By Ian Wade
The debut release from the Hackney four-piece has already spawned a couple of chart-toppers on the Official Singles Chart with last summer’s Feel The Love FT John Newman, and the recent Waiting All Night FT Ella Eyre.
The Official Albums Chart Update Top 5 has Michael Buble's To Be Loved is now down to Number 2, Emeli Sande’s record-breaking Our Version Of Events back up from 5 to 3, Pink’s The Truth About Love holding firm at 4, and Will.I.Am’s Willpower drops from 3 to 5.
Find out who comes out on top this Sunday on the Official Chart show with Jameela Jamil on BBC Radio 1 from 4pm, and see the full Official Albums Chart Top 100 on www.officialcharts.com from 7pm.
Last year’s runner up on BBC talent show The Voice, Bo Bruce, is currently riding at Number 6 with debut album Before I Sleep, meaning Bo will be the first Voice artist to score an Official Top 10 hit if the singer maintains her current performance through to Sunday. Returning boyband Blue see Roulette - their first new album in a decade – at Number 7.
Legendary heavy rockers Deep Purple – who first charted on the Official Albums Chart back in 1968 – see their 19th album Now What?! rock up midweek at Number 11, while bluesin’ troubadour Seasick Steve’s sixth album Hubcap Music enters at Number 15. Yorkshire’s Pigeon Detectives’ fourth album We Met At Sea currently sits at 23.
Renewed interest in the Eagles ahead of their forthcoming documentary, History Of The Eagles, has seen their Complete Greatest Hits enter at Number 34, and Gruff Rhys and Boom Bip’s second collaboration as Neon Neon, and their album Praxis Makes Perfect is at Number 39.
Also set to return to the Official Albums Chart Top 40 this weekend is Beyonce’s 4, which has climbed back into the 40 at Number 31. The pop starlet is currently entertaining UK arena crowds on her Mrs Carter Show tour.
Passenger AKA UK singer songwriter Mike Rosenberg, sees his album All The Little Lights climb 14 places from 25-11, and Rihanna’s Unapologetic gains nine places from 28-19.
The Official Albums Chart Update Top 40 is as follows:
|2||TO BE LOVED||MICHAEL BUBLE|
|3||OUR VERSION OF EVENTS||EMELI SANDE|
|4||THE TRUTH ABOUT LOVE||PINK|
|5||WILLPOWER||WILL I AM|
|6||BEFORE I SLEEP||BO BRUCE|
|8||UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX||BRUNO MARS|
|9||THE 20/20 EXPERIENCE||JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE|
|10||ALL THE LITTLE LIGHTS||PASSENGER|
|11||NOW WHAT||DEEP PURPLE|
|13||18 MONTHS||CALVIN HARRIS|
|14||GRAFFITI ON THE TRAIN||STEREOPHONICS|
|15||HUBCAP MUSIC||SEASICK STEVE|
|16||TAPE DECK HEART||FRANK TURNER|
|17||NIGHT VISIONS||IMAGINE DRAGONS|
|18||SAVE ROCK AND ROLL||FALL OUT BOY|
|23||WE MET AT SEA||PIGEON DETECTIVES|
|24||BABEL||MUMFORD & SONS|
|28||EVERY KINGDOM||BEN HOWARD|
|29||JAKE BUGG||JAKE BUGG|
|30||TAKE ME HOME||ONE DIRECTION|
|32||THE HEIST||MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS|
|33||LES MISERABLES||MOTION PICTURE CAST RECORDING|
|34||THE COMPLETE GREATEST HITS||EAGLES|
|35||BAT OUT OF HELL||MEAT LOAF|
|36||SING TO THE MOON||LAURA MVULA|
|37||DELETED SCENES FROM THE CUTTING ROOM||CARO EMERALD|
|38||THE NEXT DAY||DAVID BOWIE|
|39||PRAXIS MAKES PERFECT||NEON NEON|
|40||RIGHT PLACE RIGHT TIME||OLLY MURS|
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