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Green Day score third UK number one album

Press Trust of India  |  London 

Green Day are at the top of this week's album chart with their twelfth studio album Revolution Radio.

It is the third time the band have hit the top spot in the and it comes 22 years since they first broke through with their debut album Dookie.

In 2004, they scored their first number one album with the career-reviving American Idiot and then topped the charts again in 2009 with Breakdown.

According to the Official Charts Company, Revolution Radio outsold its nearest chart rival by a ratio of 2:1.

On hearing the the band said, "The has always been a huge part of our story and to have a chart-topping album at this stage of our career is especially gratifying."

Green Day will be in the in Febraury, playing shows in Leeds, Manchester and as part of their Revolution Radio European tour.

They will then be back in the summer to headline the Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park on July 1st in

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, October 16 2016. 08:13 IST