UPDATE: Cilla back in charts for first time since 1980s

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Cilla Black has made a posthumous comeback to the UK music charts for the first time in more than three decades, with her compilation album The Very Best Of.

The greatest hits collection, most recently re-released in 2013, landed its highest ever chart position in the 14th spot as fans pay tribute to the TV star and singer, who died of a stroke after falling and hitting her head at her Spanish villa in the Costa del Sol last weekend.

It is Black’s highest charting album in 47 years, since Sher-oo in 1968, according to the Official Charts Company.

Her former Number One single Anyone Who Had A Heart, first released in 1964, also returned to the charts in the 41th place, marking its highest chart position in 51 years.

Meanwhile, her body has been flown back to the UK. No funeral details have yet been released.