Ward Thomas’ are the Number 1 Album this week with their major label debut release ‘Cartwheels’. It has been an absolute pleasure to have been working on this campaign from the beginning. Just 2 years ago the girls were fresh on the scene, achieving their first ever Radio Play on Sir Terry Wogan’s Sunday Morning show on BBC Radio 2. Today they are at Number 1.
Offical Charts published this ‘Ward Thomas’ Cartwheels is this week’s Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart and has made history in the process. The second studio album from twin sisters Catherine and Lizzy Ward Thomas is the first by a country act from the UK to reach the top spot. The previous best was logged by The Shires in 2015 – their debut album Brave reached Number 10. “We literally don’t know how to find the words. This is completely crazy,” explained Catherine and Lizzy to OfficialCharts.com. “We were just hoping for Top 40 and then here we are now! It’s been a crazy week and it’s been super tense.’ – Jack White