Forums > Queen - Serious Discussion > Queen - Longest on Album chart

forum rss feed
Author

scallyuk user not visiting Queenzone.com

Bohemian: 297 posts
add to buddy list send PM

Posted: 04 Jul 05, 09:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Queen have beaten The Beatles to become the most successful music act in UK album chart history, according to Guinness World Records.
The band - whose first self-titled album debuted in 1973 - have spent 1,322 weeks on the chart.

It is the first time Queen have overtaken the Fab Four in the chart, which is compiled by the Book of British Hit Singles and Albums.

Madonna, in seventh place, was the highest female artist in the list.

'TOP 10 UK ALBUMS CHART OF ALL TIME'

1. Queen (1,322 weeks)
2. The Beatles (1,293 weeks)
3. Elvis Presley (1,280 weeks)
4. U2 (1,150 weeks)
5. Dire Straits (1,136 weeks)
6. Simon and Garfunkel (1,114 weeks)
7. Madonna (1,032 weeks)
8. David Bowie (1,005 weeks)
9. Elton John (989 weeks)
10. Michael Jackson (966 weeks)
Source: Guinness World Records

Queen, whose albums include A Kind of Magic, The Miracle and Innuendo, have spent 29 weeks more in the chart than the Beatles.




"amateurs practice till they get it right, professionals practice till they can't get it wrong"
Col-C user not visiting Queenzone.com

Bohemian: 196 posts
add to buddy list send PM

Posted: 04 Jul 05, 10:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Put this in the news section 8 minutes earlier.....maybe I didn't put it in the right place :(


Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam, Eggs and Spam?
Grantcdn user not visiting Queenzone.com

Bohemian: 200 posts
add to buddy list send PM

Posted: 04 Jul 05, 10:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

They deserve it!



Rien user not visiting Queenzone.com

Deity: 2204 posts
add to buddy list send PM

Posted: 04 Jul 05, 11:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

There can be only one!
Great news!
(I read it on Brian's site first though)


Feel free to visit my site - http://www.mercuryparadise.com

(Come into my life, it's a MercuryParadise)
Ray D O'Gaga user not visiting Queenzone.com
Get down, make love
Ray D O'Gaga
Royalty: 1259 posts
add to buddy list send PM

Posted: 04 Jul 05, 12:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Take THAT, Beatles!


Blow it out your ass.
Daburcor? user not visiting Queenzone.com
Daburcor?
Deity: 9478 posts
add to buddy list send PM

Posted: 04 Jul 05, 12:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Very nice! :)


"Elton John and I became really good friends. I don't mean 'good friends' in that sense. I just mean we slept together." -Billy Joel
Sharon G. user not visiting Queenzone.com

Bohemian: 462 posts
add to buddy list send PM

Posted: 04 Jul 05, 13:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Let's Celebrate!!!!!!!!

My Melancholy Blues user not visiting Queenzone.com
My Melancholy Blues
Royalty: 1039 posts
add to buddy list send PM

Posted: 04 Jul 05, 14:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

great news!
God Save the Queen!


Je vais bien.

Estoy bien.
Ron user not visiting Queenzone.com

Royalty: 1031 posts
add to buddy list send PM

Posted: 04 Jul 05, 16:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think however that U2 will take the lead some day, considering that they will remain successfull


QueenPictureHall.com is back at qph.runoutgrooves.com
Gunpowder Gelatine user not visiting Queenzone.com

Deity: 2541 posts
add to buddy list send PM

Posted: 04 Jul 05, 16:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

That's so great!


Resistance is futile. You are now an orb.

flash00. user not visiting Queenzone.com
flash00.
Royalty: 1424 posts
add to buddy list send PM

Posted: 04 Jul 05, 19:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

it was only a matter of time before queen give the beatles a lovely black eye :)

i bet McCartney is pissed off lol


oo la la
onevsion user not visiting Queenzone.com

Deity: 2241 posts
add to buddy list send PM

Posted: 04 Jul 05, 20:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

RonB wrote:

I think however that U2 will take the lead some day, considering that they will remain successfull


That's exactly what I thought...

scprof user not visiting Queenzone.com

Bohemian: 232 posts
add to buddy list send PM

Posted: 04 Jul 05, 20:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

GH1 was a big help in being in the charts for 450wks. Hopefully the new Live album will make the lead bigger although I don't know if it being Q+PR will mean it is a different band.


Death to Rapidshare. Long Live BitTorrent!!
Mr Drowse user not visiting Queenzone.com

Bohemian: 791 posts
add to buddy list send PM

Posted: 08 Jul 05, 08:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

HOOORAAY!!! :)


Feed the Phoenix :)
Mayboy user not visiting Queenzone.com

Deity: 6181 posts
add to buddy list send PM

Posted: 08 Jul 05, 08:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Great news indeed! :)


"I'm going up Buchanan Street

With a box of fireworks

And two bottles of

Tizer"