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'AM" shot straight to the top of the album charts after shifting more than 157,000 units in it's first week
The Arctic Monkeys have done it again! Their fifth album to date has entered the chart at number one after a strong week of sales since last week's release, with AM racking up more than 157,000 in sold units in only a few days. What's more, the band have made history by being the first indie band to achieve the feat of earning five No. 1 albums back-to-back, making the feat all the more impressive.
The Arctics have assumed their place among rock royalty
AM, which was released via Domino Record on Monday, 9 September, is now the second most successful album of 2013 in terms of units sold in the first week. It sits behind only Daft Punk's Random Access Memories, which sold more than 165,000 copies during its first week of release in May, according to the Official Charts Company. The Sheffield band's fifth number one entry is also frontman Alex Turner's sixth number one entry, after his cinematic side project The Last Shadow Puppets topped the charts at the first time of asking with 2008's The Age of the Understatement.
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The east London festival boasts an all-star line up
LoveBox is quickly emerging as one of thr most popular festivals in the U.K, as easier to reach, cheaper and less muddy inner-city festivals take precedent over trekking to the countryside and losing all your money in a puddle.
This year, Lovebox will see the likes of Plan B, Goldfrapp, Azealia Banks, Jurrassic 5, Flying Lotus, Hurts, Rudimental, Paul Kalkbrenner, Aluna Georgem Wiley and Foreign Beggars descend upon Victoria Park. Saturday's headliner, Plan B said: “Lovebox at Victoria Park! My home crowd of East London right on my doorstep – I can't wait.” DJs confirmed for the summer festival so far include A-Trak and Mark Ronson while Noisey, Heidi, Red Bull Academy, Hot Creations and Annie Mac, who will each host stages at the festival. Banks said, "I love UK crowds, so it's going to be amazing to play a festival in London." Speaking about their excitement at closing the Sunday session Goldfrapp said: “I am so honoured to have been asked to play at this year's Lovebox festival. It’s a really special festival and I’m excited to get back on stage in front of what is always one of the best crowds!”
Continue reading: Lovebox Line Up Features Plan B, Goldfrapp, Azelia Banks
Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory have been providing us with perfectly pitched high quality pop for nearly thirteen years now. Their output has always been extraordinarily reliable and has evolved through time to seemingly be just that much further forward than the mainstream, making them both interesting, pioneering and influential. They may not be as well known as the household names they have laid a musical path for but they have certainly been responsible in aiding the breakthrough of many of today's more high profile acts.
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Alison Goldfrapp and co release 'Rocket' as a single on March 8th 2010 through Mute. The single comes with remixes courtesy of Tiesto, Richard X and Grum. Rocket is the first track to come from Goldfrapp's new album 'Head First' which will be released two weeks after the single.
The video for the track was directed by Kim Gehrig (Calvin Harris and Santogold) and perfectly complements the 80's synth heavy track.
Expect to see Goldfrapp playing various festivals over the course of the summer.
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In the studio: 'Clay' from Tales of Us, 2013. https://t.co/Od39tOh292
Spotify featured Systemagic (@hannahholland remix) on Groove Theory. Tune in, follow & stream visiting:… https://t.co/kMXu8nhM3O
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Overwhelming beauty. @paraorchestra’s highly emotive performance of #TheNatureofWhy lives on in everyone who joins… https://t.co/LQba7RfvWU
Will in 2013. Photo by Annemarieke van Drimmelen. https://t.co/zElzUEa8LH
Alison by Alison. https://t.co/K9FPwfLYCM
#Throwback to 'Ride a White Horse' a piece from Goldfrapp's third album Supernature (2005). The music video was di… https://t.co/YMGdY9sLAH
The Warfield, San Francisco 2017. #Goldsnapp by @gloomgrrl https://t.co/hP1X9jmeZm
Will and Alison. Photo by Serge Leblon, 2008. https://t.co/ePQ9lLaBJf
Strained in darkness. Photo by Annemarieke van Drimmelen, 2013. https://t.co/2jz2TZwfqH
Thanks to @MuteUK for adding 'Monster Love' to February's Valentine themed #MuteMixTape. Something to send to your… https://t.co/EB9WF7eSjc
Terry Riley’s 'In C' is reimagined in this unique collaboration between the British @Paraorchestra and @Ex_Bodies.… https://t.co/dKFyGaN05P
Sweet road to somewhere else. Photo by Serge Leblon, 2007. https://t.co/QMMy3Wcdye
In the clouds. Photo by Serge Leblon, 2010. https://t.co/P0Q2QH6iK0
The incredible @annacalvi has put together a new playlist and added ‘Faux Suede Drifter’ alongside some great music… https://t.co/D6sWFEr7Pd
Who recognises this friendly face? Photo by Polly Borland, 2003. https://t.co/PSXOIXow8z
It's filled us with such joy reading all your lovely messages. Thank you! https://t.co/WWmN8T30LH
January, 2018. #GoldsnappOfTheYear by @caffeinistic. https://t.co/C4S2fa1msl
Which eight Goldfrapp songs would make your desert island selection? https://t.co/y1Sv9RUow4