Bloc Party trail Emeli Sande by just 200 copies in race for Number One album

Meanwhile newcomers Sam And The Womp are set to take the singles crown this weekend

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Bloc Party and Emeli Sande are set to battle it out for the Number One spot in the UK Album Chart this Sunday (August 26) with just 200 copies currently separating them.

The indie quartet's new album 'Four' is currently behind Sande in Number Two, with Paloma Faith at Number Three, The Darkness new at Number Four with 'Hot Cakes' and Jessie Ware also new at Number Five with 'Devotion', reports the Official Charts Company.

Aiden Grimshaw is set to chart at Number Seven with his debut LP 'Misty Eye' while the other places in the Top 10 are set to be taken by Rihanna, Trey Songz, Ed Sheeran and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds.

In the singles chart, bizarre newcomers Sam And The Womp look set to take the top spot with their new track 'Bom Bom, with last week's chart topper Rita Ora falling to Number Two with 'How We Do (Party)'.

Emeli Sande is set to be Number Three with her track 'Read All About It Pt. III', with Devlin and Ed Sheeran's collaboration 'All Along The Watchtower' at Number Five and Wiley at Number Four with 'Heatwave'.

The rest of the Top 10 is set to be occupied by Florence And The Machine, Example/Calvin Harris, Taylor Swift's new single 'We Are Never Ever Ever Getting Back Together', Trey Songz and Angel.

Check NME.COM on Sunday at 7pm (BST) for the latest chart news.

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