"The Boy With The Thorn..." (Demo) debuts at #172 in UK singles chart

Discussion in 'General Discussion archive 2017 (read-only)' started by Anonymous, May 6, 2017.

By Anonymous on May 6, 2017 at 10:03 PM
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Discussion in 'General Discussion archive 2017 (read-only)' started by Anonymous, May 6, 2017.

    1. Thewlis
      Really, 200,000 of the 1992 single??
      Pretty amazing.
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    2. Anonymous
      It will also include downloads and streaming.
    3. Anonymous
      Fake news. It was really no. 1.
    4. ACTON
      Am i a negative ninny if i say "So what?"
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    5. Morrissey-so-old.com
      Another statement from Morrissey on Gustavo's page saying how the single didn't chart in the top 10 because the record companies lack of promotion.
    6. Thewlis
      Amazing considering it has 70 million plays on Spotify. And only 200K in de UK?
      It must be platinum in a lot of other countries then ;)
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    7. Anonymous
      In the UK, they count 150 streams as equivalent to one sale.
    8. SuedeMoz
      Nah, sounds about right.
    9. countthree
      Could not find the demo version in Spotify. Just these 4: TQID, LIVE IN ENGLAND, TSOTS and Rank.
    10. Famous when dead
      Famous when dead
      The 'OfficialCharts.com' (not the magazine subscription service linked to above) estimates you need to sell between 7500-8000 to make top 40 and the average sales to make number one are 100,000 - 110,000 (2013/14 averages).
      With 5000 UK ltd copies only and no digital release to boost sales plus not being sold by all chart reporting retailers...
      How exactly does debuting at number 172 have any relevance whatsoever? It was destined never to do 'well' in a chart context.
      Last edited: May 8, 2017
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    11. celibate
      the boy with the torn in his side/rubber ring....were from the Record Store Day released, only 12 000 copies over the world

      Famous When Dead writes it more to the point than me..
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    13. gordyboy9
      i see the so called racist post is up to 504 comments and one about actual music is sitting at 12 posts in 24 hours.this site should be about music only.
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    14. Anonymous
      because there is nothing interesting about a demo of a song everyone has heard a thousand times. What exactly are we suppose to light up the message boards over?
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    15. The Wild Turkey
      The Wild Turkey
      Even with a demo version, you're still #1 on the Turkey charts Moz. Here's to ya!
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