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The Official Record Store Chart Top 40 Of 2013

02/01/2014

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The Official Record Store Chart Top 40 Of 2013 (Pictured: David Bowie - The Next Day)

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David Bowie’s The Next Day was the most purchased album in the UK’s independent record shops during 2013, while Arctic Monkeys and Daft Punk also place in the Top 5.

David Bowie’s critically acclaimed twenty-fourth studio album, The Next Day, was the most purchased album in the UK’s independent record shops during the last twelve months, according to the Official Charts Company’s year-end sales data.

The Next Day, which was released during Bowie’s 66th birthday year, is Number 1 on The Official Record Store Chart Top 40 Of 2013. It placed at Number 23 on the overall Official Biggest Selling Albums Of 2013 Top 40.

Unlike the Official Albums Chart however, The Official Record Store Chart is only compiled exclusively from sales in independent record shops who participate in Record Store Day - the annual celebration of independent music retailers. It is published weekly in NME and Music Week, as well as on www.officialcharts.com.

Arctic Monkey’s fifth album, AM, finishes the year at Number 2 on The Official Record Store Chart Top 40 Of 2013, while Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories is at Number 3.

The Official Record Store Chart Of 2013 Top 5 is completed by Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsPush The Sky Away (Number 4) and Queens Of The Stone Age’s Like Clockwork (5).

You can see The Official Record Store Chart Top 40 Of 2013 in full below. Record Store Day 2014 is set to take place in April.

The Official Record Store Chart Top 40 Of 2013

1 THE NEXT DAY DAVID BOWIE
2 AM ARCTIC MONKEYS
3 RANDOM ACCESS MEMORIES DAFT PUNK
4 PUSH THE SKY AWAY NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS
5 LIKE CLOCKWORK QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE
6 TROUBLE WILL FIND ME NATIONAL
7 TOMORROW'S HARVEST BOARDS OF CANADA
8 BABEL MUMFORD & SONS
9 JAKE BUGG JAKE BUGG
10 MODERN VAMPIRES OF THE CITY VAMPIRE WEEKEND
11 OUR VERSION OF EVENTS EMELI SANDE
12 IF YOU WAIT LONDON GRAMMAR
13 SILENCE YOURSELF SAVAGES
14 PALE GREEN GHOSTS JOHN GRANT
15 TIME ROD STEWART
16 BAD BLOOD BASTILLE
17 HOLY FIRE FOALS
18 180 PALMA VIOLETS
19 RIGHT THOUGHTS RIGHT WORDS RIGHT ACTION FRANZ FERDINAND
20 WAKIN ON A PRETTY DAZE KURT VILE
21 SWINGS BOTH WAYS ROBBIE WILLIAMS
22 INFORM EDUCATE ENTERTAIN PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING
23 AMOK ATOMS FOR PEACE
24 LONG WAY DOWN TOM ODELL
25 KVEIKUR SIGUR ROS
26 13 BLACK SABBATH
27 BE BEADY EYE
28 REFLEKTOR ARCADE FIRE
29 ONCE I WAS AN EAGLE LAURA MARLING
30 THE 1975 1975
31 IF YOU LEAVE DAUGHTER
32 THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON PINK FLOYD
33 BIG INNER MATTHEW E WHITE
34 THE SHOCKING MISS EMERALD CARO EMERALD
35 IN LOVE PEACE
36 LES MISERABLES MOTION PICTURE CAST RECORDING
37 DON'T FORGET WHO YOU ARE MILES KANE
38 TO BE LOVED MICHAEL BUBLE
39 THE LUMINEERS LUMINEERS
40 LONERISM TAME IMPALA

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