For the 12th consecutive week, Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) leads European Top 100 Albums, while the top ten of the composite chart welcomes new entries by British acts Craig David and Goldfrapp.

For the 12th consecutive week, Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) leads European Top 100 Albums, while the top ten of the composite chart welcomes new entries by British acts Craig David and Goldfrapp.

"X&Y" has a notable week in Portugal, rising 18-9. The set holds at No. 3 in Ireland and No. 8 in Spain. Its nearest rival for the pan-European crown is still James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic), which starts a fifth straight week at No. 2. “Bedlam” is No. 1 for an eighth week in the United Kingdom and still tops the Irish and Danish surveys, also rising 6-5 in Holland. It loses top place in Switzerland to "Home" (Universal) by Kandlbauer, a band fronted by Daniel Kandlbauer, from the Swiss TV series "MusicStar."

Craig David's third album "The Story Goes...," his first for Warner Bros., enters Top 100 Albums at No. 4, after starting at No. 3 in Denmark and Switzerland. It enters at No. 5 in the United Kingdom on sales of 38,000 units, according to the Official U.K. Charts Co. The single "All The Way" moves 6-4 in Spain.

Goldfrapp's "Supernature" (Mute), the third album of the electronic pop-rock duo's career, becomes its most successful, opening at No. 6 on Top 100 Albums. That's after a No. 2 debut in the United Kingdom with first-week sales of 52,000 units, some 14,000 behind James Blunt's weekly tally there. Goldfrapp's "Ooh La La" single falls to 1-6 in Spain and stands at No. 14 in its third week on the U.K. list, where it debuted at No. 4. Alison Goldfrapp and bandmate Will Gregory start a British tour Oct. 2 in Bristol.

The other significant climber in the top 20 of the pan-European album list is Christina Stuermer's "Schwarz Weiss" (Universal), which moves 26-13 overall. Twenty-two-year-old Austrian Stuermer is another TV graduate, of the show "Starmania," and is being hailed as the country's biggest international prospect since Falco.

On Eurochart Hot 100 Singles, Crazy Frog's seemingly unstoppable "Axel F" (Mach1) begins an 11th week at No. 1, continuing at No. 1 in France and Switzerland. The follow-up, "Popcorn," enters the U.K. chart at No. 12. The album "Crazy Hits" holds at No. 3 on Top 100 Albums, enjoying a 12-4 rise in Denmark and holding at No. 1 in Poland.

The new challenger to the amphibian novelty is Barbados-born Rihanna with her U.S. smash "Pon De Replay" (Def Jam), which bows at No. 2 on the Eurochart. It opens at No. 2 in both the United Kingdom (selling 29,000 copies) and Ireland, and at No. 8 in Germany.

Oasis scores the second straight British No. 1 from its "Don't Believe The Truth" album (Big Brother) as "The Importance of Being Idle" sells 47,000 copies, compared to the opening 75,000 of its predecessor "Lyla." The new single opens at No. 4 on the Eurochart, which also welcomes back the Rolling Stones at No. 16 with "Streets of Love"/"Rough Justice" (Virgin). The Stones' single debuts at No. 1 in Spain, No. 4 in Denmark, No. 5 in Holland and No. 15 in the United Kingdom.

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