Beady Eye debut at Number 1 on Official Record Store Chart

Beady Eye’s BE was the most purchased album in the UK’s independent record stores last week.

Beady Eye’s BE was the most purchased album in the UK’s independent record stores last week.

BE, the second album from Liam Gallagher’s post-Oasis outfit Beady Eye, has gone straight in at Number 1 on the Official Record Store Chart.

The Official Record Store Chart was launched in April of last year by the Official Charts Company and the organizers of Record Store Day UK to reflect sales of the UK’S coolest and most vibrant independent record shops.

The Dave Sitek (Yeah Yeah Yeahs, TV On The Radio and Jane's Addiction) produced album also entered the UK’s Official Albums Chart at Number 2, yesterday (Sunday, June 16).

Scottish electronic duo Boards Of Canada are new in at Number 2 on the Official Record Store Chart with their fourth album, Tomorrow's Harvest, while heavy metal legends Black Sabbath enter at Number 3 with their 19th studio album, 13.

Last week’s chart toppers, Queens Of The Stone Age, fall three places to Number 4 with Like Clockwork, while Daft Punk complete this week’s Top 5 with Random Access Memories (Number 5).

You can see this week’s Official Record Store Chart Top 40 in full, here.