Official Charts Analysis: Frank Ocean leads all-new albums Top 3

In the first all-new Top 3 for 10 weeks, albums by country legend Dolly Parton and Ricky Gervais' fictional character David Brent each sold more copies than last week's No.1 but play only supporting roles in the coronation of Frank Ocean's Blonde, which debuts in pole position on sales of 31,866 copies (including 4,338 from streams). 

Blonde - styled as Blond on its artwork but nowhere else - is Ocean's follow-up to his debut solo audio album Channel Orange, ...

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