New Jimi Hendrix Release Will Become His Highest-Charting Album In 44 Years

artist: jimi hendrix date: 03/11/2013 category: general music news
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New Jimi Hendrix Release Will Become His Highest-Charting Album In 44 Years
The latest posthumous release by guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, "People, Hell And Angels", is estimated to sell around 70,000 copies within the first week, making the new album his highest-charting one in 44 years. The record will debut at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart, with a new chart update scheduled for Wednesday, March 13. Containing a total of 12 previously unreleased tracks recorded between 1968 and 1970, "People, Hell And Angels" was only bested by "Electric Ladyland" which topped the Billboard 200 chart for a total of two weeks back in 1968. The previous posthumous Hendrix release, "Valleys Of Neptune", also made the top 5 with a No. 4 debut in 2010. Hendrix will only be outsold by the country star Luke Bryan and his latest compilation "Spring Break... Here To Party" which is expected to sell about 120,000 copies. Several tracks from the record were already streamed online prior to the official release, including "Somewhere", "Hear My Train A-Comin" and "Earth Blues". The rest of this week's top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart includes the likes of Bruno Mars, Mumford And Sons and Rihanna's "Unapologetic". Check out the full list below. 01. Luke Bryan - "Spring Break... Here To Party" 02. Jimi Hendrix - "People, Hell & Angels" 03. Josh Groban - "All That Echoes" 04. Bruno Mars - "Unorthodox Jukebox" 05. Various Artists - "Now 45" 06. Tim McGraw - "Two Lanes Of Freedom" 07. Mumford & Sons - "Babel" 08. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - "The Heist" 09. Rihanna - "Unapologetic" 10. Florida Georgia Line - "Here's To The Good Times" So have you checked out the new album yet? And what do you think of the tracks we got to hear so far? Let us know in the comments section below.
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