Sales: Who Asked Dave Matthews to Make Another Album?

BillboardEver wonder how many hardcore Rusties there are out in the world? Turns out there are about 5,000 of us: freaks who love Neil Young enough to fork over a bunch of cash for his multi-disc Archives collection, which debuted at #102 on the Billboard 200. Here is this week’s top ten:

1. Dave Matthews Band – “Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King” – 424,000 (debut)

2. Eminem – “Relapse” – 141,000 (down 33%)

3. 311 – “Uplifter” – 60,000 (debut)

4. Green Day – “21st Century Breakdown” – 52,000 (down 32%)

5. “Hannah Montana: the Movie” soundtrack – 50,000 (down 4%)

6. Chickenfoot – “Chickenfoot” – 49,000 (debut)

7. Taking Back Sunday – “New Again” – 48,000 (debut)

8. Lady GaGa – “The Fame” – 47,000 (up 3%)

9. Kenny Chesney – “Greatest Hits II” – 39,000 (down 10%)

10. Taylor Swift – “Fearless” – 36,000 (up 9%)


Further down:

11. Rancid – “Let the Dominoes Fall” – 33,000 (debut)

12. Kings of Leon – “Only by the Night” – 32,000 (up 50%)

13. Elvis Costello – “Secret, Profane & Sugarcane” – 28,000 (debut)

24. Marilyn Manson – “The High End of Low” – 16,000 (down 67%)

39. Grizzly Bear – “Veckatimest” – 12,000 (down 63%)

43. Eels – Hombre Lobo: 12 Songs of Desire – 11,000 (debut)

96. J Dilla – “Jay Stay Paid” – 5,000 (debut)

102. Neil Young – “Vol. 1 Archives (1963-1972)” – 5,000 (debut)

187. Iggy Pop – “Preliminaires” – 3,000 (debut)

Additional sales data via MTV.

6 thoughts on “Sales: Who Asked Dave Matthews to Make Another Album?”

  1. So that 5,000 copies of Archives multiplied by 10 discs is actually like 50,000. So tied with Hannah Montana.

  2. 311…ick.

    like em or not african american dave matthews could write a decent song but 311…i thought that was a long forgotten 1 hit wonder

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