Pink Floyd's The Endless River, sold 6,000 copies in its first week of sales, the highest first-week sales of any vinyl LP released since 1997, and therefore the fastest-selling vinyl album this century.
Pink Floyd's success comes with the news that annual sales of vinyl albums have surpassed a million for the first time since the 1990s.
An upturn in sales for the physical format, beloved of collectors but once considered obsolete, has matched a peak last seen in 1996, when sales of Britpop LPs were a driving force behind 1,083,206 sales.
We've got reviews in this issue of two Wreckless Eric albums that you may have missed when they were originally released, and which are now being re-released to coincide with Eric's 60th birthday in May,
Arctic Monkeys' drummer Matt Helders has spoken about the band's plans for their new record and has revealed that they are keen to continue in the vein of recent single 'R U Mine?' and B-side 'Evil Twin'.