Florence and the Machine rocket to No1
Published 08/11/2011 | 08:14
Florence Welch and her band knock Coldplay off the top of the album charts.
Florence and the Machine's second album Ceremonialsstormed to the top of the official chart with sales of over 90,000 in its first week.
The Florence Welch-fronted band shifted 90,000 copies of the LP in a week to knock Coldplay's latest LP 'Mylo Xyloto' down to Number 2, according to the Official Charts Company. She simply tweeted: "Aaaaaaah!!!!!!!!!!"
Welch and co previously hit the top spot in January 2010 when their debut LP Lungs climbed to the summit having entered at Number 2 on its release in July 2009.
Professor Green also celebrated a second top-three album as At Your Inconvenience went straight in at three following his 2010 debut Alive Til I'm Dead, which peaked at two.
English tenor Alfie Boe, currently performing in the West End production of Les Miserables, achieved his best-ever charts performance with new album Alfie. The collection of popular covers went straight in at six.
London rapper Professor Green also held on to the top slot in the singles charts.
His track Read All About It, which features Scottish singer-songwriter Emeli Sande, earned the 27-year-old a second week at number one, ahead of Rihanna's We Found Love.