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Published on July 10th, 2019 | by Alan Cross


At the midyear point, here are the best-selling vinyl records in the UK

Yes, 2019 is more than half done, so how are things going? The Vinyl Factory looks at the top-selling vinyl albums in the UK so far this year.

1. Queen – Greatest Hits 
2. Billie Eilish – When We Fall Asleep Where Do We Go
3. Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
4. Fleetwood Mac – Rumour 
5. Lewis Capaldi – Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent
6. Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon
7. David Bowie – Legacy 
8. Various Artists – The Greatest Showman soundtrack 
9. Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 1
10. Nirvana – Nevermind

When it comes to 7-inch singles, we have this:

1. Liam Gallager – ‘Shockwave’
2. New Order – ‘Ceremony’
3. David Bowie – ‘Boys Will Keep Swinging’
4. Idles – ‘Queens’
5. David Bowie & Rebels – ‘Revolutionary Song’
6. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘Wait And Return’
7. Kate Bush – ‘Cloudbusting’
8. Morrissey – ‘Wedding Bell Blues’
9. U2 – ‘Euphoria’
10. Queen – ‘Bohemian Rapsody’

More lists and information here.


About the Author

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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