Coldplay equal best albums run at one

Paul Williams

Viva La Vida has now been number one for four weeks, equalling Coldplay's personal record, as set by their last album, X&Y. At that stage of its life, X&Y had sold 907,240 copies, while Viva La Vida has sold 668,114 copies.

Folk hero Seth Lakeman's third album, Poor Man's Heaven celebrates his coastal, West Country roots, telling stories of greedy pirates, heartbroken sailors and brave lifeboatmen. It debuts this week at number eight on sales of 12,522, easily eclipsing its ...

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