Official Charts Analysis: Paul Simon scores 6th No.1 with 15,487 sales


Paul Simon claims his first number one album since 1990, and the sixth of his career with new compilation The Ultimate Collection debuting atop the chart on sales of 15,487 (including 313 streaming sales).

Simon previously topped the chart as 50% of Simon & Garfunkel with Bookends (1968) and Bridge Over Troubled Water (1970) and solo with an eponymous 1972 album, Graceland (1986) and The Rhythm Of The Saints (1990). The Ultimate Collection is a career-encompassing retrospective, including both ...

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