Disclosure closing in on Queens Of The Stone Age in race for Official

Josh Homme & co are still ahead the British electronica duo, but the lead could soon be gone…

Disclosure have narrowed the gap to Josh Homme's QOTSA overnight...

As OfficialCharts.com reported yesterday, American rock veterans Queens Of The Stone Age and British electronica rookies Disclosure have locked horns in the battle for Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart.

Today, OfficialCharts.com can reveal that this is shaping up to be one of the tightest races of the year, withDisclosure closing the gap overnight, and trailing QOTSA by less than 50 copies.

Josh Homme’s QOTSA has had the upper hand in the Official Albums Chart race all week, but with Reigate siblings Guy and Howard Lawrence steadily narrowing the gap, will they secure the top spot as the week draws to a close? Make sure to check OfficialCharts.com tomorrow for the latest updates.

…Like Clockwork is QOTSA’s sixth album and is set to be their highest chart placing ever, while Disclosure have amassed a strong following with a string of hit singles in recent months, spearheaded by the Number 2-peaking White Noise FT AlunaGeorge. Will their debut album Settle upset the California rockers?

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to see what happens overnight! This week's Official Chart race closes at midnight on Saturday, so whoever you are backing, make sure you do before then. The final scores will be announced live on BBC Radio 1's Official Chart Show with Jameela Jamil from 4-7pm on Sunday, and the full Official Albums Chart Top 100 will be live right here from 7pm.

Meanwhile, click here for more on this week’s nail-biting Official Albums Chart race and to see the full Official Albums Chart Update Top 40.