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Sunday, July 03, 2005


Top selling albums of 2005 so far



Up to 30 June. Quite a few half-decent ones in there, a lot of old ones too. Good to see Bloc Party on the edge of world domination.

1 X&Y - Coldplay 803,642
2 Scissor Sisters - Scissor Sisters 606,000
3 Hot Fuss - The Killers 559,000
4 Hopes And Fears - Keane 543,000
5 G4 - G4 525,000
6 Definitive Collection - Tony Christie 507,000
7 American Idiot - Green Day 493,000
8 Love Angel Music Baby - Gwen Stefani 474,000
9 Don't Believe the Truth - Oasis 414,500
10 Trouble - Akon 414,000
11 Tourist - Athlete 406,000
12 The Massacre - 50 Cent 403,000
13 The Singles - Basement Jaxx 390,000
14 Employment - Kaiser Chiefs 367,000
15 Language, Sex, Violence, Other - The Stereophonics 343,174
16 Back to Bedlam - James Blunt 335,000
17 Forever Faithless - Faithless 334,000
18 Franz Ferdinand - Franz Ferdinand 334,000
19 Kasabian - Kasabian 292,200
20 Il Divo - Il Divo 292,000
21 Demon Days - Gorillaz 268,000
22 How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb - U2 267,800
23 Songs About Jane - Maroon 5 265,000
24 It's Time - Michael Bublé 263,500
25 Mind Body & Soul - Joss Stone 244,000
26 O - Damien Rice 225,000
27 Push the Button - The Chemical Brothers 225,000
28 Eye to the Telescope - KT Tunstal 219,000
29 Breathe In - Lucie Silvas 213,000
30 In your Honour - The Foo Fighters 212,000
31 Time To Grow - Lemar 210,000
32 Encore - Eminem 197,000
33 Rhythm & Gangsta - Snoop Dogg 195,000
34 The Documentary - The Game 188,000
35 Unwritten - Natasha Bedingfield 186,000
36 Finally Woken - Jem 179,000
37 Final Straw - Snow Patrol 177,000
38 Turning Point - Mario 169,000
39 Rooster - Rooster 167,000
40 Silent Alarm - Bloc Party 166,500



posted by Paul at 7:11 pm


9 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great site

Monday, July 04, 2005 12:48:00 pm  
Blogger Paul said...

Thanks, whoever you are. We've only been up a short time (this is day 9) so we appreciate the support.

Monday, July 04, 2005 12:53:00 pm  
Anonymous vsmith said...

yeah, nice site. what's the source for the albums' list?

Tuesday, July 05, 2005 2:08:00 pm  
Blogger Paul said...

A guy in the admin side of the UK music industry - can't name the source any clearer than that. Figures taken to be 95% accurate.

Love the funky Russian indie site!

Tuesday, July 05, 2005 2:18:00 pm  
Anonymous vsmith said...

what's so funky bout it? :)

may I use your album sales info? quoting industry sources?

Wednesday, July 06, 2005 7:11:00 am  
Blogger Paul said...

It's not funky then? :)

Yeah go ahead.

Wednesday, July 06, 2005 7:31:00 pm  
Anonymous vsmith said...

you know, the word 'funky' has loads of translations into Russian so I don't know exactly what you actually mean :))

Thursday, July 07, 2005 7:48:00 am  
Blogger Paul said...

This was funky as in colourful and exciting!

Thursday, July 07, 2005 8:10:00 pm  
Anonymous vsmith said...

gotcha! :)
thanks!

Friday, July 08, 2005 7:31:00 am  
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