Fleet Foxes crack Billboard 200 chart at No. 4
Seattle band Fleet Foxes' album "Helplessness Blues" debuted on the Billboard 200 chart at No. 4.
Seattle band Fleet Foxes' album "Helplessness Blues" debuted on the Billboard 200 chart at the No. 4 spot, coming in above Jennifer Lopez's "Love?" (No. 5).
"Helplessness Blues" (Sub Pop) is the second album for the band, headed by Robin Pecknold. The group's self-named debut album went double platinum in England in 2008, and sold more than 400,000 copies in the U.S.
Also, "Brandi Carlile with the Seattle Symphony" entered the Billboard 200 this week at No. 63.
Seattle Times staff
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