Barry Gibb scores highest new entry on the Official Irish Albums Chart with Greenfields following RTE Late Late appearance

Dua Lipa's Future Nostalgia claims its highest position for 43 weeks.

Barry Gibb claims the highest new entry on this week’s Official Irish Albums Chart with Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers' Songbook (Vol. 1).

The legendary Bee Gees vocalist’s latest album, a collection of americana reworkings of he and his brothers’ biggest hits in collaboration with the likes of Dolly Parton, Brandi Carlile and Keith Urban, debuts at Number 18 following his appearance on RTÉ One’s The Late Late Show last week.

Greenfields was the physically purchased album of the past seven days, and marks Barry’s first Irish Top 50 appearance as a solo artist in his 60-year career.

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At Number 1 on the chart for a 23rd non-consecutive week is Dermot Kennedy’s Without Fear. Only Adele’s 21 and Ed Sheeran’s ÷ and X have spent more weeks at Number 1 in the last 10 years.

As fans continue to enjoy its Moonlight Edition, Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia advances one place to Number 2, its highest position for 43 weeks.

This week’s highest climber is Ariana Grande’s Positions, up 16 places to Number 3 after the release of its deluxe edition.

Finally, Scottish post-rock band Mogwai take out their third and highest-charting album on the Official Irish Albums Chart with As The Love Continues at Number 23.

See the full Official Irish Albums Chart Top 50

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