Jack White Debuts A Top US Album Chart

Jack White visits the No.1 slot on the Billboard 200 for the first time, with his debut solo set "Blunderbuss".

Jack White Debuts A Top US Album Chart
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Jack White visits the No.1 slot on the Billboard 200 for the first time, as his debut solo set, "Blunderbuss", arrives with 138,000 copies sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the rocker's first No.1 in any form - he missed the top with his other bands The White Stripes, The Raconteurs and the Dead Weather. (However, they collectively notched seven top 10 sets.) The highest chart of any of those band's releases was The White Stripes' 2007 album "Icky Thump," which bowed and peaked at No.2 with a 223,000 first week. (It was stuck behind Bon Jovi's No.1 - debuting "Lost Highway," with 292,000.) "Blunderbuss" is the debut solo album by Jack White, released on April 24, 2012 through White's own label Third Man Records in association with XL Recordings and Columbia Records. The album was written, recorded and produced entirely by White in 2011. The first single from the album, "Love Interruption", was released on January 30 through White's website and Third Man Records website. Check out Jacks current tour schedule here. Thanks to Billboard.com for the story.

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    Maiden95
    Good for Jack. I was never really into White Stripes at all but I did hear a song from Blunderbuss and it's quite good.
    buchla200
    Reinisable wrote: Outsold Adele 2 to 1...
    Good for him. I think he's a very talented guy. I doubt Adele is worried with 21 having sold over 20 million... And I don't see a competition there. Both talented people.
    etceteranough
    Good to see real talent at the No.1 spot. Gives me a little faith in peoples music tastes.
    pinheadslts75
    I haven't really liked his music since Elephant came out, but at least the public gives him credit for being better than most at what he does.
    biff022
    ToxXicSixString wrote: Hey I don't listen to Adele but she has way more talent then this bum.....
    Good for you... go listen to some Lincoln Park or Avenged Sevenfold...
    Mrlobster
    etceteranough wrote: Good to see real talent at the No.1 spot. Gives me a little faith in peoples music tastes.
    Implying Adele has no talent.
    Campbell2727
    good call
    biff022 wrote: ToxXicSixString wrote: Hey I don't listen to Adele but she has way more talent then this bum..... Good for you... go listen to some Lincoln Park or Avenged Sevenfold...
    DevonDude
    OMG I love talentless people. I have listened to people saw how awesome he is when the White Stripes came out. This is his first #1 he can't be that good if it has taken that many years. Hey it is still one more #1 then I got but hey I not trying.
    Making a #1 album doesn't ALWAYS make the music good. Justin Bieber destroyed the charts, and is he really that talented? No. How well an album sells really all depends on the audience, but if the charts were really an indication of how "good" the music is, many, MANY people would have been "number 1" a long time ago, Jack White included.
    ToxXicSixString
    OMG I love talentless people. I have listened to people saw how awesome he is when the White Stripes came out. This is his first #1 he can't be that good if it has taken that many years. Hey it is still one more #1 then I got but hey I not trying.
    Eifler121
    He deserves it, El Camino, Ceremonials, and Blunderbuss in a year? It's a good year.