Rock superstar Bruce Springsteen is back on the music scene with a bang. Even though the ‘Born In The USA’ singer’s latest album has been leaked on Amazon on December 28, 2013, ‘High Hopes’ still managed to do extraordinarily well and debut at the top of the UK album chart.

Bruce Springsteen debuts at No 1 in UK with High Hopes

The new record is the ‘Glory Days’ singer’s tenth number one album in the UK, which enabled Springsteen to surpass the likes of ABBA, Michael Jackson, David Bowie and Queen on the list of most chart toppers and tied him with rock legends The Rolling Stones and U2. The only artists with more number one albums in the UK are The Beatles with fifteen, pop icon Madonna with twelve and Robbie Williams and Elvis Presley with eleven each.

The total list of Springsteen’s No. 1 albums in the country:

Born in the U.S.A. (1984)
Tunnel of Love (1987)
Human Touch (1992)
Greatest Hits (1995)
The Rising (2002)
Devils and Dust (2005)
Magic (2007)
Working on a Dream (2009)
Wrecking Ball (2012)
High Hopes (2013)

The UK album chart features Ellie Goulding’s ‘Halcyon’, Beyonce’s self-titled album, ‘Bad Blood’ by Bastille and Gary Barlow’s ‘Since I Saw You Last’ behind Springsteen. The ‘Born To Run’ singer is scheduled to kick off his Australian tour in February 2014 and here are the official dates:

February 5, 7, 8, Perth, Perth Arena
February 11, 12, Adelaide, Entertainment Centre
February 15, 16, Melbourne, AAMI Park
February 19, Sydney, Allphones Arena
February 22, 23, Hunter Valley, Hope Estate
February 26, Brisbane, Entertainment Centre

Photo Credits: NME

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