Top 10 debut??
Posted by: koogles ()
Date: December 26, 2000 12:38AM

Top 10?? Kurt- I'll give you 10 free hard rock CDs off my trade list if it debuts in the Top 10! That's a promise!! I know my bet is safe because there's no way that "Arrival" will debut in the Top 10 on the Billboard Top 200!! The reason why "Trial" made it so high was:

1. It was Journey's first studio album in 10 years.

2. Sony gave it the full marketing guns. I sense they won't give "Arrival" the same push, seeing as "Trial" didn't rack up the numbers they were expecting.

3. "When You Love a Woman"- the single was already on fire when it came time for the CD to hit the streets.

I still say the CD will debut at a modest no. 87. That's because the Jap release has undercut sales, Steve Perry not being in the band will scare some people away and radio won't exactly be in the band's corner this time. I HOPE it lands a "higher place"... don't get me wrong! But recent efforts by Styx and Kansas have had really disappointing debuts... it's just the way the chips fall these days!

koogles

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Journey BTM..any date as of yet? Singles released? 164 Brett 12/24/2000 12:32AM
RE: Journey BTM..any date as of yet? Singles relea 96 Kevin 12/24/2000 12:29PM
Singles strategy & debut guesses for ARRIVAL 87 koogles 12/25/2000 01:17AM
RE: Singles strategy & debut guesses for ARRIV 113Kris12/25/2000 02:54AM
Arrival's Top 200 Billboard Debut Position 113 koogles 12/25/2000 11:59AM
RE: Singles strategy & debut guesses for ARRIV 107 sfk kurt 12/25/2000 11:49PM
Top 10 debut??104 koogles 12/26/2000 12:38AM
RE: Top 10 debut?? 113 sfk kurt 12/26/2000 03:30AM
RE: Top 10 debut?? 109 koogles 12/26/2000 04:19AM
RE: Top 10 debut?? 106 Eric Abrahamsen 12/26/2000 05:13AM
RE: Top 10 debut?? 114 sfk kurt 12/26/2000 10:25AM
Check the charts... 113 koogles 12/26/2000 02:15PM
RE: Check the charts... 96 sfk kurt 12/27/2000 12:47AM
RE: Top 10 debut?? 104 Kevin 12/26/2000 03:08PM
Behind The Music! 116 sfk kurt 12/27/2000 12:49AM
RE: Behind The Music! 113 Cheryl Ann 12/28/2000 01:05PM


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