The Brighton metalcore band’s ninth album For These That Want To Exist finishes the week simply 550 chart gross sales forward of their closest competitors, Maximo Park and their new file Nature All the time Wins (2).
For Architects, it’s not solely their first chart-topper, however first High 10 album too; their earlier peak was Quantity 15 with 2016’s All Our Gods Have Deserted Us.
Celebrating the information, and paying tribute to their late bandmate Tom Searle, singer Sam Carter informed OfficialCharts.com:
“I can not start to let you know how a lot this implies to us. Thanks to each single one who purchased this file. We love you a lot and we couldn’t have achieved this with out you. To have an album that connects this a lot, with what we’re speaking about – making an attempt and pushing for a greater world – it’s unbelievable. As ever, the whole lot we do is for Tom Searle, our brother.”
For These That Want To Exist is Architects’ sixth #1 on the Official Rock & Steel Albums Chart, and is the week’s best-selling album on vinyl and prime vendor in unbiased file retailers.
For Maximo Park, Nature All the time Wins turns into their first High 10 album in seven years, since 2014’s Too A lot Info, and matches their earlier peak earned with 2007’s Our Earthly Pleasures.
Maximo Park might be discussing the album on the subsequent episode of The File Membership in affiliation with Bowers & Wilkins on March 10. The File Membership is a collaborative livestream mission between File Retailer Day, Official Charts and Nationwide Album Day, as a option to help unbiased file retailers.
At Quantity 3, West London rapper Digga D lands a brand new chart peak with Made In The Pyrex, essentially the most streamed launch of the week, whereas rock legend Alice Cooper enters at Quantity Four with Detroit Tales, his highest-charting album since 1991’s Hey Stoopid, which additionally peaked at 4.
Closing off the all-new High 5, Lucy Spraggan’s sixth album Decisions lands at Quantity 5, the singer-songwriter’s highest-charting file up to now.
Additional down, the White Stripes’ Best Hits turns into their fifth High 40 at Quantity 12; Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, The place Do We Go? flies 14 locations to Quantity 16 following the discharge of her Apple TV documentary The World’s A Little Blurry; and Neil Younger & Loopy Horse stay album Manner Down within the Rust Bucket debuts at Quantity 18, Neil Younger’s 42nd High 40 album.
PJ Harvey’s 2000 album Tales From The Metropolis, Tales From The Sea lands at Quantity 27 following a vinyl reissue, and Madison Beer’s debut studio album Life Help enters at Quantity 28. Lastly, Becky Hill’s Get To Know mini-album rises six locations to Quantity 36 to return to the High 40 for the primary time since October.