Arctic Monkeys’ new album is the fastest-selling vinyl in 25 years, the Official Charts Company, says.
The Sheffield band Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino album sold more than 24,500 vinyl copies in its first week of release.
It is also his sixth consecutive number one album, breaking down The Greatest Showman of the soundtrack, at the top of point.
Ex-vocalist of Oasis, Liam Gallagher previously held the record with what is, which Is sold 16,000 vinyl copies in its first week of last October.
Was the most popular album in all formats this week with 86,000 combined chart sales across physical, digital, and streaming.
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At its launch, BBC Music describes his latest creation as “a meandering, piano-driven, sci fi, jazz, lounge record”.
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Has received mixed reviews with Rolling Stone giving it two stars is described as a “strange music room diversion”.
The Independent, in a four-star hotel, said that the band had landed in “something creative, interesting, and completely different.”
The previous band I’M just lost in this week’s top 10 after climbing 28 places to number 11.
Their debut Whatever People Say I am, That is What I am Not, also returned to the top 20 at number 18.
Two days ago, the group announced a one-off show at the Royal Albert Hall in London on the 7th of June in the Child support of the War in the united kingdom.
Money raised at the concert is to go towards the charity, War Child uk bosses said.