ELO lead incredibly tight Top 5 albums chart race with All Over The World

Just 500 combined chart sales separate the Top 5.

ELO lead incredibly tight Top 5 albums chart race with All Over The World

This week's Official Albums Chart is set to be a nail-biter - just 500 combined chart sales separate the Top 5 on today's Official Chart Update.

Jeff Lynne's Electric Light Orchestra lead the way at the midweek stage with All Over The World - The Very Best Of, although their lead is certainly not a comfortable one - they're only ahead by 230 combined sales.

All Over The World hit Number 1 three weeks ago, 11 years after it was originally released. A Glastonbury Festival Sunday afternoon 'Legends' slot back in June helped to give the band their first Number 1 album in 35 years.

Last week's self-titled Number 1 from Blossoms slips a spot to Number 2, while Drake's Views stays static at 3. Christine and the Queens' Chaleur Humaine gains ground by two places to Number 4 and Bob Marley & The Wailers' Legend rebounds six places to Number 5, its highest ranking since September 2014.

MORE: See this week's Top 100 Official Albums Chart Update in full

New entries and high climbers

The 1975 are big climbers of 13 positions with their former chart topper I Like It When You Sleep... up to Number 8, just edging ahead of the only potential new entry in this week's Top 10, PartyNextDoor's second record PartyNextDoor 3. The Canadian's previous best was Number 66 with his first studio album PartyNextDoor TWO.

Australian metalcore group The Amity Affliction are headed for their first UK Top 40 entry with This Could Be Heartbreak at 17, just ahead of The Pineapple Thief's eleventh studio collection Your Wilderness, new at 18. 

Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein's soundtrack to Netflix's Stranger Things original series starts out at 22, while Star Wars' legendary composer John Williams is set to return to the Top 40 following the special release of some of his classic scores on limited edition gold vinyl. The Empire Strikes Back's OST is at 24 and Return of the Jedi's is at 39.

Michael Jackson's Number Ones continues to climb in the month of the late singer's birthday, up 13 spots to 26 and finally, American garage rockers Thee Oh Sees are on the cusp of their first Top 40 entry - their 17th studio album A Weird Exits is at 37.

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See this week's Top 100 Official Albums Chart Update in full

Look back through every Official Number 1 album of 2016 so far below: 

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Adele – 25