Colin Meloy and co’s sixth album shifted 93,567 copies in it’s first week on sale, which more than doubled the 44,000 units sold by last week’s chart toppers Cake. The band’s last record - 2009’s ‘The Hazards Of Love’ - sold 19,000 copies in it’s first seven days on sale. Bar equals raised.
You can read our review of ‘The King Is Dead’ here.
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