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UK Album Chart Highest New Entry

Doves Best of The Places Between this week scored the UK album chart’s highest new entry, coming in at number 12*.

In the Irish chart, the album came in at number 57.

More Stats:

Official album download chart: 15
Scottish Albums Chart: 13

* Not Number 11 as the BBC album chart website first reported.

Information from the official UK charts website.

UK Album Chart News

Kingdom Of Rust dropped seven places to number 19 on the UK Album chart. One place below Elbow’s The Seldom Seen Kid!

For the final word on doves and that swine flu (imagine the panic & puns had it been bird flu!) Check out this article. There goes the fear indeed.

T In The Park

Thanks to Tricky for the link. Doves have been confirmed to play this year’s T In The Park. Check out the Sunday Mail article link below. Jimi gives his thoughts on playing T & the influence his late father had on his music growing up.

DOVES are flying back to Balado

The Sunday Mail have also reviewed the Barras show, making it the gig of the week. To read the review, click here.

Kingdom Of Rust has remained a number 3, for a second straight week. Great news, the album sales remain solid. Much improvement on Some Cities, which dropped out the charts like a stone pretty quickly after going to number one.

UK Chart News

Kingdom Of Rust dropped only one place on the UK album chart to number three. A very respectable position, considering Some Cities dropped out of the charts like a stone right after reaching number one.

Some goodies to come tomorrow, including mp3s of the Jools Holland performance. Until then..

More Chart News

Kingdom of Rust placed 11th in the European Top 100 Albums chart. The album sold 44,978 units in the UK alone.

More chart placings:

Canada: #79
Ireland: #8

If you know of the album’s chart placing in your country let us know, so we can archive this info.

Chart News

Doves management have said Kingdom Of Rust missed out the number one spot by only four copies! So if you did not manage to buy a copy…

The Kingdom Of Rust single got to #2 on the billboard hot singles sales chart, beaten only by Beyonce.

Doves go back out on the road this week to support Kingdom of Rust. Tour starts in Cambridge on Wednesday at the Corn Exchange. Tickets are still available to purchase at SeeTickets.

The Daily Star Claims Celebration Planned

U.K. tabloid newspaper, The Daily Star, claims that Doves are planning “a monumental piss-up of Biblical proportions” to celebrate the Kingdom Of Rust album entering the UK Album Charts at #2.

The feature should be taken with a huge pinch of salt – and you can view it in full, here.

Kingdom Of Rust Album #2 In U.K. Charts

Doves’ Kingdom Of Rust album entered the official U.K. album chart at #2 yesterday, beaten only by (the tabloid-friendly) Lady Gaga’s The Fame.

To view the full U.K. album chart, click here.