Radiohead’s The King Of Limbs is best selling vinyl album so far in 2011

Radiohead’s eight studio album The King Of Limbs is the best selling vinyl album so far this year.  Vinyl sales are up this year compared to last year.  So far this year, sales have passed 240,000, compared to 234,000 sales for all of of 2010, up an estimated 40% on the same time last year.

Radiohead’s The King Of Limbs is on course to being the year’s biggest selling vinyl album, selling over 20,000 copies to date, almost ten times of Adele’s 21, the second highest selling vinyl album this year.  Other albums in the top 10 include albums by: Beady Eye, Arctic Monkeys, PJ Harvey, Bon Iver, Alex Turner, Kate Bush, Elbow, and Nirvana.

The highest year for vinyl sales was 1975, when 91.6 million units were sold, before cassettes, CD’s and digital downloads.

Which format did you purchase The King Of Limbs on?

From :  Musicrooms