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Pink Floyd Help Resurrect Vinyl

11/28/2014
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(Classic Rock) Pink Floyd have helped push vinyl sales through the million mark for 2014 - their highest level since 1996. Floyd's new album The Endless River became the fastest-selling vinyl release since 1997 earlier this month.

With overall sales of LPs hitting the million milestone in the UK for this year, the prog heroes are at the centre of a resurgence in the format that will see The Official Chart Company launch a new vinyl chart in the coming weeks.

Although The Endless River has sold a relatively small number of vinyl copies so far - around 6000 - the music industry is seeing the format as a real money maker again.

Martin Talbot, managing director of the Official Charts Company, tells the BBC: "In an era when we're all talking about digital music, the fact that these beautiful physical artefacts are still as popular as they are is fantastic." Read more here.

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