Rage against X Factor in chart battle

Paul Williams

According to early sales figures from the Official Charts Company, the band's 1993 hit Killing In The Name has opened up a lead of about 10% over The Climb, the debut single from X Factor winner Joe McElderry.

The Rage Against The Machine track, which was the band's first UK hit single and originally reached number 25 in 1993, has been propelled into the Christmas chart battle by a Facebook group campaign to try to stop X Factor landing the ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article. Sign up today and you will receive:

  • 4 weeks access to news, features and chart analysis
  • 4 Digital issues of Music Week
  • The Music Week app
  • Tailored email news alerts
Start your free trial

Subscribe

If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...