Viola Beach Set For UK No.1 With Posthumous Debut Album

The self-titled LP was released last week to honour the band, who tragically lost their lives earlier this year.

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Viola Beach are on course to achieve a UK No.1 with their posthumous debut album.

According to the Official Charts Company,  the Warrington four-piece's self-titled LP is currently 6,000 combined sales ahead of last week's chart topper; ELO, All Over The World - The Very Best Of (2).

Following the tragic death of band members, Kris Leonard, River Reeves, Tomas Lowe, Jack Dakin, and their manager Craig Tarry - who lost their lives in a car crash in Sweden earlier this year - their families decided to release what was to become their first and only album posthumously in honour of their memory.

Last Thursday, we played host to a very special Viola Beach album playback session, playing all nine tracks of the studio release and featuring dedications from friends, family and fellow musicians.

Listen to it again below: 

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Viola Beach Album Playback

Listen back to a very special Album Playback of the Viola Beach album.

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Soon after, a new animated video for the band's Boys That Sings single was released, which saw them amongst landmarks in their hometown. 

Watch it again here:

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