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Queens of the Stone Age Scores First No. 1 Album With '...Like Clockwork'

June 13, 2013 (4:12 am) GMT
According to Nielsen SoundScan, the 'Burn the Witch' rockers' latest studio release has sold 91,000 copies in its first week.
Queens of the Stone Age Scores First No. 1 Album With '...Like Clockwork'

has earned their first No. 1 album at Billboard hot 200 on Wednesday, June 12. The Southern California rock band kicks two-week winner from the chart's top spot after their latest studio release, "", sells 91,000 copies in its first week, including 12,000 vinyl LPs, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

"...Like Clockwork" is Queens of the Stone Age's seventh album. The follow-up to 2007's "" is led by single "My God Is the Sun", which peaks at No. 17 at Alternative Songs chart. Boasting guest-appearances by ' , Sir and ' Jake Shears, "Like Clockwork" also marks the first No. 1 debut for indie label Matador Records.

Two-week winner Daft Punk slips from the top slot to No. 2 this week with 62,000. After three weeks at the chart, the cumulative sales of the duo's "" are reaching nearly 500,000 mark. Debuting at No. 3 is , whose album "Feel" gives the band their best sales week with 59,000.

At No 4, 's "" has sold 36,000. Going up from No. 6 to No 5, 's "" sells 33,000. With 29,000 copies, 's "" sits at No. 6. "Super Collider" is the band's highest-charting album since their 1994 release, "Youthanasia", which peaked at No. 4 with 143,000 copies sold in its first week.

' "" rises from last week's No.8 to this week's No. 7 with 28,000. The band is followed by country duo , whose "" places eighth with 28,000.

Staying at No. 9 is 's "". The album, which is currently on its 12th consecutive week in the top 10, sells 27,000 this week. The last place in the top 10 belongs to newcomer , whose "" has sold 26,000.

  1. "" - (91,000)
  2. "" - (62,000)
  3. "Feel" - (59,000)
  4. "" - (36,000)
  5. "" - (33,000)
  6. "" - (29,000)
  7. "" - (28,000)
  8. "" - (28,000)
  9. "" - "" (27,000)
  10. "" - (26,000)

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