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Glen Campbell at 2, Buckingham-McVie at 4, Chuck Berry at 10 on British Mid-Week Chart

by VVN Music

If all things stay steady, there are going to be a whole group of veteran artists in this week's British top ten Albums.

The Official Charts Company has released their mid-week tally with Glen Campbell's Adios sitting at number 2 right behind London Grammar's Truth is a Beautiful Thing. Even if that number were to slip, this is guaranteed to be Campbell's highest charting studio album ever in the U.K. 1970's The Glen Campbell Album peaked at 16 although two hits albums, Greatest Hits (1971 / #8 U.K.) and 20 Golden Greats (1976 / #1 U.K.) have done better.

The collaboration between Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie sits at number 4 mid-week, potentially the highest either artist has been on the British charts since Fleetwood Mac's album Behind the Mask (1990 / #4 U.K.).

Then there is Chuck Berry who has always had better chart numbers in the U.K. than the U.S. with four top ten albums over the years compared with just one in the U.S.  His final album, Chuck, has the potential to be his fifth top ten as it sits at number 10 mid-week.

The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper and Roger Waters' Is This the Life We Really Want remain in the top ten mid week with Pepper falling 3 to 7 and Life going 1 to 9.

Further down the mid-week chart, Rancid's Trouble Maker is at 30, Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow's Live in Birmingham 2016 at 57, The Magpie Salute (with Rich Robinson and two other former members of the Black Crowes) at 58 and Snow Patrol's Eyes Open at 82.

Final charts will be out on Friday.