By the tiniest of margins...

Taylor Swift has beaten Fontaines D.C. in their chart tussle.

The American smashed into No. 1 with her album 'Folklore', which garnered a 9/10 on Clash.

Fontaines D.C. released their album 'A Hero's Death' last week, and seemed to ruffle a few feathers.

Official Charts Company and Music Week both reported that the CD version of 'Folklore' had been brought forward, ostensibly to counter the Irish band.

After a minor social media furore it seems to be Tesco who are to blame, but no matter: Taylor has emerged victorious.

Two great albums, if you ask us. The real winner? Music!

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