Official Charts Analysis: Florence & The Machine leads all new Top 4 with sales of 68,788

ALBUMS

There's an all-new top four on the artist album chart for the first time since 2013 but Florence & The Machine's  How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful outsold the other three combined, to deliver the singer/group its third consecutive number one studio album.

How big is How Big...? With first week sales of 68,788 copies (including 2,003 from streaming), it opens bigger than Florence & The Machine's debut album, Lungs, which sold 63,032 copies on debuting at number two ...

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