Official Charts Analysis: Viola Beach replace ELO at No. 1 with posthumous release

Leadership of the artist album chart changes hands for the 19th week in a row, with All Over The World: The Very Best Of ELO being replaced by Viola Beach, the posthumous debut album by the band of the same name, whose four members were all killed in an accident on a Swedish motorway bridge in February, along with their manager.

Viola Beach are the 12th act in chart history to secure a posthumous No.1, but they are the first ...

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