‘The Boss’ Bruce Springsteen set to storm the Official Albums Chart

by Martin
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Last weekend on the Official Albums Chart it was Ellie Goulding and Beyoncé fighting it out to take that number one spot and in the end Ellie Goulding managed to hold on.

This week however on the Official Albums Chart midweek update it’s the turn of Bruce Springsteen to show the world why he’s called ‘The Boss’.

Bruce Springsteen is set to top the Official Albums Chart this Sunday as his new album ‘High Hopes’ has knocked Ellie Goulding off the top already.

The album at present, according to the Official Charts Company is currently outselling the rest of the Top 5 combined on today’s update.

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‘High Hopes’ features Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello’s regular backing group the E Street Band to help Bruce Springsteen score his tenth UK chart topper on the Official Albums Chart.

Unfortunately for Ellie Goulding however her reign at the top looks to be over as the singer falls one place to Number (2) on todays update.

Beyoncé’s self-titled album moves to Number (3) while Bastille and ‘Bad Blood’ moves up one place into Number (4) and John Newman’s ‘Tribute’ is at Number (5) according to the Official Charts Company.

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Going into this Sunday there are a few new entries on the Official Albums Chart including James Vincent McMorrow who looks set to score his highest charting UK album to date.

The singer-songwriter from Ireland has released his second full-length album ‘Post Tropical’ which at this midweek stage is new at Number (15).

Finally, rockers Canterbury from Surrey are currently just outside the Top 40 on this weeks Official Albums Chart midweek update at Number (41) with their third studio album ‘Dark Days’.

Make sure you tune into The Official Chart Show with Jameela Jamil on Sunday from 4pm until 7pm as she counts down the UK Top 40 on BBC Radio 1.