Official Charts Analysis: Brandon Flowers scores sixth No.1 with The Desired Effect

57 today, Paul Weller might have hoped that his birthday would coincide with Saturns Pattern delivering his seventh career number one (fifth solo) - but The Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers instead gathers his sixth career number one with The Desired Effect debuting atop the chart on sales of 31,077, including 628 from streams.
That represents his entire studio output. The Killers' 2004 debut Hot Fuss opened at number six (29,349 sales) and took a further 31 weeks to ...

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