lundi, mai 22, 2006

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers Biggest of 06...So Far

Red Hot Chili Peppers (photo by Ros O'Gorman)

by Paul Cashmere @ Undercover

May 22 2006

Red Hot Chili Peppers ‘Stadium Arcadium’ is the fastest selling album of 2006 so far in Australia.

‘Stadium Arcadium’ sold a massive 52,800 units in it’s first week, beating Human Nature’s ‘Reach Out’ at number two with sales of 15,090 although with ‘Reach Out’ already 28 weeks into the chart, Human Nature have the biggest selling album of 2006 so far.

Although the Chili Peppers put in a magnificent first week effort, ‘Stadium Arcadium’ fell short of Human Nature’s Christmas week sales figure of 58,147 and just behind Il Divo’s Christmas week figure of 52,842.

‘Stadium Arcadium’ also topped the year’s previous first week best seller, ‘10,000 Days’ by Tool, which sold 39,278 on the May 8th chart.

‘Stadium Arcadium’ is now number one in 27 countries including Israel, Argentina, Finland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, South Africa and Greece.

The band will start their world tour in Barcelona, Spain on May 30th.