Top of the charts: LCD Soundsystem score first US number one with ‘American Dream’

LCD Soundsystem score first US number one with ‘American Dream’

James Murphy’s dream has come true…

James Murphy’s dream has come true - LCD Soundsystem are number one! The band’s fourth album ‘American Dream’, released on the first day of this month, topped the Billboard charts in the US, becoming the band’s first chart-topper.

The record picked up 85,000 equivalent sales, 81,000 of which came through traditional sales.

It’s long been James Murphy’s ambition to have a number one record, urging fans to buy copies of each record to help him reach the top spot.

LCD Soundsystam are set to take ‘American Dream’ on tour in the UK this month, with two shows set for London’s Alexandra Palace in under two weeks’ time.

View the dates and watch the video for the album’s standout track ‘Tonite’ below.

SEPTEMBER
08 Copenhagen, Vega
09 Copenhagen, Vega
11 Amsterdam, Paradiso
12 Amsterdam, Paradiso
13 Paris, L’Olympia
14 Paris, L’Olympia
16 Manchester, The Warehouse Project
17 Manchester, The Warehouse Project
19 Glasgow, Barrowlands
20 Glasgow, Barrowlands
22 London, Alexandra Palace
23 London, Alexandra Palace
27 Dublin, Olympia
28 Dublin, Olympia
29 Dublin, Olympia

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