Sam Smith's The Thrill of it All reclaims Number 1 album

Plus, there are new entries from U2, Pete Tong, Rolling Stones and more on this week's Official Albums Chart.

He may be too good at goodbyes, but this week Sam Smith says hello again to the top of the  Official Albums Chart, with sophomore release The Thrill of it All returning to Number 1 after three weeks away.

Ed Sheeran's Divide is also on the rebound, back up two to 2, while  Michael Ball & Alfie Boe's Together Again advances two places to 3, and Pink's Beautiful Trauma goes back up six to land at 4.

U2 are this week's highest new entry – Songs of Experience gives the Irish icons their 17th Top 10 album in the UK and goes in at Number 5.

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New entries and high climbers

Aside from U2 at 5, there are six more albums breaking into the Top 40 this week.

Pete Tong, the heritage Orchestra and Jules Buckley's Ibiza Classics, orchestral reimaginings of vintage dance hits, is new at Number 17, following up their 2016 chart-topper Classic House, while Rolling Stones' compilation On Air is new at 25.

MORE: Look back over every Official Number 1 album EVER

Midge Ure's Orchestrated, featuring orchestral reworkings of the singer's solo and Ultravox back catalogue, is new at 33; Strictly Come Dancing vocalist Tommy Blaize starts at 34 with Life & Soul; Sam Smith's debut In the Lonely Hour returns to the Top 40 at 37; and Van Morrison's Versatile goes in at 38.

View this week's Top 100 Official Albums Chart in full

Look back through every Number 1 album of 2017 so far below:

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