Les Miserables returns to top of album chart

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The soundtrack to Oscar-nominated film Les Miserables has returned to the top of the UK album chart.

The cast recording had been knocked into second place last week by Biffy Clyro's sixth studio album, Opposites, after spending two weeks at the top.

But the Scottish group fell two spots to three, with Jake Bugg's self-titled album leaping four places to two.

In the singles chart, US duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis climbed to number one from number two with Thrift Shop.

The music video for the track, which was released in the US last October, has been watched more than 93 million times on YouTube.

The track has also topped the charts in Australia, New Zealand and the US's Billboard Hot 100.

White Noise by Disclosure featuring AlunaGeorge jumped 26 places to number two, while last week's number one, Get Up (Rattle) by Bingo Players, fell to three.

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Emeli Sande's latest single, Clown, rose from eight to four.

The highest - and only - new entry on the chart was Fall Out Boys' My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark at five.

Sande's album, Our Version of Events, remained at four in the album chart after a year on release.

Only two albums scored new entries in the top 10 - Anna by the Courteeners at six, and Pedestrian Verse by Frightened Rabbit at nine.

Other top 40 entries included pianist Richard Clayderman's Romantique at 13, Eels' Wonderful Glorious at 14 and Girls Aloud's Kimberley Walsh at 18 with her collection of musical covers, Centre Stage.

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