Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 27 August 2014

Rudimental go top of album chart

Rudimental have gone straight to number one with their album Home

East London drum and bass band Rudimental have gone straight to number one with their debut album, Home.

The four-piece have already scored two number one singles in the past 12 months.

Their latest, Waiting All Night, which features Ella Eyre, is currently at number two in the singles chart.

They held off challenges from former number one album To Be Loved, by Canadian crooner Michael Buble, which is this week's second best-selling album, according to the Official UK Charts Company.

Pink's The Truth About Love was at number three in the album chart, with Emeli Sande's Our Version of Events at four and at number five with Willpower.

There were new entries for The Voice singer Bo Bruce, who entered at 11 with Before I Sleep, boyband Blue, in at number 13 with Roulette, and Seasick Steve, at number 14 with Hubcap Music.

Rock veterans Deep Purple and The Eagles also had new entries in this week's album chart. Deep Purple came in at number 19 with Now What, while The Complete Greatest Hits by The Eagles is at number 27.

Electronic duo Daft Punk held onto the number one slot in the singles chart with comeback track Get Lucky, a collaboration with Pharrell Williams and Chic guitarist Nile Rodgers.

Behind Rudimental, Can't Hold Us by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis was at number three while Let Her Go, by Passenger, moved up seven places to hit number four. Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding's collaboration, I Need Your Love, completed the top five.

There was a new entry for Disclosure, featuring Eliza Doolittle, with You & Me, at number 10 in the singles chart. Former X Factor contestant Misha B had a new entry at 35 with Here's To Everything, while Michael Molloy and Alex Evans entered at 38 with Rise and Fall.

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