The sales outstripped the other four artists in the top five-album chart combined. Neil Diamond's 'Home Before Dark' bagged the second place while Duffy's 'Rockferry' stood third. Paul Weller's '22 Dreams' landed the fourth spot on the UK album charts. Rounding off the top five was 'Here We Stand' by The Fratellis.
The top five on the UK album charts are:
1. Coldplay - Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
2. Neil Diamond - Home Before Dark
3. Duffy- Rockferry
4. Paul Weller - 22 Dreams
5. The Fratellis- Here We Stand