Official Charts Analysis: James Bay debuts at No.1 on Albums Chart

ALBUMS

More calm than chaotic musically, James Bay's debut solo album Chaos And The Calm makes an emphatic debut atop the album chart after selling 64,440 copies (including 2,497 streaming 'sales').
 
The 24 year old singer from Hertfordshire wrote or co-wrote every song on the album, including breakthrough hit Hold Back The River, which reaches a new peak this week, climbing 4-2. It has been in the Top 200 for 18 weeks, the Top 75 for 16 weeks and ...

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