Coldplay’s ‘Music Of The Spheres’ on course to surpass 100,000 UK chart sales in a week

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The band’s midweek sales figures show they have already achieved their biggest opening week of 2021

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Coldplay’s ‘Music of the Spheres’ is set to become the first album since Ed Sheeran in 2019 to cross 100,000 UK chart sales in a week.

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The band’s new album, which came out last Friday (October 15), has so far moved over 81,000 chart sales according to Official Charts Midweek.

That means Coldplay’s ninth album has already surpassed Dave’s “We’re All Alone in This Together,” which hit 74,000 chart sales in its opening week in July. Was.


As a result, “Music of the Spheres” is likely to debut at number one when final figures arrive on Friday (October 22), extending their unbroken run of chart-topping studio albums to nine.

Ed Sheeran’s No. 6 Collaboration’s project sold 125,000 in July 2019. The last time a full-length album topped 80,000 chart sales in a week was Coldplay’s previous studio album Everyday Life, with total sales just under 81,000 chart sales in November 2019.

Official Charts Midweek also revealed the brand new Top 6, made up of brand new releases.

The Super Deluxe Edition of The Beatles’ classic final album ‘Let It Be’ currently sits at number two, placing the project at its first top 10 spot in 50 years – from the alternative mix ‘Let It Be… Naked’ Different which peaked at number seven in November 2003.

The rest of the top 5 is rounded out by Daniel O’Donnell’s ’60s’ at number three, The Charltons’ new greatest hits collection ‘A Head Full of Ideas’ at number four, and Joy Crooks’ ‘Skin’ at number five. .


Elsewhere in the Midweek Top 10, Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes’ Sticky currently sits at number six, which could earn the band their third Top 10 album if it stays on the charts.

In a four-star review for ‘Music of the Spheres’, GranthshalaRyan Daly said: “Like a sparkling night sky sewn with stars, ‘Music of the Spheres’ is a celestial beauty capable of inspiring great awe and emotion.”

Apple and Moses Martin, two children of Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, are credited for the band’s new album.

Seventeen-year-old Apple is credited as a co-songwriter on the song ‘Let Somebody Go’, which features guest vocals from Selena Gomez. Fifteen-year-old Moses, meanwhile, has an artist credit. He can be heard singing along to his father on the chorus of ‘Mankind’, Board come to know.

Meanwhile, Martin has stated that Coldplay has made several unsuccessful attempts to write James Bond themes, but were not satisfied with any of them.

talking to Granthshala For this week’s Big Read, Martin said: “We’ve had Bond themes for about five movies, but to be honest they’re not great.”

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