Official Charts Analysis: James Arthur tops albums chart with Back From The Edge

Almost exactly three years after his eponymous first album debuted and peaked at No.2, James Arthur goes one better with follow-up Back From The Edge opening atop the chart on sales of 40,906 copies (including 2,575 from streams).

Its success comes in the wake of his remarkable renaissance, with the album's introductory single, Say You Won't Let Go spending three weeks at No.1 and four weeks at No.2 thus far, while attracting more than 600,000 sales.

Back From The Edge's ...

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