Richard Ashcroft tops latest UK Record Store Chart

Richard Ashcroft at Bowery Ballroom, NYC (Paul Bachmann for Live4ever)

Richard Ashcroft at Bowery Ballroom, NYC (Paul Bachmann for Live4ever)

Richard Ashcroft’s new album features guest vocals from Liam Gallagher.

Richard Ashcroft is at number one on the UK Record Store Chart with his Acoustic Hymns collection.

An all-changed Top 5 has The War On Drugs next with I Don’t Live Here Anymore, followed by more new entries from The Mars Volta, Tori Amos and R.E.M..

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) Richard Ashcroft – Acoustic Hymns Vol 1
2/ (new) The War On Drugs – I Don’t Live Here Anymore
3/ (new) The Mars Volta – De-loused In The Comatorium
4/ (new) Tori Amos – Ocean To Ocean
5/ (new) R.E.M. – New Adventures In Hi-Fi
6/ The White Stripes – White Blood Cells
7/ (new) Ed Sheeran – =
8/ Lana Del Rey – Blue Banisters
9/ (new) Longpigs – Mobile Home
10/ (new) The The – The Comeback Special
11/ Self Esteem – Prioritise Pleasure
12/ (new) Mastodon – Hushed And Grim
13/ Pink Floyd – A Momentary Lapse Of Reason
14/ Parquet Courts – Sympathy For Life
15/ (new) Khruangbin – Mordechai Remixes
16/ (new) Nightmares On Wax – Shout Out To Freedom
17/ (new) Funeral For A Friend – Hours
18/ (new) The Spice Girls – Spice
19/ (new) Black Pumas – Capitol Cuts
20/ (new) Oscillation – Untold Futures

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