This article was published in 2006.

Leeds bands feature again in the UK music charts, with ¡Forward, Russia! and The Sunshine Underground both releasing new singles on independent record labels this week (“Twelve” and “Commercial Breakdown” respectively).

“Twelve” was released on the Leeds-based Dance To The Radio record label, and “Commercial Breakdown“ on City Rockers.

The singles went straight into the UK Indie Chart at numbers 7 (¡Forward, Russia!) and 9 (The Sunshine Underground).

As well as their Top 10 placement in the UK Indie Chart, ¡Forward, Russia! also reached number 36 in the main UK Chart Top 40 - and were the ninth highest selling new release of the week in the country.

Kaiser Chiefs re-release of “I Predict A Riot” remains in the charts for a further week (number 33). The single has featured in the UK Top 40 now for 12 weeks since its release last August.

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