The Lathums on their way to debut number 1 album with ‘How Beautiful Life Can Be’ – Music News


The Lathums are set for No.1 glory on this week’s official albums list with their new album How Beautiful Life Can Be.

Indie group Wigan’s first full release leads a flurry of new entries on today’s official chart update with a solid 3,700 chart sales lead over their closest rival.

The Lathums’ potential number 1 is the final step in the quartet’s ascent to glory. Over the past year, the group has received accolades from Paul Weller, Elton John and Tim Burgess, a Top 20 EP with The Memories We Make, and last November they helped remove the football team from their hometown Wigan Athletic FC administration by lottery. on a single vinyl.

Meanwhile, London-based group Public Service Broadcasting could land their highest record yet as their latest Bright Magic collection opens at number 2.

Australian artist Natalie Imbruglia is planning her first Top 10 album in 14 years with Firebird, currently number 4, while alternative rockers Angels & Airwaves could land their first Top 10 in 15 years with Lifeforms at number 7.

Just outside the Top 10 are Sleep Token’s This Place Will Become Your Tomb (11) and The Clash’s self-titled 1977 debut album (12), while London artist Nao’s third album And Then Life Was Beautiful, is on track for a Top 20 debut (16).

Rock band Tremonti begins at number 17 with their fifth album Marching In Time, Tom Speight’s Everything’s Waiting For You is at number 20 and a 40th anniversary reissue of Madness’ Absolutely begins at number 22.

Other new releases that could make this week’s Top 40 include The Blues Album by Joanne Shaw Taylor (26), Trompe Le Monde des Pixies (28) and High Street Kid 2 by Mostack (31).

Finally, the reissues of Robbie Williams’ first two solo albums, Life Thru A Lens and I’ve Been Expecting You, are respectively 35 and 39 years old.


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