The Script are celebrating their sixth consecutive Number 1 on the Official Irish Albums Chart.
Danny, Mark and Glen’s sixth studio album Sunsets & Full Moons outsold its two nearest rivals combined to debut in pole position, continuing their 100% success rate of Number 1s on Ireland’s Albums Top 50.
The Script told OfficialCharts.com/Ireland: “We are so delighted that [Sunsets & Full Moons] is our sixth Number 1 in Ireland. We are straight hitting – got the double hat-trick! Thank you to The Script family, fans, absolutely everybody. We love you.”
Four more of the band’s Number 1 albums have also topped the charts since 2010 – Science & Faith (2010), #3 (2012), No Sound Without Silence (2014), Freedom Child (2017) – tying The Script with One Direction and Nathan Carter for the most Number 1 albums this decade, with five apiece.
Northern Irish/Scottish quintet Snow Patrol scoop their seventh consecutive Top 5 album with reimagined hits collection Reworked at Number 3, while Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ seventeenth studio album Ghosteen re-enters at Number 5 following its physical release, a new peak.
What A Time To Be Alive, the debut album from British singer-songwriter Tom Walker returns to the Top 50 at 26 following a deluxe edition release, ahead of Irish singer Brendan Grace who is new at 31 with Airs & Graces. George Michael is right behind at 32 with the soundtrack to new movie Last Christmas.
Following her show at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre, Lizzo’s debut album Cuz I Love You climbs 15 places to Number 34, FKA Twigs starts out at Number 39 with Magdalene, and finally, the Forever edition of Andrea Bocelli’s Top 3 album Si lands at Number 41.