Record Store chart to start in the UK this week

The Official Charts Company has announced the launch of the brand new Official Record Store Chart.

In association with this year's Record Store Day, the chart will reflect sales of albums from almost 100 independent record retailers right across the country, who participate in Record Store Day UK, such as Rough Trade, Eastern Bloc, Rounder Records, Rise, Jumbo, Sound It Out and Avalanche.

The first chart looks will be revealed this Friday (20th April) on both and counted down on Steve Lamacq’s BBC 6Music show between 5 and 6pm, and will continue to be announced weekly for the next year.