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The Killers keep UK chart streak alive with ‘Pressure Machine’

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They sure do love The Killers across the pond.

The “Mr. Brightside” rockers have debuted at number one on the U.K.’s Official Album Chart with their latest effort, Pressure Machine. If that sounds familiar, that may be because every single one of The Killers’ six other studio albums also reached the top spot on the ranking.

Only two other bands have achieved that feat: Coldplay, whose streak of eight number-one U.K. albums remains unbeaten, and Oasis, who led the Official Album Chart with each of their seven records. The Killers are the only non-U.K. act to receive such a distinction.

Meanwhile, in their home country, The Killers have only hit the top of the Billboard 200 once, with 2017’s Wonderful Wonderful, though every one of their albums reached the top 10. The results of this week’s Billboard 200, which will reveal the debut position of Pressure Machine, are expected to be revealed this Sunday.

Pressure Machine was released last Friday. It includes a collaboration with Phoebe Bridgers, titled “Runaway Horses.”

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