Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
por David Jenison | Traducido por | mié., 27 ago. 2008 11:52
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Forget OxyClean, it's the Jonas Brothers who have the real Staind-fighting power.
Staind was making a play to top the charts with The Progress of Illusion, thereby joining U2, Metallica and the Dave Matthews Band as the only modern rock bands to land four consecutive No. 1 albums. Instead, Staind got wiped out by the clean-cut Jonases.
The siblings' A Little Bit Longer sold 147,000 copies for the week ended Sunday, per Nielsen SoundScan, to hold their place at the top of the Billboard 200. In contrast, The Illusion of Progress sold just 92,000 copies at No. 3, trialing Kid Rock's Rock N Roll Jesus at No. 2 with 101,000 discs.
Following a massive 716,000-copy chart-topping debut for 2001's Break the Cycle, Staind scored two more No. 1s with 2003's 14 Shades of Grey and 2005's Chapter V, equaling Van Halen, Pearl Jam and, more recently, Disturbed as bands with three consecutive No. 1s. Metallica and DMB both did it four times, while U2 claims five straight chart-toppers.
Despite being denied on the album countdown, Staind is keeping the faith at radio with "Believe." The song is Top 5 across several rock radio formats, and it's the band's fastest rising hit since "It's Been Awhile" in 2001.
Led by the sarcastic "Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It," Ice Cube sold a cool 70,000 copies of Raw Footage for a No. 5 finish. While that's just one spot behind the debut-week showing of his 2006 Laugh Now, Cry Later, the prior album sold more than twice as many copies in its opening frame.
Amped up by the MTV reality series Buzzin', Shwayze squeaked out a Top 10 bow in the 10 spot, selling 47,000 copies of its eponymous debut. The duo features rapper Shwayze (the self-described "only black kid in Malibu") and paparazzi-fave Cisco Adler. The son of Hollywood legend Lou Adler, Cisco famously dated several starlets and previously did the reality-TV thing with VH1's The Rock Life.
Just outside the Top 10, the Disney Channel soundtrack to the Cheetah Girls' One World sold 34,000 copies at No. 13, while the Academy Is… sold 23,000 copies of Fast Times at Barrington High at No. 17.
Other notable debuts included GZA's Pro Tools at No. 52, Toadies' No Deliverance at No. 59 and the Walkmen's You & Me at No. 71.
Overall, album sales are down nearly 5 percent from last week and down 13 percent compared to the same period in 2007, when a different Disney album, High School Musical 2, topped the charts for its second week.
To recap, the Top 10 albums are as follows:
1. A Little Bit Longer, Jonas Brothers
2. Rock N Roll Jesus, Kid Rock
3. The Illusion of Progress, Staind
4. Mamma Mia! soundtrack, various
5. Raw Footage, Ice Cube
6. Breakout, Miley Cyrus
7. Tha Carter III, Lil Wayne
8. Love on the Inside, Sugarland
9. Camp Rock soundtrack, various
10. Shwayze, Shwayze
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