The Strokes challenging Adele in albums chart with ‘Angles’

'Angles' is currently Number Two in the official midweeks

The Strokes‘ new album ‘Angles’ is Number Two in the UK albums chart today (March 23), according to official midweek figures.

The New York band’s fourth album is behind Adele‘s ’21’, which looks set to be Number One for the ninth week in a row.

Adele also looks set to return to the top of the UK singles chart, with ‘Someone Like You’ back in the top spot in the midweeks. Last week’s Number One, Nicole Scherzinger‘s Don’t Hold Your Breath’, is Number Two in the midweeks.

Check NME.COM on Sunday from 7pm (GMT) for the final chart rundown.