Blink-182 score first UK Number 1 album

Congratulations to Blink-182 who landed their first UK Number 1 album this week with ‘California’ on Viking Wizard Eyes, via BMG Records.

californiablinkThe pop-punk trio’s 7th studio album is the band’s first in five years and the first to feature vocalist Matt Skiba. Their previous peak on the UK chart was at number four, with 2001’s ‘Take Off Your Pants And Jacket’.

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Watch the band celebrate the news via OfficialCharts.com. “We’re so excited and thankful to be Number One in the UK. This is the first time we have ever got a Number 1, and we are super thankful to all of you for supporting us.”

‘California’ also topped the chart in the States, ending Drake’s nine-week reign on the top spot with his album ‘Views’. ‘California’ is the band’s second U.S. Number One album.

Check out the video of the band’s first single from this album ‘Bored to Death’ here.

Blink-182 agent contact: Mike Dewdney.