US charts: Bastille and The 1975 break Billboard 200 Top 40

Paul Williams

Bastille and The 1975 have gone straight into the Billboard 200's Top 40, boosting the fortunes of UK acts across the Atlantic.

Bastille's debut Bad Blood starts at No 11, having risen as high as No 2 last week on the iTunes US store's chart, while The 1975's self-titled first album arrives at 28. Both debuts come ahead of forthcoming tours by the British bands with Bastille set to play a series of North American dates starting in San Diego, ...

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