Official Charts Analysis: Linkin Park pip Maroon 5 to No.1 by 3k sales

Payphone - the introductory single from Maroon 5's Overexposed - topped the chart last week, whereas Burn It Down, the first from Linkin Park's Living Things, climbed no higher than number 27 in April. Despite this, it is Linkin Park who take the title, with Living Things debuting in pole position on sales of 41,526 copies. They previously opened at number one with with Meteora (2003, 93,886 sales) and Minutes To Midnight (2007, 94,501 sales) but had to settle for ...

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