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Keane Score Third Number One Album In A Row

Keane Score Third Number One Album In A Row

Keane have claimed their third UK number one album in a row, with their latest studio release 'Perfect Symmetry.'

The band knock Oasis' 'Dig Out Your Soul' from the top down to number two, and Kings of Leon who also previously debuted at number one are now number three with 'Only By The Night.'

Posting a message on their website Keanemusic.com, the band comment on their success, saying: “The last couple of years have been quite an adventure, and to end up with a third album that we're all fiercely proud of, and that has been a total joy to make, is a great feeling. To see that album now sitting at the top of the charts is really amazing and the best thing we could possibly have wished for.”

Elsewhere on this week's album chart, the Dave Clark Five The Hits collection goes in at number 15 and Ray LaMontagne
enters at 23 with new album Gossip In The Grain.

Bob Dylan's Tell Tale Signs - The Bootleg Series, Vol 8
falls from number 9 to number 29.

This week's UK Top 10 albums (w/c October 19, 2008) are:

1. Keane - 'Perfect Symmetry'
2. Oasis - 'Dig Out Your Soul'
3. Kings Of Leon - 'Only By The Night'
4. Boyzone - 'Back Again - No Matter What'
5. Ne-Yo - 'Year Of The Gentleman'
6. Will Young - 'Let It Go'
7. Rihanna - 'Good Girl Gone Bad'
8. Bette Midler - 'The Best Bette'
9. James Morrison - 'Songs For You, Truths For Me'
10. Duffy - 'Rockferry'

This week's UK Top 10 singles (w/c October 19, 2008) are:

1. Pink - 'So What'
2. Geraldine - 'The Winner's Song'
3. Leon Jackson - 'Don't Call This Love'
4. Kings Of Leon - 'Sex On Fire'
5. Saturdays - 'Up'
6. Snow Patrol - 'Take Back The City'
7. Ne-Yo - 'Miss Independent'
8. Rihanna - 'Disturbia'
9. Sash Ft Stunt - 'Raindrops (Encore Une Fois)'
10. Sugababes - 'Girls'

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