Back on track: UK vinyl sales heading for best year in three decades

Fans unable to go to gigs in Covid pandemic spend money instead on record collections

UK sales of vinyl records are set to reach a three-decade high as fans unable to attend live music events during the pandemic channel their spare cash into building up their record collections.

Vinyl sales are up almost 10% this year, well on track to break the £100m mark by the end of 2020, making for the best year since 1990 when Sinead O’Connor and New Kids on the Block topped the charts. Sales by volume are also set to beat last year’s 4.3m.

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Source: theguardian
Back on track: UK vinyl sales heading for best year in three decades