Imagine John Lennon getting back to No. 1 on the U.K. albums chart. It could occur.
Only days after what might have been his 80th birthday celebration, the late Beatles legend is trying for the crown with Gimme Some Truth (Apple Corps), another hits assortment created by his widow Yoko and child Sean.
Gimme Some Truth is at No. 3 on the midweek chart, only 364 consolidated deals untied from the pioneer, Scottish group Travis’ 10 Songs (BMG), which drives the route on deals (physical and digital) up until now.
Lennon has three No. 1s as an independent artist, and an astounding 16 with the Beatles, more than any demonstration in Official Chart history.
On the off chance that Travis hang tight, it’ll give the four-piece their first No. 1 in very nearly twenty years. Everything except one of the outside the box band’s eight past collections have split the Top 5 on the Official U.K. Albums Chart.
At the midweek stage, North London rapper Headie One holds the No. 2 situation with his introduction studio album Edna (Relentless), the market chief on streams.
Further down the rundown, Queen + Adam Lambert’s Live Around The World (EMI) slips 1-4, and Brit Award-chosen people D-Block Europe are at No. 5 with their debut The Blue Print – Us versus Them (D-Block Europe), while new deliveries from exemplary British groups Tears For Fears, Dire Straits, Iron Maiden and Suede are set for Top 10 sections.
A few ’80s collections are set to affect the chart, because of last Saturday’s National Album Day, which cast the focus on a series of LPs from the decade with hued vinyl reissues and arrangement releases.
They incorporate Ultravox’s Vienna (No. 14 through Chrysalis); The Stone Roses’ self-named LP (No. 19 by means of Silvertone); UB40’s The Essential (No. 26); Duran’s self-named debut (No. 27 through Parlophone); and ABC’s The Essential (No. 39 by means of Spectrum Music).
Joseph Grey is a software engineer as a profession and writer as a hobby. He has keen interest in entertainment so he writes about the music, movie and television. He wrote television reviews on many daily newspapers. He is now onboard with Entertainment paper as a freelance news writer.