James and Travis Scott set for Top 5 entries on this week’s Official Albums Chart

Mancunian band James look set to become this week highest new entrants on the Official Albums Chart.

Leading six new entries in today’s Official Chart Update, the Mancunian group’s 15th studio album Living in Extraordinary Times is new at Number 2, which would match the peak position of the band’s last album The Girl at the End of the World.

Leading the Official Chart Update at Number 1 is the Motion Picture Cast Recording of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, which has its Angel Eyes set on a third week at the helm.

New entries and high climbers

Travis Scott may reach his highest UK chart position yet with his third album Astroworld, new at Number 4 at the midweek stage, while Deaf Havana are aiming for a third Top 10 album with Rituals (6).

Legend by Bob Marley & The Wailers rebounds nine places to Number 15, Fairport Convention are ingrained at Number 20 with their Bob Dylan covers album A Tree With Roots, and Jane McDonald’s Cruising With… leaps 25 places to Number 23 following the latest episode of her Channel 5 series Jane & Friends.

Finally, Mac Miller hopes to earn his first UK Top 40 album with Swimming at Number 34, and 2014’s ABBA Gold – Anniversary Edition, the 3CD set featuring songs from ABBA Gold and More Gold, plus b-sides, may enter the Top 40 for the first time at Number 35.


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