Sales

In this section of the forum you can talk specifically about the Monkeys. Who are they? Where do they come from? And what the hell am I doing on this forum? Find out HERE

Moderator: Moderators

Sales

Postby andy_keir » Wed May 03, 2006 12:14 am

Does anyone know the figures for album sales currently?

Also, how many EPs got sold last week?
And how could you wake up,
With someone you don't love,
And not feel slightly phased by it?
User avatar
andy_keir
Put your dukes up!
 
Posts: 277
Joined: Tue Nov 29, 2005 11:21 pm
Location: Dundee

Re: Sales

Postby arctic » Wed May 03, 2006 10:49 pm

andy_keir wrote:Does anyone know the figures for album sales currently?

Also, how many EPs got sold last week?


for some reason its in the hmv chart........but I assume its selling pretty decent to say it has had NO marketing at all, except a short plug on radio1 and xfm
User avatar
arctic
Site Admin
Site Admin
 
Posts: 2955
Joined: Mon Oct 10, 2005 1:16 pm
Location: Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley

Postby surrey_casual » Thu May 04, 2006 3:48 pm

its close to a million

so i reckon anywhere between 900000-950000

obviously its gonna be the first million album in the country
2005-3 2006-4 2007-3 2008-?

www.myspace.com/honeyfitsmusic

"waar de partij is"
surrey_casual
He smiled in the fucking bakery!
 
Posts: 3338
Joined: Wed Oct 26, 2005 8:52 pm
Location: THE BIG LDN. BLAP BLAP

Postby andy_keir » Thu May 04, 2006 4:20 pm

surrey_casual wrote:obviously its gonna be the first million album in the country


what you mean by that?
And how could you wake up,
With someone you don't love,
And not feel slightly phased by it?
User avatar
andy_keir
Put your dukes up!
 
Posts: 277
Joined: Tue Nov 29, 2005 11:21 pm
Location: Dundee

Postby surrey_casual » Fri May 05, 2006 1:13 pm

andy_keir wrote:
surrey_casual wrote:obviously its gonna be the first million album in the country


what you mean by that?


yeah re-read that, bad english, the first album to sell a million copies is what i meant.
2005-3 2006-4 2007-3 2008-?

www.myspace.com/honeyfitsmusic

"waar de partij is"
surrey_casual
He smiled in the fucking bakery!
 
Posts: 3338
Joined: Wed Oct 26, 2005 8:52 pm
Location: THE BIG LDN. BLAP BLAP

Postby andy_keir » Fri May 05, 2006 2:45 pm

this year? or just the AMs? still not understanding what u mean?
And how could you wake up,
With someone you don't love,
And not feel slightly phased by it?
User avatar
andy_keir
Put your dukes up!
 
Posts: 277
Joined: Tue Nov 29, 2005 11:21 pm
Location: Dundee

Postby Space Invader » Fri May 05, 2006 6:54 pm

loads of albums have sold over a million in UK.


wikipedia says :

The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - 1967 4.5 million
Oasis - (What's the Story) Morning Glory - 1995 4.2 million
Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms - 1985 3.9 million
Michael Jackson - Bad - 1987 3.9 million
ABBA - ABBA Gold: Greatest Hits - 1992 3.9 million [1]
Madonna - The Immaculate Collection - 1990 3.6 million
Simply Red - Stars - 1991 3.6 million
Michael Jackson - Thriller - 1982 3.3 million
Queen - Greatest Hits (Volume One) - 1981 3.3 million
Alanis Morissette - Jagged Little Pill - 1998 3.0 million
Shania Twain - Come On Over - 2000 3.0 million
Fleetwood Mac - Rumours - 1977 3.0 million
Spice Girls - Spice - 1996 3.0 million
Dido - No Angel - 2002 3.0 million
David Gray - White Ladder - 2002 2.8 million
Dido - Life for Rent - 2002 2.8 million
Robbie Williams - I've Been Expecting You - 2000 2.7 million
The Corrs - Talk On Corners - 1999 2.7 million
Elton John - The Very Best Of Elton John - 1990 2.7 million
The Beatles - 1 - 2000 2.65 million
Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water - 1970 2.5 million
Simon and Garfunkel - Simon and Garfunkel's Greatest Hits - 1972 2.5 million
James Blunt - Back To Bedlam - 2004 2.5 million
Coldplay - A Rush Of Blood To The Head - 2002 2.5million



and thats just the top 20
Image
User avatar
Space Invader
Moderator
Moderator
 
Posts: 1496
Joined: Mon Jan 30, 2006 11:17 pm
Location: bonnie scotland, aye

Postby Space Invader » Fri May 05, 2006 6:58 pm

just looked it up - the album has hit triple platinum already,

which means 900,000 sales ;-)
Image
User avatar
Space Invader
Moderator
Moderator
 
Posts: 1496
Joined: Mon Jan 30, 2006 11:17 pm
Location: bonnie scotland, aye

Postby arctic » Sat May 06, 2006 1:42 pm

yeah whoohoo!
User avatar
arctic
Site Admin
Site Admin
 
Posts: 2955
Joined: Mon Oct 10, 2005 1:16 pm
Location: Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley

Postby Madzia » Sat May 06, 2006 1:53 pm

Yeah Yeah Yeah !!!!!!!!!
User avatar
Madzia
Lurker
 
Posts: 9
Joined: Sat May 06, 2006 11:12 am
Location: Poland, city - Bielsko-Biała

Postby surrey_casual » Sat May 06, 2006 7:36 pm

Space Invader wrote:loads of albums have sold over a million in UK.


wikipedia says :

The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - 1967 4.5 million
Oasis - (What's the Story) Morning Glory - 1995 4.2 million
Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms - 1985 3.9 million
Michael Jackson - Bad - 1987 3.9 million
ABBA - ABBA Gold: Greatest Hits - 1992 3.9 million [1]
Madonna - The Immaculate Collection - 1990 3.6 million
Simply Red - Stars - 1991 3.6 million
Michael Jackson - Thriller - 1982 3.3 million
Queen - Greatest Hits (Volume One) - 1981 3.3 million
Alanis Morissette - Jagged Little Pill - 1998 3.0 million
Shania Twain - Come On Over - 2000 3.0 million
Fleetwood Mac - Rumours - 1977 3.0 million
Spice Girls - Spice - 1996 3.0 million
Dido - No Angel - 2002 3.0 million
David Gray - White Ladder - 2002 2.8 million
Dido - Life for Rent - 2002 2.8 million
Robbie Williams - I've Been Expecting You - 2000 2.7 million
The Corrs - Talk On Corners - 1999 2.7 million
Elton John - The Very Best Of Elton John - 1990 2.7 million
The Beatles - 1 - 2000 2.65 million
Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water - 1970 2.5 million
Simon and Garfunkel - Simon and Garfunkel's Greatest Hits - 1972 2.5 million
James Blunt - Back To Bedlam - 2004 2.5 million
Coldplay - A Rush Of Blood To The Head - 2002 2.5million



and thats just the top 20


terrible english :roll: , i meant the first to sell a million copies in this year.
2005-3 2006-4 2007-3 2008-?

www.myspace.com/honeyfitsmusic

"waar de partij is"
surrey_casual
He smiled in the fucking bakery!
 
Posts: 3338
Joined: Wed Oct 26, 2005 8:52 pm
Location: THE BIG LDN. BLAP BLAP


Return to The Arctic Monkeys

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron