Not any more

New Arcade Fire CD debuts in top spot – The Globe and Mail

In Canada on August 12, 2010 at 14:01

Arcade Fire’s third record has burned up the charts around the world.

The Suburbs has debuted at No. 1 on the U.K. and U.S. charts.

The band’s label, Merge Records, announced the news via Twitter

, while labelmates Spoon tweeted that Arcade Fire’s record sold 156,000 copies in its first week in the U.S.

The Montrealers are also No. 1 in Canada on HMV.ca, iTunes and Amazon.

The band’s sophomore release, Neon Bible, also topped the charts in Canada but only reached No. 2 in the U.S. and U.K.

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