best selling records october 2021

Top 50 Best-Selling Records on Discogs in October 2021

The latest monthly best-selling list is here, and it’s a great way to discover new music as you take a deeper look at what the Discogs Community is collecting. By determining how many purchases were made by Discogs users in the Marketplace, you’ll be able to see which genres, labels, and artists are taking the Community by storm.

The top 50 for October 2021 includes seminal albums from David Bowie, DJ Shadow, Oasis, and Wu-Tang Clan, just to name a few. The inclusion of these popular artists comes as no surprise, but the list is not without its more obscure gems. Ghanaian multi-instrumental Kiki Gyan made the top 50 with a compilation called 24 Hours In A Disco 1978-82. With a recent repress now available, this infectious disco collection compiles dance anthems that the Community can’t get enough of. Tatsuro Yamashita’s For You has been out of print on vinyl since 1985, so City Pop enthusiasts are tracking down the original pressing from 1982.

In addition to iconic records from decades past, this month’s list is topped by a few contemporary artists. London-based soul collective Sault have claimed one of the top spots with their fifth album in three years. A collaborative 7-inch from disco funk group Nu Genea and singer Célia Kameni is limited to 2,500 copies and already sold out on Bandcamp, so it’s only natural that collectors would grab one from their favorite Discogs shop.

With noticeable releases missing from the list (like the ever-popular Random Access Memories) and the holidays quickly approaching, the best-selling list just may shock and awe in November and December.


Ryo Fukui - Scenery album cover

No. 44. Ryo Fukui – Scenery (2018)

LP, Album, RE, Hal

Purple Disco Machine - Soulmatic album cover

No. 44. Purple Disco Machine – Soulmatic (2021)

2×12″, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, Gol

Axel F. - Geronimo album cover

No. 44. Axel F. – Geronimo (2021)

12″, Maxi, RE

Takeru Muraoka Quartet - Takeru album cover

No. 44. Takeru Muraoka Quartet – Takeru (2021)

LP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Gat

DJ Shadow - Endtroducing..... 25 album cover

No. 39. DJ Shadow – Endtroducing….. 25 (2021)

2xLP, Album, RE, RM, Gat

Nujabes - Modal Soul album cover

No. 39. Nujabes – Modal Soul (2020)

2xLP, Album, RE

Faust - 1971 - 1974 album cover

No. 39. Faust – 1971 – 1974 (2021)

4xLP, RE + 3xLP + 2×7″ + Box, Comp, Ltd, Num

Network - I Need You album cover

No. 31. Network – I Need You (2021)

2xLP, Album, RE, RM, Gat

BadBadNotGood - Talk Memory album cover

No. 31. BadBadNotGood – Talk Memory (2021)

2xLP, Album, Ltd, Whi

Justice - † album cover

No. 31. Justice – † (2007)

2xLP, Album, Gat

Billie Eilish - No Time To Die album cover

No. 31. Billie Eilish – No Time To Die (2020)

7″, Single, Ltd, Smo

Kylie Minogue - Fever album cover

No. 31. Kylie Minogue – Fever (2021)

LP, Album, Ltd, RE, RP, Whi

Bob Dylan - Time Out Of Mind album cover

No. 21. Bob Dylan – Time Out Of Mind (2017)

2xLP, Album, RE, RM + 7″, Single + Ltd

Billy Strings - Renewal album cover

No. 21. Billy Strings – Renewal (2021)

2xLP, Album, Ltd, Cok

Tears For Fears - The Hurting album cover

No. 21. Tears For Fears – The Hurting (2021)

LP, Album, Ltd, RE, RP, 180

Slint - Spiderland album cover

No. 18. Slint – Spiderland (2004)

LP, Album, RE

Rockets - Alienation album cover

No. 16. Rockets – Alienation (2021)

LP, Ltd, Num, Ele

MF Doom - MM..Food album cover

No. 10. MF Doom – MM..Food (2020)

LP, Gre + LP, Pin + Album, RE, RP

Roger Taylor - Outsider album cover

No. 10. Roger Taylor – Outsider (2021)

LP, Album, Ltd, Blu

Bicep - Bicep album cover

No. 10. Bicep – Bicep (2017)

2xLP, Album

Hiroshi Suzuki - Cat album cover

No. 10. Hiroshi Suzuki – Cat (2021)

LP, Album, Ltd, RE, 180


No. 6. P.O.D. – Satellite (2021)

2xLP, Album, RE

Rockets - Alienation album cover

No. 6. Rockets – Alienation (2021)

LP, Ltd, Num, Bla

Paul McCartney - McCartney III album cover

No. 4. Paul McCartney – McCartney III (2021)

LP, Album, Ltd, RP, Yel

Sault - Nine album cover

No. 2. Sault – Nine (2021)

LP, Album

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