Noel Gallagher Dominates Vinyl Sales So Far This Year in the UK

While Taylor Swift’s 1989 may be the biggest selling vinyl record so far this year in the US (who the hell is buying Taylor Swift on vinyl?), Noel Gallagher dominates H1 in the UK. Here’s the top ten.

1 Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Chasing Yesterday
2 Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti
3 The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses
4 Blur – The Magic Whip
5 Royal Blood – Royal Blood
6 Arctic Monkeys – AM
7 Pink Floyd – The Dark Side of the Moon
8 Led Zeppelin – IV
9 Sufjan Stevens – Carrie and Lowell
10 Public Service Broadcasting – The Race for Space

What about vinyl singles? Glad you asked.

1 Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Riverman
2 Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Ballad of the Mighty I
3 Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – the Dying of the Light
4 Blur – Y’All Doomed
5 David Bowie – Changes
6 David Bowie – Young Americans
7 Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – In the Heat of the Moment
8 Paul Weller – Saturn’s Pattern
9 Mark Ronson – Uptown Funk
10 David Bowie/Tom Verlaine – Side by Side/Kingdom Come

Read more analysis at The Guardian.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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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