Amazon have reported much to every record enthusiast's total joy that 2013's total vinyl sales have increased by over 100% on the previous year.

Unfortunately the exact data isn't available as yet, but the online retail behemoth claims that Daft Punk's Random Access Memories has helped to boost vinyl sales massively, as it became their top-selling LP of all time this week.

"Vinyl has traditionally been the music enthusiast's format of choice," says Xavier Garambois, Vice-President, European Consumer Business at Amazon. "It's great to see so many people rediscovering a format that holds such an important place in music history. We expect to see sales of vinyl continue to flourish with Amazon AutoRip, helping introduce new generations to this timeless format whilst giving our customers the convenience and portability of digital music."

Interested to see who's in the top selling list of all time? Check it below. You might be surprised at some of the artists included (but some of them, you won't be).

The top 20 vinyl best-sellers on Amazon.co.uk since 1999:

  • 1. Daft Punk, Random Access Memories
  • 2. Adele, 21
  • 3. Amy Winehouse, Back to Black
  • 4. David Bowie, The Next Day
  • 5. Pink Floyd, The Dark Side of the Moon
  • 6. David Bowie, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust & the Spiders from Mars
  • 7. Arctic Monkeys, Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not
  • 8. Pink Floyd, The Dark Side of the Moon (30th Anniversary Edition)
  • 9. Arcade Fire, The Suburbs
  • 10. The Beatles, Love Me Do (50th Anniversary Limited Edition 7” Single)
  • 11. Radiohead, In Rainbows
  • 12. Pink Floyd, Wish You Were Here
  • 13. Bon Iver, For Emma Forever Ago
  • 14. Radiohead, Ok Computer
  • 15. Micah P. Hinson, Micah P. Hinson & The Gospel of Progress…
  • 16. PJ Harvey, Let England Shake
  • 17. Kate Bush, 50 Words for Snow
  • 18. Alt-J, An Awesome Wave
  • 19. The White Stripes, Elephant
  • 20. The xx, xx

And just 'cuz we like lists and facts, the top 20 vinyl best-sellers on Amazon.co.uk in 2013 to date are:

  • 1. Daft Punk, Random Access Memories
  • 2. David Bowie, The Next Day
  • 3. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Push the Sky Away
  • 4. Black Sabbath, 13
  • 5. Queens of the Stone Age, Like Clockwork
  • 6. Atoms for Peace, Amok
  • 7. Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City
  • 8. Fleetwood Mac, Rumours
  • 9. Alt-J, An Awesome Wave
  • 10. Led Zeppelin, Celebration Day
  • 11. Iron Maiden, Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
  • 12. Iron Maiden, Somewhere in Time
  • 13. Iron Maiden, Powerslave
  • 14. Boards of Canada, Tomorrow’s Harvest
  • 15. Pink Floyd, The Dark Side of the Moon
  • 16. John Coltrane, Blue Train
  • 17. National, Trouble Will Find Me
  • 18. Iron Maiden, Live After Death
  • 19. Iron Maiden, Maiden England ‘88
  • 20. Nick Drake, Bryter Layter

Check out this snazzy infographic below too showing the buying habits of Amazon's vinyl collectors.

Vinyl Sales

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