Luke Bryan takes the #1 spot this week with his new album, Crash My Party, which sold 528,000 copies. At #2 is K. Michelle's Rebellious Soul (72,000), and NOW 47 lands at #3, selling 52,000. More notable sales can be found below. Album sales in the past chart week totaled 5.1 million units, up 8% compared to last week, and down 3% compared to the comparable week's sales in 2012. Year-to-date sales are currently at 176.1 million, and that's down 6% compared to the total at this point last year (187.5 million).
For those of you who missed the post last time around, our friends over at TheLaughButton.com are running a weekly series called "The Laugh Button Inquisition," which revolves around asking comedians a single question. Head to the replies for the newest installment, 'Are there any topics that are off-limits?'
On October 8th, Save Your Breath will release its Animal Style Records debut, There Used To Be A Place For Us. And today we're giving you a small slice of the Welsh pop-punkers' debut by premiering "Abandon." You know the drill - if you enjoy the musical stylings of The Wonder Years and the like, you'll totally dig this. You can stream the song in the replies and you can pre-order the LP via Animal Style. You'll have options to bundle any combination of the vinyl, cd, shirt, and poster together and it was pressed on 100 copies on white, 200 on gold, and 200 on clear with black streaks. So check out the song and let us know what you think.
It's Wednesday morning, so I'm very excited to unveil the newest Behind The Bits installment: the second part of my talk with Paul F. Tompkins. We touch on everything here; podcasts, Rescue Dawn, mythical creatures.....death? Who knows! You'll have to read it to find out. As always, head over to my blog to check it out, and I'll see you all here next week with a great talk with one of my favorite people, Comedy Bang! Bang! TV show head writer and improviser extraordinaire Neil Campbell.
Yeah, it’s more ‘what’s a ridiculous thing this person would never do?’ You know? And that, to me, is the fun. You try avoid just rambling off career highlights and quoting lines from their movies; it...