Elvis lives on to sit at number one on album chart...
Will Young and Gareth Gates are top of the UK charts yet again today
(September 29) with their Beatles cover ‘The Long And Winding Road’.
The duet between the Pop Idol winner and runner-up unseats Pink after one week. Her ‘Just Like A Pill’ drops to four. Meanwhile, Oasis cannot get past Will and Gareth entering at two with the Noel Gallagher fronted ‘Little By Little’, which itself is a place above new entry from rising US teen Avril Lavigne at three with ‘Complicated’.
On down the top 10, Eve feat. Alicia Keys debuts at six with ‘Gangsta Lovin’.
With little other movement on the chart, the next new entry doesn’t appear until 20 with Garbage and ‘Shut Your Mouth’.
NME favourites The Datsuns score a top 30 hit with ‘In Love’ entering at 25, the ahead of The Strokes who see ‘Someday’ appear at 27.
Underfire Ludacris can only manage a disappointing entry at 31 with ‘Saturday (Oooh Oooh)’, two ahead of Cosmos at 33 with ‘Take Me With You’ and five ahead of Trucks with their ‘It’s Just Porn Mum’ at 35.
There is plenty of movement on the album charts. Last week’s number one from Paul Weller is dumped to number seven as Elvis’s hits compilation ’30 Number 1 Hits’ sails straight in at the top. Ironically, the number one single is a double A-side which features Gareth Gates covering Elvis’ ‘Suspicious Minds’.
Rock veterans Bon Jovi go in at two with new album ‘Bounce’ while Pink climbs from four to three with ‘Misundaztood’. Avril Lavigne climbs from 23 to eight with ‘Let Go’ while Liberty X leap from 25 to 10 with ‘Thinking It Over’.
Beck’s critically acclaimed ‘Sea Change’ finds it difficult to turn the plaudits into sales debuting at 20, two ahead of Ryan Adams demo collection ‘Demolition’ at 22.