June 30, 2010 12:01
Vampire Weekend, Muse, Gorillaz and Stevie Wonder enjoy post Glastonbury sales spike
Vampire Weekend, The xx and The National also see a surge in record sales
According to the latest sales figures seen by NME, a host of new and established acts have seen a spike in record sales.
Muse enjoyed the biggest swing after their Pyramid Stage headline slot on Saturday (June 26) with a 286.6 per cent rise in sales of their most recent album 'The Resistance'.
Friday night (June 25) headliners Gorillaz also saw their album sales of 'Plastic Beach' shoot up by 95.5 per cent, while Sunday's Stevie Wonder set saw the singer's 'The Definitive Collection' rise by 264.9 per cent.
Meanwhile, Vampire Weekend saw their second album 'Contra' improve their sales by 80.9 per cent compared to last week, while labelmates The xx saw their self-titled debut album increase by 112.3 per cent.
The National's latest album 'High Violet' went up by 107.4 per cent and Marina And The Diamonds' debut 'The Family Jewels' by 101.6 percent.
Make sure you buy the new issue of NME – out nationwide on Wednesday, June 30 – to get the definitive review of Glastonbury 2010, plus head to NME.COM/Glastonbury now to catch up on all the latest news, blogs, videos and pictures from the festival.
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