British rocker Yungblud has loads to have a good time this vacation season, having achieved his first-ever No.1 album within the UK with Bizarre!. After pandemic-related delays, his highly-anticipated follow-up to 2018’s twenty first Century Legal responsibility dropped final Friday, December 4.
The jubilant artist shared the thrilling information on Twitter, declaring that he deliberate to soften down his award from the UK’s Official Charts Firm, and switch it into 150 security pins, which is able to in flip be distributed to a handful of fortunate followers.
With roughly 39,000 gross sales Bizarre! dethroned Michael Ball and Alfie Boe’s best-selling vacation album, Collectively At Christmas, from its spot on the high of the chart. Final 12 months, Yungblud secured his first High Ten entry along with his EP The Underrated Youth, which peaked at No.6 within the UK.
“I simply can’t actually communicate proper now, it’s psychological,” exclaimed Yungblud in a video for the Official Charts Firm. “I simply need to say a large thanks to every one in every of you who obtained the album, as at all times that is ours.”
He continued, “To have a No.1 rock album at Christmas is psychological. Up the rock ‘n roll scene, up the punks, I simply need to say thanks a lot. Yungblud just isn’t me, it’s us, that is our award. We’re bizarre! Keep bizarre, be proud to be bizarre, be proud to be completely different, I really like every one in every of you.”
WE FOOKIN DID IT! WEIRD! is the @officialcharts NUMBER 1 album within the U.Okay.! this album is our story, our households achievement. to indicate that im melting this award down and turnin it into 150 security pins and i’m going to ship them to you. i really like you greater than you’ll ever know!🖤 pic.twitter.com/1BuMzMhSwK
— YUNGBLUD’s on mars (@yungblud) December 11, 2020
In October, the artist took to socials to share information of Bizarre!’s delay and spoke in regards to the significance placing the album out in 2020. “I wanted to get this album to you since you f__king deserve it. And this has been the weirdest f__king 12 months possible,” he mentioned.
Regardless of the setback, followers had loads of alternatives to preview the album, thanks to 6 singles, together with “Strawberry Lipstick,” “Cotton Sweet,” “God Save Me, however Don’t Drown Me Out,” and, most just lately, “Appearing Like That” that includes Machine Gun Kelly and Travis Barker.
Bizarre! is out now and will be purchased here.