March 1, 2021


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Foo Fighters’ ‘Medicine at Midnight’ Tops Billboard Album Chart

The 1st rock album of 2021 to best the Billboard 200 album chart is Foo Fighters’ Medicine at Midnight. The album offered 64,000 copies in the U.S. for the 7 days ending Feb. 11 to declare the top spot, according to Billboard.

This marks the band’s third chart-topping album in the course of their occupation, with 2011’s Throwing away Light-weight and 2017’s Concrete and Gold also investing time at No. 1. In their record, Foo Fighters have positioned 9 albums in Billboard’s Leading 10, with the initial currently being their second album The Colour and the Condition, which peaked at No. 10 in 1997.

Billboard also reviews that 36 per cent of Drugs at Midnight‘s overall profits arrived from the vinyl release (23,000 in total, which destinations it at No. 1 on the Vinyl Albums Chart as perfectly). There have been 20,000 every single of CD and electronic albums marketed. Only Pearl Jam’s Vitalogy and Queen’s Greatest Hits have locked in larger vinyl LP profits within a 7 days since tracking facts started off in 1991.

Update: Foo Fighters put next for the week on Rolling Stone’s Leading 200 Albums Chart. Nevertheless the history did outsell Morgan Wallen’s Perilous: The Double Album (Foos’ 47.5K to Wallen’s 32K), Wallen cast in advance in Tune Product sales (Wallen 50.5K to Foos 4.9K) and Track Streams (Wallen’s 122.6 million to Foos 7.1 million).

Foo Fighters started marketing of the album by releasing “Disgrace Shame” this previous slide. That keep track of went on to top rated the Rock Airplay Chart. ‘No Son of Mine” was issued to kick off the new 12 months, and “Waiting on a War” is the 3rd solitary, not long ago cracking the Top rated 10 on the Rock Airplay Chart at No. 8.

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