Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Eddie Vedder tops US charts with Earthling

Eddie Vedder has topped multiple US charts with his new album, “Earthling.”

The set debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Current Albums Sales, Album Sales and Rock Albums charts.

Across the globe and in the US, “Earthling” has made history as it marks Vedder’s highest solo album debut on the Billboard Top Album Sales, Top Rock Albums, Top Current Album Sales Chart, and No. 1 on Alternative Album Sales (per MRC Data), No. 1 on the Canadian Top Current Albums, Top Canadian Album Sales, Alternative Album, Current Digital Albums, and LP Vinyl Albums Charts, and continues to hit new highs in numerous countries including Switzerland (No. 3), Belgium (No. 5), Netherlands (No. 5), Germany (No. 11), UK (No. 36)…in addition, the album was the highest international debut in Italy (No. 10) and hit the Top 10 in Australia.

Introduced with the lead single, “Long Way”, the Pearl Jam frontman recorded the set with producer/guitarist Andrew Watt and it features guest appearances by Stevie Wonder, Elton John and Ringo Starr.

Vedder’s fourth solo album marks the follow-up to his work on the soundtrack to the 2021 Sean Penn film, "Flag Day”, which saw him partnered alongside his daughter, Olivia Vedder, singer Glen Hansard, and Cat Power.

The rocker has launched “Earthling” with a brief US tour this month; the series will wrap up in San Diego, CA on February 27.

You can stream the “Earthling” album in full here.

See also:

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