- 03 Apr 20
Dua Lipa is Number 1 on the Official Irish Albums Chart for the first time in her career with Future Nostalgia.
Dua’s second album not only nabs the singer a personal best this week in Ireland, but also 2020’s biggest opening week for a female artist so far.Dua’s self-titled debut reached Number 3 on the Official Irish Albums Chart.
Future Nostalgia is the most streamed and purchased album on vinyl in Ireland this week, outselling Lewis Capaldi’s Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent (2), by nearly 3:1.
With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc on the global music industry, Future Nostalgia arrived a week earlier than planned– and, you might add, not a minute too soon.
Bubbling with soaring synth grooves, punchy beats and dazzlingly confident production, Future Nostalgia is an unexpected shot of upbeat brightness during these dark times. You can read our full album review here.
New entries in the charts are 5SOS, Pearl Jam, Joyner Lucas and Skepta, Chip & Young Adz.