Official Chart Analysis: Military Wives album sells 59k to hit No.1

Selling 59,026 copies last week, it trailed on initial sales flashes to BBC Sound Of 2012 winner Michael Kiwanuka, whose soulful introductory album, Home Again, eventually settled for a number four debut, with sales of 30,163 copies. Featuring five choirs, with a total of 247 members, I am assuming that the Military Wives album was spared compilation chart exile by the fact that all five choirs participate in the title track, effectively making the combination of all five the primary ...

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