Michael Buble, Justin Bieber and Drake are arguably all bigger acts but Arcade Fire are the first act from Canada to secure three No.1 albums this decade, with fifth studio album Everything Now debuting atop the chart for the Montreal indie band on sales of 36,306 copies, including 3,051 from sales-equivalent streams.
The album's success comes in the wake of the popularity of introductory single, Everything Now, which has been getting major support from both Radio 1 and Radio 2, ...
Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.
Sign up for your free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music in print and 24/7 online. With both the print and digital edition you will be able to enjoy the whole Premium experience of a subscription to Music Week - absolutely free.Start your free trial