Gorillaz secure second Number 1 album with ‘Cracker Island’

Gorillaz today scored their second official #1 album with Cracker Island.

The virtual rock group’s latest LP, made up of 2-D, Murdoch Nicholls, Noodle, Russell Hobbs and produced by Blur’s Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett, tops the charts for the first time in 17 years. Demon Days finally reached its peak. Year 2005.

Gorillaz star Murdock Nicholls told Official Charts EXCLUSIVELY. Not only was this foretold in the prophecy, we have the best fans in the universe!In addition, Krak on Cracker Island and his team’s armies are working piecemeal for the cause around the world.

“It really takes a global village to create a number one smash hit album. Kudos to each and every one of you!”

Parlophone co-presidents Nick Burgess and Mark Mitchell said:

“Cracker Island is proof that their creative spirit is stronger than ever, and the album’s success shows that the audience is growing and evolving with the band’s music. , Damon, Jamie and Eleven’s management team has worked tirelessly with the international teams of Parlophone and Warner to deliver a global success story.

“Congratulations to Gorillaz on the official number 1 album.”

Cracker Island also topped the official vinyl album chart, proving the most purchased record of the week.

LA-born singer-songwriter Gracie Abrams enjoys her first official album chart entry and today celebrates her No. 3 debut with her debut record, Good Redance. The LP also topped his chart for best-selling independent record stores this week.

Elsewhere, Indiana native Adam Lambert claims a solo career high this week with his fifth studio album High Drama (5). An accomplished singer-songwriter and current lead vocalist for Queen, he has released his 2009 debut For Your Entertainment (36), the 2012 release Trespassing (16) and the 2015 album He has a top 40 solo hit with The Original High(8).

Also, congratulations to the Obey Robots for their first Top 20 album with One in a Thousand (14). This is the debut her release for the duo consisting of Laura Kidd (Penfriend and She Makes War) and her Gareth ‘Rat’ Pring, a member of Ned’s Atomic Dustbin.

American rapper and producer Yeat entered the UK Albums Chart for the first time today with Aftërlyfe (20), while South London rock band Shame scored their third Top 40 LP with Food for Worms (21).

Vandals bring Scottish singer-songwriter Callum Beattie to another career peak (22), while Manchester rockers The Slow Readers Club celebrate his fourth Top 40 album with Knowledge Freedom Power (29).

And finally, Texas singer and rapper Don Tolliver (real name Caleb Zachary Tolliver) scored his third Top 40 LP with Love Sick (36).

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