Monday, October 3, 2016

Led Zeppelin BBC Sessions debuts on US charts

Led Zeppelin’s expanded reissue package, “The Complete BBC Sessions”, has debuted at No.21 on the US Billboard 200 albums chart.

According to Billboard, the set sold 16,000 equivalent album units in its opening week, with 14,000 of that in traditional album sales.

The package features live recordings selected from Led Zeppelin’s appearances on BBC Radio between 1969 and 1971 while presenting the expanded and definitive edition of their 1997 set, “BBC Sessions.”

The earlier release debuted and peaked at No. 21, and spent 20 weeks on the Billboard 200.

“The Complete BBC Sessions” recently delivered Led Zeppelin their highest UK chart position in more than three decades.

The package entered the Official Album Charts at No. 3, marking the highest UK chart spot for the band since 1979’s “In Through The Out Door” landed at No. 1.

See also:

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