Jack White album breaks 20-year vinyl sales record

US singer-songwriter and record producer Jack White has set a new record for vinyl sales in one week, beating the previous total set by Pearl Jam.

Jack White sold 40,000 vinyl copies of his new LP, Lazaretto. Credit: Ian West/PA

James Donio, the President of the Music Business Association told SPIN magazine: "There is an appetite for physical formats, especially for artists who go the extra mile to offer something truly unique."

Since the album's debut a week ago, White has sold 40,000 copies which beats 34,000 for Pearl Jam's album Vitalogy.

More: Jack White's - "Lazaretto" LP Track on YouTube

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