White Stripes, David Bowie and Run The Jewels among best-selling Record Store Day vinyl releases

Record Store Day saw 3.3% sales growth from last year's event and up 628% from week prior

Record Store Day have unveiled a list of their best-selling vinyl records from this year’s event.

The annual event, which celebrates the culture and plight of independent record shops, took place on Saturday (April 18), with Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl acting as the official ambassador for the 2015 installment.

With Record Store Day 2015 seeing a 3.3 per cent sales growth from last year’s event and an increase of 628% from vinyl sales a week prior (April 11), the organisers have now shared sales data compiled by music analysts BuzzAngle.

The White Stripes‘ ‘Get Behind Me Satan’ reissue, which saw the record issued on vinyl for the first time for its 10th anniversary, topping the list, ahead of Metallica‘s cassette demo ‘No Life Til Leather’ and Run The Jewels‘ ‘Bust No Moves’ 12-inch.

Also among the high sellers were David Bowie, who released ‘Changes’ as a limited-edition seven-inch, The Black Keys‘ ‘Meet Me In The City’ and Father John Misty‘s ‘I Love You, Honeybee’ heart-shaped vinyl.

“Our release of Record Store Day data in 2014 was the first of its kind, pinpointing the exact sales for each day and how they changed day-to-day, and this year’s data is similarly specific and fascinating,” said BuzzAngle CEO, Jim Lidestri.

See the full Top 50 list of highest-selling Record Store Day vinyl releases below.

1. The White Stripes – ‘Get Behind Me Satan’
2. Metallica – ‘No Life Til Leather’
3. Run The Jewels – ‘Bust No Moves’
4. David Bowie – ‘Changes’
5. The Black Keys – ‘Meet Me In The City’
6. Father John Misty – ‘I Love You, Honeybear’
7. Citizen Dick – ‘Touch Me I’m Dick’
8. The Replacements – ‘Alex Chilton’
9. Built to Spill – ‘Untethered Moon’
10. Ramones & Hüsker Dü – ‘Sheena Is A Punk Rocker’
11. Foo Fighters – ‘Songs From The Laundry Room’
12. David Bowie/ Tom Verlaine – ‘Kingdom Come’
13. Johnny Cash – ‘Koncert V Praze- In Prague Live’
14. The Decemberists – ‘Picaresque’
15. Phish – ‘New Year Eve 1995 Live at Madison Square Gardens’
16. Grandmaster Flash/ Stiff Little Fingers – ‘The Message’
17. Ryan Adams – ‘Come Pick Me Up’
18. Various Artists – ‘Sun Records Curated by Record Store Day Vol. 2’
19. Jimi Hendrix – ‘Purple Haze/ Freedom’
20. The Zombies – ‘R.I.P Album’
21. The Rocky Horror Picture Show – ‘The Time Warp’
22. U2 – ‘Songs of Innocence’
23. St Paul & The Broken Bones – ‘Live From the Alabama Theatre’
24. Stooges – ‘Have Some Fun: Live at Ungano’s’
25. Neko Case – ‘Fox Confessor Brings The Flood’
26. Off! – ‘Live From the BBC’
27. Florence + The Machine – ‘What Kind Of Man’
28. Vampire Weekend – ‘Step’
29. Wu-Tang Clan – ‘Protect Ya Neck’
30. Otis Redding – ‘Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul’
31. Violent Femmes – ‘Happy New Year’
32. The Kinks – ‘Kinksize Hits’
33. Interpol – ‘Everything is Wrong’
34. The Hold Steady – ‘Boys And Girls In America’
35. Courtney Barnett – ‘Kim’s Caravan’
36. Sly & The Family Stone – ‘Live at the Fillmore East’
37. The Dresden dolls – ‘The Virginia Monologues’
38. The Kinks – ‘You Really Got Me (Live)/ Milk Cow Blues’
39. J Dilla – ‘Fuck The Police’
40. Bob Dylan – ‘The Night We Called It A Day’
41. Tegan And Sara – ‘Live at Zia Records’
42. Black Star (Mos Def & Talib Kweli) – ‘Fix Up’/’You Already Know’
43. Bob Dylan – ‘The Basement Tapes’
44. Brand New – ‘Deja Entendu’
45. Cold War Kids – ‘Five Quick Cuts’
46. The Kinks – ‘Kinksize Sessions’
47. Johnny Marr – ‘I Feel You’
48. Polaris – ‘Music From The Adventures of Pete and Pete’
49. Sufjan Stevens – ‘Carrie & Lowell’
50. Simon & Garfunkel – ‘Homeward Bound’/’Leaves That Are Green’

Foo Fighters played a special gig at a record store in Ohio for Record Store Day. The group played a nine-song set at Record Connection in Niles, Ohio – just miles away from Grohl’s hometown of Warren, Ohio.

Grohl, who arrived at the venue by motorcycle, told the 150-capacity crowd: “I know we’re in a strip mall [but] let’s pretend this is a stadium!”

Meanwhile, some copies of U2’s ‘Songs Of Innocence’ Record Store Day vinyl release have been found with a Tool’s 1992 EP ‘Opiate’ inside.
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