Songstress Lily Allen has returned to the top of the UK singles chart this week with her cover of Keane’s ‘Somewhere Only We Know’, which features on the current John Lewis Christmas commercial in the UK.
The track charted at No.1 last night and she recent joined Robbie Williams on stage at the London Palladium for a rendition of ‘Dream A Little Dream Of Me’. Her single finished 6,000 copies ahead of this week’s No.2, which is ‘Story Of My Life’ by One Direction.
Elsewhere on the UK Top 40/Official Charts, Bastille have climbed 2 positions to No.3 with ‘Of The Night’, Rebecca Ferguson debuted at No.15 with her new offering, ‘I Hope’, and Justin Bieber’s ‘Change Me’ is new in at 39.
The Pogues’ ‘Fairytale Of New York’ has shot up 37 places to Number 16, Mumford and Sons have reentered with ‘I Will Wait’ at No.33 following Luke Friend’s ‘X Factor’ cover of the track last week, and ‘Do What U Want’ by Lady Gaga and R. Kelly is at No.10.
One Direction have scored a second week at the top of the UK Album Chart with their new album Midnight Memories.
The boyband have shifted a further 124,000 copies of their new LP this week, after it became the fastest-selling artist album of 2013 last Sunday (December 1).
Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow have swapped places on this week’s countdown with their albums Swings Both Ways and Since I Saw You Last.
Williams has sold a further 91,000 copies to climb to number two, while Barlow is at three with his first solo LP in 14 years.
Olly Murs holds at four with his third studio album Right Place, Right Time, while Il Divo claim their sixth Top 10 album with A Musical Affair at five.
Rebecca Ferguson scores a new entry at number six with her second album Freedom, which serves as the follow-up to her 2011 debut Heaven.