The numbers for Record Store Day 2015 are in.
Independent record store data compiled by Buzz Angle Music for Record Store Day 2015 has revealed the top 50 best-selling RSD releases. The White Stripes’ Get Behind Me Satan and Metallica’s cassette demo No Life Til Leather top the list, with the vast majority of spots in the top 50 taken up by reissues of classic albums. Run The Jewels’ ‘Bust No Moves’ 12″ was the highest selling new entry, coming in at number three.
Record stores reported a 628% growth in sales compared to the previous Saturday (April 11). The numbers also revealed a 3.3% growth from Record Store Day 2014.
“Our release of Record Store Day data in 2014 was the first of its kind, pinpointing the exact sales for each day and how they changed day-to-day, and this year’s data is similarly specific and fascinating,” said Jim Lidestri, Founder and CEO of BuzzAngle Music owners Border City Media.
You can check the top 50 best-selling Record Store Day 2015 titles below.
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