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Arctic Monkeys break vinyl and chart records with ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’


Arctic Monkeys have claimed their sixth consecutive number one with their new album Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino. 

With combined combined chart sales of 86,000 in its first week, the Sheffield band also saw 24,500 vinyl copies sold which makes it is the fastest-selling vinyl LP of the past 25 years.

Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino has claimed the previous record which was set by Liam Gallagher’s As You Were, which sold 16,000 in its first week.

In addition to the regular black pressing, the album was available in clear, silver and gold formats, the latter exclusive to AM’s Sheffield pop-up shop open this week.

Arctic Monkeys outsell the rest of the Top 40 combined on the Official Vinyl Albums Chart this week.