Fontaines DC lead Taylor Swift, as EMI bring forward Folklore's physical release

Ben Homewood

The Official Charts Company Midweek Sales Flash is in and it looks like a dramatic finish awaits in the albums chart, as EMI and Taylor Swift pivot to try to catch Fontaines DC.

With Fontaines DC’s A Hero’s Death on 16,527 sales at No.1, Swift’s Folklore has moved to 10,686 in second place, as a result of a change of plans from EMI, which brought forward the CD release of Folklore by three days to August 4. D2C pre-orders have ...

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