Elbow Giant of all Sizes On Track for UK No 1 Debut - Noise11.com
Guy Garvey of Elbow, photo by Ros O'Gorman

Guy Garvey of Elbow, photo by Ros O'Gorman

Elbow Giant of all Sizes On Track for UK No 1 Debut

by Music-News.com on October 15, 2019

in News

Elbow are leading the race for this week’s UK Number 1 album with their brand-new record Giants of All Sizes.

The group’s eighth studio collection is racing ahead of the competition in the latest Official Chart Update, currently outperforming their closest competition – Ed Sheeran’s No.6 Collaborations Project – by 5:1 following the weekend’s initial sales and streams.

If the album keeps up its current momentum, Giants of All Sizes will mark Elbow’s third consecutive chart-topping studio album following 2014’s The Take Off and Landing of Everything and 2017’s Little Fictions.

Meanwhile, Japanese kawaii metal band Babymetal are eyeing up a Top 10 debut with Metal Galaxy, their first album as a duo, at 6, ahead of new definitive Freddie Mercury solo collection Never Boring at 8. Freddie’s remastered debut solo album Mr Bad Guy could also return to the Top 40 at Number 34.

Gary Numan currently occupies Numbers 10 and 11 with 40th anniversary reissues of his albums Replicas – recorded with former group Tubeway – and The Pleasure Principle, his chart-topping debut solo album from 1979.

The fourth album by Brooklyn indie rockers Big Thief, Two Hands, is on track to be their first UK Top 40 entry this week (17), while Italian goth metal group Lacuna Coil could also spring into the Top 40 for the first time with Black Anima (18). UK rock five-piece Wayward Sons are also on the cusp of their first chart placement with The Truth Ain’t What It Used To Be (23).

More new entries that could enter the Official Albums Chart Top 40 this Friday are: 2020 by Richard Dawson (25); Lil Tjay’s True 2 Myself (27); A reissue of Queen’s 1978 album Jazz on pink vinyl (28); David Bowie’s VH1 Storytellers (29); Gold from Ace of Base (30); Kim Gordon’s No Home Record (38); and Dead South’s Sugar & Joy (40).

music-news.com

Noise11 on Instagram

You’ll discover music news first following Noise11 on Twitter

Comment on the news of the day, join Noise11 on Facebook

Noise11.com

Listen to the Noise11 Music News channel now at iHeartRadio

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Jason Mraz - photo By Ros O'Gorman
Tiffany Haddish Joins Jason Mraz For ‘You Do You’ Video

Tiffany Haddish, star of The Carmichael Show, appears in Jason Mraz’s new ‘You Do You’ video.

5 hours ago
NOFX Frank Turner West Coast vs Wessex
NOFX and Frank Turner Cover Each Other For Shared Album

LA punks NOFX and UK punk Frank Turner have made an album together where they each cover the others songs.

1 day ago
Lady Gaga - Photo By Ros O'Gorman images noise11.com
Lady Gaga Drops Album Party Because of American Violence

Lady Gaga pulled the plug on a planned virtual album playback party on Friday because the violence in Minnesota had left her raw and emotional.

2 days ago
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift Supports US Protestors

Taylor Swift has condemned U.S. leader Donald Trump for threatening violence in the wake of anti-police brutality protests in Minnesota.

3 days ago
James Blunt, Plenary Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman photography
James Blunt and Jason Mraz Australian Tour Cancelled

The James Blunt and Jason Mraz joint Australian tour in November has been cancelled. The shows will not be rescheduled.

6 days ago
Travis Barker, music news, noise11.com
Travis Barker Is Collaborating With Post Malone

Travis Barker is spending a week songwriting with rapper Post Malone after teaming up for a virtual Nirvana tribute concert.

7 days ago
Gorillaz Almanac 2020
Gorillaz The Comic Is Coming

Gorillaz first comic ‘Almanac’ will be published in October.

7 days ago