The Bedford-born singer-songwriter debuts on the high with over 17,000 chart gross sales, together with 73% bodily copies together with CD, vinyl and cassette. Evering Highway additionally claims Number one on the Official Document Retailer Chart and Vinyl Albums Chart.
Celebrating the information with OfficialCharts.com, Tom mentioned:
“All people, we’ve accomplished it! Evering Highway is Number one! I can’t consider it. I’ve simply obtained to say thanks from the underside of my coronary heart, it means the world. It’s not right down to me, it’s right down to you. I simply can not consider it and I want we may all have fun collectively – these instances are so robust, I do know that – however we will likely be celebrating on the reveals very, very quickly.”
Tom’s debut album Lighting Matches made a robust Prime 5 debut in 2018, whereas earlier this month he earned his first two Prime 40 singles in the exact same week Little Bit Of Love and Ella Henderson collab Lets Go House Collectively.
Tom Grennan was the visitor on this week’s episode of our livestream collection The Document Membership in affiliation with Bowers & Wilkins, the place he mentioned the making of Evering Highway. Watch the complete interview again right here.
Official Charts Firm evaluation has discovered that Evering Highway marks the tenth Number one album on the bounce to high the Official Albums Chart with the vast majority of its chart gross sales coming from bodily copies. The feat is especially spectacular given the UK has been in lockdown for the reason that begin of the yr with bodily shops closed.
In chronological order, the ten most up-to-date Number one albums, all of which scored a majority of bodily gross sales the week they hit the highest of the Official Albums Chart embrace:
Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers’ Songbook (Vol. 1)
Suckapunch – You Me At Six
Put up Human: Survival Horror – Convey Me The Horizon
Not Your Muse – Celeste
Drugs At Midnight – Foo Fighters
Tyron – Slowthai
As The Love Continues – Mogwai
For These That Want To Exist – Architects
When You See Your self – Kings of Leon
Evering Highway – Tom Grennan
In the meantime, rising West London rapper Central Cee lands shut behind at Quantity 2 together with his debut mixtape Wild West, the most-streamed album of the week. British rock band Thunder’s 13th studio album All The Proper Noises lands at Quantity 3, whereas Lifeline by indie singer-songwriter RJ Thompson closes off the Prime 5 at Quantity 5.
Yungblud sees his 2020 Number one album Bizarre! rocket again into the chart at Quantity 9 following the primary anniversary particular of The Yungblud Present, in addition to the discharge of KSI’s new single Endurance which he options on alongside Polo G. Machine Gun Kelly, one in every of The Yungblud Present’s company final week additionally sees his current album Tickets To My Downfall rebound to Quantity 35.
Additional down, David Bowie dwell album One thing In The Air debuts at Quantity 16, whereas heavy metallic icon Rob Zombie lands his fourth UK Prime 40 album and private finest with The Lunar Injection Kool Support Eclipse Conspiracy at Quantity 24. Selena Gomez scoops her seventh Prime 40 assortment with Spanish Language EP Revelación at 28.
Lastly, Welsh multi-instrumentalist The Anchoress lands at Quantity 34 with The Artwork Of Shedding, her first Prime 40 report.