The Interscope/Polydor release yesterday (Sunday) became only the second album to outsell Adele's album since the XL title was released 18 weeks ago, as it debuted at the top of the UK artist albums chart with 215,639 sales.
This is a new first-week high for 2011, surpassing the 208,090 tally achieved by Adele's second album in January this year. Across 12 months it is bettered only by fellow Polydor act Take That's opening tally of 518,601 units for Progress last ...
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