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Florence and the Machine Topped U.K. Albums Chart

January 18, 2010 (10:37 am) GMT
After being kept from the top spot by Michael Jackson, Florence and the Machine finally have reigned the British album chart with their debut album 'Lungs'.

Cult act have topped the British album chart 28 weeks after making their debut with "". Singer Florence Welch and her band debuted the record at number two back in July 2009, but they were no competition for , who kept the group from the top spot for five weeks following his death in June 2009.

Meanwhile, another acclaimed indie act, debut at three on the new countdown with "" - a place behind 's "".

In Britain's new singles chart, 's "Replay" claims a second week at number one - ahead of 's "Fireflies" and "Riverside" by . It's also a good week for 's soft rock anthem "Don't Stop Believin'" - the cast of hit U.S. TV show ""'s cover of the 1981 hit is at five on the new chart, while the original is at six.

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