Paul Weller Becomes One of Only Three Artists to Top the UK Album Chart in Five Consecutive Decades
13 Jul 2020
Paul Weller's highly anticipated album, On Sunset
, has reached the No.1 spot on the UK album chart meaning he has now had a No.1 album for five consecutive decades, dating back to his days with the Jam. Previously, John Lennon and Paul McCartney were the only artists who could claim this achievement.
His most recent solo album has also soared to the top of the Official Vinyl Albums Chart, with vinyl accounting for over a quarter of the total sales. On the news of the album's success Weller commented, 'I'm very proud of On Sunset
so to have it go in at Number 1 is brilliant. Massive thanks to the team at Polydor for all their hard work.'
The soulful album has been widely praised by fans and critics, and as Weller's 15th solo album, he has continued to find new music to inspire him. In Into Tomorrow
, Weller reflects on the impact that music has had on his life:
'I count myself extremely lucky for the life I've had through music. I would never have travelled, met so many people and had so much fun.'
is available to buy now.