Laura Marling Number Four in midweek albums chart update

'I Speak Because I Can' selling well on first week of release

Laura Marling‘s new album ‘I Speak Because I Can’ is Number Four in the UK albums chart official midweek update today (March 24).

The album, Marling‘s second, sold around 12,000 copies on its day of release on Monday, NME.COM understands. Boyzone‘s ‘Brother’ has claimed the top spot.

Lady Gaga and Beyonce‘s ‘Telephone’ has held on to the Number One spot in the official UK singles chart update.

‘Telephone’, which was Number One last Sunday, is still holding off competition from Tinie Tempah (at Number Two with ‘Pass Out’, Justin Bieber (at Number Three with ‘Baby’ and and Rihanna (at Number Four with ‘Rude Boy’.

Check NME.COM on Sunday from 7pm (GMT) to find out this week’s official UK singles and albums chart placings.