Fifteen years after he burst onto the scene, Jamie T is ready for his first U.Okay. No. 1.
The Wimbledon-born singer and songwriter blasts to the summit of the midweek U.K. chart with The Idea of No matter (by way of Polydor), his fifth studio LP.
The Idea of No matter ought to proceed Jamie T’s streak of Prime 5 appearances, which began with 2007’s debut Panic Prevention (No. 4), and continued with 2009’s Kings & Queens (No. 2), 2014’s Keep it up the Grudge (No. 4) and 2016’s Trick (No. 3).
Jamie T (actual identify Jamie Alexander Treays) leads an Official Chart Replace that’s top-heavy with new releases.
A kind of is Jack White’s Getting into Heaven Alive (Third Man), which is ready for a No. 2 bow. The Detroit rocker’s fifth studio album, and second full-length of the 12 months, might grow to be his fifth solo Prime 5 title. The previous White Stripes frontman led the nationwide survey on three events, with 2012’s Blunderbuss, 2014’s Lazaretto and 2018’s Boarding Home Attain, whereas his earlier album, Worry of the Daybreak, reached No. 4 following its launch in April 2022.
In the meantime, ‘80s pop favorites Bananarama is ready for a brand new profession finest with Masquerade (In Synk), their twelfth studio album.
Thus far, the British act’s loftiest chart place was No. 8 for Deep Sky Diving, their 1983 debut which yielded the hits “Shy Boy” and “Actually Saying One thing.” The present lineup options founding members Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward.
Additional down the listing is Brighton different rock outfit The Kooks, with 10 Tracks to Echo within the Darkish (Lonely Cat), their sixth studio effort. It’s new at No. 8 on the midweek chart and is ready to present the band their highest-charting document in 14 years.
Lastly, Gilbert O’Sullivan is heading for a Prime 10 end along with his newest album Pushed (Union Sq. Music), the Irish singer-songwriter twentieth studio album. It’s motoring to a No. 10 debut. If it retains its momentum, the set will drive O’Sullivan to his first high tier look since A Stranger within the Again of My Yard peaked at No. 9 again in 1974.
The Official U.Okay. Albums Chart is offered late Friday.