The Beatles top Official Record Store Chart

'On Air – Live At The BBC Vol 2' beats high new entries from Wooden Shjips and Celine Dion

The Beatles‘ ‘On Air – Live At The BBC Vol. 2’ tops this week’s Official Record Store Chart.

The album beat off competition from Keane and Wooden Shjips to land the top spot. The Official Record Store Chart reflects sales in the UK’s independent record shops. It was launched as part of last year’s Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent record shops.

Elsewhere in the Top 10 there is a new entry for Celine Dion’s latest album ‘Loved Me Back To Life’, which arrives at Number Four in its first week on sale. Lady Gaga’s ‘ARTPOP’, meanwhile, is new at Number Eight. Elsewhere, albums from Eminem, Arcade Fire and Cate Le Bon stay strong in the Top 10 alongside Cliff Richard’s ‘The Fabulous Rock ‘N’ Roll Songbook’ and ‘Muscle Memory’ by Jamie Lenman.


Sales of albums from around 100 independent record retailers who participate in Record Store Day UK. The full Top 40 featuring every week in the new-look NME.

Official Record Store Chart (October 27)

1. The Beatles ‘On Air – Live At The BBC Vol 2’
2. Keane – ‘The Best Of’
3. Wooden Shjips – Back To Land
4. Celine Dion – ‘Loved Me Back To Life’
5. Eminem – ‘The Marshall Mathers LP 2’
6. Arcade Fire – ‘Reflektor’
7. Jamie Lenman – ‘Muscle Memory’
8. Lady Gaga – ‘ARTPOP’
9. Cate Le Bon – ‘Mug Museum’
10. Cliff Richard – ‘The Fabulous Rock ‘N’ Roll Songbook’

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