Official Charts Analysis: Blink-182 claim top spot with first UK No. 1

Five years after their last studio album, Neighborhoods, debuted and peaked at No.6 (23,202 sales), Blink 182 return in glory, with new album California - their first fronted by Matt Skiba, who also remains as vocalist of Alkaline Trio - debuting atop the chart on sales of 23,529 copies (including 2,521 from streams).

Their seventh studio album in a little over 21 years, it is the first ever No.1 album for the California pop/punk trio - their previous highest charting ...

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