pop; charts

TOP 10 ALBUMS

1 (1) I Should Coco Supergrass

2 (2) Stanley Road Paul Weller

3 (3) These Days Bon Jovi

4 (6) HIStory Michael Jackson

5 (-) Seal Seal

6 (8) Sax Moods Blowing Free

7 (-) Nobody Else Take That

8 (5) Picture This Wet Wet Wet

9 (7) Singles Alison Moyet

10 (10) No Need to Argue The Cranberries

TOP 10 SINGLES

1 (-) Never Forget Take That

2 (1) Boom Boom Boom Outhere Brothers

3 (2) Shy Guy Diana King

4 (5) Kiss From a Rose Seal

5 (3) Alright/ Time Supergrass

6 (8) Try Me Out Corona

7 (4) Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me U2

8 (-) In the Name of the Father Black Grape

9 (6) In the Summertime Shaggy featuring Ryvon

10 (7) A Girl Like You Edwyn Collins

Charts supplied by CIS

Scant action in albums, save for the miraculous return of Seal (above), who's a sort of Next version of Joan Armatrading. He's also creeping up the singles chart, thanks to everyone forgetting that "Kiss From a Rose" already had its go last year. But then Shaun Ryder had his go half a decade back, and no one's moaning about Black Grape. They're this week's Best Band in the World Ever, knitted together from some assorted Mancunian waifs and strays. So is there room at their inn for Robbie?

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