Paul McCartney lands his first #1 album in 36 years

Paul McCartney 18/09/2018

Sir Paul McCartney has returned to the top of the charts, picking up his first no. 1 album in 36 years.

McCartney's newest effort, Egypt Station, went top of the Billboard 200 list almost four decades after Tug of War did the same in 1982. It's the first of his albums to debut in the number 1 spot, according to Billboard.

Egypt Station was released on September 7 and has gone on to sell 153,000 albums across America.

McCartney's 36 year gap between number 1 placings is the second longest in Billboard 200 history, behind Johnny Cash’s posthumous release, “American V: A Hundred Highways,” which climbed to first 36 years, 10 months and nine days after his last hit album.

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