Published: August 26, 2010
EMI Records have issued the following press release about the amazing global chart success of The Final Frontier.
Onbehalf of Bruce, Dave, Adrian, Janick, Steve and Nicko, l would like to thank YOU our Maiden Clan for all for your phenomenal support - without which these chart entries just wouldn't have happened.You are the BEST
GLOBAL CHART DOMINATION FOR "THE FINAL FRONTIER" WITH #1 ALBUM DEBUTS IN THE UK AND 20 OTHER COUNTRIES TO DATE
ARABIA, AUSTRIA, BRAZIL, BULGARIA,CANADA, CHILE, CROATIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, DENMARK, FRANCE, GERMANY, FINLAND, JAPAN, MEXICO, NEW ZEALAND, NORWAY, PORTUGAL, SPAIN, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND, U.K. -- AND MORE TO FOLLOW
Recent BillboardMagazine headline says it all: "Iron Maiden Slays Rivals..."
EMI Records is proud of their 30 year, career long involvement with Iron Maiden and the astonishing first week Global Chart success of theband's fifteenth studio album, The Final Frontier, which was released on EMI Records worldwide on Aug 16. (excl USA, released by Ume on Aug 17)
Iron Maiden have more than earned their status asone of the foremost contemporary and influential Rock bands in the World as they debut at #1 in the UK (their fourth No 1 album here, the first being 1982's seminal 'The Number of the Beast' album) andTWENTY other countries to date with The Final Frontier.
In addition to the phenomenal number of No.1 debuts in all parts of the world, Maiden are currently No.2 in Australia, Belgium and Holland,No.3 in Ireland Poland and Turkey, No.4 in USA and No.5 in Singapore. The debut at No.4 on the Billboard chart in the USA is the band's highest-ever chart position.
Having recorded the new album atCompass Point Studios in the Bahamas earlier this year, in an historic first for the band, they released 'El Dorado', a track from 'The Final Frontier', as a free download on the eve of the opening...