US charts: Bastille and The 1975 break Billboard 200 Top 40

Paul Williams

Bastille and The 1975 have gone straight into the Billboard 200's Top 40, boosting the fortunes of UK acts across the Atlantic.

Bastille's debut Bad Blood starts at No 11, having risen as high as No 2 last week on the iTunes US store's chart, while The 1975's self-titled first album arrives at 28. Both debuts come ahead of forthcoming tours by the British bands with Bastille set to play a series of North American dates starting in San Diego, ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start your 4 week Free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.

Sign up for your free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music in print and 24/7 online. With both the print and digital edition you will be able to enjoy the whole Premium experience of a subscription to Music Week - absolutely free.

Start your free trial

Subscribe

If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...