- 14 Apr 21
Isles debuted at No.2 in both Ireland and the UK earlier this year.
Belfast electronic duo Bicep have made the Top 3 of the UK's best-selling vinyls albums of the year so far – with their acclaimed second studio album, Isles.
The full chart, released by OfficialCharts.com today, reveals that Lana Del Rey's Chemtrails Over The Country Club currently holds the top spot – having sold over 17,300 vinyl copies in the UK since its release last month. The American star is followed by Foo Fighters' Medicine At Midnight at No.2, and Bicep's Isles at No.3.
Celeste's Not Your Muse, Arlo Parks' Collapsed In Sunbeams, Fleetwood Mac's Rumours, Slowthai's Tyron, Amy Winehouse's Back To Black, Sleaford Mods' Spare Ribs and Kings of Leon's When You See Yourself also feature in the Top 10.
Isles, released on January 22, finds the duo – made up of Matt McBriar and Andy Ferguson – boldly expanding the sound they introduced on their self-titled debut album in 2017. Their second album debuted at No.2 in both the UK and Ireland.
Bicep are set to play The Telegraph Building in Belfast on October 2.
Sales of vinyl records in the UK reportedly rose 11.5% last year – with nearly five million vinyl albums purchased. See the full list of the UK's Top 40 best-selling vinyl albums of 2021 so far here.