Official Charts Analysis: Elton John album is lowest-selling No.1 this Century

42 years after his chart debut, and 21 years after his last chart topper, Elton John turns back the years to secure his seventh number one with Good Morning To The Night. Comprising eight tracks, each of which incorporates samples from several mostly lesser known John recordings from 1970-1976, it is a collaboration with Australian electronic duo Pnau, who have crafted a critically acclaimed, accessible dance album for their labours, which spanned four years.

Selling 14,342 copies last week, ...

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