Eli Young Band has the newly crowned number-one country album in the land. According to SoundScan figures from yesterday, in its first week out, 10,000 Townsunseats Dierks Bentley's Riser, which drops to number-four on the charts. The band's new release also makes a showing at number-five on the top 200 overall charts. 

Eric Church's The Outsiders holds steady in the second slot for the second week in a row. David Nail comes in third his first week out with I'm a Fire. Luke Bryan drops one place to the fifth position on the charts with Crash My Party.

Top five:

1. Eli Young Band -10,000 Towns

2. Eric Church - The Outsiders

3. David Nail - I'm a Fire

4. Dierks Bentley -Riser

5. Luke Bryan -Crash My Party

Jon Jones of the Eli Young band talks about the mood of their new album, 10,000 Towns…….

"I think our music has always steered towards positivity and positive messages. And even in sad songs there's usually something hopeful you can latch onto."