British rockers Arctic Monkeys are celebrating after selling 130,000 copies of their debut album in just two days, but music retailer HMV has warned limited supplies of the disc could halt their success.

WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM, THAT'S WHAT I'M NOT has been tipped to steal the mantle of OASIS' BE HERE NOW - which was crowned Britain's Fastest Selling Album in 1997 after 650,000 copies were sold in one week.

PHIL PENMAN, head of HMV music, says, "It's as if they'd won The X Factor (UK talent show) but are achieving the same kind of sales without the benefit of a massive TV audience.

"They're well on their way to having the first million-selling album of 2006.

"If it continues to sell at this rate there's even a danger shops could sell out by the end of the week."