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As We Approach Record Store Day on Saturday, Here Are Some Vinyl Stats Out of the UK

VVN Music has published some sales rankings of vinyl in the UK. Here are the Top 10 selling vinyl singles since 2010:

  1. Life on Mars – David Bowie
  2. Love Me Do – Beatles
  3. Telephone – Lady Gaga Featuring Beyonce
  4. No Tears to Cry / Wake Up the Nation – Paul Weller
  5. Everyday is Like Sunday – Morrissey
  6. The Roller – Beady Eye
  7. In the Heat of the Moment – Noel Gallagher‘s High Flying Birds
  8. Millionaire – Beady Eye
  9. Glamour Glue – Morrissey
  10. Don’t Sit Down ‘Cause I’ve Moved Your Chair – Arctic Monkeys

And now, the Top 10 best-selling albums from the same period.

  1. AM – Arctic Monkeys
  2. The King of Limbs – Radiohead
  3. The Dark Side of the Moon – Pink Floyd
  4. Random Access Memories – Daft Punk
  5. The Endless River – Pink Floyd
  6. Royal Blood – Royal Blood
  7. The Stone Roses – Stone Roses
  8. Definitely Maybe – Oasis
  9. Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not – Arctic Monkeys
  10. Abbey Road – Beatles

Anyone see any surprises here? More details can be found here.

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