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Sunday, 29 July, 2001, 18:03 GMT 19:03 UK
Kittens win chart war
Whole Again was at number one for four weeks
Pop trio Atomic Kitten have won the battle of the girl bands as their hit Eternal Flame pipped Destiny's Child to the top of the charts.

The Bangles cover beat the American group's Bootylicious, taken from their number one Survivor album, into second place.

Robbie Williams' double A-side Eternity/Road to Mandalay, fell from the number one slot to number three after two weeks at the top.

Destiny's Child
Destiny's Child have the number one album

Another new entry was from boy band O-Town, who were put together on a Popstars-style TV search for American show Making the Band.

Their second single All or Nothing entered the charts at number four.

Eminem's rap outfit D-12 slip to number five after three weeks, with their heavily-edited single Purple Hills.

The only other new entry in the top 10 is from Cosmic Gate with Fire Wire.


There were disappointing new entries for Catatonia's Stone by Stone, which entered at number 19 and REM's All the Way to Reno at number 24.

David Gray
David Gray's White Ladder was released more than a year ago

Bother were beaten by children's television characters The Tweenies, whose second single Do the Lollipop entered at number 15.

Destiny's Child continue to dominate the album charts as Survivor stays at number one.

David Gray's White Ladder has also performed well, moving up to second spot, from number six.

The singer's album, which features the hits Babylon and Please Forgive Me, has been in the charts for 65 weeks.

The highest new entry, at number three, was from groundbreaking Welsh band the Super Furry Animals, who released Rings Around the World on both CD and DVD.

Riding on the back of Atomic Kitten's success, the Bangles greatest hits album reached number 17.

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