Glastonbury performers set to dominate albums chart!
…including Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran
*Click on artist name for their Glastonbury 2017 set*
A number of acts who performed at this year’s Glastonbury Festival are seeing their music impact today’s midweek Official Albums Chart Update.
Radiohead, who headlined the Pyramid Stage on Friday night, are currently leading at Number 1 with a 20th anniversary reissue of their OK Computer album on today’s Official Chart Update, one of three Radiohead albums back in the Top 100 midweek.
Radiohead’s latest album A Moon Shaped Pool could also find itself back in the Top 40 this Friday, currently a midweek re-entry at 39 following a sales boost of 204% so far compared to the same period last week and their 1995 release The Bends enjoys a 353% uplift sending it back towards the Top 75 post-Glastonbury.
Meanwhile, Saturday headliners Foo Fighters are set to leap back into the Top 10 with their Greatest Hits album, a surge of 285% sees Dave Grohl and co rocket 38 places to Number 7, while Royal Blood’s self-titled debut album charges 26 places to 15. The reigning rock duo, who took to the festival stage just as they found out their new album How Did We Get So Dark had landed at Number 1; Royal Blood today slip from 1 to 4.
The effect of Ed Sheeran’s Sunday night headline slot will become clearer tomorrow (June 27), but as things stand, all three of his albums are in the Top 40: his latest ÷ is at 3, x is at 17 and + at 27.