Published on May 9th, 2017 | by Alan Cross0
So What Did Canadians Buy on Record Store Day?
Did you go shopping on Record Store Day? What did you buy? Nielsen Canada has the numbers. (And there’s more coverage here.)
- RSD week saw a 349% increase in vinyl LPs at retailers, compared to a week earlier.
- RSD pushed an 8% increase in overall album sales at retail
- Physical singles sales grew by 1,600% over the prior week
Top Vinyl LP Albums (RSD Exclusives)
Top Singles (RSD Exclusives)
|1||Pink Floyd||Interstellar Overdrive|
|2||Pearl Jam||State of Love & Trust/Breath|
|3||John Williams||Star Wars: A New Hope|
|4||The Smiths||The Boy with the Thorn in his Side|
|5||U2||Red Hill Mining Town|
|7||Alice In Chains||What the Hell/Get Born|
|9||Deee-Lite||Groove is in the Heart|
|10||Red Hot Chili Peppers||Go Robot/Dreams of a Samurai|