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Bum Rush the Charts: More Numbers

Mike Musgrove

I got an e-mail from Paul Durham, Black Lab's singer, over the weekend. As you'll recall, a song from the band was used as part of an unusual online campaign made by podcasters last week.

Here's what he had to say:

To me, one interesting thing is that five hours into Bumrush, the iTunes chart shut down for 40 hours, just completely froze. I wonder where we would have ended up if the charts had been updating regularly as Apple says it should...

In any case, it seems clear that with more than 14,000 purchases on Thursday, the song was one of the most purchased iTunes downloads in the US, and that the campaign made an impact all over the world.

US Rock - #11
US Overall - #99

Canada Rock - #10
Canada Overall - #53
Netherlands Rock - #2
Netherlands Overall - #15
Sweden Rock - #7
Sweden Overall - #95
Germany Rock - #12
Germany Overall - #73
Norway Rock - #10
Norway Overall - #55
Denmark Rock - #15
Austria Rock - #15
Portugal Rock - #31
U.K. Rock - #71
Australia Rock - #35
Italy Rock - #30
Finland Rock - #43
Ireland Rock - #54
New Zealand Rock - #54

By Mike Musgrove  |  March 27, 2007; 10:30 AM ET  | Category:  Mike Musgrove
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Good point, gnom. But what about all the field mice?

Posted by: Harvester of Sorrow | March 27, 2007 11:39 PM

Isn't this a little like when we ridicule the Germans for loving David Hasselhof? I don't know what it means to be the #2 rock song downloaded from the Netherlands.

Posted by: Ken Kennif | March 28, 2007 11:36 AM

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