Arcade Fire score US Number One album with 'The Suburbs'

Win Butler and co top the charts on both sides of Atlantic

Eric Kayne
Pic: Eric Kayne
Arcade Fire have entered the US album charts at Number One with their new album 'The Suburbs'.

Win Butler's band went straight in at the top spot yesterday (August 11), reports Billboard. The album sold around 156,000 copies in its first week.

Taylor Swift's 'Mine' topped the US songs chart, clocking up around 297,000 downloads.

Arcade Fire are also Number One in the UK albums chart – although Eminem looks set to return to the top spot with 'Recovery' on Sunday, according to the official mid-week update.

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