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UK Vinyl Sales At 25-Year High


Although vinyl will never see a resurgence as strong as its heyday in the mid-half of the 20th century, vinyl is seeing a boost in the UK as vinyl sales are at their highest in 25 years.

This article originally appeared on The Quietus

Sales of vinyl released by labels reporting to the BPI were at a 25-year high in 2016, according to new figures.

More than 3.2 million records were sold in the UK last year, the BPI reports, which suggests a 53% rise on 2015. The most popular record was David Bowie's Blackstar which sold more than double the copies of 2015's biggest seller, Adele's 25.


Read the full story by Christian Eede at The Quietus

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