London rock quartet the Vaccines won their first U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Sunday) with their sophomore set "Come Of Age" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment), as R&B luminary Ne-Yo's "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself)" (Def Jam/Universal) became his fourth chart-topping single in the territory ahead of new entries by the Script and Pink.
The Vaccines reached No. 4 with their 2011 debut set "What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?" but now sit at the album summit, ahead of Northern Irish trio Two Door Cinema Club's second release "Beacon" (Kitsune). That easily outdid the No. 24 peak of their 2010 debut "Tourist History." Neither the Vaccines or Two Door Cinema Club have yet achieved a top 30 U.K. single.
Rita Ora's "Ora" (Roc Nation/Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) fell two places from its No. 1 debut last week, and Emeli Sandé's "Our Version of Events" (Virgin/EMI) 2-4. Irish pop-AC staple Ronan Keating's new album "Fires" (Polydor/Universal) made a No. 5 start, his sixth U.K. top ten solo release in just under ten years, and Mark Knopfler's "Privateering" (Mercury/Universal) also kept his impressive record going, debuting at No. 8 to become his sixth solo top ten album, in addition to another with Emmylou Harris.
Scouting For Girls opened at No. 10 with their third album "The Light Between Us" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment), after reaching No. 1 with their self-titled 2007 debut and No. 2 with 2010's "Everybody Wants To Be On TV." The top 40 also contained new entries for Milk's "Tales From The Thames Delta" (Sony Music at No. 31 and Cat Power's "Sun" (Matador) at No. 33. "Now! That's What I Call Music 82" (EMI TV/Universal Music TV) holds at No. 1 on the compilations chart for a seventh week.
Ne-Yo's run of No.1 singles in the U.K. began with 2006's "So Sick" and continued with "Closer" in 2008 and "Beautiful Monster" in 2010. He also featured with Afrojack and Nayer on Pitbull's chart-topping "Give Me Everything" last year. "Let Me Love You" finished ahead of the Script's "Hall of Fame" (Phonogenic/Epic/Sony Music Entertainment), featuring will.i.am. The Dublin band's third album "#3" which is released in the U.K. today (Monday).
Pink's "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment) followed at No. 3 as last week's bestseller, Little Mix's "Wings" (Syco Music/Sony Music Entertainment), fell to No. 4 and the week before's, Sam & the Womp's "Bom Bom" (One More Tune/Stiff/Warner Music), 2-5. fun.'s "Some Nights" single (Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic/Warner Music) climbed again 14-10, although the album of the same name dipped 8-11. Flo Rida's "I Cry" (Atlantic/Warner Music) entered at No.