The Wombats is rising to first UK number 1 with Fix yourself, not the world.
Coming from Liverpool, indie kicks take the lead Official chart update with their fifth and latest album, achieved the most sales in the first half of the week.
Fix yourself, not the world will be the band’s fourth consecutive UK number one album, a record that dates back to 2011 This modern incident (No. 3), and continue with 2015 Glitterbug (No. 5) and Beauty will ruin your life (No.3). The band debuted in 2007 A Guide to Love, Loss, and Despair just absent from the Top 10, reaching 11th place.
Coming in at number 2 is a British electronics manufacturer based in Los Angeles Bonobo’s Saturday full time studio try Fragments (Ninja Tune), the most downloaded album of the week so far, OCC report. If it’s still on the right track, Fragments would give Bonobo a spot in the career best rankings, moving up to 5th in 2017 Migrate.
Legendary British singer and songwriter Elvis Costello on track to enter the Top 10 14th album with The boy is named if (EMI), his latest effort with The Imposters. It just debuted at number 3 on the chart.
Based on the first week’s data, the leaderboard champion The Weeknd’s Dawn FM (Republic/XO) was the most streamed album on the market, although it did drop to #6 on the all-genre midweek chart.
Continuing down the list midweek, US rock music Lighting machine are chasing a fourth album in the UK Top 10 with Light side (UCJ), new at 7th place, while British blues rock outfit Temperance Movement can get a second Top 10 with Catching on Stage: Live & Acoustic (earache), is vying for 9th place.
Like “We’re not talking about Bruno” race to number 1 on Official Singles Chart Update, its main album, Disney soundtrack Encanto (Walt Disney), stayed at #1 for the third consecutive week on the Official Composite Charts, according to OCC.
The UK’s official singles and albums chart is released late Friday local time.
https://www.billboard.com/music/chart-beat/the-wombats-midweek-uk-no-1-fix-yourself-1235019727/ The Wombats are taking #1 in the UK with ‘Fix Yourself’ – Billboard