Dove hovers on top of the UK map a week with The universal desire (Virgin), their first album in more than a decade.
Manchester’s alternative rock outfit should approach a third No. 1 with The universal desire, which outsells the rest of the Top 5 combined, according to the Official Charts Company.
The band already has five Top 20 albums, including chart leaders The last broadcast (2002) and Some cities (2005). The trio’s latest studio album Kingdom of Rust debuted as No. 2 back in 2009.
Another Manc band is flying high on the official chart update as Everything Everything’s Re-animator (Infinity Industries) starts at No. 2. Indie rock outfit is at a good pace for best their top 5 top, which they have managed on two occasions.
Veteran-goth-metal artist Marilyn Manson starts as No. 3 on the midweek chart with We are chaos (Concord / Loma Vista), his 1
Psychedelic rock outfit The Flaming Lips was able to score an album with the highest card of their career with American head (Bella Union), new at No. 5 on the midweek list; while singer Roachford bends at No. 8 with Twice in a lifetime, which was to be the R & B artist’s first Top 20 album in 23 years.
Meanwhile, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s “WAP” continues with the British single-chart race. It’s No. 1 on the official card update ahead of 24kGoldn with Iann Dior’s “Mood” (Black Butter) and “Ain’t It Different” (Black Butter) by Headie One, AJ Tracey and Stormzy.
The official UK singles and album charters will be released late on Friday local time.