Record Store Day vinyl sales leap 87% year-on-year

Close to 70,000 vinyl records were sold in UK in the week of Record Store Day 2013 - nearly double the tally achieved in 2012.

According to Official Charts Company data analysed by Music Week, 68,936 records were sold during the week, an 86.5% rise from the 36,957 sold in the week of Record Store Day 2012.

Record Store Day 2013 took place last Saturday (April 20), with independent music stores selling special and limited edition releases on a variety ...

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