Danny Boyle's Olympic soundtrack goes to No 1

Monday July 30, 2012

Artists such as the Arctic Monkeys, Underworld and Emeli Sandé have helped the soundtrack to Danny Boyle's opening ceremony score highly in download charts across the world.

The album, entitled Isles of Wonder, has reached No 1 in the iTunes chart in Britain, Spain, France and Belguim and No 5 in the US.

In the hours following the ceremony the album went on sale digitally, immediately selling more than 10,000 copies.

Within just 24 hours it had reached No 5 in the Official Charts Company's list of top-selling compilations of 2012.

More images of the spectacular ceremony

Photo: Getty

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