Porcupine Tree lead UK Record Store Chart with Closure/Continuation

Porcupine Tree

It’s Porcupine Tree’s first studio album since 2009.

Veteran progressive rock band Porcupine Tree are at number one on the UK Record Store Chart with their eleventh studio album Closure/Continuation.

Elsewhere, The Smile are down to #6 with their debut album A Light For Attracting Attention, and Zola Jesus debuts at #15 with Arkhon.

A decade ago, The Official Charts Company began compiling the UK Record Store Chart to reflect the boom in vinyl sales which had begun during the previous decade. Its figures are taken from the best selling albums at 100 of Britain’s leading independent music shops.

UK Record Store Chart, Top 20:

1/ (new) Porcupine Tree – Closure/Continuation
2/ (new) Alexisonfire – Otherness
3/ (new) Muna – Muna
4/ Soccer Mommy – Sometimes Forever
5/ (new) Conan Gray – Superache
6/ The Smile – A Light For Attracting Attention
7/ (new) Tess Parks – And Those Who Were Seen Dancing
8/ (new) Hollie Cook – Happy Hour
9/ Just Mustard – Heart Under
10/ Foals – Life Is Yours
11/ Wet Leg – Wet Leg
12/ (new) Kanye West – Donda
13/ (new) Polica – Madness
14/ Regrettes – Further Joy
15/ (new) Zola Jesus – Arkhon
16/ (new) Converge & Chelsea Wolfe – Bloodmoon I
17/ (new) Arooj Aftab – Vulture Prince
18/ (new) Brian Jonestown Massacre – Fire Doesn’t Grow On Trees
19/ Harry Styles – Harry’s House
20/ (new) Hatis Noit – Aura

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