The list of the top ten biggest-selling vinyl’s of the 2010s has been revealed, as compiled by Consequence of Sound. Yet nine out of the ten entries were released before 2010. The only vinyl to make the cut from the last ten years came from Lana Del Rey’s Born To Die, (2012). It just made the tenth spot, shifting 283,000 copies.
The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ shifted over half a million vinyl’s (558,000), coming in on the top spot. Missing out in second was Pink Floyd’s groundbreaking 1973 ‘Dark Side of The Moon’. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 1 made third, with Bob Marley & The Wallers ‘Legend’ and ‘Back To Black’ by the late Amy Winehouse taking fourth and fifth respectively.
The Beatles’ second entry within the top ten came seventh for their 1967 epic ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’, (313,000 copies). Michael Jackson, Fleetwood Mac and Miles Davis filled the remaining places on the list.
The full list is as follows below:
01. The Beatles – ‘Abbey Road’ (558,000 copies)
02. Pink Floyd – ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ (376,000 copies)
03. Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 1 (367,000 copies)
04. Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend (364,000 copies)
05. Amy Winehouse – Back to Black (351,000 copies)
06. Michael Jackson – Thriller (334,000 copies)
07. The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (313,000 copies)
08. Fleetwood Mac – Rumors (304,000 copies)
09. Miles Davis – Kind of Blue (286,000 copies)
10. Lana Del Rey – Born To Die (283,000 copies)
Lana Del Rey has posted an online plea for possessions belonging to her photographer sister, Chuck Grant, to be returned. She posted a Tweet to her account on Boxing Day, confirming that her sister’s “entire retrospective” had been stolen. She has reached out through the social media message for a “no questions asked reward”.
Last year, The Beatles’ released a music video for ‘Here Comes The Sun’, marking the 50th anniversary of ‘Abbey Road’. It reached the landmark date on September 26.