Rudimental Get Number 1 Chart Spot With Debut Album, 'Home'

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East London drum and bass band Rudimental have gone straight to number one with their debut album, Home.

The four-piece have already scored two number one singles in the past 12 months.

Their latest, Waiting All Night, which features Ella Eyre, is currently at number two in the singles chart.

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The duo have hit the top of the charts with their first offering

They held off challenges from former number one album To Be Loved, by Canadian crooner Michael Buble, which is this week's second best-selling album, according to the Official UK Charts Company.

Pink's The Truth About Love was at number three in the album chart, with Emeli Sande's Our Version of Events at four and Will.i.am at number five with Willpower.

There were new entries for The Voice singer Bo Bruce, who entered at 11 with Before I Sleep, boyband Blue, in at number 13 with Roulette, and Seasick Steve, at number 14 with Hubcap Music.

Rock veterans Deep Purple and The Eagles also had new entries in this week's album chart. Deep Purple came in at number 19 with Now What, while The Complete Greatest Hits by The Eagles is at number 27.

Electronic duo Daft Punk held onto the number one slot in the singles chart with comeback track Get Lucky, a collaboration with Pharrell Williams and Chic guitarist Nile Rodgers.

Behind Rudimental, Can't Hold Us by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis was at number three while Let Her Go, by Passenger, moved up seven places to hit number four. Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding's collaboration, I Need Your Love, completed the top five.

There was a new entry for Disclosure, featuring Eliza Doolittle, with You & Me, at number 10 in the singles chart. Former X Factor contestant Misha B had a new entry at 35 with Here's To Everything, while Michael Molloy and Alex Evans entered at 38 with Rise and Fall.

Rise and Fall was released by the family of Mr Molloy, who died in a coach crash while returning from the Bestival music festival last September.

The 18-year-old was one of three people killed in the crash on the A3 in Surrey. The song, written by Mr Molloy, was recorded by Mr Evans - his best friend - thanks to production support from Bestival's record label, Sunday Best, and BBC Radio 1 DJ Rob Da Bank.

The song was composed by the teenager from Woolton in Liverpool a year before he died.

The teenager's brother, Joe, has previously said of the song: "It was Michael's ambition to have his music recognised by the wider world. He never fulfilled that ambition so we, his family, are fulfilling it for him.

"Michael can never come back and we will never cease to grieve for him. We think about him every hour of every day.

"But Michael's passion for music and his talent was one of the qualities which defined him and we want the rest of the world, through his music, to understand and appreciate in a small way just what a special human being he was.

"The release of the single is both in memoriam and in celebration and we wish to thank Sunday Best and all of the people who have supported Michael over many years."

Michael's mother Frances, also speaking earlier this year, added: "We will always be thankful for the fact that he was the happiest 18-year-old alive at the time of his death. He was fulfilled and full of hopes and dreams.

"One of those dreams was for his talent to be recognised. The release of Rise and Fall means that will now happen."

Coach driver Colin Daulby, 63, from Warrington, Cheshire, and Kerry Ogden, 23, from Maghull, near Liverpool, were also killed in the crash, near Hindhead, which left 50 others injured.