Foo Fighters’ Medicine at Midnight debuts at the top of album sales, their third number one on this list, with 64,000 copies sold in the US, their 10th studio album. Foo Fighters reached the top in 2017 with the album Concrete and Gold the ninth studio album and in 2011 Wasting Light the seventh studio album ranked them for the first time in the top of the best-selling albums.
Of Medicine at Midnight’s first week sales of 64,000 across all formats (CD, vinyl LP, digital download, etc.), 36% came from vinyl LP sales – 23,000 as it starts in the number 1 on the vinyl album chart). CDs and digital albums split the rest of the first week’s sales, at 20,000 each.
Foo Fighters are storming towards their fifth UK Number 1 album with their new studio record Medicine at Midnight. The rock legends – aka Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Pat Smear, Chris Shiflett and Rami Jafree – are outselling the rest of the Top 10 combined in pursuit of the top spot on today’s Official Chart Update (Feb.Read the article on officialcharts.com >
Foo Fighters have scored their fifth UK Number One album with their 10th studio album, ‘Medicine At Midnight’. The band’s new album, which arrived last week (February 5), debuted at the top spot with a total of 42,500 chart sales – 74 per cent of which were physical copies, including 10,500 on vinyl.Read the article on nme.com >
here are artists who survive through perpetual reinvention, constantly surprising their audience at every turn, and then there are artists who trade in reliability. Twenty-six years into their career, Foo Fighters very much belong to the latter category.
Foo Fighters have been a reliable alt-rock institution for more than 25 years. A band with that kind of august track record could get bored or complacent with their job. But Dave Grohl and Co.
By Keith Caulfield 4/20/2011
They have notched eight previous sets on the Billboard 200 — with five earlier top 10s. Their last studio album, “Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace,” debuted at No. 3 in 2007 with 168,000. The new album’s first single, “Rope,” debuted at No. 1 on the Rock Songs chart and continues to reign for an eighth straight week.Read the article on billboard.com >
By Keith Caulfield 9/24/2017
Plus, BTS earns the first-ever top 10 for a K-pop act at No. 7. Foo Fighters score their second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as their latest studio album, Concrete and Gold, debuts atop the list. The set earned 127,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Sept.Read the article on billboard.com >
Sep 22, 2017,01:23pm UK. Concrete And Gold 61,000
Dave Grohl-fronted rockers Foo Fighters storm onto the U.K. albums tally this week at No. 1, immediately earning themselves a fourth chart-topper. The group’s new album kicks off in the lead position with Concrete And Gold 61,000 equivalent units shifted across the pond. Concrete And Gold is the act’s fourth nonconsecutive No.Read the article on forbes.com >