Floating Points/Sanders/LSO – Promises
9/ (new) Pond – 9
10/ (new) Badbadnotgood – Talk Memory
11/ (new) Oh Wonder – 22 Break
12/ The Script – Tales From The Script
13/ Notorious BIG – Ready To Die
14/ Mogwai – As The Love Continues
15/ Little Simz – Sometimes I Might Be Introvert
16/ (new) Thrice – Horizons/East
17/ (new) Wonder Years – Suburbia I’ve Given You All And Now I’m Nothing
18/ Public Service Broadcasting – Bright Magic
19/ The Specials – Protest Songs 1924-2012
20/ (new) Wonder Years – The Upsides

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