Bob Dylan on track for ninth UK Number 1 album with Rough And Rowdy Ways

Derrick Santistevan

Bob Dylan is on course for his ninth Number 1 on the UK’s Official Albums Chart with Rough and Rowdy Ways.

The famous American singer-songwriter leads today (June 22)’s Official Chart Update by over 3: 1, outselling the remainder of the Leading 5 integrated. Bob’s 39 th studio album has actually declared the most CD sales and downloads of the past weekend given that it was launched on June 19.

Rough and Rowdy Ways– Bob’s first album of original product in 7 years– is all however specific to become his landmark fortieth UK Leading 10 album in a chart history spanning 56 years. If the record holds its momentum, it will mark the folk star’s ninth UK chart topper, and first for over 5 years given that 2015’s Shadows In The Night.

Today’s bestseller up until now on vinyl, Canadian rock vocalist Neil Young is on track to debut at Number 2 with his most current collection Homegrown. Including unreleased product from the 1970’s, the album might offer Neil is highest- charting album in the UK for practically 26 years.

Indie rock vocalist Phoebe Bridgers is on course for her first UK Leading 10 with her second album Punisher at Number 3, and heavy metal band Lamb of God might declare their second leading flight album with their self-titled tenth studio album at Number 7.

Following her death recently aged 103, Dame Vera Lynn’s 100 might go back to the Leading 10 today, currently at Number10 The album saw Vera end up being the earliest artist, and first centenarian, to chart in the UK Official Albums Chart when the collection first got in the charts at Number 3 in 2017.

Launched on image disc vinyl this past week, David Bowie’s timeless album Space Curiosity wants to go back to the Leading 40 for the first time given that 1973 at 17, while “reviewed, remixed and remastered” collection The Rock Album from Whitesnake is at 20 at the midweek phase. Iron Maiden’s 1985 live album Live After Death might likewise go back to the charts at 23, while a broadened edition vinyl release of The National’s 5th album High Violet is at 26.

Watford group The Spitfires and Norfolk rockers Bad Touch are on the cusp of their first Leading 40 albums with Life Worth Living (30) and Kiss The Sky (33) respectively, and John Legend’s brand-new album Larger Love– currently just readily available on digital formats– might become his seventh Leading 40 album (39).

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