They have never had a Top 40 single but both albums thus far by Brighton hard rock duo Royal Blood have reached No.1. Their eponymous debut set sold 65,812 copies when opening atop the list in 2014, and follow-up How Did We Get So Dark? sold 48,447 copies (including 3,162 from sales-equivalent streams) last week to repeat the feat. 6,199 of its sales were on vinyl, also earning it a No.1 debut on the vinyl album chart.
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