Arcade Fire storm the US and UK charts

New album 'The Suburbs' tops both album charts

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Arcade Fire have gone straight to the top of the US album charts with their new album ‘The Suburbs’.

Win Butler‘s band went straight in at the top spot yesterday (August 11), reports Billboard. The album sold around 156,000 copies in its first week.

Taylor Swift‘s ‘Mine’ topped the US songs chart, clocking up around 297,000 downloads.

Arcade Fire are also Number One in the UK albums chart – although [url=]Eminem looks set to return to the top spot with ‘Recovery’ on Sunday[/url], according to the official mid-week update.

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