Stereophonics are on the cusp of claiming their eighth chart-topping album.
The Welsh rock band released their new album, Oochya!, on March 4, and it is currently outselling its closest competitor by a ratio of 2:1, according to Official Charts Company data.
The band – consisting of Kelly Jones, Richard Jones, Adam Zindani and Jamie Morrison – has recorded a total of 12 studio albums, seven of which have previously reached number one in the UK charts.
Performance And Cocktails, 1999, Just Enough Education To Performance, 2001, You Gotta Go There To Come Back, 2003, Other Sexually Violent Languages, 2005, Pull The Pin, 2007, Keep The Village Alive, 2015 and Kind, 2019 , both reached number one on the official charts.
There are three new entries for the top five UK charts this week, including rock band Marillion coming in at number two with their 20th studio album, An Hour Before It Dark, which could also be the chart. highest chart since 2004 album, You’re Going.
The 20th anniversary remake of her eponymous debut The Coral, first released in 2002, will also return to the charts at number three.
It includes original songs plus some previously unreleased songs, and if its current trajectory continues, it could beat the previous highest held number five spot.
Ed Sheeran has maintained its spot in the top five, at #4 with his album Equals, and Tears For Fears at #5 with The Tipping Point, which missed out on the top spot last week after rapper Central Cee rose to the top. ranked late with his second record, 23.
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Swedish heavy metal group Sabaton is currently at number six with their tenth studio album, The War To End All Wars, and British musician Kris Barras Band is at number eight with their album, Death. Valley Paradise.
Kojey Radical comes in at number nine with her debut studio album Reason To Smile, and Dolly Parton looks set to hit number 15 on the UK Top 40 LP with Run, Rose, Run – the companion album to the novel her upcoming debut of the same name.
Pink Floyd’s 1967 debut album The Piper At the Gates Of Dawn was released as a new vinyl single, which could see it break into the top 40 at number 36.
Nilufer Yanya could debut her album chart in the UK with her third studio album Painless, currently at number 38.
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