Charts analysis: Tom Walker's debut makes strong start at summit

It’s a great week for developing British talent, with Lewis Capaldi continuing atop the singles chart, while Tom Walker’s first long player, What A Time To Be Alive, coasts to an easy No.1 debut on the album chart on sales of 36,679 copies (including 4,158 from sales-equivalent streams).

Originally slated for release last October, What A Time To Be Alive houses Walker’s introductory smash hit single Leave A Light On, which reached No.7 last June, and follow-up Just You And ...

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