Who’s main this week’s Official Albums Chart race?

Foals lead this week’s Official Albums Chart race, with their 7th studio album Life is Yours lately monitoring to debut at Number 1. 

The Oxford-formed rock staff – comprising Yannis Philippakis, Jack Bevan and Jimmy Smith – may rating their 2d UK chart-topper this week, following 2019’s Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2. Foals’ debut, Antidotes, additionally appears set to vault again into the Top 20 at Number 14 following its restricted unlock on colored vinyl. The list peaked at Number 3 on its authentic unlock in 2008. See Foals’ complete Official Charts historical past right here.

MORE: Foals’ complete Official Charts historical past up to now

Will Foals or Drake be Number 1 this week?

But Foals face some tricky pageant from Drake, who lately sits at Number 2 after only a weekend of gross sales. The Canadian singer and rapper surprise-released his 7th studio list digitally with simply six hours’ understand; Honestly, Nevermind is presently in 2d position trailing by way of 6,000 gadgets.  

It’s nonetheless all to play for on the midweek mark – may Drake climb previous Foals and protected his 5th UK Number 1 album?

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British rock staff The Smile, comprising Radiohead participants Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood along Sons of Kemet drummer Tom Skinner, may wreck into the Top 5 for the primary time. A Light For Attracting Attention eyes a brand new top Number 3 due to its bodily unlock. The album in the past debuted at Number 19 previous this yr on streaming and downloads on my own.  

Elsewhere within the Top 10, a 50th anniversary part velocity mastered LP re-issue of David Bowie’s seminal The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars tracks for a Number 7 access. The past due singer’s 5th studio album, it initially peaked at Number 5 in 1972. 

Academy Award-nominated actress and singer Jessie Buckley groups up with former Suede guitarist Bernard Butler at the pair’s first collaborative paintings For All Our Days that Tear the Heart. Their debut eyes a Number 9 access this week. 

London-born rock duo Nova Twins, made up of Amy Love and Georgia South, are on track to attain their first-ever UK Top 20 album with 2d studio LP Supernova (11).  

A deluxe urgent of Prince’s LP The Gold Experience, solely to be had as a part of Record Store Day 2022’s June drop, is ready to go back to the Top 20 this week (15), having in the past reached Number 5 in 1995. 

Following on from her record-breaking ascent to Number 1 at the Official Singles Chart with Running Up That Hill final week, Kate Bush’s largest hits compilation The Whole Story may upward push six puts to its best possible top of the yr up to now (18).

This week’s Top 40 may additionally see a brand new access from Example, together with his 8th studio album We May Grow Old But We Never Grow Up (23), and a go back for Tears for Fears with The Tipping Point, due to a HMV 1921 Centenary Edition vinyl unlock (29).  

The Beach Boys kick off their 60th anniversary celebrations with a re-issue of hits assortment The Sound of Summer at Number 30 midweek. The expanded version, additionally to be had in Spatial Audio, appears set to best the list’s authentic top of 46. 

Calum Scott’s 2d studio unlock Bridges may change into the Beverley-born singer-songwriter’s 2d Top 40 assortment, at Number 37 midweek, and in spite of everything Stereophonics’ Best Of: Decade In The Sun may rocket again into the Top 40 at Number 39 following two nights at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on the weekend.

See this week’s complete Official Albums Chart Update Top 100 right here from 5.45pm.

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