With only 3000 copies more than their biggest challenger Emeli Sande with Our Version Of Events, the band of four come out on top.
Bastille’s frontman Dan Smith spoke to the Official Charts Company saying it’s unbelievable.
“If it’s true then it’s the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard. We are completely blown away by how many people have bought the album, and have no idea what to say.”
Stereophonics never managed to get to the number one spot but still managed to grab number three with their latest collection, Graffiti On The Train. Bruno Mars is still in the top five with Unorthodox Jukebox and reached number four. The Girl Who Got Away is Dido’s latest album and it has managed to grab the number five spot.
Brits Critics Choice nominee Laura Mvula has entered the charts this week with her debut album Sing To The Moon reaching number 6, while x-factor’s Olly Murs has been catapulted to number seven with Right Place Right Time.
As it is Mother’s Day there has been some re-entries from the likes of Alfie Boe who reached number 33 with Storyteller. Songstress Eva Cassidy has climbed to number 26 with her gorgeous greatest hits album…
Watch Bastille’s latest single Pompeii below…