This is money wrote:How Adele helped vinyl turn the tables: Sales of vinyl records up 500% in just three years
Sales of vinyl records have soared by a staggering 500 per cent in just three years as a return to buying physical music captured the imagination of the public.
Support from music chain HMV and online music marketplace Discogs bolstered sales of vinyl records, which reached 2.1million copies last year.
Sales of record players have also soared with HMV reporting that it sold one every minute over the Christmas sales period.
Just three years ago even music industry insiders were dismissing the vinyl revolution.
The surprise growth has come from sales of new releases by mainstream artists coupled with reissues of old favourites.
So the Cool Kids® will soon snigger at our FLACs & CDs? (And know what an LP is…)